ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
On Saturday April 6th, Jeff Rupert will be the TC Jazz Society’s 5th and last concert this season at the Vero Heritage at 2:30pm. Jeff Rupert is a Trustee Chair, Pegasus Professor, and Director of Jazz Studies at UCF. He is a saxophonist, composer, record producer, and recording artist.
Rupert has been a featured soloist on dozens of recordings with artists including Sam Rivers, Mel Tormé, Diane Schuur, Benny Carter and Maynard Ferguson,. He played on Benny Carter’s Harlem Renaissance which won a Grammy. . He has also performed with Kevin Mahogany, Ernestine Anderson, Joe Farnsworth, Ray Drummond, Harry Allen, pianist Benny Green, Kenny Drew jr, trumpeter Michael Philip Mossman, and pianist and singer Judy Carmichael.
Rupert currently is the leader of The Jazz Professor, a sextet which had top JazzWeek charting hit albums in 2012-2015. Net profits benefit local music scholarships. Tickets available by calling 772-234-4600 or visiting www.tcjazzsociety.com