Allred will be joined by Michelle Mailhot, who teaches jazz vocals at Valencia, and the Valencia Jazz Lab Band, a student group directed by Chris Dolske.
The ensemble will perform
The concert also will featur a guest performance by trombonist Bill Allred, John's father. One of the original staff musicians hired to perform at Disney World in 1971, Allred also is known for his longtime role with the Rosie O'Grady's Goodtime Jazz Band and for his current group, Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band.
Raised in Orlando, John Allred moved to southern California after high school to perform with the Jazz Minors, a six-piece Dixieland group that performed at
Allred later performed with Harry Connick Jr.’s Big Band and, in 1999, moved to New York, where he has played with Toshiko Akiyosho Big Band, the Woody Herman Orchestra and the
Valencia College's Performing Arts Center is located on Valencia's East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando.