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Events Calendar 

Jazz at Two - Valerie Gillespie Ensemble

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL

Valerie Gillespie Ensemble features Steve Boisen, bass, Jody Marsh, piano and Dave Rudolph, drums with Valerie on vocals and reeds. Valerie performs with the Florida Orchestra, and big bands at Ruth Eckerd Hall and the Van Wezel PAC. She is also an adjunct professor at the USF School of Music.

Jazz at Two - Skip Conkling and Dixie Mix

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL

Skip's Dixie Mix plays some of your favorite Dixieland tunes with that New Orleans sound. Also jazz standards and music from the American songbook. Group features Nancy Pastore on vocals, along with Mike Evans, Marv Luckett, Joe Bruno, Sr, Robbie Rose, Harley Somerfeld, John DeWitt and Skip Conkling on drums.

Jazz at Two - Greg Nielsen and Friends

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL

Greg Nielsen, multi-talented instrumentalist has performed with area big bands, small groups and with his own big band. On the concert stages in the Bay area, he has performed with orchestras backing artists such as Michael Feinstein, Frank Sinatra Jr and others. He has been music instructor at Booker Middle School for over 25 years.

Jazz at Two - Sarasota Jazz Project

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL

One of the best big bands in the bay area, led by co-founder George McLain. The musicians boast long resumes and careers in performing with top name bands and well known jazz musicians. They play a blend of popular jazz standards and music from the American Songbook, presented in current new arrangements and styles.

Jazz at Two Lorri Hafer Quartet featuring John Lamb

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL

Lorri and Mike Hafer present the “Music of their Life”. Music of composers, such as, Gershwin, Ellington, Jobim, Harry Warren, and the swinging sounds of the Big Band Era and classic jazz standards. Quartet features former Ellington bassist, John Lamb and Paul Hafer

Jazz at Two - Scholarship Concert

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL

The concert will feature the 2018 Jazz Club Scholarship winners. These young musicians represent the future of jazz. Join us and show support for these talented artists. Nine of the fourteen recipients performed before a delighted audience at Giorgio's for the scholarship awards dinner. The audience marveled at the talent these young musicians displayed. You will be pleased and impressed at this performance.

Monday Night Jazz Cabaret Series

FL Studio Theatre Court Cabaret, 1st St & Cocoanut Ave, Sarasota, FL

Monday Night Cabaret Series at the Florida Studio Theatre Court Cabaret begins on January 14 with vocalist Whitney James and LaLucha featuring Alejandro Arenas, bass; John O'Leary, piano and Mark Feinman, drums.

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Five concert discounted subscription tickets available from the Florida Studio Theatre - call 941.366.9000. Individual Concert Ticket sales date TBA.

FULL BAR & DINNER AVAILABLE.

39th Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival

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Various downtown locations, Sarasota, FL

Music Director Ken Peplowski. Festival will feature local, national and international artists. Concerts, jazz trolley night, movie and more. The Sarasota Hyatt Regency will serve as host hotel and principal concert venue. Performers, complete schedule and ticket information available on the festival website - https://www.sarasotajazzfestival.org/.

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