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Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Marcus Roberts Trio, Sep 28

Jacksonville Symphony Celebrates the Start of a New Season with Hometown Artist Marcus Roberts Jazz Trio

It’s not very often that we are able to bring a hometown artist to the Jacoby Symphony Hall stage. But on September 28, the will do just that when we celebrate the start of the 2019-2020 season with pianist and his Jazz Trio.  Marcus Roberts lost his sight when he was just 5 years old. He doesn’t have many memories of vision, but does clearly remember how much he loved hearing the sound of a piano. In an interview with Jazztimes, he explains one of the reasons why his fingers were drawn to the keys of a piano. “Looking back, …

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Beach Boys

Starry Nights: The Beach Boys perform with Symphony at Metro Park

Event: The Beach Boys perform with Symphony at Metro Park Venue: Metropolitan Park Date: May 16, Gates open at 6pm, Concert begins at 8:15pm Tickets: Prices start at $29 advance for lawn seating ($9 for children, lawn seating) Contact: www.jaxsymphony.org or (904) 354-5547 The  is aiming for the stars with new leadership, an exciting spring program, and a long term goal to widen their audience appeal outside the concert hall. The  program featuring the  with the symphony orchestra May 16th at  is sure to expose the symphony to a diverse crowd. Just three months into his new appointment, Symphony president …

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