Jazz in March Series with the Bobby Floyd Trio
301 W. Main St. Troy, Ohio 45373 (937) 339-0457 www.troyhayner.org
Jazz in March at Troy-Hayner Cultural Center
7:00 pm Pre-concert interview with Keigo Hirakawa, “Engineering A Jazz Tune”
7:30 pm JAZZ IN MARCH CONCERT with the Bobby Floyd Trio – Free Concert – Floyd has performed extensively with Ray Charles, Jeff Tyzik, Chris Howes, Byron Stripling, and his own trio. He has performed around the world including Europe, Australia, China and Japan to high praise. He has been a featured soloist with orchestras throughout the USA and Canada, including the Boston Pops, Rochester Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, and many others. He currently tours with the legendary Count Basie Orchestra. Additionally, Floyd is the current pianist/organist with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra where he is often featured and has accompanied some of the most well-known jazz, gospel and pop artist of our times, ranging from Branford Marsalis, Roy Hargrove to Mavis Staples. Floyd has taught at The Ohio State University, in his own private studio, and currently at the world-famous Jamey Aebersold Jazz Workshops. Joining Floyd for this free concert is Derek DiCenzo on bass and Reggie Jackson on drums.
Come early to learn more about Ohio’s jazz legends at the 7:00 pm pre-concert interview Engineering a Jazz Tune hosted by Keigo Hirakawa.