Eau Gallie First Friday Showcasing Florida Tech Jazz

By  //  January 10, 2013

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Smooth Sounds Feb. 1

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Foosaner Art Museum of the Florida Institute of Technology will present the Florida Tech Jazz Syndicate with Capt. Winston Scott at the next Eau Gallie First Friday in February.

Former astronaut Winston Scott plays trumpet for the Florida Tech Jazz Syndicate, which will appear at the next Eau Gaillie Arts District First Friday Art Walk on Feb 1. (Image courtesy of Florida Tech)

The event runs 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1.

The Florida Tech Jazz Syndicate consists of Winston Scott on trumpet, David Jarkey on piano, Ashley Ferguson on saxophone, Ian Koss on bass and Reid Siljestrom on drums.

Jazz Friday at the Foosaner Art Museum allows visitors to listen to live jazz as they view the current exhibitions for free.

The exhibition on display during this Jazz Friday event will be I Am Nature: Paintings by Leslie Wayne, running through March 17. See more of her work at http://www.foosanerartmuseum.org.

The Renee Foosaner Education Center, part of the museum, participates in the Eau Gallie Arts District’s (EGAD) First Friday Art Walk on the first Friday of each month.

Hands-on activities and tours of the art studios where workshops and classes are held are offered in conjunction with the Art Walk.

The Foosaner Art Museum is at 1463 Highland Avenue in the Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne.

For more information, call Tina Murray at 321-674-8919.