Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: Randy Corinthian

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]





Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: The New Orleans Nighthawks

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]





Body and Soul: Jazz Photographers

Michael Crews Gallery Hours: Mon-Thur, 9am-6pm; Fri, 9am-5pm. Presented by Polk State College, Lake Wales Arts Council and Polk Museum of Art.





CELEBRATE JAZZ

Festival of Fine Arts presents THE FSC JAZZ ENSEMBLE Thursday, March 26, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Season after season, the youthful members of the FSC Jazz Ensemble, under the expert leadership of Paul Butcher, Director of Jazz Studies, mesmerize and entertain audiences of all ages with their savvy musicianship and keen sense of style. This […]





JAZZ FACULTY CONCERT

THE FSC JAZZ FACULTY COLLECTIVE IN CONCERT Faculty Artist Series – FREE! Tuesday, March 24, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. This newest Florida Southern College faculty ensemble made its debut in last season’s Festival of Fine Arts event, A Faculty Showcase, Edition 2014, and was an immediate hit. All formidable jazz musicians in their own right, […]





Apr 8-11: Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]





Polk State Jazz Ensemble & Men’s Chorus

Performance begins at 10:30am, followed by catered lunch at noon. Tuesday Music Club, Lakeland. For lunch reservations, phone Betty at 863-853-1219.





Jazz Band Concert

SEU Jazz Band

A concert by the Southeastern University Jazz Band.





Jazz Band Concert







Music Under the Stars

Come hear a celebration of autumn as FSC’s Symphony Band, conducted by Jo Jossim, and the FSC Jazz Ensemble, directed by Paul Butcher, perform an evening of instrumental music beneath starlit skies at the Pipkin Bandshell. This annual audience favorite features a variety of works from the wind ensemble and jazz repertoire, certain to please. […]





Polk Arts Alliance

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