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 State Music Jazz Concert

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival (Nights)

Jewell of the Ridge Jazz Fest

April is Jazz Appreciation month, and the inaugural Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival will make for an experience unlike any other in Polk County. It’s going to feel like visiting a jazz club on the West coast or in New York. The Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival evening events at the Polk State […]

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Jewell of the Ridge Jazz Fest

April is Jazz Appreciation month, and the inaugural Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival will make for an experience unlike any other in Polk County. It’s going to feel like visiting a jazz club on the West coast or in New York. April 9 – Noon to 1:00 p.m. – Polk State JD Alexander Center […]

Jazz Concert

Southeastern University presents a Jazz Concert at Highland Park Church.

Jazz Encounters

Branscomb Auditorium

Fast becoming a favorite of patrons throughout the community, the FSC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Paul Butcher, director of jazz studies, leads us through an evening of classics for this genre. Known for their ability to capture the essence of styles from swing to bebop, the youthful members of this ensemble will take […]

Live at the Gardens! Music at Pinewood Series

Pinewood Estate Front

Visiting guest artist, Tom Van Peer, presents an eclectic program for piano ranging from jazz and classical to romantic 19th-century selections and unique improvisations. Tom Van Peer is the City Carillonneur of Lokeren, Belgium, acclaimed composer for piano and carillon, and currently teaches at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen, Belgium. $25 per person. Reservations […]

Polk State Music Jazz Concert

Harmonious Fare “Jazz in the City”

BokTower_032913_152(by Chad Baumer)

As the sun sets atop Iron Mountain, the relaxing tones of the carillon transport you to a jazzy nightclub in the heart of the big city. Enjoy delicious food and drinks from vendors paired with the evening’s musical theme, for an additional fee. $5 per person. Free for members.

Polk Arts Alliance

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