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Time Out for Jazz, April 10-16

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Giacomo Gates

Giacomo Gates. (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

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

Al Hixon

Al Hixon. (Courtesy photo)

JAZZ AT TWO: 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

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. / Mel Does Bette: A Tribute to Bette Midler - Melanie Massell with the Dan Dembecki Trio, 7:30 p.m. April 15, 22, 29. 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

GIACOMO GATES: 7:30 p.m. April 11. The acclaimed master bebop vocalist returns to Sarasota at Holley Hall in the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N. Tamiami Trail. Gates will be joined by pianist Mac Chrupcala, drummer Patricia Dean and bassist, John Lamb, who performed for more than 10 years with the Duke Ellington Orchestra. $30 general admission; $25 for Jazz Club of Sarasota members. 366-1552; jazzclubsarasota.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

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

GREG NIELSEN’S FOOTNOTE JAZZ BAND: 1-3 p.m. April 13. Selby Gardens, 811 S. Palm Ave. Six-piece traditional jazz band. $19; free for Selby Gardens members and children under 11; $5 for member guests. 366-5731

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 and 5:30 p.m. April 13. Jazz trio of Johnny Moore (drums), Dominic Mancini (bass) and Tommy Goodman (piano), with guest trombonist Jeff Lego. First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave. Free-will offering. 955-0935; firstsrq.com

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

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Marc Mannino. (Courtesy photo)

JAZZ GUITARIST MARC MANNINO: 8 p.m. April 10. The State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) music faculty member will perform with guests artists at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., in Neel Performing Arts Center. $8 ($4 for students and SCF employees). 752-5252; scf.edu

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

MAMMA ONESTI’S: Art Hecker’s Jazz Allstars, 6:30-8:30 every Mon. 6152 14th St. W., Bradenton. 756-8100; mammaonestis.com

VENICE

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. 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

THE DANE HASSAN QUARTET: 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 15. 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

ALLAN VACHE JAZZ QUINTET: 7 p.m. April 14. Charlotte County Cultural Theater, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. $20; free for Charlotte County Jazz Society members. 625-4175, Ext. 221; ccjazz.org

COMING UP

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

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