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Jazz at the Zoo
Mondays at John Ball Park Bandshell ... 6:30 – 8:30 PM

  JULY 2014 AUGUST 2014  

28 - Checkers Morton

This venerable band of brothers has been playing music together for forty years and will present their original world and free music. (Dave Collee - bass, Dan Giacobassi - saxes and flute, Jim Beegle-trumpet, flute and congas, Bob VanStee - keys, and a newer addition is Steve Harris - drums).

Checkers Morton

4 - Mary Rademacher and the Rad Pack

Featuring the energetic Mary Rademacher Reed on vocals, dancing and shenagins, this group has played together for over 20 years, their tight harmonies and stage presence creates not only great music but an entertaining and fun experience. (Mark Kahny - keys, vocals and bass, Timothy P. Johnson- drums and vocals, Michael Lutley on saxes & flute. Alex Johnson will join the band for a few special guitar renditions.

The Rad Pack

11 - The Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra

Founded in 1977 by the late Bruce Early, this premier jazz ensemble has been featuring some of the area’s finest musicians for the past 35 years. Led by Mr. Bob Nixon, they play swinging original compositions and arrangements as well as traditional favorites. It has become tradition they close our zoo season!

GR Jazz Orchestra

Bring a chair or a blanket or come early to get a picnic table. Several vendors will be on hand to sell a variety of food items.
You are welcome to bring your own as well. Listen, dance, eat and drink.
But most of all, come and enjoy some of the great music West Michigan performers have to offer.

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