Friday, November 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
3400 N Atlantic Ave Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Frank Wosar, Guest Conductor
Celebrate Veterans Day with your Space Coast Symphony Jazz Orchestra! This special concert will feature music that honors the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Concert-goers can expect to hear jazz favorites including music from Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Maynard Ferguson, Bill Holman, Buddy Rich, Charles Mingus, and more!
FRANK WOSAR holds a Masters degree in Music Education from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Miami. He played solo chair in the Grammy Award winning jazz band the CJB at UM all four years that he attended. He has been awarded the Down Beat Award for outstanding jazz solo four times and two times by the IAJE. Currently he is the adjunct Jazz Trombone Professor at Valencia College and freelances as a trombone player at many venues in town. He is also frequent sub for Disney’s Grand Floridian Society Orchestra and BB Kings Blues Club. Frank has had the privilege to have played with The Supremes, Hootie and the Blow Fish, John Michael Montgomery, Mark Anthony, Gloria Estafan, Willie Chirino, Ray Ruiz salsa Orchestra, Paul Ankia, Jim Belushi, Jim Widner Big Band, John Fedchock Big Band , Ed Calle Big Band, Arturo Sandavol, Duffy Jackson Big Band, Sam Rivers, KC and the Sunshine Band, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (Buddy Morro), the Glenn Miller Orchestra and many more. He would like to acknowledge and thank the Ocala Jazz Society for the scholarship he received in 1998.