“These are not going to be concerts where someone tells a well-behaved audience kindly to sit still and turn off their cell phones. That’s not what I’m looking for. These concerts are going to be a party.”
– Paul Gavin, Director of Gulf Coast Jazz Collective
JAZZ AT THE MACC:
Music of Miles Davis
November 17 | 7:00
Music & Arts Community Center
MEET YOUR MUSICIANS
Drums, Director of Gulf Coast Jazz Collective
Paul Gavin is a Drummer, Teacher, Composer & Arranger in Tampa, FL. Since graduating from the University of South Florida in 2015 Paul has made his living exclusively as a freelance musician.
Brandon L. Robertson is an EMMY® nominated director and notable Upright/Electric Bassist originally from Tampa, FL. Aside from being an active musician, Brandon is also an advocate in Jazz/Music Education. Brandon has presented jazz workshops, masterclasses, and guest performances in throughout Florida.
Dr. Zach Bartholomew is an award-winning jazz pianist, composer, and music educator. He is currently based in Miami, FL where he maintains an active performance career as one of the most heavily sought-after pianists, accompanists, and sidemen in the area.
Aaron West is a saxophonist from Greensboro, NC. He graduated with a degree in Recording and Production from Appalachian State University and is currently enrolled in the University of South Florida pursuing his master’s degree in Jazz Performance.
James Suggs began playing the trumpet at nine years of age. At fifteen, he started playing professionally with jazz groups in the Northeast Ohio area. At sixteen, James was selected to tour with THE CONTINENTAL SINGERS where he toured Switzerland, Holland, Germany and the US.
Series ticket package starting from $171!
Save 25% with purchase of the series!
Series Sponsored in part by
Victor & Jackie Solomon,
Robert Opatrny & Susan Sutherland
Gulf Coast Symphony, PO Box 60878, Fort Myers, FL 33906, United States