As we prepare for upcoming 12th annual St. Petersburg Jazz Festival in 2020, take a look at our past artists.
2019 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
Valerie Gillespie Ensemble
Remembering Sam Rivers with Rivers Lost
Nestor Torres Quartet
Helios Jaz Orchestra with Alexis Cole
Martin Bejerano Trio
2018 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
Tal Cohen Trio
Jeff Rupert Quintet with Veronica Swift
Shawn Brown Quintet
Helios Jazz Orchestra with Whitney James & Chuck Wansley
Gabriel Hernandez Trio
2017 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
Martin Bejerano Trio
Joshua Breakstone Trio
The Helios Jazz Orchestra with Whitney James & Fred Johnson
Jason Lee Bruns & the SPC Jazz Profs
2016 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
James Varnado Jazz/Funk Band at the Side Door at the Palladium Theater.
Bird and Diz... a tribute to Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie led by James Suggs and Austin Vickrey at the Side Door at the Palladium Theater.
free workshop with Fred Johnson on Sound & Healing in the Music Department at St. Petersburg College. Admission is free.
Silvano Monasterios Trio featuring the compositions of Silvano Monasterios joined by Jon Dadurka on bass & Rodolfo Zuñiga on drums.
Fred Johnson and the Helios Jazz Orchestra at the Music Center at St. Petersburg College.
The Post-Festival Jazz Jam at the Manhattan Casino. Hosted by the Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association.
2015 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
James Varnado Jazz/Funk Band at the ARTpool courtyard
Shawn Brown Group at the Palladium Theater Side Door
The Claudia Quintet at the SPC Music Center
Kevin Mahogany & Helios Jazz Orchestra at the SPC Music Center
Post-Festival Jazz Jam at the Manhattan Casino
2014 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
Helios Jazz Orchestra Plays Spy Music with singers Denise Moore, Bryan Hughes, Andrea Manson & Tomika Wldon
LaRue Nickelson Quartet with Patrick Bettison, Elias Tona & Ian Goodman
O Som Do Jazz with Andrea Manson, Alejandro Arenas, Mark Feinman, Alfredo Rivero, Austin Vickrey & David Manson
Viva Cal! led by Frankie Pineiro with Richard Drexler, Hector Mayoral, John Jenkins & Cole Hazlitt
Antonio Adolfo Quintet with Alejandro Arenas, Alfredo Rivero, Mark Feinman & special guest Austin Vickrey
Sasha Tuck Quartet at Cafe Alma
2013 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
Whitney James and the Helios Jazz Orchestra
Tribute to Cannonball & Coltrane with Jeremy Powell, Austin Vickrey, LaRue Nickelson, Alejandro Arenas, Ian Goodman
O Som Do Jazz
Paul Krueger Quartet with John Lake, Alejandro Arenas & Ian Goodman
Marty Morell Group with Michiko Ohta, Benjamin Kramer, Richard Drexler, Jeff Rupert, Nathan Colbert
2012 SPC Jazz Festival
Alfredo Rivero Trio & La Lucha
Kathy Kosins and the Helios Jazz Orchestra
O Som Do Jazz and Antonio Adolfo
2011 SPC Jazz Festival
Denise Moore and the Helios Jazz Orchestra
The Miami-based Alex Berti Trio with Pablo Gil (saxophone) & Martin Bejerano
The Ronnie Burrage Trio with saxophonist Alain Bradette and bassist Doug Mathews
2010 SPC Jazz Festival
Bassist John Lindberg, The Powell Brothers Quintet, Guisando Caliente & Helios Jazz Orchestra with Sasha Tuck & Dale Williams
2009 SPC Jazz Festival
Sue Terry and the Helios Jazz Orchestra
Manigua with Alfredo Rivero & O Som Do Jazz
Sue Terry Quartet with Richard Drexler, Mark Neuenschwander and Tracy Alexander
If you love jazz, then clear your calendar for February 24 - March 1 for the 2020 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival!