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.




“Jazz” Gallery Exhibit

April 6-May 20. FREE. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm. Michael Crews Gallery, Polk State College Lake Wales Arts Center.




Outdoor Jazz Concert

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Outdoor Concert on the shores of Lake Wailes. 11am-5pm. Featured performance by Larry Coryell Trio at 2:45pm.




Outdoor Jazz Concert

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Outdoor Concert on the shores of Lake Wailes. Featured performance by the Lao Tizer Quartet at 7:30pm.




Jazz Concert: Florence K

April 8th at 8pm. FREE. French Jazz-pop singer/songwriter strongly influenced by her passion for language. Florence K infuses Spanish, French, English and Portuguese songs with bossa nova, blues, pop and Cuban rhythms. Part of the Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival. Polk State College JD Alexander Center, Lake Wales.




Jazz Impressions

Thursday, March 31, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Jazz Ensemble, Paul Butcher, director With joy and expertise, jazz director Paul Butcher leads the members of the FSC Jazz Ensemble in a performance featuring all that is enjoyable and distinctive about this great American art form.  Celebrating the diverse repertoire and appealing styles that make up […]




Over 55 Show Band Concert: Wearing O’ the Green

March 13 at 2pm. Over 55 Show Band Concert presents “Wearing O’ the Green.”




Jazz Jam Session

Local talents Victoria de Lissovoy and Charlie “Topp” Hines will host a free jazz jam session for musicians from 5 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center. A Polk County favorite, de Lissovoy studied music at Northwestern University and regularly performs across Polk County. She will share the […]




Polk Arts Alliance

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