South County Jazz Club July 7 to July 13

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 July 7 to July 13 Weekly Gig Listing
Compiled by Sandy Kangas

NOTE: Unless specified, the Jazz Club has no affiliation with any of the events listed here. The list is provided as a public service. Information is provided by the musicians or night clubs. Cancellations and substitutions can and do occur. We recommend that you check with the venue before planning an outing.

Monday, 07/07, 7:30 pm: Monday Night Jazz Jam at Ocean Blues, 1936 Hillview Street in Sarasota. Call 941-366-3010 for more information.

Tuesday, 07/08, 7 to 10 pm: Every Tuesday, ALTO presents Uno Duo: Stu Shelton on keyboard and James Martin on drums. Located at 492 Bayfront Place in Naples, call 239-261-2586 for more information.

Tuesday, 07/08 5:30 to 8:30 pm: The Dane Hassan Quartet with Tommy Goodman on keyboard, Jack Fanning on vibes, Dominic Mancini on bass, and Dane on drums at the Allegro Bistro, 1740 East Venice Avenue, Venice. Reservations 941-484-1889.

Wednesday, 07/09, 6 to 9 pm: The Shelly Torman Trio performs every Wednesday at Ziti Italian-American-Asian Restaurant, 3501 South Tamiami Trail (US 41) in the Southgate Mall, Sarasota. Trio consists of Robbie Rose, who worked with Cab Calloway and Gil Evans, on piano; Phil Magallenas, who worked with Arturo Sandoval, Blood Sweat & Tears, and Englebert Humperdink, on bass; and Shelly on flute/vocals. (There will be a $$ minimum for food and drink.) Call 941-706-1281 for reservations.

Wednesday, 07/09, 6:30 to 9:30 pm: Kitt Moran performs at JD’s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte (next to Days Inn). Kitt on vocals, Matt Bokulic on the baby grand, and Dominic Mancini on bass. If you have a dinner reservation, you are eligible for a special room rate at the Days Inn next door. Alternatively, you can sit at the bar and enjoy the lighter selections from the bar menu along with excellent beverages and music. For more information, call 941-255-0994 after 3 PM or visit http://jdsbistroandgrille.com. Don’t forget about the free shuttle service.

Wednesday, 07/09, 7 to 10 pm: ALTO Live Jazz Kitchen presents the Lew Del Gatto Trio at world-class Chef Charles Mereday’s new restaurant, 492 Bayfront Place in Naples. The trio includes Don Mopsick on bass, Jerry Stawski on piano, and Lew Del Gatto on tenor saxophone. ALTO has been receiving rave reviews for the creations of Executive Chef and Partner Nadir Sherwani. A beautiful, new venue dedicated to the food and the music. For information call 239-261-2586.

Wednesday, 07/09, 7:30 to 11 pm: Michael Royal Solo Piano at the Haye Loft, Euphemia Haye, 5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Enjoy show tunes, bebop, ballads and blues. Call 941-383-3633.

Thursday, 07/10, 6:30 to 9:30 pm: Patricia Dean Trio with Jeff Phillips on piano, Dave Trefethen on bass, and Patricia on drums/vocals at JD’s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte (next to Days Inn). Reservations 941-255-0994.

Thursday, 07/10, 7 to 10 pm: Dan Miller Quartet featuring Joe Delaney on piano, Don Mopsick on bass, Bill E. Peterson on drums, and Dan on trumpet every Thursday at The Roadhouse Cafe, 15660 San Carlos Blvd., Suite 36, in Ft. Myers. The Roadhouse Cafe is a wonderful restaurant with a full bar owned by Marc and Sheri Neeley, featuring the cooking of Chef Bryan Baker. Visit http://www.roadhousecafefl.com or call 239-415-4375 for more information.

Thursday, 07/10, 6 to 9 pm: Jazz Izz It with Deborah Opie on vocals, Mike Parmelee on keyboard, Ernie Williford on bass, and Randy Opela on drums at Allegro Bistro, 1740 E. Venice Avenue, Venice. Reservations 941-484-1889.

Friday, 07/11, 1 to 3 pm: Let’s Do It with Al Pierce and his friends at Catlin Friendship Center, 2350 Scenic Drive, Venice. Al Pierce, percussion; Jack Demmink, trumpet; Jim Fizpatrick, trombone; John Cole, bass; Clarice, piano; and vocals by Monica. Music for dancing.

Friday, 07/11, 6 to 9 pm: The Shelly Torman Duo performs every Friday at Ziti Italian-American-Asian Restaurant, 3501 South Tamiami Trail (US 41) in the Southgate Mall, Sarasota. Trio consists of Robbie Rose, who worked with Cab Calloway and Gil Evans, on piano; Phil Magallenas, who worked with Arturo Sandoval, Blood Sweat & Tears, and Englebert Humperdink, on bass; and Shelly on flute/vocals. For a wonderful night of jazz and 5 star food, call 941-706-1281 for reservations. (There will be a $$ minimum for food and drink.

Friday, 07/11, 6 pm: The Linda Baker Jazz Trio at Ocean Blues, 1936 Hillview Street, Sarasota. For more information call 941-366-3010. Friday, 07/11, 7 to 10 pm: Danny Sinoff Trio with Patricia Dean on drums and vocals, and Sherrill McCants on bass at JD’s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. For reservations, call 941-255-0994 or visit http://jdsbistroandgrille.com.

Friday, 07/11, 7 to 10 pm: Every Friday, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort-Kurrents Restaurant presents Stu Shelton on jazz piano. When the sun goes down and the lights come up, stroll over to Kurrents, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort’s signature dining destination, for exquisite seafood, steak and creative Florida cuisine with Pan-Asian specialties. The upscale environment features an open Exhibition Kitchen that infuses the restaurant with a constant flow of energy. Located at 400 South Collier Blvd. on Marco Island. Friday, 07/11, 7:30 to 11 pm: Michael Royal Solo Piano at the Haye Loft, Euphemia Haye, 5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Enjoy show tunes, bebop, ballads and blues. Call 941-383-3633.

Friday, 07/11, 7:30 to 9 pm: The Tommy Goodman Trio performs at Burn’s Court Café, 401 S. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota. Tommy on piano, Ernie Williford on bass, and Bill Carmichael on reeds. For more information, call 941-312-6633.

Saturday, 07/12, 7 to 10 pm: Kitt Moran performs at JD’s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte (next to Days Inn). Kitt on vocals, Matt Bokulic on the baby grand, and Dominic Mancini on bass. If you have a dinner reservation, you are eligible for a special room rate at the Days Inn next door. Alternatively, you can sit at the bar and enjoy the lighter selections from the bar menu along with excellent beverages and music. For more information, call 941-255-0994 after 3 PM or visit http://jdsbistroandgrille.com. Don’t forget about the free shuttle service.

Saturday, 07/12, 7 to 9 pm: Oceans Eleven Big Band Dinner Jazz led by guitarist/composer/arranger Bryan Post appears every Saturday at Ocean Blues, 1936 Hillview Street in Sarasota. The band consists of 11 musicians and performs a myriad of styles in the jazz idiom. Check out their website: www.oceans11bigbandfl.com. Reservations at 941-366-3010.

Saturday, 07/12, 7 to 10 pm: ALTO Live Jazz Kitchen presents The Dan Miller – Lew Del Gatto Quintet at world-class Chef Charles Mereday’s new restaurant, 492 Bayfront Place in Naples. July’s quintet includes Joe Delaney on piano, Don Mopsick on bass, Patricia Dean on drums, Dan on trumpet and Lew on tenor saxophone. ALTO has been receiving rave reviews for the creations of Executive Chef and Partner Nadir Sherwani. A beautiful, new venue dedicated to the food and the music. For information call 239-261-2586.

Saturday, 07/12, 7 to 10 pm: Every Saturday, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort-Kurrents Restaurant presents Stu Shelton on jazz piano. When the sun goes down and the lights come up, stroll over to Kurrents, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort’s signature dining destination, for exquisite seafood, steak and creative Florida cuisine with Pan-Asian specialties. The upscale environment features an open Exhibition Kitchen that infuses the restaurant with a constant flow of energy. Located at 400 South Collier Blvd. on Marco Island. Saturday, 07/12, 7:30 to 11 pm: Mike Markaverich Jazz Piano & Vocals at the Haye Loft Upstairs Bistro & Dessert Room at Eumpemia Haye Restaurant. Located at 5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive on Longboat Key, call 941-383-3633 for directions or more information.

Sunday, 07/13, 11 am to 2 pm: Vocalist/Flutist Shelly Torman performs at Ophelia’s on The Bay for Sunday Jazz Brunch, 9105 Midnight Pass Road, Siesta Key, Sarasota. Call 941-349-2212 as reservations are suggested.

Sunday, 07/13, 6 to 9 pm: Every Sunday, ALTO Live Jazz Kitchen presents Stu Shelton on piano and Bob Zottola on trumpet. Located at 492 Bayfront Place in Naples, call 239-261-2586 for more information.

Sunday, 07/13, 7:30 to 11 pm: Mike Markaverich Jazz Piano & Vocals at the Haye Loft Upstairs Bistro & Dessert Room at Eumpemia Haye Restaurant. Located at 5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive on Longboat Key, call 941-383-3633 for directions or more information.

MUSICIANS: If you want your gig posted here next week, send an email by Thursday to [email protected]. Please update weekly.

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