Jazz appreciation month@LRMA

Did you know that April is National Jazz Appreciation Month? Well LRMA is here to help you celebrate! In partnership with The Helios Jazz Orchestra, we are happy to provide this quick little program presenting jazz to you, our Museum family, at home.

The Helios Jazz Orchestra is an ensemble-in-residence at St. Petersburg College. It is a 22-piece jazz big band that performs swing, bebop, and Latin jazz under Dr. David Manson, SPC music professor, trombonist, composer, presenter, and music technologist. Check out the program and enjoy some of the most talented musicians in the Tampa Bay Area!

Interested in listening to some Jazz at home? Check out the suggested artists below!



Miles Davis

Miles Dewey Davis III was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music.

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Dave Brubeck Orchestra

David Brubeck (December 6,1920 - December 5,2012) was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the foremost exponents of cool jazz. Check out the YouTube channel!

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Louis Armstrong

Louis Daniel Armstrong, nicknamed”Satchmo”, was an American trumpeter, composer, vocalist, and actor who was among the most influential figures in jazz.

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