Swing into Spring

Swing into Spring is the first event of the year for the Amelia Island Jazz Festival.

Nathan Skinner

Nathan Skinner

Swing into Spring is the first event of the year for the Amelia Island Jazz Festival. This exciting concert will feature Nathan Skinner, an exciting, 18 year old vibraphonist and the Amelia Jazz Festival’s 2010 scholarship recipient.

The Annual Scholarship Award Benefit Concert will be held on Wednesday, April 21, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Sheffield’s At The Palace, located in historic Fernandina Beach at 117 Centre Street.

Others performing at this event include the Dynamic Les DeMerle Jazz All-Stars featuring vocalist Bonnie Eisele, multi-instrumentalist Dr. Bill Prince, keyboardist Doug Matthews, and bassist Ernie Ealum. Plus special guest, the 2009 AIJF Scholarship winner, Tenor Saxophonist Jawren Walton.

Tickets $25, available online at www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com or the UPS store, 1417 Sadler Road, (904)277-0820.

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