Jazz on the Lawn
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a free celebration of Latin Jazz for Hispanic Heritage Month at SPC
Bring your folding chairs or blankets and enjoy this free concert of Latin Jazz in the quad of the St. Petersburg College – Gibbs campus, located at 6605 Fifth Ave. North.
6 PM – The program opens with SPC students under the direction Dr. Pat Hernly, performing Latin jazz.
7 PM – O Som Do Jazz features Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson and a crew of experienced musicians performing samba-jazz, Bossa Nova, Balanço, Baião and MPB. O Som Do Jazz (the sound of jazz in Portuguese) recaptures the grace, energy and spirit of 1960s Brazilian music. See www.osomdojazz.com .
8 PM – Fusión Beat Latin Jazz performs Jazz, World Music, Latin and Funk. Their influences range from Puerto Rican, Afro‐Cuban, South American, New Orleans, Be‐Bop, European and different Jazz styles. Each musician comes from many musical backgrounds and influences. Together, they blend and create a fresh sound in a sextet format. See www.fussionbeat.com .
Sponsored by St. Petersburg College, Career Services, EMIT & the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
6605 Fifth Ave. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33710