World class trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis kicked off the season in May sponsored by Atmos Energy followed by a celebation of Fort Worth’s jazz legends in June for local history month – Ornette Coleman, Dewey Redman, King Curtis, and Cornell Dupree. July brought us Women in Jazz led by vocalist Breggett Rideau and the soul sounds of Julie Bonk on piano and Rachella Parks-Washington on tenor saxophone. Band leader Stefan Karlsson brought Kurt Weill’s compositions to life in August and September featured Latin Jazz from the Dana Sudborough Quartet. Each performance brought in 500 music lovers of all ages and experiences to the Central Library.
We can’t wait to announce next year’s lineup! Performance sponsorships are available for 2017