All That Jazz: Upcoming jazz concerts and events, week of May 04, 2016

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THIS WEEK’S LIVE JAZZ   

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Special thanks to Jazz Club Member musicians, featured in bold below.  Contact us today to learn more about membership for musicians, and start seeing your listings in bold!

PLEASE CHECK WITH THE ESTABLISHMENTS TO CONFIRM THE SCHEDULES FOR THE HOLIDAY!

 

The musicians and venues listed below are provided as a service to Jazz Club members and supporters.  Please verify scheduled performances directly with the establishments. 
We rely on submissions for accuracy.

Thursday, May 5
The Good Time Groove: 2 p.m. Open rehearsals.   Come and join us. Seats always open!  

SouthGate Community Center.
Call 941 377 7375 for more info.  

The Deborah Opie Quartet: Every Thursday at Valenti’s Allegro Bistro with vocalist Deborah Opie, Billy Marcus on piano, Don Mopsick on bass and Stephen Bucholtz on drums.  6-9 pm.  Reservations suggested.
The DIXIE SPIRIT Dixieland Band with vocalist Betty Comora: 6:30-9:30 p.m.  TJ Carney’s in Venice, Every Thursday.  231 West Venice Ave.,Venice, FL 34285  

 

Call for reservations   941-480-9244
Patriciea Dean Trio: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
 
JD’s Bistro & Grille in Port Charlotte
1951 Tamiami Trail

(941) 255-0994.
Reservations recommended.
 
Bill Buchman’s Art of Jazz: 7-10 p.m. Every Thursday!
Bill on the piano, Victor Hugo on the Bass and Benetsito on Conga for for Swinging Jazz and Latin Classics and great food. The Starlite Room, 1001 Cocoanut Ave.941-702-5613
Debbie Keeton: 7:30-11 p.m. Haye Loft at Euphemia Haye, 5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key; 941-383-3633

Friday, May 6
 THE SOPHISTICATED SWING BIG BAND 10:30am to 12:30pm.
15 piece Big Band Dance at the Venice American Legion, 1770 E. Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34292.  For more information call 941-926-1577.
 
Al Pierce’s Dance
 Combo – 1-3 p.m. Venice Friendship Center. 2350 Scenic Drive Venice, FL. 941.493.3065.
Herman Anderson, blues guitar and vocal performer: 4-7 p.m. H2O Bistro, Hotel Indigo, 1223 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota; 941-487-3815. 
 
Solo Piano with Frank Weder: 5-8- p.m. Every Friday and Saturday. Sandpiper Grille,1702 South Pebble Beach Blvd.Sun City Center. 813-634-7900.
 
John Russo:  6:00 p.m., Every Friday.  Cannon’s Steakhouse and Tavern, 6540 Superior Avenue in Gulf Gate, 924-7171.  Enjoy a spring evening of song by “Ol Blue Eyes Specialist John Russo” (Wade Tatangelo, “Top 5 Things to Do Today 12/10” ,ticket.heraldtribune.com).  johnrussoentertainer.com
Debbie Keeton: 6 p.m. Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 S. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota;  941-921-3400.
 
Tommy Goodman Trio: 7:30 p.m.Every Friday. Tommy on keys, Bill Carmichael on reeds and Bruce Wallace on bass. Burns Court Cafe, 401 S. Pineapple Ave. 941-312-6633.
Eddie Tobin: 7 p.m. Amore by Andrea.
555 Bay Isles Pkwy,

Longboat Key. Reservations: 941-383-1111

SAX IS FINE AT DVINE’S with Leslie DeCosta: 8-11 p. .m. D’Vines Wine & Gift Emporium, 701 JC Center Court, Port Charlotte. (941) 627-WINE (9463) Dvine’s

Saturday, May 7
Solo Piano with Frank Weder: 5-8- p.m. Every Friday and Saturday. Sandpiper Grille,1702 South Pebble Beach Blvd.Sun City Center. 813-634-7900 
  
Debbie Keeton: 6 p.m. Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 S. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota; 941-921-3400.
 
The Sarasota JazzStars, 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Players include Bill Carmichael, sax, flute and clarinet; Dick Hamilton, piano; John DeWitt, bass; Steve Martinucci, guitar; John Wheatley, sax and Dan Dembicki, piano.  The Hillview Grill, 1920 Hillview Street, Sarasota.  941-952-0045 
 
Jazz : Every Saturday evening, 7-9 PM, at the Burns Court Cafe, 401 S. Pineapple Ave. Tel. 941 312 6633. Come enjoy the good music, food and atmosphere.
 
Eddie Tobin: 7:30 p.m. Surf Shack Coastal Kitchen.  326 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota.
 
Mike Markaverich Piano & Vocals: 7:30-11 p.m. Euphemia Haye, 5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr. Longboat Key, FL, 941-383-3633. 

Sunday, May 8
Al Hixon’s Jazz Quartet for Sunday Brunch @ the Sandbar: 10:30 a.m. until?? Matt Bokulic, Bruce Wallace, Rodney Rojas & Al on drums. Visit the sunny sands of Anna Maria Island at 100 Spring Ave. You never know who might show up!
The Swingtide Combo: 12-2 p.m. Jazz At Noon.   Mike Pignotti, drums, Dick Hamolton, piano & horns, Peter Innocenti, bass, John Wheatly, sax, Jim Martin, trumpet & flugelhorn.
The Halfshell Seafood House. 5231 Univeristy Pkwy 
941-952-9400
Shelly Torman Jazz Brunch: 11-2.: Vocals and flute. Ophelia’s On The Bay. 9105 Midnight Pass Rd.,Siesta Key. 941-349-2212.
Eddie Tobin with Bob Dewart Band: 2-5 p.m. American Legion. 2000 75th st. W. Bradenton.
 
John Russo, vocal performer: 5:30 p.m.,
Songs that Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, Bobby Darin and Nat King Cole sang. Every Sunday, Eat Here, 240 Avenida Madera, Siesta Key.  941-346-7800


All That Jazz: 6:00-9:00 p.m. with James Williams on piano, Bob Miner on saxophone, Joe Bruno on trumpet, Joe Bruno, Jr. on bass and Dominik Teyke on drums.  Cassariano Italian Eatery, 313 West Venice Avenue, Venice.
Joe Thayer: 6:00 p.m., Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 S. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota; 941-921-3400. 

Shari Morningstar: 

6:30 p.m. Every Sunday. Amore By Andrea

555 Bay Isles Parkway, Longboat Key, FL 34228 * 941-383-1111
 
Eddie Tobin: 7:00 p.m. Surf Shack Coastal Kitchen.  326 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota.
 
Debbie Keeton Jazz Quartet: 7-10 p.m. Mattison’s City Grille, 1 N. Lemon Ave., Sarasota. 941-330-0440.  
 
Mike Markaverich Piano & vocals: 7:30-11 p.m. Euphemia Haye, 5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr. Longboat Key, FL, 941-383-3633 
Open Mic Night with Les DaCosta: 8-11:30 p.m. The Celtic Ray, 45 Nesbit St, Punta Gorda, FL; 941-916-9115. 

Monday, May 9

Senior Friendship Center 1-3 PM
Dance and Listen to your favorite Jazz standards by the Bruno Connection featuring Joe Bruno Sr, Joe Bruno Jr, Bill Carmichael, John Young and Lenny Balestreri. Senior Friendship Center, 1888 Brother Geenen Way. ph: 955-2122.
 
Kitt Moran: 5:30-8:30 p.m  Allegro Bistro every Monday with Mike Moran, Dominic Mancini and Dane Hassan. 
1740 East Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 941-484-1889
 
Al Hixon’s Jazz Jam 6:30 p.m. With Al on drums, John Lamb, on bass and Billy Marcus on keys.
 No cover and no mins! 15 South, St. Armands. 941-388-1555.
 
John Russo, vocal performer: 6-9 p.m. Every Monday. The Starlite Room, 1001 Cocoanut Ave., Sarasota.  941-702-5613.
Art Hecker All-Stars: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bill Carmichael, sax, flute and clarinet; Dick Hamilton, piano; John DeWitt, bass; and Art Hecker, drums.  Mamma Onesti’s, at the corner of Tamiami Trail and Bayshore Gardens Parkway, Bradenton.  941-756-8100
Joe Thayer: 6:30-9:30 p.m. With George Rice on tenor-sax. Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 S. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota; 941-921-3400.
 
Eddie Tobin: 7:30p.m. Euphemia Haye, 5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr. Longboat Key, FL, 941-383-3633

Tuesday, May 10

Skip’s Dixie Mix: 1-3 p.m.  Cabaret-style and dancing. 
Skip Conkling, drums,

Bill Carmichael, clarinet, Joe Bruno Sr., trumpet; Marv Luckett, trombone; Mike Evans, banjo; John DeWitt,Bruce Wallace, bass; Keith Carman, piano.

Senior Friendship Center, 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota. 941-955-2122. 

 
John Russo:  6:00 p.m., Every Tuesday.  Cannon’s Steakhouse and Tavern, 6540 Superior Avenue in Gulf Gate, 924-7171. Enjoy a spring evening of song by “a gifted crooner of The Great American Songbook” (Wade Tatangelo, “Top 5 Things to Do Today 1/31”, ticket.heraldtribune.com).  johnrussoentertainer.com
Dane Hassan Quartet: 5:30-8:30 p.m.  Tommy Goodman on keyboard, Jack Fanning on vibes, Dominic Mancini on bass, Dane Hassan on drums. Allegro Bistro, 1740 E. Venice Avenue, Venice.  Reservations 941-484-1889.
Joe Thayer: 6-9 p.m. Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 S. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota; 941-921-3400. 
 
Renesito Avich: 7-9 p.m. Latin Jazz every Tuesday. Burns Court Cafe, 401 S. Pineapple Ave.. 941-312-6633.
 
Eddie Tobin: 7:30p.m. Euphemia Haye, 5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr. Longboat Key, FL, 941-383-3633
Jennifer Leigh and the New Digs – 7:30 p.m. Mattison’s City Grille, 1 N. Lemon Ave., Sarasota; 941-330-0440. 

Wednesday, May 11
John Russo, vocal performer: 6 p.m. Every Wednesday.  Southside Grill, 8389 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota  941-487-8427 johnrussoentertainer.com.
 
Kitt Moran Quartet with Mike Moran, Dominic Mancini & Dane Hassan. 
 6:30 p.m. J.D.’s Bistro and Grill, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte; 941-255-0994. Reservations recommended.

Eddie Tobin: 7 p.m. Amore by Andrea. 555 Bay Isles Pkwy., Longboat Key.  Reservations: 941-383-1111
Shane Chalke’s Jazz Trio:  7:30 – 9:30pm every Wednesday.  Featuring the sultry sounds of Shane Chalke on trumpet.  Burns Court French Quarter Wine Bar, 401 S. Pineapple Ave.  941-312-6633.
Michael Royal Solo Piano: 7:30-11 p.m. Euphemia Haye, 5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr. Longboat Key, FL, 941-383-3633
 
The Office Jazz & Blues Open Mic Nite: 8p.m. Hosted by “SAXMAN” Leslie D! The Office Bar & Lounge, 318 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL. 941 505-1880.

WUSF RADIO 89.7 JAZZ PROGRAMS
 
Jazz All Night Every Night: 9 p.m. 
WUSF, 89.7 has a decades-long tradition of bringing you the best in jazz all night, every night. Our knowledgeable and personable hosts — Mike Cornette, Whitney James, and Richard Jimenez — present the jazz classics along with the best new releases every hour, all night long. We hope you’ll check out our playlist here on the WUSF website, and appreciate your joining us as often as you can for America’s music – jazz – in the late night and early morning hours.
 
Saturday Night Jazz: 9 p.m.
Our hosts bring you great jazz music that you will not find anywhere else on the radio dial. Saturday nights at 9:00 PM, you are invited to take a journey into jazz!
 
Saturday: Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride: 8 p.m. 
Jazz Night in America is the next generation of jazz programming from NPR Music, WBGO, Jazz at Lincoln Center and clubs across America. This multi-platform show is hosted by Christian McBride, a multiple Grammy award-winning musician. The program features storytelling with concert performances, connecting jazz enthusiasts and potential new fans with artists and venues – and each other – through weekly, one-hour broadcasts and an array of 26 live signature videocasts and on-demand video of jazz events from today’s great artists and venues.
 
Sunday Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland: 8 p.m.
For more than 30 years, Marian McPartland brought us illuminating visits with artists from the jazz world and beyond. These hours of music and conversation form a rich broadcast legacy only Marian could have created. It’s an invaluable archive we sample from every Saturday evening on WUSF, your NPR station.

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SARASOTA’S  OWN COMMUNITY RADIO

  

JAZZ MUSIC

Afro-Cuban Jazz Edition:  

Alt Tuesdays 10a-12p

World Music with a Cuban twist; that’s what Frankie Pineiro is all about. Radio with a musician’s point of view. Bringing you the forbidden music of Cuba and the world 

Bebop and Beyond:  Sat 3-5pm

Bop and Beyond concentrates on music in the Jazz idiom, from the mid-1940’s to the present.  Each program features the original works of Bop masters such as Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, as well as recordings by the next generation of great musicians such as Horace Silver, Sonny Rollins, and John Coltrane.  Every week newer recordings by recently-emerging artists such as Miguel Zenon, Joshua Redman, and Rudresh Mahanthappa are presented.

 

Daddee-o’s Collectors Corner:  Sun 1-3pm

Daddee-o plays traditional and old time jazz of the 1920’s, 30’s, 40’s, and beyond.

 

Adventures in Jazzland:

Thursday 7-9pm

With Mike Finly.  This show is for lovers of all styles of jazz.  From big band to solo piano, classic jazz to avant garde, and all styles in between.

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Listen to Jazz – Contemporary Jazz – Latin Jazz – Smooth Jazz – Jazz and R&B Vocals – Fusion – World Music – Island Music – Joyful Jazz that is Timeless, Inspirational, Motivating, and always Feels Good

 

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