Normandy Park’s ‘Music in the Park’ continues on Sunday, July 16, 2023 with live Gypsy Jazz from Pearl Django.
This free, live concert will run from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at Marvista Park.
Here’s more on this excellent jazz band from their website:
“With a performance history spanning more than 29 years and having released 15 CDs, Pearl Django endures as one of the most highly regarded Hot Club style groups working today.
“Although the band’s roots are firmly in the music made famous by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, its extensive repertoire includes traditional jazz classics and original compositions.
“Pearl Django has performed at festivals, dances and nightspots throughout the U.S. and abroad. They have played at the prestigious Festival Django Reinhardt in Samois sur Seine and have been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”
“The band’s signature style is marked by pristine and dexterous string work, colors of Bal Musette, the steady pulse of rhythm guitar and an unmistakable swing that delights audiences of all musical sensibilities.
“Throughout the years, Pearl Django has cultivated a devoted and enthusiastic following and they continue to play to packed houses wherever they perform.”
This season has an amazing line-up which includes the following performances:
***Also, August 27th the Botanical Alchemist special interactive nature art at 3:00pm***
A portion of the program is paid for by 4Culture of King County.