Cocoa Beach Country Club

5000 Tom Warriner Blvd., Cocoa Beach, FL

The SCJS is very pleased and excited to host The Greg Parnell Sextet who will be playing a tribute and the music of Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers.  The concert will be at the Cocoa Beach Country Club, 2-4:30pm.

The program includes selections from the late 1950’s and early 1960’s by Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Benny Golson and others.  Included in the sextet are: Scott Dickinson – trumpet;  Emmanuel Zapata – sax; Corey Paul – trombone; Keegan Matthews – piano; Ben Kramer – bass; and Greg Parnell – drums.

Parnell is also the Musical director of the Orlando Jazz Orchestra and is the former road manager and drummer for the Glenn Miller Orchestra.  He has also performed with The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Les Brown’s Band of Renown, Nelson Riddle Orchestra as well as many other bands.

Tickets are purchased at the door: $10 for SCJS members, $15 for nonmembers. Students are FREE.  The Cocoa Beach Country Club is located at 5000 Tom Warriner Blvd. in Cocoa Beach.