The 2015-16 jazz concert season will start heating up in
southwest Florida in September and continue through May, mirroring the
gradual arrival and departure of the snowbirds.
Here is a rundown of noteworthy
jazz events, principally in the Sarasota to Naples territory, from now through
November. I’ll post updated lists as the season progresses.
You could call this one Jazz on Sunny Days.
Eyewear spotted on the various 2015 Newport Jazz Festival stages last weekeend was a combination of fashion statement, utilitarian - or both.
Here's a look at some of the more interesting sightings. Be sure to note the red, white and blue predominating trumpeter Arturo Sandoval's eye wear.
My 2015 Newport Jazz Festival primary photo gallery has been posted at JazzTimes.com. Take a stroll through it and enjoy. Here's a direct link. Here's a link to more images of New Orleans-related musicians at Newport posted by Offbeat.
The 2015 edition of the Newport Jazz Festival, granddaddy of them all, was one of the finest in recent memory... with spectacular weather, a wide range of engaging music, and combined attendance exceeding 23,000. Saturday was the more robust day at Fort Adams State Park with 8,000 attendees.