Our 12th St. Petersburg Jazz Festival is coming soon!
Thanks to all who attended the 2019 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival! We have our lineup for the 2020 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival, scheduled February 26 - March 1.
We open Wednesday evening with Brazilian jazz group O Som Do Jazz with guest flutist, Jose Valentino Ruiz and Brazilian percussionist Rafael Pereira. On Thursday evening, we have the amazing jazz/funk fusion group The Conglomerate from Orlando. Friday evening is virtuoso steel pan artist Leon Foster Thomas with Tal Cohen and his group. Saturday's concert features vocalist Alexis Cole and the 18-piece Helios Jazz Orchestra. The final concert on Sunday is a tribute to the innovative trumpeter and composer Booker Little, led by Jason Charos and jazz musicians from the Frost School of Music in Miami.
You won't find giant columns of speakers or food trucks at the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival. Ours is an intimate listening experience for true lovers of jazz.
If you would like to be a supporter of the 2020 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival, please contact me and I'll be glad to talk with you. We offer several tiers of festival support with attractive perks.
If you want to contribute toward out educational outreach programs, please check out this online campaign on Facebook:.
St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
St. Petersburg Jazz Festival Teaser Concerts:
Adolfo Mendonca Trio & Friends
Friday, February 1 at 7 PM
Studio@620 in St. Petersburg
Sao Paulo pianist Adolfo Mendonça scheduled on the EMIT series for Feb. 1 at Studio@620. This concert is a teaser for the upcoming St. Petersburg Jazz Festival, scheduled Feb. 26 – March 1.
With an unusual and unique piano trio style, the set list includes American favorites like Jobim and Marcos Valle, and hidden treasures of Brazilian music, including “Choro”, the music of Milton Nascimento, Djavan and many others, covering almost 100 years of Brazilian music history.
The concert is 7 PM at Studio@620 located at 620 First Ave. South in St. Petersburg. General admission is $20. For tickets, see http://www.thestudioat620.org