Jazz on the Lawn

[Jul 5]

The Swingin’ Boonville Big Band at the Mendocino Art Center, Friday, July 5

The Mendocino Coast Jazz Society and the Mendocino Art Center present the annual Jazz on the Lawn, with The Swingin’ Boonville Big Band. This free event features vocalist Sharon Garner and 20 piece big band on Friday, July 5, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket or chair for lawn seating.

Spend a swinging afternoon listening to the band and enjoying the Art Center gardens, seeing new art exhibitions and visiting the gallery store. 

Celebrate the 4th of July week with this 20-piece jazz big band, with some of the county’s finest musicians, led by Bob Ayres. The music will include “Cool Blues,”  “When Sunny Gets Blue,” “Round Midnight,” “Poor Butterfly,” “Tico Tico,” “ I’m in the Mood for Love,” “ Dat Dere,” “Out of Nowhere,” “You Stepped Out of a Dream,” “Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square,” and other inspiring classic jazz and swing tunes.  

The Mendocino Art Center is located at 45200 Little Lake St., Mendocino. Information at 707-937-0334.

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