2019 In Memory of

2019 In Memory of....

The New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival honors these three wonderful men who were sponsors and a female vocalist who was a kind and loving person. Fred Brock moved to Daytona beach as a child graduating from Mainland High School and had a 40 year career with Publix including managing the New Smyrna beachside store for several years. Frank Hill, born in Erie Pa., a retired school principal who came to the area in 1984. Wayne Frutchey, born in New Castle Pa., moved to Daytona Beach at a young age. He retired as a Major in the Air Force after 22 years in the service. Gwen Gray Oddo was born in Eastern Michigan and lived in Edgewater. She sang with her husbands band, The Joe Oddo Orchette. They performed for the Jazz Festival in 2002 at The Flagler Tavern and at the NSB Library in 2007.