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October 2019

Jazz at Two Al Hixon Jam Session

October 11 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

Al Hixon begins the Jazz at Two season with a swinging jazz jam session. Al has invited some fine musicians and vocalists to join with the core trio for this closed Jam Session. Trio features Al Hixon, John Lamb & Billy Marcus.  A great opening concert for the Jazz at Two Series on Fridays at the Unitarian Universalist Church 3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota. Admission at the door JC members $10, non members $20. Free for students

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Jazz at Two – Eddie Tobin and Friends

October 18 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

Eddie Tobin, one of the area’s top entertainers and a Jazz Club favorite, has opened for Kenny Rogers and performed extensively with Brenda Lee. He toured the world as pianist, musical director and conductor for eight years with Englebert Humperdinck. Eddie is a regular at Euphemia Haye on Longboat Key, downtown Amore, and the Terrace at Surf Shack on St Armands. Quartet performs jazz standards and music from the American songbook. Concert 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church 3975 …

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Jazz at Two – The Billy Marcus Trio

October 25 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

Billy Marcus, one of South Florida’s premiere pianists, has worked with the great Bobby Hackett. He has performed with many top jazz artists such as, Scott Hamilton, Al Grey, James Moody, Jack Sheldon, Pepper Adams, Mark Murphy, Maynard Ferguson, Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins and others. Enjoy music from the American songbook, jazz standards and medley of music from the movies. Joining Marcus are Mark Neuenschwander, bass and Dave Morgan, vocals, drums and vibes. Concert 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist…

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Shelly Berg Trio in Concert

October 26 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Holley Hall at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL, 34236 United States
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$30 – $45

The Jazz Club of Sarasota is pleased to kick-off its 40th anniversary concert season with The Shelly Berg Trio in Concert at Holley Hall in Sarasota. Mr. Berg is a renowned jazz pianist and Director of the Patricia L. Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. Joining him are bassist Mark Neuenschwander and percussionist Ian Goodman. The concert opener features with a short set by local jazz artists Alejandro Arenas, bass; Mark Feinman, drums; John O’Leary, piano with…

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November 2019

Jazz at Two – Bob Miner Quartet

November 1 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

Jazz at Two on November 1 features jazz saxophonist Bob Miner. Miner and his quartet will perform jazz standards and music from the American songbook. Miner performs with his group “All that Jazz” in the Sarasota/Venice area. He also performs with big bands including the Sarasota Jazz Project and Oceans 11. Concert 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church 3975  Fruitville Rd, Sarasota. Admission at the door -  JC  members $10, non members $20. Free for students

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Jazz at Two – Melanie Massell Music

November 8 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

Jazz at Two on November 8 features vocalist Massell and Company. Melanie delights and entertains her audiences with her charm and charisma. An Atlanta native, she has been a featured performer at the Atlanta Jazz Festival and was nominated as “Outstanding Jazz Artist” at the Coca-Cola Music Awards and appeared at Atlanta Symphony Hall with the Atlanta Concert Band. She relocated to the Sarasota/Bradenton area in 2007 and has been performing in venues throughout the area with her vast repertoire…

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Jazz at Two – Steve Martinucci Quartet

November 22 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

Steve Martinucci, guitar, graduated UMASS and has music degree from William Paterson University for Jazz Guitar Performance and Five Towns college recording engineer. Martinucci studied under renowned jazz guitarist, Gene Bertoncini, Vic Juris and others. He has performed with Jon Faddis, Harold Mabern, Rufus Reid, Dick Hyman and others. In addition to English, Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, Steve has composed a number of  Brazilian bossa novas. Joining Steve are Isaac Mingus, bass Shawn Doolittle, drums and Magallenes, piano. Concert…

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Monday Night Jazz at the Cabaret – Paul Gavin & Mosaic

November 25 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

Monday night jazz in the John C. Court Cabaret at Florida Studio Theatre  features Paul Gavin  and his band "Mosaic". Gavin is a drummer, teacher, composer and arranger in Tampa, FL., who graduated from the University of South Florida in 2015. The concert features Gavin's band "Mosaic"performing the music of drummer Art Blakey. The band features James Suggs, trumpet; Herb Bruce, trombone; Valerie Gillespie, saxophone; John O'Leary, piano; Michael Ross, bass and Gavin on drums. Tickets $35 for Jazz Club members and $39 for non members can be purchased from the FST box office, (941)366-9000 or online…

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Jazz at To – Joe Bruno’s Dixieland Hot Dogs

November 29 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

Joe Bruno has been performing with his Dixieland Hot Dogs since 1991. You will hear many of your favorite toe tapping tunes from down New Orleans way. The band features Joe Sr, trumpet; Joe Jr, bass and Nick Bruno, drums and others TBA. A long history of music, the Bruno Family - "100 Years of Jazz" were honored in last season's Sarasota Jazz Festival. Concert 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church 3975  Fruitville Rd, Sarasota. Admission at the door…

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December 2019

jazz at Two – Synia Carroll Jazz

December 6 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

Jazz Club of Sarasota  presents vocalist Synia Carroll with the renowned pianist Billy Marcus. Concert features music from the American songbook and jazz standards. Synia draws inspiration from the jazz legends of the 40s, 50s, 60s. Hints of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday and Nancy Wilson can be heard. Whether it’s a ballad or up tempo swing number. Synia brings the same clear, smooth tones and excitement to her singing. Synia is joined by South Florida Hall of Fame…

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Monday Night Jazz at the Cabaret – Diego Figueiredo

December 9 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

Born in Franca, Brazil, Diego Figueiredo is a new star of the guitar world. He has played in more than 60 countries around the world. He is the winner of several important competitions including The Montreux Jazz Competition, and the VISA Prize. Diego has a unique interpretation, with tremendous techniques, enormous emotion, and his shows have been a great success to all audiences. Tickets $35 for Jazz Club members and $39 for non members can be purchased from the FST  box…

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Jazz at Two – Dick Hamilton’s West Coast Sextet

December 13 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

The Jazz Club presents Dick Hamilton's West Coast Sextet. Dick Hamilton is a composer, arranger, orchestra leader and musician who plays a wide variety of instruments. He is music director for the 18 piece Savory Swing Band. Dick was a studio musician in Los Angeles for 45 years. The West Coast Sextet plays his arrangements of jazz standards and original compositions. The group includes Jim Martin, John DeWitt, Johnny Moore and other TBA. Concert 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist…

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Jazz at Two – Mark Moultrup Music

December 20 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

Jazz at Two on December 20 features Mark Moultrup, piano and vocals. Originally from Detroit, he was a regular in top Detroit and Chicago jazz clubs and venues. He has performed in the Chicago and Detroit Jazz Festivals and shared the stage with artists, such as Smokey Robinson, Bobby Vinton, Dave Ruffin, Marcus Belgrave, Eddie Kendricks, Regina Carter and  Leslie Gore. Moultrup and his band will perform jazz standards, music from  the American songbook and some holiday favorites.  Quintet features…

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Monday Night Jazz at the Cabaret with Valerie Gillespie

December 23 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

Jazz at the Cabaret on Dec 23 features Valerie Gillespie Ensemble. Valerie Gillespie is a multi talented musician, playing all the reed instruments. She is also an accomplished vocalist, influenced by Diana Krall, Nancy Wilson, Shirley Horn, Carmen McRae, and Diane Shuur. Valerie has played with national icons including Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin, Rosemary Clooney, George Burns, Ben Vereen, Natalie Cole, Joan Rivers, Diana Ross, Ray Charles, John Faddis, Steve Allen, Anthony Newly, Dionne Warwick, Michael Feinstein, and many more. She traveled…

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Jazz at Two – Scholarship Winners Concert

December 27 : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States
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$10 – $20

A number of the 2019 Scholarship recipients will perform with local area musicians - TBA - in concert and in jazz jam format. The talent of  these young musicians will amaze you. Come and show your support to these young student/musicians. Your donations to the Jazz Club Scholarship Fund make these awards possible and support the future of Jazz.  Concert 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church 3975  Fruitville Rd, Sarasota. Admission at the door - JC  members $10, non…

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January 2020

Monday Night Jazz at the Cabaret – Whitney James & LaLucha

January 6, 2020 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

Monday night Jazz at the FST  Cabaret presented by the  Jazz Club of Sarasota. First in a series of five concerts is vocalist  Whitney James and the La Lucha Trio.  Whitney James doesn’t just sing a tune—she creatively engages it. Her sense of time and pacing make her a consummate musician’s singer—she knows how to work with a band,  instead of asking it to merely back her. Performing with Ms. James will be the La Lucha trio. The group  received …

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Jazz at the Cabaret – Dan Miller/Lew Del Gatto Quartet

January 27, 2020 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

Jazz Club of Sarasota is pleased to present the renowned trumpeter, Dan Miller, and equally renowned saxophonist, Lew DelGatto in the Monday night Jazz at the Cabaret Series. Dan Miller spent 11 years as a member of Harry Connick Jr. Orchestra, recording numerous albums and television specials. Dan also toured internationally and recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Maynard Ferguson, Tom Jones and Woody Herman. Saxophonist Lew Del Gatto was a member of Doc Severinsen’s Tonight Show Band and played 25 years…

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February 2020

Jazz at the Cabaret – Chuchito Valdes

February 10, 2020 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

Chuchito Vales, following in the footsteps of his famed father Chucho Valdes and grandfather Bebo Valdes, continues the legacy of great piano players form Cuba.  With influences of Caribbean rhythms and jazz, Chuchito creates an exciting and energetic blend of spicy music that drives audiences wild. He has also performed at festivals, clubs and concerts throughout the world: from Cuba and the Caribbean to North America, South America, and Europe.

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March 2020

Jazz at the Cabaret – Marty Morell’s Latin Jazz

March 2, 2020 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

Marty Morell (drums, percussion, vibes, piano, producer) was a member of the BILL EVANS Trio for seven years. He was the drummer with the legendary Duke Ellington Orchestra from 2006-12. The M&M Latin Jazz Ensemble features Marty Morell, Alejandro Arenas, Mark Feinman, Michiko Ohta Morell, John O'Leary and Jeff Rupert. Tickets $35 for Jazz Club members and $39 for non members can be purchased from the FST  box office, (941)366-9000 or online at https://tickets.floridastudiotheatre.org. For information call the Jazz Club…

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Jazz at the Cabaret – Zach Bartholomew Trio

March 16, 2020 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

Zach Bartholomew is an award-winning jazz pianist, composer, and music educator.  He has been featured as a performer, composer, and bandleader at national and international jazz festivals, including the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Jalisco Jazz Festival, and Festival Miami. His original music and unique arrangements are inspired by the jazz tradition, but also draw heavily from Afro-Cuban rhythms and modern influences. Tickets $35 for Jazz Club members and $39 for non members can be purchased from the FST …

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Jazz at the Cabaret – Vocalist Scotty Wright

March 30, 2020 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

With a warm, rich-toned voice and relaxed delivery, Scotty possesses a unique sound that is deeply rooted in the jazz tradition. His style features harmonic sophistication, a playful rhythmic approach and insightful phrasing of the lyric. Scotty’s repertoire includes interpretations of classic songs by Gershwin, Porter, Kern and Rodgers & Hart; jazz standards by Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter and Billy Strayhorn, as well as his own well-crafted songs. Tickets $35 for Jazz Club members…

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April 2020

Jazz at the Cabaret – Roy Gerson Quartet

April 27, 2020 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Court Cabaret at the Florida Studio Theatre, First St. and Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, 34236
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$35 – $39

It's the explosion of a thundering swing band at the height of the neon-splashed 1940s. It's the elegant artistry of a sophisticated keyboard artist in the heyday of Swing Street. It's the ebullient good humor of a Dixieland band under the jumping baton of a fun-making master of ceremonies. It's a tinge of the blues that touches the melancholy of the heart. Above all, it's the love for life, the joy for jazz, the sweet sweep of swing that makes…

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