MELBOURNE, FLA. — WFIT 89.5 FM, a service of Florida Tech, the university, and the Melbourne-Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce, present Jazz at the Panthereum on
Sunday, April 27, from 3 to 6 p.m. The event will be held in Florida Tech’s outdoor Panthereum.
The concert will feature vocalist Linda Cole, a member of the Nat King Cole family. Singing since age three, rhythm and blues artist Cole is a freelance
vocalist and musician who has been an entertainment figure in the area since the early 1990s.
With Cole will be Mark Simmons on piano, Ron Pirtle on bass and Dave Dunscombe Dunscombe on drums. Pirtle is the bass player of choice for most area jazz
bands. Dunscombe on drums is known for the “softest hands in the business.”
Bring a blanket or lawn chair to the Panthereum, located on Country Club Road, near the Denius Student Center. A vendor will be available for drinks and