All of the Lakeland Jazz Festival events have been cancelled.
The Lakeland Jazz Festival returns for its 48th year of honoring this singularly American art form. The line up of events includes performances of area high school and middle school bands for adjudication on Friday, March 20, 2020, and then concerts slated for Friday night and Saturday, March 21, 2020.
Friday, March 20, 2020 . 8 p.m.
Big Band Evening Extravaganza
The Lakeland Civic Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Dave Sterner will perform music from Bob Mintzer, Thad Jones, and Paul Ferguson among others.
The Cleveland State University Jazz Ensemble under the direction of John Perrine will perform music from Jimmy Heath, Michael League, Robert Searight, Sammy Nestico and Cole Porter.
Tickets: $10 general admission . $7 students
Saturday, March 21, 2020 . 8 p.m.
Carol Welsman Trio featuring, Carol Welsman, Brandi Disterheft and Anne Drummond
This year, Lakeland Community College is proud to bring you a performance by the Carol Welsman Trio that will appeal to both serious jazz fans and casual jazz followers. Carol Welsman, piano and vocals, is an international artist who has toured the world performing in multiple languages. She has become one of Canada’s finest vocalists and pianists and has received several Canadian Grammy Award nominations. Joining her to form an all women trio, is Brandi Disterheft, acoustic bass and vocals, and Anne Drummond, flute.
7-7:45 p.m. Up Close and Personal with the Carol Welsman Trio– a pre-concert discussion with the band members. For ticket-holders only.
Tickets: $20 for general admission . $10 for students
For tickets, call 440.525.7134 or visit lakelandcc.edu/arts to order tickets online.
Call 440.525.7526 for concert information.
Friday, March 20, 2020 .
Serving the Schools
Middle and high school jazz ensembles perform for adjudication.
Free and open to the public. Visit lakelandcc.edu/jazzfestival for the performance schedule.Arts at Lakeland
Location: Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center
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