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Time Out for Jazz, Dec. 12-18

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Rodney Rojas. (Courtesy photo)

SARASOTA

JAZZ AT TWO: Rodney Rojas, Dec. 13 / Valerie Gillespie Ensemble, Dec. 20 / Dan Miller Quartet, Dec. 27. All 2-4 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road. 366-1552; jazzclubsarasota.org

TOMMY GOODMAN TRIO: 7:30-9 p.m. Dec. 13. Burns Court Café, 401 S. Pineapple Ave. 312-6633

NATE NAJAR’S JAZZ HOLIDAY WITH HARRY ALLEN: 8 p.m. Dec. 13. Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way. southcountyjazz.org

J RYAN’S ON THE GRILL: Vocalist/flutist Shelly Torman, 6-9 p.m. every Sat. / Jazz Brunch with Keith and Nancy Carman, noon-3 p.m. every Sun. 8389 S. Tamiami Trail. 923-3200; jryans.com

OCEAN BLUES: Oceans Eleven Big Band, 7 p.m. every Sat. / Sessions: The Monday Night Jazz Jam, 8 p.m. every Mon. 1936 Hillview St. 366-3010; oceanblues.net

DEBBIE KEETON JAZZ QUARTET: 7-10 p.m. every Sun. Mattison’s City Grille, 1 N. Lemon Ave. 330-0440; mattisons.com

AL HIXON JAZZ JAM: 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Mon. 15 South Ristorante, 15 Boulevard of the Presidents. 388-1555

JAZZ NIGHT AT KAZU’S 2.0: 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Tues. Featuring Keven Aland on violin, J.P. Coley on upright bass and Kazu on keyboards. 6566 Gateway Ave. 922-5459; kazus2srq.com

DARWIN’S ON 4TH: The Michael Ross Trio, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 18. 1525 4th St. 343-2165; DarwinsOn4th.com

MANATEE

JAZZ BRUNCH WITH KOKO RAY: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every Sun. Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. 778-0444; sandbar.groupersandwich.com

VENICE

THE LEW DELGATTO QUARTET: 2-4 p.m. Dec. 12. Venice Art Center, 390 Nokomis Ave. S. southcountyjazz.org

JAZZ IZ IT: 6-9 p.m. every Thurs. Deborah Opie (vocals), Mike Parmelee (keyboard), Ernie Williford (bass) and Randy Opela (drums). Allegro Bistro, 1740 E. Venice Ave. Reservations: 484-1889

SOPHISTICATED SWING BIG BAND DANCE: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Fri. Venice American Legion Post 159, 1770 E. Venice Ave. $5. 926-1577

LET’S DO IT WITH AL PIERCE AND HIS FRIENDS: 1-3 p.m. every Fri. Catlin Friendship Center, 2350 Scenic Drive. Music for dancing.

DIANE ROSTAD: 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 14.3 Sisters Tea, 225 Miami Ave. Reservations: 882-4520

“KLEZMANIA ON THE GULF": 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Sat. Klezmer & Jazz, with instrumental sit-ins welcome by invitation. Allegro Bistro, 1740 E. Venice Ave. Reservations: 484-1889; KlezMania.com

ENGLEWOOD

LATIN RENDEZVOUS: 2-4 p.m. Dec. 13. Englewood Art Center, 350 S. McCall Road. $5 for South County Jazz Club members, $10 nonmembers. southcountyjazz.org

CHARLOTTE

JD’S BISTRO AND GRILLE: The Patricia Dean Trio, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Thurs. / The Danny Sinoff Trio, 7-10 p.m. every Fri. and 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Tues. / The Kitt Moran Trio, 7-10 p.m. every Sat. and 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Wed. 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 255-0944; jdsbistroandgrille.com

FRED CAPITELLI’S INGROOV QUARTET JAZZ MASS: 6:30-8 p.m. every Sun. Hope Lutheran Church, 14200 Hopewell Ave., Port Charlotte. 697-2345

Last modified: December 23, 2013
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