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Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival - JB Scott’s Swingin’ Allstars featuring vocalist Lisa Kelly

5/8/2021 1:00:00 PM
Main Beach
32 N. Fletcher Avenue Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
5/8/2021 3:00:00 PM

Date: May 08, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Venue: Main Beach

Address: 32 N. Fletcher Avenue Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Age Range: All Ages

Cost: Free

The 2021 season of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival will present music lovers with a dazzling range of world-renowned artists typically seen in New York, London or Chicago. The concerts of the Festival's 20th season are packed with a stunning array of star power. This top-shelf group of pros is dedicated to playing Chicago Swing /New Orleans style Jazz in a highly entertaining, musically spirited fashion. Led by the flamboyant, virtuoso trumpeter, JB Scott, former musical director of the world-famous Dukes of Dixieland, the group also features award winning vocalist Lisa Kelly, well-known for her rich, smooth tone and swinging delivery of lyric, and the unique story telling vocal styling of versatile banjo/guitarist Ken Calhoun. Rounding out the ‘allstar’ cast are legendary musicians Dave Steinmeyer, former trombonist and bandleader of the renowned Air Force Airmen of Note, multi-instrumentalist Bill Prince on clarinet and sax, who played with Buddy Rich, the Billy Maxted band, and many others, Walt Disney World bassist Jay Mueller, and former drummer with the USMC Band of New Orleans, Jeremy Smith.
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Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.