Florida Lecture Series

JOHN CAPOUYA Professor of Journalism, University of Tampa “Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to K.C. and the Sunshine Band” When recalling the roots of soul music, most people are likely to name Memphis, Detroit, or New Orleans, but Florida also has a rich soul music history that has often gone unrecognized. John Capouya celebrates great […]

A Tribute to Louis Armstrong

James Suggs Sextet: Tribute to Louis Armstrong 6:00 PM – Meet-and-Greet (Members and Season Ticket Holders) 6:30 PM – House Opens 7:00 PM – Concert Begins Members: $30 Non-members: $35

Dick Hyman: An Evening of Solo Jazz Piano

A performance at the Lake Wales Arts Center on September 7 at 7pm. $30 members/$35 nonmembers. Richard Hyman is an American jazz pianist and composer. Over a 60-year career, he has functioned as a pianist, organist, arranger, music director, electronic musician, and, increasingly, as a composer. While developing a masterful facility for improvisation in his own […]

Jazz Fusion Concert

Featuring the FSC Jazz Ensemble, Paul Butcher, director Dynamic jazz professor Paul Butcher leads this youthful FSC Jazz Ensemble through a potpourri of jazz styles that will delight and entertain. From the classics to the modern era, this group’s repertoire features both big band sounds and small combo excitement, regardless of the era. Tonight, we […]

Jazz Ensemble Concert

SEU Jazz Band

An evening of exciting big band music featuring the classic sounds of the giants of jazz history.

Soulful R ‘n B & Sizzling Jazz Concert

Dr. J. Owens Academy of Fine Arts, Inc. Gala. Meet ‘n Greet at 6:30pm. Concert at 7pm. $25/pp in advance, $30 at the door. Sankofa Chorale with guest artists Gwendolyn Honors, Nikki Gadson, Cha Cha, jazz trumpeter Hosea London, and others. Cocktail attire. Contact: Phone: 863-604-5415 Email: Melodicjess@aol.com

Jazz Concert

The Harrison School for the Arts presents a Jazz concert. Adults $12, Students/Seniors $10.  

Jazz Odyssey

JAZZ ODYSSEY Thursday, March 30, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Jazz Ensemble, Paul Butcher, director Branscomb Auditorium Join veteran jazz performer, composer, and educator Paul Butcher and FSC’s Jazz Ensemble as they take us on a journey through the extraordinary range of styles, techniques, and musical ideas that make up jazz. With energy and panache, […]

Soiree de Jazz

Jazz Exhibit Gallery Reception

Reception for the “Jazz” exhibit in the Michael Crews Gallery at the Lake Wales Arts Center. FREE.

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494