Free Friday Jazz Concert Series from 7/11/14 to 8/22/14 @ 7PM-9PM in Canton MI

2014 Canton Color Tour Free Jazz Series
Featuring Seven Free Jazz Concerts:

First Friday concert in Series is 7/11/2014
Last Friday concert in Series is 8/22/2014

Start time: 7PM - 9PM

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*** I AM UNABLE TO ORGANIZE THESE EVENTS, BUT WANTED *** EVERYONE TO KNOW ABOUT THE UPCOMING SERIES ***
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While I hope to be at some of these, I will not be attending all of them so I will not be able to organizing any of them.
However, please feel free to attend as you like.

Further details can be found at this link:

http://www.shopcanton.org/1/Canton_MI/jazz_concert_series_.asp?printview=179&;

Here is a summary:
2014 Jazz Color Tour Concert Schedule

7 Weeks of Jazz
Fridays 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
July 11 - August 22

The Canton DDA in cooperation with Canton Leisure Services and the Canton Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the eighth season of the popular "Canton Color Tour" live jazz concert series. These free concerts will take place in the parking lots of various shopping centers in the color blocks along Canton's Ford Road. Bring your lawn chair and get ready to sit back and enjoy! Share in the fun with your friends! @ShopCanton #JazzColorTour 2014 Schedule:

July 11 
Phil Denny 
JCPenny 
Located in the Green Block 
Ford between Morton Taylor & Sheldon

July 18
Kimmie Horne
IKEA
Located in the Blue Block
Ford & Haggerty

July 25
Demetrius Nabors
Kohl’s
Located in the Purple Block
Ford & Sheldon

August 1
John E. Lawerence
Willow Creek
Located in the Blue Block
Ford between Lilley & Haggerty

August 8
Tim Bowman
Home Depot
Located in the Orange Block
Ford & Lotz

August 15
Alexander Zonjic
Sam’s Club
Located in the Orange Block
Ford & Lotz

August 22
Randy Scott
Super Bowl
Located in the Purple Block
Ford between Canton Center
& Sheldon

In the event of inclement weather, all concerts will be held indoors at Super Bowl 45100 Ford Rd. Watch for updates at ShopCanton.org and facebook.com/ShopCanton and twitter.com/ShopCanton #JazzColorTour About the Jazz Artists Tim Bowman is a guitarist who cultivates a sound so unique, blending gospel, rhythm and blues, and jazz. Bowman spent several years as Music Director for the gospel group “The Winans” before launching a solo career over 17 years ago. Tim has been recording ever since, having successful Billboard Smooth Jazz chart topping songs and 5 CDs. Bowman performs internationally at prestigious jazz events around the world, and Canton is so happy to have him performing on Ford Road again!

Phil Denny returns to Canton with a warm welcome. Denny began his full-time journey as a solo saxophonist in 2012. He debuted “Crossover” to the liking of a very loyal fan base. Currently, you can hear the upbeat original “Traffic Jam” on the Billboard Smooth Jazz charts. Denny has the song writing lyricism compared to veteran jazz performers, but energetic fresh style for today’s jazz scene.

Kimmie Horne’s beautiful alto voice is often compared to many female jazz legends. Kimmie takes her audience on a musical journey through time, with a blend of old and new classic jazz favorites and originals. Horne has toured all over the U.S., and most recently in Japan. She has earned the Casino entertainer of the year award many times over. Kimmie’s captivating show is a local favorite!

John E. Lawrence hails locally from Ypsilanti, MI as a jazz guitarist with a Motown sound. Lawrence is an accomplished musician recording six CDs and writing various instructional guitar books. John loves to pay tribute to those musical guitarists that have influenced him the most. Canton welcomes John and his incredible guitar playing back to the stage!

Demetrius “Krayon” Nabors grew up in Detroit heavily influenced by the music of his church. An accomplished pianist and composer, his arrangements reflect the diverse blend of gospel, blues and jazz he heard as a child. Nabors debuted his first release, “A Journey Within Part I” in 2012, and has earned international recognition for jazz composition. Enjoy the sounds of DKN’s incredible arrangements on the Canton Color Tour stage this summer!

Randy Scott is a master at the saxophone and as a songwriter. He produces for many jazz artists, and is the Co-Founder of the Timbre Entertainment Group. Randy’s 5th album “90 Degrees at Midnight” is arguably his best work. He has been awarded two gold records, two platinum, and one multi-platinum record. Randy loves to work the crowd and provides an incredible experience each time he appears at the Canton Color Tour Jazz Series!

Alexander Zonjic has an impressive background as a child guitarist, who did not learn to play the flute until the age of 21. He studied under the principal flutist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. His interest in jazz came in the ‘80’s as he toured internationally with Bob James and his band. Zonjic has been recording for over 3 decades with his eclectic jazz blend and other music genres. Zonjic loves to entertain and creates a crowd buzz each and every time he plays!

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