In The Atrium

Brant Jester with special guest David Dove

Special thanks to Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society for assistance with artist curation.

DATE: Friday, Feb. 26, 7pm

LOCATION: Walker Atrium at Walton Arts Center

TICKETS: FREE with reservation

While attending this event, please follow these protocols for your safety and the safety of others:

  • Do not move tables or chairs. Stay seated at your designated table during the concert unless you are visiting concessions or the restroom.
  • Wear your mask when moving through the venue and while seated at your table, unless you are actively eating or drinking.
  • Wash your hands regularly. Hand sanitizing stations are available for use throughout the venue. 


Brant Jester is a jazz pianist from Ozark, Missouri. After graduating from Missouri State University with his bachelor’s degree in music performance, he joined the Missouri Jazz Orchestra, the Haüs Jazz Quartet, the Richard Bruton Quartet, Mad Science (jazz fusion group) and created his own jazz trio. Brant remains busy as an accompanist across the greater Springfield area, teaches piano privately and is the piano instructor at Palen Music Center. He is also a member of the Springfield Chamber Chorus. He remains active as a substitute pianist for Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and University Heights Baptist Church in Springfield. Brant composes, arranges and writes for jazz and choral ensembles.

David Dove is an electric/upright bassist from Springfield, Missouri. He started performing music at a young age, which fueled his passion to pursue music, completing his bachelor’s of music at Missouri State University with an emphasis in Jazz Studies and later studying with Victor Wooten among others at Wooten Woods. David has played in many different musical settings, from churches to classical settings and jazz groups, to playing alongside the Backstreet Boys. David continues to seek opportunities to travel around the world, growing and performing with others.

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