The Jim Cullum Jazz Band performs at Florida Southern College
LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 12, 2007) — Florida Southern College and the Festival of Fine Arts welcome The Jim Cullum Jazz Band performing on Oct. 27. The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Branscomb Auditorium on the Florida Southern campus.
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band, active for over 40 years and often cited as the premier classic jazz band in America, has established musical and creative standards of excellence as realized by their successful weekly national radio broadcasts “Live from Riverwalk.” Cullum’s lifelong passion has been researching, preserving and presenting jazz and popular song from the turn of the 20th century to the mid-1940s.
Tickets are $30. FSC students are admitted free of charge; non-FSC students admitted at half price. For ticket information, contact the Branscomb Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist-affiliated college with a liberal arts core. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 46 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio; is a national leader in engaged learning; and boasts 26 NCAA Division II national championships. It is ranked in the Top 5 “Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the South” by U.S. News & World Report and is included in The Princeton Review’s “366 Best Colleges” guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make a positive, consequential impact on society. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.