For the past twenty-one years, nearly 400 events involving new music, jazz, world music, interactive electronics, improvisation and interdisciplinary art forms that incorporate sound have been featured in the EMIT series. EMIT (a registered nonprofit arts organization) brings adventurous music and educational activities to the Tampa Bay area. EMIT is presenter of the annual St. Petersburg Jazz Festival and supporter of the18-piece Helios Jazz Orchestra.
EMIT is a recipient of programming awards from from Chamber Music America, ASCAP and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. It is supported by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas Community Foundation, Gobioff Foundation, F.E.Lykes, Robin Photo Design, Feher Law, Creative Loafing, Bright House Networks, private donors and audience members.
Sunday, November 27 at 3 PM
O Som Do Jazz at the CL Space in Ybor City
Brazilian Bossa Nova & samba-jazz from O Som Do Jazz is featured at the CL Space in Ybor City on Sunday, November 27 at 3 PM. The sextet is led by Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson with a team of jazz musicians skilled in Brazilian styles.
The group has recently performed at festivals in Winter Garden, Naples, Sarasota & Port Charlotte. Enjoy an afternoon of real Brazilian music at the beautiful CL Space in Ybor City! Admission is $10 only available at the door. There is no reserved seating. See www.osomdojazz.com for more info.
Ongoing Recording Arts Program with Boys & Girls Club students at the Royal Theater
This is a educational collaboration with EMIT, the Boys & Girls Club and the MIRA program at St. Petersburg College.
Pro Tools is the industry standard for professional recording. This program is supported by the Pinellas Community Foundation.