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Time Out for Jazz, May 1-7

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Michael Royal_01_Photo by Carol LoRicco

Michael Royal. (Photo by Carol LoRicco)

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

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

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

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

PINE VIEW JAZZ BAND: 8 p.m. May 3. Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way. $15 ($10 for GPAC members). 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 ON THE WATER CRUISE: 3-5 p.m. May 4. With the Michael Royal Trio. LeBarge Tropical Cruises, 2 Marina Place. $30 for Jazz Club of Sarasota members; $35 guests. 366-1552; jazzclubsarasota.org

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

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Debbie Keeton. (Courtesy photo)

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

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. May 6. 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

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