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Calendar of Events

Monday Night Jazz Cabaret - FRED JOHNSON TRIO

Goldstein Cabaret - Florida Studio Theatre, N. Palm Ave., near Cocoanut Ave, Sarasota

LIMITED NUMBERS OF TICKETS AVAILABLE

The Jazz Club of Sarasota is happy to present this performance of the Monday Night Jazz series at the Goldstein Cabaret, another perfect "listening room!" The series features some of Florida's finest jazz talents from outside the immediate Sarasota area. Groups we don't often get to hear here in town.

International world vocalist Fred Johnson, Daniel Jordan, sax & flute and Michael Ross, bass.

There is also a full Bar and Cabaret Dinner Menu available.

Doors Open at 6:30 for Dinner. Performance Begins at 7:30.

Jazz At Two - BILL BUCHMAN & "ART OF JAZZ"

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota

Art of Jazz sextet features musicians performing inspiring contemporary jazz, Latin, swing, boogie woogie, blues, New Orleans and more.

The sextet includes Bill Buchman, keys, Dave DeWitt, t-bone, Ernie Braggs, t-bone, Lenny Balistreri, drums, Rob Fors, bass, Bennett Campoverde, congas.

$10 Jazz Club Members $20 Non-Members Tickets Available Only at the Door.

Festival Jazz in the Park - Sunday Noon FREE Outdoor Concert

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Phillippi Estate State Park, 5500 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

The 39th Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival kicks off with "Jazz in the Park". This Free Concert will feature three performance Groups: 1. Manatee H.S. Jazz Band; The Sarasota Jazz Project big band and masterful drummer Greg Caputo and his Quartet. Music begins at noon until 4:00 pm. Free admission and free parking. Bring your folding chairs or blankets and enjoy live jazz with the entire family in a wonderful outdoor park setting.

Food Trucks will be available. No coolers permitted.

Festival "Lil and Louis" Monday Night Theatrical Production

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe - Binz Building, 1012 N. Orange Avenue, Sarasota

A unique love story about "The First Couple of Jazz" Louis Armstrong & Lil Hardin Armstrong.

A workshop production of a New Play by Jo Morello. Developed and Directed by Chuck Smith.​

This performance has sold out. Because of the demand for tickets an additional performance has been scheduled for March 10 at the St Paul Lutheran Church in Sarasota. Scroll calendar to March 10.

Festival "Lil and Louis" Tuesday Night Theatrical Production

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe - Binz Building, 1012 N. Orange Avenue, Sarasota

A unique love story about "The First Couple of Jazz" Louis Armstrong & Lil Hardin Armstrong.

A workshop production of a New Play by Jo Morello. Developed and Directed by Chuck Smith.

This performance has sold out. Because of the demand for tickets an additional performance has been scheduled for March 10 at the St Paul Lutheran Church in Sarasota. Scroll calendar to March 10.

Festival "Round Midnight" Wednesday Morning Film & Live Jazz Performance

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Burns Court Cinema, 506 Burns Court, Sarasota

Academy Award Winning Film with Dexter Gordon, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Freddie Hubbard, Billy Higgins, Eric Lelann, Cedar Walton and more.

Live performance by Jeremy Carter on saxophone and John O'Leary on keys.

Festival Wednesday NIght Main Stage Concert

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Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1000 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota

Hyatt Regency Ballroom 6:30 PM - High School Jazz Band 7:30 PM - Ken Peplowski Presents: Randy Brecker, Houston Person, Randy Sandke, James Suggs, Charles Turner​, Alejandro Arenas, Mark Feinman, John O’Leary​.

TICKETS ON SALE FOR ALL FESTIVAL EVENTS.

Festival "Round Midnight" Thursday Morning Film & Live Jazz Performance

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Burns Court Cinema, 506 Burns Court, Sarasota

Academy Award Winning Film with Dexter Gordon, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Freddie Hubbard, Billy Higgins, Eric Lelann, Cedar Walton and more.

Live performance by Jeremy Carter on saxophone and John O'Leary on keys. Performance scheduled before showing of film.

Festival Thursday Night Jazz Trolley Pub Crawl

10 - 12 Locations, Sarasota

10 Bands, 10 Venues, 5 Trolleys In Advance $20, Day of Event $25 No Discounts

Festival Friday Noon 4 Theme Stage Concerts

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Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1000 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota

1 Ticket! 4 Stages! 8 Bands! 16 Performances! BLUES STAGE: Selwyn Birchwood, Lauren Mitchell, CLASSIC STAGE: Katt Hefner, Gene Bertoncini, CONTEMPORARY STAGE: Jeremy Carter, Hiriam Hazley,
LATIN STAGE: Joe Delaney, Tom Carabasi

Festival Friday Night Main Stage Concert

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Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1000 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota

6:30 High School Jazz Band Competition 1st Runner Up Winner 7:30 Main Stage Concert - Ken Peplowski Music Director with Shelly Berg, Roxy Cross, Aaron Johnson, Houston Person, Mary Stallings Charles Turner, Alejandro Arenas, Mark Feinman, John O’Leary

Festival Saturday Night Main Stage Concert

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Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1000 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota

6:30 High School Jazz Band Competition Winner 7:30 Main Stage Concert - Ken Peplowski Music Director with Bill Charlap, Dick Hyman, John Lamb, Houston Person, Randy Sandke, Alejandro Arenas, Mark Feinman, John O’Leary

Monday Night Jazz Cabaret - JEFF RUPERT QUARTET

Court Cabaret - Florida Studio Theatre, First Street & Cocoanut Ave, Sarasota

The Jazz Club of Sarasota is happy to present the Monday Night Jazz series at the John C. Court Cabaret, a perfect "listening room!" The series features some of Florida's finest jazz talents from outside the immediate Sarasota area. Groups we don't often get to hear here in town. Jeff Rupert headlines the "Jazz Professors" with Richard Drexler, piano, Marty Morell, drums and Ben Kramer, bass.

There is also a full Bar and Cabaret Dinner Menu available.

Doors Open at 6:30 for Dinner. Performance Begins at 7:30.

Jazz At Two - JERRY ECKERT TRIO

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota

Jerry Eckert is one of the finest pianists in the Bay area. His trio includes Bruce Wallace, bass and Rich MacDonald, drums. They perform music from the American songbook, music that you know and love.

$10 Jazz Club Members $20 Non-Members Tickets Available Only at the Door.

Jazz At Two - DANNY SINOFF TRIO

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota

Enjoy music from the composers of the American songbook. Danny Sinoff, piano and vocals, lists his influences as, Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Kenny Baron, Harry Connick, Jr and Frank Sinatra. With Patricia Dean, drums and vocals and Scott Smith, bass. $10 Jazz Club Members $20 Non-Members Tickets Available Only at the Door.

Joy of Jazz - TOM ELLISON QUARTET

Centennial Park Gazebo, 200 W. Venice Ave, Venice

Joy of Jazz is a FREE outdoor concert at Centennial Park Gazebo in downtown Venice. Event is co-sponsored by the Jazz Club of Sarasota and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. Tom Ellison on woodwinds and vocals leads the quartet.

Bring Your Folding Chairs