Space Coast Jazz Society Concert Schedule

Past Concerts

DanRonNic Project, Dan Wilborn, Ron Teixeira, Nick Chirico

Sunday, October 14th, 2pm
Saxophonist DAN WILBORN with Ron Teixeira & Nick Chirico
Rockledge Country Club, 1591 S. Fiske Blvd., Rockledge, FL  32955

From the Space Coast of Florida, this versatile jazz trio will feature Dan Wilborn on horns and woodwinds, Ron Teixeira on the keyboards, key bass, bass pedal and vocals and Nicholas Chirico on drums, percussion and vocals. And you don’t want to miss a special performance by Len Coppold, the oldest Jazz Guitarist in Florida!

They perform live music ranging from original compositions, standards, popular music re-told and any other surprises that may happen. Their music is enjoyable, spontaneous, right here/right now.

Open to the public – no reservations needed – general admission is paid at the door. $10 for members of the Space Coast Jazz Society and the Rockledge Country Club. Guests $15, students are free. Food & drinks are available for purchase. Email Jazz@SpaceCoastJazzSociety.org or call (321)960-4897 if you have any questions.


Please select one of the following. Students are free.



JDDaniel

Sunday, November 11th, 2pm
Pianist JD DANIEL & Friends
Rockledge Country Club, 1591 S. Fiske Blvd., Rockledge, FL  32955
$20 general admission for all

JD Daniel has recorded and performed around the world with dozens of internationally acclaimed artists. Legendary jazz vocalist Diane Schurr says “JD is a brilliant musician both as a classical player as well as new age innovations. I really enjoyed working with him, and I have very fond memories of our work together in different studios.”

JD Daniel will be on the keyboard, Scotty Cockerham on sax, Lee Brovitz on bass, and Jim Cardarelli on drums.

JD was born in Seattle and began classical training at age six. He formed his own group when he was 19 in Tucson AZ, which featured future Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Diane Schuur, among other talented musicians.  He spent many years in Los Angeles, working as an in-demand recording session musician and has toured the globe with scores of well-known artists.  He’s performed, arranged and composed for virtually all types of media; film, television, video, documentaries, web content, live shows & video games.

Today, JD arranges & records custom keyboard parts online for clients around the world.  He has been privileged to record and perform with a host of high-profile Jazz artists, including: Dave Koz, Rick Braun, Richard Elliott, Alphonse Mouzon, Ronnie Laws, Diane Schuur, Brian Bromberg, Carl Anderson, Russ Freeman, Vinnie Coliuta, John Pattatucci, Eric Marienthal, Ernie Watts, Alphonso Johnson, Phil Upchurch, Wayne Henderson, Brandon Fields, Gerald Albright, Grant Geissman, Bunny Brunel and Jeff Berlin.

WATCH & LISTEN to JD on the Space Coast Jazz Society’s YouTube channel – click here.  And learn more about JD & check out his CD’s at:  www.ProKeyboardist.com

Open to the public – no reservations needed – $20 general admission is paid at the door, students are free. Food & drinks are available for purchase. Email Jazz@SpaceCoastJazzSociety.org or call (321)960-4897 if you have any questions.




Robert Navarro

Sunday, Dec. 9th, 2pm
ROBERT NAVARRO Quartet
Rockledge Country Club, 1591 S. Fiske Blvd., Rockledge, FL  32955
$20 general admission for all

Robert Navarro is an accomplished New York City performer with more than 25 years of experience as a professional pianist, teacher, arranger and producer. He has performed with legendary artists Johnny Pacheco, Conjunto Clasico, Jose Mangual Jr., Pete “Conde” Rodriguez, Charanga America, Angel Canales, Azuquita, Machito and Orquesta, Mon Rivera, and Willie Colon. He has toured with Celia Cruz (South America) Ray Barreto (European tour 1989), Grupo Fascinacion, Frankie Ruiz (South America tour), Eddie Santiago (European tour 2004), Santiago Ceron, and many local bands.

In 2004 Robert received a Grammy nomination for a Conjunto Clasico 25 Anniversary production. On December 2007 he received a Grammy as an arranger with Bobby Cruz Romanticos de Ayer, Hoy y Siempre Song Envidia. In April 2011 he received an award from the Treasure Coast International Film Festival for the musical arrangement of the song City within a Dream for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture.

Robert studied privately with jazz great, Jackie Byrd (jazz piano and big band arranging), as well as Harold Danko, John Lewis, Valerie Caper, Ed Summerlin (jazz arranging) and Ron Carter (jazz improvisation). His classical piano training took place under the leadership of renowned teacher Ms. Bagger where Mr. Navarro focused on the challenging repertoire of piano composer Liszt. Mr. Navarro mastered his engineering education under the watchful and experienced tutelage of two of the most respected engineers in the music business; Mr. John Fausty and Mr. Kurt Upper.

Mr. Navarro holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The City College of New York and a Master of Arts from New York University. He has also studied at Mannes College The New School for Music (Extension Division for Jazz Studies), and Manhattan School of Music (Classical Studies).  Listen to the Tropical Jazz Album of Robert Navarro HERE

All Space Coast Jazz Society concerts are open to the public and $20 general admission is paid at the door, students are free. Food and beverages are available at an additional cost. The Rockledge Country Club is located at 1591 S. Fiske Blvd., Rockledge, FL 32955. For more information email Jazz@SpaceCoastJazzSociety.org or call (321)960-4897.





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