2 hours and 30 minutes, including intermission
Apr 24, 2021 |Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse
In joint celebration of UNESCO’s 2021 International Jazz Day, which is chaired by multi-Grammy winner Herbie Hancock, the 3rd annual Palm Beach International Jazz Festival will celebrate the great American music genre –JAZZ. The festival will honor the many wonderful facets of jazz including the Great American Songbook, jazz standards, Bebop, Brazilian and Latin jazz.
The Palm Beach International Jazz Festival is a full, one-day music event which will feature highly acclaimed, award winning jazz artists who perform in and around south Florida as well as around the world.
The 2:00 p.m. concert starts the festival off with vocalist and Broadway actor, “King of Palm Beach”, Rob Russell. Following Mr. Russell is the Women in Jazz South Florida Ensemble (Roberta Demuro on piano, Susan Merritt on bass, and Julie Jacobs on drums; also featuring vocalist Libra Sene (President of Women In Jazz South Florida). The headliner for the afternoon concert is world-renowned jazz saxophonist, flutist and vocalist Mr. Jesse Jones, Jr. Quartet.
The 8:00 p.m. evening concert of the Palm Beach International Festival will open with jazz/Afro-Cuban guitarist Eddy Balzola and his group, ORIENTE! The evening will continue with a performance by international jazz vocalist, touring artist, and Palm Beach International Jazz Festival founder Yvette Norwood-Tiger. The band accompanying Yvette Norwood-Tiger, Horizons Jazz Band, is directed by bandleader and Horizons Jazz Orchestra founder trombonist Michael Balogh. The headliner for the evening concert is none other than international touring artist, vocalist and trumpeter, Troy Anderson and The Wonderful World Band featuring Brad Keller (p), Paul Shewchuk (b), and John Yarling (d). Troy Anderson and The Wonderful World Band will perform a moving tribute to jazz great, Louis Armstrong.
For additional information on the 2021 Palm Beach International Jazz Festival performers, please visit www.pbijf.org.
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2021 PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL LINE UP –
2:00 p.m. Concert:
Women in Jazz South Florida Ensemble Featuring Libra Sene
Jesse Jones, Jr. Quartet – HEADLINER
8:00 p.m. Concert:
Eddy Balzola & ORIENTE!
Yvette Norwood-Tiger Featuring Horizons Jazz Band
Troy Anderson & the Wonderful World Band – A Tribute to Louis Armstrong – HEADLINER
Need To Know Before You Go When Attending In-Person
-Social distancing will be in effect in all areas.
-CDC recommended masks are required.
-Temperature checks will be performed prior to entry.
-Park on Level 3 in the Kravis Center parking garage to avoid use of elevator or stairs.
-Doors open at 12:30 pm.
-Limited Cabaret-Style Seating, sold as tables with seating up to 4 per table.
-Parties seated upon arrival. We ask that you not change tables once you are seated.
-Day of show sales are credit card only.
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