NEW GENERATION OF JAZZ: The Corey Paul ‘Cortet’ at the Rockledge Country Club June 9

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Brevard native Corey Paul Cortet represents the 20-something generation of jazz musicians

On Sunday afternoon, June 9, 2019, at 2 p.m., come in from the heat and enjoy the cool sound of the Corey Paul Cortet, featured on the Space Coast Jazz Society (SCJS) stage at the Rockledge Country Club. (Arielle D’Ornellas image)

BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – On  June 9 at 2 p.m. come in from the heat and enjoy the cool sound of the Corey Paul Cortet, featured on the Space Coast Jazz Society stage at the Rockledge Country Club.

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The band includes Orlando-based Corey Paul on trombone and vocals and Brevard-based Gregory Zabel on bass, and brothers Ethan Bailey-Gould on guitar and Ashton Bailey-Gould on drums.

Paul, originally from Brevard County, is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a focus on jazz performance.

He performs with The Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra, the Orlando Jazz Orchestra, and at Disney parks and venues, as well as at various private and public events in Central Florida.

Like Paul, Cortet member and bass player Zabel Gregory is also a graduate of UCF and plays with the Orlando Jazz Orchestra.

As well, he is an alumnus of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. The Bailey-Gould brothers perform together and on their own as freelance musicians. Ashton Bailey-Gould currently attends Eastern Florida College.

Guitarist Ethan recently returned from his inaugural tour of Europe with Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra Jazz, led by the world-renowned trumpeter, bandleader and composer Sean Jones.

Jazz aficionados may have enjoyed these musicians at several venues throughout Central Florida including Heidi’s Jazz Club, the Henegar Center and the Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts in Orlando.

The Cortet has played together at the Blue Bamboo, for the SCJS and elsewhere.

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Dedicated to Preserve and Promote Live Jazz

According to Paul, “It’s great to be able to make music with other young people who appreciate jazz, America’s original art form.”

He promises that the June concert will be diverse and include straight-up jazz (an amalgam of different jazz styles), hard bob, bebop, cool jazz and renditions from the American Song Book.

The band also intends to incorporate a Latin vibe in some tunes and include vocals by Corey Paul.

The Corey Paul Cortet represents the twenty-something generation of jazz musicians. Come and enjoy their fresh, distinct sound and support this generation of jazz professionals that have emerged from Central Florida’s live music scene.

Space Coast Jazz Society concerts are open to the public. General admission can be paid at the door or can be purchased online; $10 for members of the Jazz Society and the Rockledge Country Club, $15 for non-members and guests, and no charge for students. Food and beverages are also available for purchase.

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The Rockledge Country Club is located at 1591 S. Fiske Boulevard and for more information, call Bobbie Vance at 321-960-4897 or email Jazz@SpaceCoastJazzSociety.org

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