Archive for December, 2013

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Nick Colionne and Pieces of a Dream perform at the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival.

Sunday, January 19, 2014 – 10:00 am

Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, Florida 33602

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Wednesday, April 23rd aboard the Solaris Dinner Yacht

Boards at 6:30pm. Sails at 7pm and returns at 10pm.

Back by popular demand…Brian Culbertson will officially kick off the Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz with a dinner cruise and show aboard The Solaris.

Featuring two climate controlled salons, a full service galley and bar, along with an exceptional on-board staff — this smooth jazz dinner cruise showcases the natural beauty of Northwest Florida in a breathtaking cruise of St. Andrews Bay. The SMOOTH JAZZ DINNER CRUISE is the perfect way to kick off the smooth jazz weekend in style!

Enjoy a three-hour cruise with great views of Panama City, the setting sun sparkling off the water, and dolphins playing in the distance. Dinner buffet included with entree, vegetables, salad, fruit, rolls, butter, and dessert…along with coffee and tea. A cash bar will be available. Then…it’s up to the top deck for an intimate performance with Brian Culbertson “under the stars” on the outdoor performance area.

A Meet and Greet/CD Signing will follow after the show. Due to the extreme response and demand from festival fans, Brian Culbertson is back — but tickets will sell fast —so don’t wait. This event will jumpstart the “ultimate weekend of smooth jazz” with an evening of great dining, great scenery, and live smooth jazz from one of the top artists on the radio!.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – 6:30 pm

Lighthouse Marina, 5325 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, Florida 32408

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The 5th Annual NYC Winter Wine Festival returns to the Best Buy Theater in Times Square Saturday, February 8, 2014. There will be two (2) sessions: 3-6pm (PURCHASE) or 8-11pm. Evening: 8-11PM (PURCHASE)

Brian Simpson performs at the New York City Winter Wine Festival!

Every year we turn the theater into a gargantuan vineyard. Wines from all over the world, VIP wine classes, delicious food and amazing music.
ADMISSION INCLUDES:

* Wine: 3 hours of tasting over 200 wines at our sampling tables
* Food: selection of hors d’oeuvres, antipasto, pasta, cheese, and breads.
* Live Music: live contemporary jazz performance by a national act on stage.
* Program Guide: Comprehensive reference booklet with all wines listed and tasting notes on each.
* Wine Glass: Sip from a lovely wine glass, designed to enhance your tasting experience — yours to keep and take home after the event!
AN EXTRAORDINARY VENUE:

BEST BUY THEATER, one of New York’s state of the art event venues having undergone a $20 million renovation.

Saturday, February 08, 2014 – 3:00 pm

Best Buy Theater, 1515 Broadway at W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

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Our Jazz lovers’ weekend has earned national recognition as one of the premier jazz festivals of the Southeast. Evening and afternoon concerts in the Grand Ballroom along with fun activities and live music throughout the resort make this a weekend that will satisfy even the most discriminating jazz enthusiast. Join us this year as Billy the Kid plays alongside Rockell Scott on Friday and Grammy Nominated Jazz Artist, Gerald Albright takes the stage on Saturday.

Saturday, January 25, 2014 – 8:00 pm

Omni Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave, Asheville, North Carolina 28804

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Max Valldeneu is going to be performing on January 15, with an All-Star band including Gail Jhonson on keys, Tony Moore on drums and Melvin Davis on bass. Spaghettini Grill & Jazz Club in Southern California. Tickets available at www.spaghettini.com.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 – 7:00 pm

Spaghettini, 3005 Old Ranch Pkwy, Seal Beach, California 90740 (Long Beach/Los Angeles area)

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What do Grammy Award winners Russell Ferrante, Eric Marienthal, and Jimmy Haslip all have in common? The answer is Kevin Peter Jones. Currently residing in Washington D.C., Kevin Peter Jones was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, started playing drums at the age of ten, and hasn’t stopped since. Over the years, Kevin has played and produced with many world renown musicians including Bunky Green, Wayman Tisdale, Will Kennedy, and Dave Brubeck. Kevin has worked hard to hone his craft to become one of the premier drummers in the world. After completing his duty in the United State’s Air Force, Kevin turned his musical experience towards teaching, all the while continuing his personal musical pursuits. Kevin is now focused on his current audio project entitled Magnetic Journey.

Saturday, January 18, 2014 – Two shows, 8 & 10 p.m.

Sunday, January 19, 2014 – Two shows, 8 & 10 p.m.

Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007

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