Jazz Reflections: Prominent Black Composers of Jazz
Gold Coast Jazz Society Free Concert
February 17 l 7:30 pm l FREE
Gold Coast Jazz Society Quintet, Martin Hand/Music Director
Title: Jazz Reflections: Prominent Black Composers of Jazz
The Gold Coast Jazz Quintet, led by Martin Hand, Music Director, will feature the music of jazz’s most prominent African-American jazz composers. This concert will include the music of Jelly Roll Morton, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Thelonious Monk, Oliver Nelson, Billy Strayhorn, Fats Waller, Grover Washington Thad Jones and Charles Mingus.
Funding for this free performance is provided in part by funding Arts Broward. Major support for the Gold Coast Jazz Society is provided by the Broward County Cultural Division, the Cultural Council, and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.