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Central Florida Jazz Society Presents: Bobby Pickwood

Presented by Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts at Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, Winter Park FL

Apr 11 2021
Central Florida Jazz Society Presents: Bobby Pickwood

An afternoon of jazz featuring trumpeter and vocalist Bobby Pickwood, Bob Thornton on piano, Greg Zabel on bass and Greg Parnell on drums.

Trumpeter/Vocalist Bobby Pickwood began his musical career in 1972 at Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills,California. Bobby served as president of the varsity band before graduating with a music scholarship to California State University, Northridge while performing his way through the D,C,B, and A Jazz Ensembles on the Jazz trumpet chair. During that time, he also formed his own Jazz quartet, The Jazz Cookbook. As a freelance musician, Bobby moved to Las Vegas to perform with the Cotton Club on Parade Show at the Aladdin and Dunes Hotels in Las Vegas,Nevada. In 1989 Bobby moved to Orlando,Florida to work full time for Walt Disney World. In 1990 Bobby joined Bill Allred’s Classic Jazz Band and has performed at world and nation wide Jazz festivals and concerts as a sideman and vocalist. For the past 27 years Bobby has served as leader of the Sunday-Monday Grand Floridian Society Orchestra at Disney’s Grand Floridian Hotel.


Tickets are $20.00 – $25.00 and can be purchased online or at the door if the event is not sold out.

Lobby doors open at 2:00 p.m. Theater doors open at 2:30 p.m. (or when the performers have completed their setup, sound check and rehearsal).

Due to social distancing protocols, seating is limited to 32 people. Please wear a mask/face covering as you get seated and when going to the concession area or restroom.

Contact: 407-636-9951


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  • Bobby Pickwood with Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band


Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts

1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789

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Free parking is available in our lot, the grassy lot across the street or in the paved lot directly to the West of us.


    • Wheelchair Access

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