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Geronimo Plaza @ Main Gate Square
814 E University Blvd, Tucson, Arizona 85719
Free show from the Tucson Jazz Festival and Main Gate Square!
Park in the Tyndall Garage and go to the free «Tucson Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.» at Centennial Hall at 3pm, catch Doc Jones & Neamen Lyles and then take the streetcar to the Sheila E. show at the Rialto!
Doc Jones Band
Doc Jones, keyboard and vocals
Jesse McGuire, trumpet
Matrell Turner, bass
Fred Boswell Jr., drums
William “Doc” Jones has over 35 years of experience as a music educator, program and project director within the realm of music. He has more than 30 years of professional performance experience, including as band director and has travel abroad with renown artists. He is a writer/director of live stage musical performances, has
owned and operated recording studios, and has developedmusic
instruction projects in Chicago, Illinois and Phoenix, Arizona. For
the past six years, Doc has been executive director of a project
geared toward uniting the State of Arizona around International Jazz
Day. In 2017, the project had the support of Governor Ducey and
mayors from several cities, as well as the full state House and Senate.
In 2011 Neamen Lyles exploded onto the national scene with his debut album So Free, an impressive effort that landed two singles onto the national billboard: “Candy” and “Let’s Chill.” Neamen has shared concert billing with Grammy-winning artists such as Dave Koz and recorded with Grammy Nominated artist Jeff Lorber. Neamen’s steadfast efforts continue to thrill audiences all over the Southwest as he quickly rises to become a contemporary pop favorite.