First up in this year's Jazz Listening Room Series—presented by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and the River City Jazz Coalition—is Jamison Ross, winner of the 2012 Thelonius Monk International Jazz Competition for drummers. Shortly after winning the competition, he was afforded the opportunity to record his first album, and decided to show off his vocal talent alongside his drums, earning the album a Grammy nomination. Also featured on the record is Late Show with Stephen Colbert's bandleader, Jon Batiste. See him live at the Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre at 7:30 pm. $10. (225) 344-0334 or manshiptheatre.org.