An afternoon of jazz and big band music by notable Tucson musicians and groups is in store Saturday during the 16th annual “Musical Potpourri” concert to benefit the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network.
After a two-year absence, the Tucson Jazz Society returns to St. Philip’s Plaza, opening its three-concert Jazz Under the Stars series on Sunday with singer Delphine Cortez and the Joel Robin Quartet.
Vocalist Joe Bourne does a little jig while he performs with his group, Joe Bourne & Friends, during a Jazz Under the Stars concert Saturday on the patio at Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W Roller Coaster Road. The concert was free, though donations were accepted to support the Unive…
This was the third year in a row Bourne headlined the event. He says he returns to the gig because he enjoys its feel.
Before the concert Gini Buck takes advantage of the fresh fruit, cheese and other delights provided at the Jazz Under the Stars concert.
In catbird seats, Katherine Wesolowski, left, Shannon Bronson, middle and Sherie Steele applaud the performance by Joe Bourne & Friends.
Even though it was "a marvelous night for a moondance," most people chose to sit while being serenaded by vocalist Joe Bourne during the 9th annual Jazz Under the Stars concert Saturday at Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road.
"If you want to have fun and a good time, this would be the place to be. Because we will have some fun," Joe Bourne says.
When local jazz stalwart Joe Bourne steps out on stage, he starts with a plan that's always open to adjustment depending on the rhythms of the night.
Joe Bourne will sing hits including "How Sweet it Is," "I Heard
it Through the Grapevine," and "What's Going On."