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July Jazz Gumbo

Date: 
Jul 17th, 2017
Time: 
5:30pm
Price: 
$10 for JSOP members with membership card, $15 for nonmembers, $5 for students

July Jazz Gumbo

Jazz Pensacola's Jazz Gumbo

Monday, July 17th  5:30pm

The Jazz Society of Pensacola's Jazz Gumbo (implying a delicious mix of various ingredients giving a wonderful effect) happens every third Monday evening of each month except December. Live jazz is featured in a variety of styles with groups or bands chosen from around the Emerald Coast area. Doors open at 5:30.

 

Jazz Gumbo presents

Since writing her first No. 1 hit “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” at the age of 17, Carole King has become one of the most celebrated and iconic singers/songwriters of all time. Accolades include: inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987; with Gerry Goffin, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990; honored with the Johnny Mercer Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002; received the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014; became the first woman to be awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and received Kennedy Center Honors in 2015.

Celebrating the music of Carole King, Jazz Pensacola holds a Jazz Gumbo 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 17, in Phineas Phogg's, Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The evening features Joanna Robbins Hayes, keys/vocal; Rob Hayes, guitar; Anna Hayes, percussion; Chuck Schwartz, woodwinds; Tom Latenser, bass; and Fred Domulot, drums.

Cost is $10 each for Jazz Pensacola members and guests, $12 for non-members, free for students with ID and military in uniform. Also, join Jazz Pensacola at this event, and admission is free. Admission includes a cup of seafood gumbo, and you can order from the menu and cash bar. Hold onto your admission tickets for Door Prize drawings. Attendees can also purchase 50/50 tickets for a cash drawing. The winner gets half, and Jazz Pensacola gets half to benefit its music program.

Jazz Pensacola is a non-profit organization of business and professional people, musicians, teachers, students and listeners working together for the purpose of advancing jazz music and education in Pensacola and the surrounding area.

For membership and information, call (850) 433-8382, or visit jazzpensacola.com.