New Bern Civic Theatre’s Encore Series presents Ben Sparrow & Friends – An Evening of Jazz Standards at The Studio on Sunday, July 10th at 7:00 p.m.
One of South Florida’s premier saxophonists, known for his warm and engaging sound, Ben Sparrow returns to his home state of North Carolina to perform with some of the area’s finest jazz musicians. The presentation will also feature New Bern vocalist John Van Dyke.
Sparrow has performed with various national and international acts, including the North Carolina Symphony, The Drifters featuring Rick Sheppard, and Brazilian jazz artist Phill Fest. Musical selections include pieces from the Great American Songbook, Antonio Carlos Jobim and North Carolina’s own Billy Taylor.
For tickets, visit newberncivictheatre.org or call 252-633-0567.
Presented as part of NBCT’s Encore Series.
Ben Sparrow, saxophones
John Van Dyke, vocals
Evan Roberson, trombone
Brandon Shamar, piano
Paul Creel, bass
Donovan Cheatham, drums
By John Van Dyke