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Plano Texas is an active and lively community with many events of interest to our out of town guests and local community throughout the year. Ethnic festivals, arts and crafts fairs, exciting theatre, sporting events and much more are included in the calendar of events. Use the easy search box below to find out what is going on during your visit or plan your next trip to Plano around one of these great events. If you are interested in having an event listed on our calendar, you can Submit an Event here.

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Downtown Sessions: Thaddeus Ford

We will be highlighting different genres of music each month throughout the year at these FREE events.

Our carefully curated artists provide the perfect ambiance for you to enjoy a delightful evening in Historic Downtown Plano! April’s theme is “Jazz Escape”. Bring a chair. Beverage service will be available on-site provided by The Fillmore Pub.

Thaddeus “Fabulous” Ford, II was born into a family of Jazz musicians in New Orleans. The first to arrive was an immigrant from Santo Domingo named Narcisse Gabriel in 1875. Thaddeus began playing the trumpet at age 8 under the demanding instruction of his father, Thaddeus Ford, Sr., a professional trumpeter with the U.S Marine Corp Band. Thaddeus is currently based in the Dallas area and maintains an international itinerary, the most recent being a three month residency at the House of Blues and Jazz in Shanghai, China. Mr. Ford traveled the country with GRAMMY winning Gospel star Kirk Franklin (with musical director Shaun Martin of Snarky Puppy) for Franklin’s “Twenty Years In One Night” tour. Currently, Thaddeus is composing new music, developing a youth summer Jazz workshop, a jazz curriculum for elementary schools, a 501-3(c) organization as well as collaborating with an array of local talent on recording and performing projects.

Opening act Bree & The Fellas will set the mood for an evening of jazz extravagance.

Event Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Event Website
McCall Plaza
998 E 15th Street
Plano, TX 75074 United States
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Cost: Free