April is Jazz Appreciation Month!
Celebrate by joining us for a weekend dedicated to jazz and the man responsible for bringing jazz music to our Center: Jim Burge! This 4th Annual event will feature student musicians selected from Hillsborough County High School and/or Middle School Jazz programs.
Jim Burge is a retired Professor of Music at Hillsborough Community College, received his BME and Masters degrees at the University of Denver. His experience includes Las Vegas show bands, the Walt Disney World Band and the Florida Symphony. He is active as a performer and teacher in the Tampa area and co-conducts the FanFare Winds Band. Jim also hosts Jazz with Jim, a monthly program at the Carrollwood Cultural Center.
Friday, April 12
7:30 p.m. – Jim Burge & The Jazz Directions will be joined by the following guest students from Hillsborough All-County Jazz Bands:
Ybar Betanzos – Trombone – Blake High School
Nigel Browne – Trumpet – Blake High School
Gavin Dellavalle – Alto Sax – Blake High School
Jack Kurtz – Trumpet – Plant High School
Alberto Novoa – Leto High School
ADVANCED TICKETS: $17 member / $21 general admission
DAY OF SHOW: $19 member / $23 general admission
AARP Advanced: $17 / Day of Show: $19
Saturday, April 13
6:30 p.m. – Valerie Gillespie & Friends
7:30 p.m. – Dave Meder Trio
9 p.m. – Jim Burge & Burge Surge Big Band
ADVANCED TICKETS: $19 member / $23 general admission
DAY OF SHOW: $21 member / $25 general admission
AARP Advanced: $19 / Day of Show: $21
Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more.
Email [email protected] to make arrangements.