Saturday: Mindi Abair and Robert Harris Group.
Sunday: Gladys Justiniano and David Roberts – Sounds of Sinatra.
Uptown Art Expo presents:
Saturday March 29th, 2014 at 7:30pm
The Uptown Art Expo presents one of the most recognizable saxophonists in the US, Mindi Abair has sold a half million records as a solo artist, and has been the featured saxophonist on American Idol for the 2011 and 2012 seasons.
Over the past 2 years she has toured the US with Aerosmith as their only saxophonist since 1973, sat in for a night with Bruce Springsteen at the famed Beacon Theater and even taken the saxophone chair over for 2 shows with Paul Shaffer and the Late Show with David Letterman. As a solo artist, she has carved out her own brand as the rocker of the jazz world, and she adds a refreshingly unique voice to an exciting new generation of crossover artists. Mindi brings a fearless energy and abandon to the stage as a powerhouse on the saxophone.
Also performing on Saturday;
Robert Harris Group
3 shows: 3:00 – 6:45pm
Robert Harris grew up listening to the music of George Benson, Stevie Wonder, Hall & Oats and shows himself to be a master of feel good smooth jazz perfectly exemplified by his heart warming style. Robert will perform music off his chart topping smooth jazz CD releases “Cool Breeze”, “City Lights” & “Miami Sun”.
Invitees are allowed to bring their own chair, blanket or cushion. No coolers or pets allowed. Rain or Shine – No refunds or exchanges. Free parking is available in the Altamonte Mall parking lot.
Performing Sunday, March 30th, 2014
Gladys Justiniano – 3:00pm & 4:00pm
Gladys Justiniano is a vocalist and lead singer for SIMULCAST. She was born in Manhattan and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from the LaGuardia HS of Music & Art (the FAME school) located in New York City, NY as a vocal major. As for music, one of Gladys’ vocal career highlights includes her winning the 2006 Florida Supersinger contest, which aired on the WKMG – Local 6 TV station, AND which later gave her the opportunity to meet the wonderful men that now join her in the SIMULCAST music band. When Gladys is not singing, she is busy working as a School Guidance Counselor at Gateway High School for the Osceola County School District. Her inspiration of pursuing music is based on two of her very own beautiful children. Her favorite thing to say is, “Music Saves My Soul” . . . because . . . it just does.
David Roberts – Sounds of Sinatra – 12:30pm & 1:30pm
David Roberts was born in New York City. Growing up as a singer in the city that made Frank Sinatra famous, David’s blue eyes and lean look made it easy to slip into the Chairman of the Board with the smooth jazz sounds of Sinatra.
Free Parking is available in the Altamonte Mall parking lot. Invitees are allowed to bring their own chair, blanket or cushion. No coolers or pets allowed. Rain or Shine – No refunds or exchanges.