The Gulf Coast's Entertainment Destination since 1967
July Jazz Gumbo
Monday, July 17th 5:30pm
The Jazz Society of Pensacola's Jazz Gumbo (implying a delicious mix of various ingredients giving a wonderful effect) happens every third Monday evening of each month except December. Live jazz is featured in a variety of styles with groups or bands chosen from around the Emerald Coast area. Doors open at 5:30.
Since writing her first No. 1 hit “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” at the age of 17, Carole King has become one of the most celebrated and iconic singers/songwriters of all time. Accolades include: inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987; with Gerry Goffin, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990; honored with the Johnny Mercer Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002; received the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014; became the first woman to be awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and received Kennedy Center Honors in 2015.
The evening features Joanna Robbins Hayes, keys/vocal; Rob Hayes, guitar; Anna Hayes, percussion; Chuck Schwartz, woodwinds; Tom Latenser, bass; and Fred Domulot, drums.
Cost is $10 each for Jazz Pensacola members and guests, $12 for non-members, free for students with ID and military in uniform. Also, join Jazz Pensacola at this event, and admission is free. Admission includes a cup of seafood gumbo, and you can order from the menu and cash bar. Hold onto your admission tickets for Door Prize drawings. Attendees can also purchase 50/50 tickets for a cash drawing. The winner gets half, and Jazz Pensacola gets half to benefit its music program.
For membership and information, call (850) 433-8382, or visit jazzpensacola.com.