Fridays on Prouty Concert with The Deron Bell Smooth Jazz Band

August 9 • 7:30 - 9PM


Downtown Troy – Prouty Plaza
1 West Main Street | Troy, OH 45373

The Deron Bell Smooth Jazz Band
Friday, August 9, 2024 at 7:30 pm
The Deron Bell Smooth Jazz Band will perform the final concert of an exceptional Fridays on Prouty Concert series in Troy, Ohio. This outstanding band will feature a full rhythm section made up of drums, electronic percussion, bass, as well as electric guitar, two keyboard players, saxophone, flute and some amazing vocalists bringing a new level to what you know about smooth, funky jazz.

Deron Bell is a name that you hear often in this area, anytime smooth jazz or funk comes up, Deron Bell seems to be there. Throughout his long career he has performed with Boney James, Walter Beasley, Peabo Bryson, James Brown, The Manhattans, ZAPP, Shirley Murdock, Pamela Wilson and Bootsy Colins just to scratch the surface. He has performed with the Dayton Philharmonic, DFunk Allstars, the Blue Man Group, Lion King and is the current Music Director of the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.

On Friday, August 9 at 7:30 pm Deron Bell will bring his experience and unique perspective to Prouty Plaza in Troy, Ohio. The Fridays on Prouty music series is proud to welcome Deron and his really big smooth jazz band. The concert is free, no reservations are required but be sure to bring a lawn chair. A dance floor will be installed for this special night for all those who just can’t sit still when jazz is in the air. Presented by Troy-Hayner Cultural Center.