Jazz on the Quad
Friday, October 1
Enjoy a free concert of Latin Jazz on the quad at St. Petersburg College on Friday, October 1 from 6 - 8:30 PM.
Bring your blankets or lawn chairs to the quad inside the campus to hear the MJR Latin Project led my Mauricio Rodriguez opening the concert at 6 PM. Brazilian group O Som Do Jazz is second on the program. It's a free concert in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month presented by the St. Petersburg College Student Life, Arts Humanities & Design, EMIT and Florida Arts & Culture.
Subtropics Festival in Miami
EMIT's ensemble Erg travels to Miami for concerts at the Deering Estate. For mor info see https://subtropics.org/ST25/
Past Events -
Sunday, August 15 at 7:30 PM
The Duane Eubanks “Things of that Particular Nature” 2021 Southeast Tour
Duane Eubanks is an extraordinary musical talent and he possess unique virtuoso skill and brilliance as a trumpeter,composer and band leader. His quintet’s onstage presentation is a straight-ahead post-bop style jazz presentation reminiscent in delivery of Miles Davis and Lee Morgan with a modern progressive emphasis and vibe. Duane was born into a family of musically gifted talent. Duane has performed everywhere from the Hollywood Bowl to Carnegie Hall to the Kennedy Center, in addition to touring throughout Europe and Japan. He is a member of Dave Holland’s two-time Grammy Award winning big band and the late Mulgrew Miller's band, Wingspan. His mother, pianist Vera Eubanks was Kenny Barron’s first piano teacher and a professional church pianist; his brothers, renowned trombonist, Robin Eubanks and guitarist, Kevin Eubanks, former bandleader of the “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”; as well as his uncle, legendary pianist Ray Bryant all contributed to his early music education.
Featuring: Duane Eubanks – Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Abraham Burton – Tenor Sax, David Bryant – Piano, Dezron Douglas – Bass & Eric McPherson – Drums. Admission is $25 available at www.mypalladium.org
Latin Jazz Fest – July 9-11
3 Evenings of Great Latin Jazz in St. Pete!
Friday, July 9 at 7:30 PM
MJR Latin Project & Friends
This concert highlights original, new Cuban contemporary music and Latin jazz favorites from their upcoming CD release "Luz" produced by composers Mauricio J. Rodriguez and Vicente Viloria. Joining this performance will be Zachary Bornheimer - saxophone, John W. Richardson - piano, Andy Forner - drums, Sergio Gala - percussion and Mauricio Rodriguez - bass. Special guests include Richie Viruet on trumpet, Renesito Avich on Cuban tres and guitar and Orlando “Landy” Mosqueda, on percussion and piano.
Saturday, July 10 at 7:30 PM
Gumbi Ortiz & New Groove City