15th Annual

Monroeville Jazz Festival

August 19, 2017
4:30 - 9:00PM

Tall Trees Amphitheater
Monroeville Community Park West
Master of Ceremonies: Bob Studebaker

The Funky Fly Project

4:30-5:30

The Funky Fly Project, teens from Pittsburgh, boasts a sound well beyond their age. Quartet members, Winston Bell, Henry Schultz, Brandon Terry, & Eric Dowdell Jr. fuse contemporary funk with classic jazz styles to create a unique sound that leaves listeners in awe.

Etta Cox

6:00-7:00

Etta Cox has been voted “Best Jazz Vocalist” in Pittsburgh for 8 consecutive years and has received the Harry Schwalb Award for Excellence in the Arts. In addition to her involvement in theater, television & film, Ms. Cox performs nationally while also teaching locally at CAPA.

Tony DeSare

7:30-9:00

Tony DeSare performs with infectious joy, wry playfulness & robust musicality. Named a Rising Star Male Vocalist in Downbeat magazine, DeSare lives up to this distinction by winning critical & popular acclaim for his concert performances throughout North America & abroad. His sound is romantic, swinging & sensual. What sets DeSare apart is his ability to write fresh & contemporary original material, yet pay homage to the Great American Songbook.