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June 21, 2024

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Nashville Jazz Workshop Hosts “Jazz in the Park”

The second annual summer concert series continues in June with Giovanni Rodriguez, the dynamic bandleader of the Music City Latin Orchestra.

Music lovers in Nashville and beyond can check out The Nashville Jazz Workshop’s second annual Jazz in the Park summer series in 2024! The free community event returns to the Hadley Park Bandshell (1037 28th Avenue North, Nashville) from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

“We were so pleased that this series was well received by many community members, friends and neighbors,” said Mary Grissom, executive director of The Nashville Jazz Workshop. “Whether you are a jazz aficionado or new to the genre, this is a great way to enjoy the summer nights in Nashville with friends and family.” 

Concert attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets or enjoy the bench seating throughout the park. 

2024 Jazz in the Park Schedule

  • Thursday, June 27 (5:30PM) – Giovanni Rodriguez, a Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, is a composer, producer, arranger, and educator. He is the dynamic bandleader of the Music City Latin Orchestra.
  • Thursday, July 25 (5:30PM) – Hollie Hammel, a vocal savant with an extensive background in music theory and aural skills.Hollie is a sought-after singer who has lent her talents to a wide variety of projects that span many genres.
  • Thursday, August 29 (5:30PM) – Emmanuel Echem, a versatile trumpeter, composer, and arranger whose musical journey has led him to collaborate with a diverse range of artists like Eric Church, Joss Stone, Kirk Franklin, and Lauren Daigle to name a few.
  • Thursday, September 26 (5:30PM) – Andrew Golden, a driving force behind a vibrant jazz/funk ensemble that originated as a weekly residency in East Nashville, he draws inspiration from funk, soul, jazz, and electronic influences, to reflect the beauty of everyday moments.

About Nashville Jazz Workshop

Over the past 20+ years, the Nashville Jazz Workshop has hosted more than 500 concerts and community events in Nashville. The organization serves as a community center for the preservation and enjoyment of jazz music, with a commitment to supporting local musicians and encouraging new jazz listeners. 

 

 

 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.