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"A Tribute to David Pate"
Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association & The Palladium
A star-studded jazz concert honoring the 35 years David Pate has served as the esteemed Director of Jazz Studies at Pinellas County Center for the Arts (PCCA) at Gibbs High School, brings together some of the finest jazz artists around who have been David's students. This not-to-be-missed performance will include . . .
Carl Fischer, Trumpeter currently with Billy Joel, formerly with Maynard Ferguson, Wynton Marsalis, and Blood, Sweat & Tears. Clay Perry, Pianist who has produced and arranged for Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, Michael Bolton, and is currently with Julio Iglesias. LaRue Nickelson, Guitarist recording artist and USF professor. Mark Feinman, drummer of the award-winning trio La Lucha. Jeremy Douglass, Keyboardist and Artistic Director of the Florida Bjorkestra and many more, including Pate's talented current students. Saxophonist David Pate is a Clearwater native and successful jazz artist who, in addition to teaching, is an accomplished composer and in-demand performer in his own right. He has toured the U. S. with the Temptations and taken part in music festivals throughout Europe. Pate cites among his multiple musical influences Hendrix, Coltrane, Zappa, Sam Rivers and Ian Anderson. He has also been involved with the Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association.
Admission is $20 and proceeds, in part, will benefit the jazz program at PCCA. Click Here for Tickets.
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