Waco: Grammy-winning organist comes to town

WACO, Texas (KWTX) He's the only artist to have won a Grammy for playing the organ, and he has come to Waco.

Paul Jacobs is performing Thursday night as a part of Baylor's Distinguished Artists series.

The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the Jones Concert Hall inside the McCrary Music Building on Baylor campus.

Jacobs won a Grammy Award in 2011 for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without an orchestra).

He is on a tour of southern states and says he using the opportunity to share the music of one of his favorite composers.

"If you've never attended an organ concert, I would encourage anybody to be there- not just to hear my work but to hear the music of Bach," says Jacobs.

"This is one of the great spirits of all time, and his music is sure to lift you up."

Jacobs also taught Baylor’s organ professor, Dr. Isabelle Demers, at Juilliard, where he serves as the chairman of the organ department.

Tickets are $15 and $10 for senior citizens.