Eric Darius headlines Spring Jazz and Art Festival
Eric Darius, one of the best live Jazz performers in the world, returns to Casselberry to headline the Spring Jazz and Art Festival on Saturday, March 16, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lake Concord Park. With his iconic, signature jump and crowd-captivating energy, Billboard chart topping, American saxophonist, songwriter, producer, and performer, Eric Darius, is breaking the mold of modern Jazz.
From sharing the stage with GRAMMY® Award-winning artists such as Prince, Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx, Babyface, Carlos Santana, David Foster, and George Benson to name a few, , he is considered to be one of the best showman on the jazz stage. Currently, he has been touring all around the world. His fans in Florida will be thrilled to see that the City of Casselberry is listed as one of his tour stops.
Opening the show will be Ella & The Bossa Beat. This international group focuses on singer Ella Borges, who along with the group, present a modern Brazilian Jazz style of music combined with a soulful jazz influence. The group have a residency at Universal Studios and just returned from a sold-out tour in Brazil. Locally, the have had numerous performances at the Blue Bamboo.
Also, during the jazz show, there will be 4 art exhibitions on view from 6 p.m. -8 p.m. The “Experience Contemporary” closing reception will be held at the Casselberry Arts Center, the Women Artist Group will be showcased at the Casselberry Art House, the Quarter Life Crisis is on view at the Sculpture House and there will be a special exhibit titled Interwoven at City Hall that features some of the African American artists in Central Florida.
Spring Jazz and Art Festival media sponsor is WUCF.