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Jazz in the Gardens to bring curtains down on 2016

Published:Saturday | December 24, 2016 | 12:00 AM
Gem Myers

Jazz in the Garden will be staging its grand finale concert for 2016 with a mega line of performers who patrons have voted as their favourites to return to the stage when the curtain comes down on the concert series on Tuesday, December 27 in the gardens of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel. The concert starts at 6 p.m.

Billed as The Best of Jazz in the Gardens ... A Feast for the Senses, the acts expected to ignite the stage are Alex Welcome out of Ocho Rios, Asante Amen, Harold Davis and Dwight Richards; representing the females will be songbirds Gem Myers and Mary Isaacs.

Providing backing for the evening will be the maestro on drums, Desi Jones, with his musical friends.

The concert continues to be supported by the kind sponsorship of KOOL 97,

Power 106, Music 99, Jamaica Pegasus, Clear Sound Production Services and Celestial Seasonings.

"We wish to thank both our sponsors and our patrons for supporting this event over the years, as we continue to bring top-class and wholesome entertainment to the music-loving public," said Nancy McLean, executive director of the Jazz in the Gardens series.

McLean added that with the first-class professional production team, including production coordinator Ken Nelson and co-producer Cathy Nunez and the hand-picked professional musicians, she expects that 2017 will continue to be an event which patrons will continue to support.

The cost of the tickets for Jazz in the Gardens ... A Feast for the Senses are $3,000 presold and $3,500 at the gate, and will be available at Supermed Mall Pharmacy, Mall Plaza, and at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.