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Time Out for Jazz, April 3-9

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Howard Alden & Lenore Raphael

Lenore Raphael and Howard Alden. (Courtesy photo)

SARASOTA

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

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

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

AL HIXON’S JAZZ JAM: 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Thurs. and Mon. 15 South Ristorante, 15 Blvd. of the Presidents, St. Armands. 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

JAZZ AT TWO: Judy Alexander, with Tom Ellison and Hip Pocket, April 4 / Al Hixon and his Underheard Herd, April 11 / Kevin Celebi Quartet, April 25. 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

Tom Ellison

Tom Ellison. (Courtesy photo)

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. / Dan Dembecki Trio, 7:30 p.m. April 8. 1936 Hillview St. 366-3010; oceanblues.net

GIUSEPPE'S RISTORANTE: Lady Jazz, every 6:30-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 1900 Main St., Suite 104. 366-6610; giusepperistorantesrq.com

BURNS COURT CAFE: 7:30-9 p.m. March 28. With the Tommy Goodman Trio. 401 S. Pineapple Ave. 312-6633

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

LENORE RAPHAEL & HOWARD ALDEN: 8 p.m. April 5. Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way. $20. 552-5325; GPACTIX.com

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

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

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

ZITI: Shelly Torman Trio, 6-9 p.m. every Wed. 3501 S. Tamiami Trail (in Southgate Mall). Reservations: 706-1281; zitisarasota.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

MARK MARKAVERICH TRIO: 2-4 p.m. April 3. Venice Art Center, 390 Nokomis Ave. S. $5 for South County Jazz club members, $10 for nonmembers. 379-3345; southcountyjazz.org

THE ROBBIE ROSE TRIO: 6-9 p.m. every Thurs. Wave Grill at Ramada Inn, 425 U.S. 41 Bypass N. 308-7700

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

IN THE MOOD: 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 8. Tommy Goodman (keyboard), Jack Fanning (vibes), Dominic Mancini (bass), Dane Hassan (drums). Allegro Bistro, 1740 E. Venice Ave. Reservations: 484-1889

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., 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

COMING UP

JAZZ AT FIRST CHURCH: Jazz trio of Johnny Moore (drums), Dominic Mancini (bass) and Tommy Goodman (piano), with guest trombonist Jeff Lego, April 13. First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota. Free-will offering. 955-0935; firstsrq.com

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