The Torrington Historical Society’s ‘Jazz in the Gardens’ will continue on Friday, August 13, 2021, at 6 30 PM with a performance by the Kris Jensen Jazz All-Stars. This outdoor performance will be held on the grounds of the historic Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum at the Torrington Historical Society, 192 Main Street. Attendees are asked to bring their own lawn chairs and are also welcome to bring refreshments. In the event of rain, the concert will be held at Five Points Arts Center, 855 University Drive, Torrington.
This performance will feature renowned saxophonist Kris Jensen and his ‘Jazz All Stars’ who will present an evening of music drawing from the great American songbook in a program ranging from swing standards to blues, soul, and pop classics. Performing along with him will be some of the region’s finest jazz practitioners including vocalist Linda Ransom, pianist Doug Schlink, drummer Jocelyn Pleasant, and bassist Stephen Porter.
Tickets are $12 for Torrington Historical Society members, $15 for non-members. To purchase a ticket please visit: https://thsjazzkrisjensen.eventbrite.com.
About the Torrington Historical Society
The Torrington Historical Society is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing Torrington’s rich and diverse history. The museum operates the Torrington History Museum, the Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum, and the John H. Thompson Library and Archive. The museum is located at the historic Hotchkiss-Fyler estate in downtown Torrington. For more information about the Society visit www.torringtonhistoricalsociety.org