|(Portsmouth) – Tidewater Arts Outreach is excited to announce local jazz favorite Jae Sinnett and his trio in concert to the Portsmouth Senior Station in late July. |
A Navy veteran and Norfolk State University alum, Jae Sinnett is one of Tidewater’s preeminent figures in the jazz community. As a drummer and composer, Jae has produced over 15 albums to critical acclaim and performed with some of the greatest names in jazz such as Chuck Mangione and Branford and Ellis Marsalis. He has written over 250 compositions and scored music for 5 documentaries. For over 30 years, Jae has been the producer and host of Sinnett in Session, the late-night jazz show on WHRV-FM 89.5.
In 2018, Jae was awarded the Scott Willis Jazz Impact Award and in 2020 he was awarded the Duke Dubois Jazz Humanitarian Award. He has also been nominated several times for Jazz Programmer of the Year. Jae’s full biography can be found here.
The Jae Sinnett Trio’s performance at the Portsmouth Senior Station is Wednesday, July 27 at 2:30pm-4pm. This concert is free of charge to the older adults of Portsmouth thanks to Tidewater Arts Outreach.
About Tidewater Arts Outreach: The mission of Tidewater Arts Outreach (TAO) is to bring joy to older adults and those living in isolating circumstances and enhance their well-being through creative engagement with the arts. Since its inception in 2004, Tidewater Arts Outreach has served over 100,000 participants in over 3,500 programs. Programs are always free to participants and utilize the region’s vast artistic talent in music, visual arts, performing arts, and literary arts.