VERO BEACH – On Saturday, April 6th, Jeff Rupert will be the TC Jazz Society’s 5th and last concert this season at the Vero Heritage at 2:30 p.m.
Jeff Rupert is a Trustee Chair, Pegasus Professor, and Director of Jazz Studies at UCF as well as being 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 has played on Benny Carter’s Harlem Renaissance album which won a Grammy award as well as performing 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 has had top JazzWeek charting hit albums in 2012-2015.
Net profits will benefit local music scholarships. Tickets are available by calling 772.234.4600 or visiting www.tcjazzsociety.com.
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