Join us for a wonderful evening of light jazz to help fill the soul after this long winter and welcoming the new spring.This is a tented outdoor event where people can spread out and enjoy light refreshments during the concert.
Learn more about our performers...
Ayca Yayman - Vocals & Oboe. Ayca is a soulful, expressive and multi-faceted vocalist blending the influences of Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Norah Jones, Aretha Franklin and more into her own vocal style. Her songs are a mix of jazz, soul, blues, R&B, and pop. Ayca also plays oboe and English Horn with the local Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Oak Ridge Symphony, and Symphony of the Mountains.
Phil Hardison - Jazz Guitar. Phil Hardison has been performing with jazz and pop groups in the Knoxville area for over 30 years. His laid-back jazz-influenced style makes him a top choice as an accompanist among vocalists throughout the area.
Marcel Holman - Saxophones & Flute. Once part of the legendary Memphis Stax Records crew, Marcel's resume is nothing less than astounding. He has performed and/or recorded with a number of internationally-know artists including Chuck Berry, Nancy Wilson, B.J. Thomas, The Temptations, Peaches and Herb, Lou Rawls, Martha & the Vandellas, the Bar-Kays and many others.