This event will be held in the PAC Lobby.
Just Jazz, Inc. is proud to continue our Just Jazz Presents concert series. Our next concert will be on Sunday July 22nd at 2pm at the Newport Performing Arts Center’s lobby with husband and wife duo Holly Hofmann and Mike Wofford.
Just Jazz, Inc. is dedicated to supporting, promoting and advancing the jazz art form by inspiring our community through education and performance. We are thrilled that Holly and Mike have partnered with Just Jazz, Inc. to help us raise funds for jazz workshops, private clinics and scholarships. Holly and Mike have been playing both as a duo and with various ensembles for over 30 years. Mike and Holly have both helped us immensely to keep jazz thriving in our community.
Holly Hofmann has earned the praise and respect of musicians and jazz aficionados for her bluesy, bebop-based improvisations and technical prowess. She has set the standard for jazz flute. Holly has performed with jazz greats such as Ray Brown, Frank Wess, Cedar Walton and Kenny Barron. Holly has also recorded and collaborated with Bill Cunliffe, Victor Lewis, John Clayton, Houston Person, Regina Carter and Terell Stafford.
Mike Wofford is an outstanding pianist who has appeared on over 200 recordings. Mike has toured with Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, also acting as conductor on both tours. Mike has also either recorded or performed with musical legends such as John Lennon, Jackson Five, Joe Pass, Chet Baker, Stan Getz, Quincy Jones and many more. More recently Mike has recorded with John Clayton , Jeff Hamilton, Terell Stafford and Kevin Mahogany.
Following Just Jazz, Inc. tradition, food and beverage will be available courtesy of La Maison Café & Bakery. Seats are not reserved, please arrive early to secure your seats.
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