Sarasota Jazz Festival - VIP Ticket Package
Jazz Club of Sarasota presents A World of Jazz
at 38th Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival, March 7-10, 2018
Ken Peplowski, acclaimed reedman and festival music director, leads 14 musicians from seven nations in four major concerts. The concerts will be presented at Sarasota's new Art Ovation Hotel a Marriott "Autograph Collection" hotel. Other Festival activities include a Jazz Trolley Pub Crawl, that includes 9 venues and over 50 musicians; and, a viewing of the French Film "Django" with a live Gypsy Jazz Concert at Burns Court Cinema.
VIP Combo includes:
1.Preferred Seating Area To All Four Concerts (front and center, but not assigned to specific seats)
2.Invitation to VIP Reception Thursday Evening 5:30-7:30 PM in the Pre-Event Area of the Hotel
3.Invitation to Three Post Evening Concert "Meet & Greet" Events 10-11 PM on Thur., Fri., Sat
4.Free Admission to Django Film - Friday Morning (no ticket or donation required)
Thursday, March 8, 7:30 p.m.Host: Mike Cornette, director of jazz & on-air host, WUSF 89.7 FM, Tampa
1st Set: Scandinavian Jazztrio with special guest vocalist Sinne Eeg. 2nd Set: Scandinavian Jazztrio joined by Jimmy Greene on saxophone and Jeremy Pelt on trumpet. Featured performances by Sinne Eeg, vocals, and Ken Peplowski, reeds.
Finale: All-Star Jazz Jam with all of the evenings musicians
Friday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.
Host: Whitney James, jazz vocalist; on-air jazz host, WUSF 89.7 FM, Tampa
1st Set: Diego Figueiredo, guitar; Chiara Izzi, vocals; Jimmy Greene, saxophone.
2nd Set: Scandinavian Jazztrio; Houston Person, saxophone; Graham Dechter, guitar.
Finale: All-Star Jazz Jam with all of the evenings musicians.
Saturday, March 10, 2 p.m.,
Host: Kayonne Riley, General Manager and Midday Jazz Host, WUCF 89.9 FM, Orlando
Two sets of mix-and-match with Scandinavian Jazztrio; Graham Dechter, guitar; Akiko Tsuruga, organ; Jeff Hamilton, drums; Houston Person, saxophone; Diego Figueiredo, guitar; Chiara Izzi, vocals; Ehud Asherie, piano; and Ken Peplowski, reeds.
Finale: All-Star Jazz Jam with all of the afternoons musicians.
Saturday, March 10, 7:30 p.m.
Host: Bob Seymour, Retired director of jazz and on-air host, WUSF 89.7 FM, Tampa; honorary member, Jazz Club of Sarasota Board of Directors
1st Set: Kristian Leth, drums; Hans Backenroth, bass; Ehud Asherie, piano; and Ken Peplowski, reeds
2nd Set: Jeff Hamilton, drums; Akiko Tsuruga, organ; Graham Dechter, guitar; and Houston Person, saxophone.
Festival Finale: All-Star Jazz Jam with all of the evenings musicians.
Art Ovation Hotel (View)
1255 N. Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|