The Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts at Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) will be hosting a free jazz concert Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. This event has free admission for everyone wishing to attend a high-quality, entertaining, and professional jazz performance. Whether you are a jazz enthusiast or not, everyone who appreciates skillful musical talent will not be disappointed.
John Thomas will be featured as he performs his jazz masterpieces that spread across his 39-year-long musical career. Thomas began his songful journey in 1978 as a military performer; having enlisted with the United States Air Force as a part of their band program. Soon after that, Thomas attended the University of Southern Mississippi and graduated with the prestigious honor of earning a Master of Music degree.
Thomas then landed a position as the Principal Saxophonist with the NORAD band based out of Colorado Springs, CO. In 2007, he relocated to Florida after serving 11 years with the United States Air Force Band and currently works as a Professor of Instrumental Music and the Director of Jazz Studies at FSCJ. Thomas is a an seasoned and amazing jazz performer and Jacksonville is honored to not only have him living in our community but also teaching and performing to showcase the best talent in our city. It is rare to be able to attend this magnitude of a musical talent completely free of charge.
The Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts is located in the heart of FSCJ’s South Campus and is a beautiful two-story performing and visual arts structure with a breathtaking waterside view. The facility holds 500 seats, so there is plenty of room for friends and family to relax and enjoy the event. Some of the events the Wilson Center offers are opera, theater, and live musical events. Come on out and take advantage of this free jazz concert event.
Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts
Florida State College at Jacksonville
11901 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32246
Friday, October 13, 2017