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Jazz Club of Sarasota To Hold Free Bill Buchman Art of Jazz Outdoor concert this Sunday Afternoon in Venice

(Sarasota, FL) The Jazz Club of Sarasota will present Bill Buchman’s Art of Jazz featuring Nancy Pastore on Sunday, February 19 with a free outdoor concert from 2 to 4 p.m. in the gazebo at Centennial Park, 200 West Venice Avenue, Venice. Joining pianist Buchman and vocalist Pastore are Rob Fors on bass, Lenny Balistreri on drums and Benietsito Campoverde on congas. The concert is co-sponsored by Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

The group will perform an afternoon of jazz favorites and Buchman is sure to bring some of the boogie-woogie beat that always delights audiences.

Bill Buchman (photo courtesy Carol LoRicco)

For further information visit www.jazzclubsarasota.org, phone the Jazz Club office at 941.366.1552 (Wednesday, Thursday or Friday) or email admin@jazzclubsarasota.com.

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Jazz Club of Sarasota Free Joy of Jazz Concert Scheduled in Venice Sunday Afternoon Cancelled due to rain forecast

(Update 1/21/17) The following announcement from the Jazz Club of Sarasota regarding Sunday’s concert: WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT THIS SUNDAY’S, JANUARY 22ND, FREE JOY OF JAZZ CONCERT IN VENICE CENTENNIAL PARK FROM 2-4 PM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. NEXT JOY OF JAZZ CONCERT WILL BE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 19TH 2-4 PM

(Sarasota, FL) The Jazz Club of Sarasota presents the Joy of Jazz in a free concert with the Marc Mannino Jazz Quintet on Sunday, January 22, from 2-4 p.m. at Centennial Park Gazebo, Venice Avenue, Venice. Guitarist Mannino leads the group, with Pete Carney on saxophone, John Miller on bass and Bob Lunergan on drums. Shari Morningstar is the vocalist.

The Quintet will play music from the Great American Songbook, jazz instrumentals and popular music with a jazz feel.

Mannino, former director of jazz studies for music at SCF, is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Music with degrees in both Music Performance and Music Education. He earned his educational specialists degree by applying existing music research to a real-life classroom setting, proving that music as a reinforcer has the ability to modify behavior. A lifelong music educator, Mannino has taught kindergarten through post-secondary music. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force bands and has performed at major jazz and community festivals in Atlanta, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Miami and Toronto, Canada.

For further information visit www.jazzclubsarasota.org, phone the Jazz Club office at 941.366.1552 (Wed.-Thurs.-Fri.) or email admin@jazzclubsarasota.com.




dougmilesmedia to produce high school football broadcast from Disney World back to Erie, PA on WJET radio

(Sarasota, FL) dougmilesmedia will be providing a high school football broadcast back to Erie, PA over station WJET-AM of a game between Cathedral Prep (Erie, PA) and Wakulla (FL) from ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, FL on Friday September 4th at 7:30 PM (EDT).

dougmilesmedia will depart from its SW Florida High School Game of the Week schedule in Sarasota and Manatee counties for one week to broadcast the game for the Cathedral Prep flagship station WJET-AM. Doug Miles will call the play-by-play and Erie native and Cathedral Prep alum Ed Schneider will handle the color commentary. Miles and Schneider will also produce a video post game report from the press box to be posted on YouTube and www.dougmilesmedia.com.

“It’s a great opportunity for us to broadcast a high school game back to the fans and alumni of Cathedral Prep in Erie, PA”, said Doug Miles.

“I’m looking forward to broadcasting a game of my alma mater”, commented Ed Schneider who played for Cathedral Prep in the early 1970’s.

Miles and Schneider have been the broadcast duo for the game of the week series since 2012 and prior to that have called games for Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton Prep and Sarasota as well as the Sarasota Millionaires and SW Florida Gladiators in the Florida Football Alliance.

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