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Spotlight Jazz: Dr. Bill Prince

Spotlight Jazz: Dr. Bill Prince

with the Nick DeCarlis Trio

Wednesday, June 10th
6:30 - 9:30

Join us for an exciting night of jazz you won’t want to miss!

Bill Prince is well-known for his unique ability to perform professionally on multiple instruments, including trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone, flute, clarinet, saxophone, piano and electric bass. For example, although he played trumpet with the Buddy Rich Orchestra, he was first offered a chair in the saxophone section.

Bill is a professor emeritus at the University of North Florida and has performed with numerous bands and orchestras including Buddy Rich, Billy Maxted, Pee Wee Hunt, the NORAD Band, the Denver, Ft. Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and Jacksonville Symphonies and the American Wind Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with a number of well-known big bands including Xavier Cugat, Ray Anthony, Tex Beneke, Les and Larry Elgart, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey and Louis Bellson. He has appeared on TV shows in the United States, Canada, and Japan, and has has performed on over 50 albums including his The Best Kept Secret in Jazz. In more recent years Bill has developed a cabaret show that he performs on cruise ships around the world. Visit for more information.

Reservations are highly recommended, especially for the first set. Call 352.378.7152 today!