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Time Out for Jazz, Feb. 6-12

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Gulf Drive Band headlines the 10th annual AMICCO Jazz Fest. (Courtesy photo)

SARASOTA

THE GOOD TIME GROOVE: 2-4 p.m. every Thurs. Bay Village, 8400 Vamo Road. 966-5611

MIKE MARKAVERICH: Solo piano, 5-8 p.m. every Thurs.-Fri. Caragiulos, 69 S. Palm Ave. 951-0866; caragiulos.com

NOBLEMEN BIG BAND: 5-7 p.m. Feb. 6. Under the direct of Bob Zimmerman. Sahib Shrine Temple, 600 N. Beneva Road. $7. Also: Feb. 20, March 6, 20, April 3, 17, Nov. 6, 20. 355-0455

AL HIXON’S CHANGING QUARTET: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 6. 15 South Ristorante, 15 Blvd. of the Presidents, St. Armands Circle. Reservations: 388-1555

EUPHEMIA HAYE / HAYE LOFT: Debbie Keeton, 7:30-11 p.m. every Thurs. / Gary DeMichele, 7:30-11 p.m. every Fri. / Mike Markaverich, 7:30-11 p.m. every Sat.-Sun. / Eddie Tobin, 7:30-11 p.m. every Mon.-Tues. / Michael Royal, 7:30-11 p.m. every Wed. 5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. 383-3633; euphemiahaye.com

LIVE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ: 8-10 p.m. every Thurs. Longboat Key Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive (Centre Shops). $15. Doors open at 7:30; refreshments available. 383-8811

OCEAN BLUES: The Linda Baker Trio feat. Eddie Tobin, 6 p.m. every Fri. / Ocean’s Eleven Big Band, 7-9 p.m. every Sat. / Sessions: The Monday Night Jazz Jam, 8 p.m. every Mon. 1936 Hillview St. 366-3010; oceanblues.net

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

CAFÉ L’EUROPE: 10 p.m. every Sat. Late Night Jazz feat. the Dynamic Duo (Michael Royal on piano, John Lamb on bass). 431 St. Armands Circle. Reservations: 388-4415

JAZZ CLUB JAM SESSION: 3-5 p.m. every Sun. Core trio of Jerry Eckert, Dave Hubbell and Len Balistreri. Clásico Cafe & Bar, 1341 Main St. $10 (participating musicians, no charge). Reservations: 957-0700

JAZZ AT FIRST CHURCH: 4 p.m. Feb. 9, Terry Myers (clarinet-sax); March 2, Bill Carmichael (sax); April 13, Jeff Lego (trombone). First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave. Free-will offering. 955-0935; firstsrq.com

SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9. Vocalist-flutist Shelly Torman performs at Ophelia’s on the Bay, 9105 Midnight Pass Road, Siesta Key. Reservations: 349-2212

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

BLUE ROOSTER: Ken Loomer Big Band, 7 p.m. Feb. 11. $5.1525 Fourth St. Reservations: 388-7539; blueroostersrq.com

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

MANATEE

10TH ANNUAL AMICCO JAZZ FEST: 3-5 p.m. Feb. 6. Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring St., Anna Maria. Featuring Gulf Drive Band and Koko Ray. Presented by Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 896-3899; amicco.org

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

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 BAND DANCE: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Fri. 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.

“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

JOY OF JAZZ: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 9. Free concert by The Venturas at the gazebo in Centennial Park. Presented by the Jazz Club of Sarasota. jazzclubsarasota.org

ENGLEWOOD

THE TOM CARABASI QUARTET: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 7. Englewood Art Center, 350 S. McCall Road. $5 for South County Jazz Club members, $10 for nonmembers. 379-3345; southcountyjazz.org

CHARLOTTE

INGROOV BIG BAND: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 6. Charlotte County Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron Ave., Port Charlotte. $4. 625-4175

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

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., 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Wed. 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 255-0944; jdsbistroandgrille.com

JEBRY AND FRIENDS / MIKE MARKAVERICH TRIO: 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Charlotte County Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron Ave., Port Charlotte. $20; free for Charlotte County Jazz Society members. 625-4175; ccjazz.org

COMING UP

“LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL: A MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION": 4 p.m. Feb. 16. Trombonist Herb Bruce and the Herbicide Jazz Band present a concert of Dixieland, ragtime, blues, jazz and more at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. $15.371-4974; uusarasota.org/concerts

SUNCOAST JAZZ AMBASSADORS: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Theme: “Latin Romance.” Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3131 61st St. (on Lockwood Ridge Road south of University Parkway), Sarasota. $5 (available in advance). 907-4123; suncoastconcertband.org

JAZZ AT TWO: Skip Conkling, Feb. 21 / John DePaola, March 7 / Henry Ashwood, March 14 / Johnny Varro Duo with Mark Neuenschwander, March 21 / Andre Roy, March 28. All 2-4 p.m. $7 for Jazz Club members, $12 for nonmembers. Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road. 366-1552; jazzclubsarasota.com

34TH ANNUAL SARASOTA JAZZ FESTIVAL: Feb. 23-March 1. Lineup: Alexis Cole, Dick Hyman, Ken Peplowski, The Anderson Brothers, Charlie Bertini Quintet. A free youth clinic at Riverview High School led by festival headliners Charlie Bertini and Jeff Phillips will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 25. The festival, presented by the Jazz Club of Sarasota, is sponsored by The Jazz Cruise and in part by Sarasota County Tourist Development tax revenues. Evening concerts are at 7:30 p.m. at the Players Theatre, 838 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Concert tickets will be available soon at The Players’ box office: 365-2494, at theplayers.org. For updates, group prices, show times and more information: 366-1552; jazzclubsarasota.com

JIM CULLUM JAZZ BAND: 8 p.m. March 15. The Glenridge Performing Arts Center on Palmer Ranch, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota. $30. 552-5325; GPACTIX.com

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