6 posts in the category: Local Music News
Southeast Tourism Society Selects JazzFest as a Top 20 Event
The Southeast Tourism Society has named JazzFest one of the STS Top 20 Event in the Southeast for April of 2017. This year’s JazzFest is April 1-2. The STS Top 20 Festival and Event Awards have highlighted programs around the Southeast since 1985. Travel industry experts select 20 events per month, and STS publicizes them … Continue reading "Southeast Tourism Society Selects JazzFest as a Top 20 Event"...
Donate to Jazz Pensacola online
Jazz Pensacola conducts two main projects that depend heavily on special donations from the membership. We invite you to help support Pensacola JazzFest as a JazzFest VIP Donor and our Jazz Education Program and Student Jazz Competition as a Jazz Education Team Supporter, also known as JETS. Donations now can be made directly on this … Continue reading "Donate to Jazz Pensacola online"...
Jazz Pensacola membership dues to increase
PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Jazz Pensacola Board of Directors announces a slight increase in membership dues, effective Jan. 1, 2017. The new membership dues: $60, per couple; $40, per individual. You can renew by sending a check to Jazz Pensacola, 3 West Garden St., Suite 418, Pensacola, FL 32502-5633, or renew here on the site to … Continue reading "Jazz Pensacola membership dues to increase"...
Remembering pianist Derek Smith
Derek Smith was guest pianist for two Pensacola JazzFests in the early 1990s. There was a trio with bassist Milt Hinton and drummer Bobby Rosengarden. Derek also was pianist for our 1991 Pensacola Jazz Party. Accompanying photos were from that event. Also, Derek was also guest pianist for the first Pensacola ball—also early 90s. That … Continue reading "Remembering pianist Derek Smith"...
Students, download your application for 2017 Jazz Competition
Plans for the 2017 Student Jazz Competition have begun, and applications will be accepted through Feb. 17, 2017. This will be the seventh year for the competition – showcasing the region’s talented student jazz performers and contributing much needed financial support. To download a flyer with more information on the competition, click here (PDF, 250K). … Continue reading "Students, download your application for 2017 Jazz Competition"...
Jazz sheet music collection added to Jazz Room at downtown West Florida Public Library
A collection of approximately 9,000 jazz tunes has been added to the Jazz Room at the main branch of the West Florida Public Library. The Charles Anderson Fakebook series has jazz tunes, some of which have never before been printed as sheet music. Mr. Anderson, a retired musician himself started this as a service to … Continue reading "Jazz sheet music collection added to Jazz Room at downtown West Florida Public Library"...
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