The Lake Wales Jazz Connection is a collective of Florida's very best Jazz musicians. Led by drummer, composer, arranger, and educator Paul Gavin, the Jazz Connection brings to Lake Wales the very best of live Jazz Music in Central Florida. Bringing in musicians from cities like Tampa, Orlando, Miami, Fort Myers, Naples, and St. Petersburg, the Jazz Connection's first season with the Lake Wales Arts Center will feature Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers!
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers | 05-14-22 | 7 p.m. | $25 Member/$30 Non-Members
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers created a sound that has been admired and imitated by jazz musicians and listeners for years. As one of the most prolific bandleaders in the history of jazz, Art Blakey gave us classics like Moanin', Along Came Betty, and hundreds of other original pieces of music by the members of his band. Featuring Paul