About Our Upcoming 9th St. Petersburg Jazz Festival!
Thank you all for attending our six events on the 8th annual St. Petersburg Jazz festival! This was our largest attendance to date and it is obvious that jazz is greatly appreciated in St. Petersburg.
The 2017 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival is scheduled February 22-26. We also schedule jazz events year-round through our nonprofit presenter, EMIT. Check out the concert schedule under Ongoing Concerts.
Thanks to our many sponsors for their commitment to jazz! They include the Gobioff Foundation, State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, Feher Law, City of St. Petersburg, Creative Loafing, WUSF-FM, The Zoo Studio, Creative Pinellas, Radiant Culture, HuSonics, F.E. Lykes, St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, EMIT, St. Petersburg College and many jazz lovers who support our programming throughout the year! You are all greatly appreciated.
If you wish to become a sponsor of the 2017 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival, please feel free to contact me and we can discuss the possibilities.
St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
Ongoing Benefit Concerts
The St. Petersburg Jazz Festival through nonprofit EMIT, schedules concerts and workshops year-round. These concerts are a benefit for the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival presented by EMIT: www.emitseries.org . Here is the next concert!
Diego Figueiredo & O Som Do Jazz
Tuesday, September 27 at 7:30 PM
Side Door at the Palladium Theater
Presented by EMIT
"Diego Figueiredo is one of the greatest guitarists I’ve seen in my whole life. The world needs to listen to his music". (George Benson)
"I have seen and played with many wonderful guitar players like Joe Pass or Baden Powell, but no one is like Diego. His ability and swing are unique". (Flora Purim)
Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo is an extraordinary fast-rising star in the jazz world and his superb technique, timing and imagination have made him one of the hottest international names on the scene today. He is only 35, and he has release 23 CDs, 3 DVDs, and he has playing in more than 60 countries around the world. He is winner of several important competitions like Montreal Jazz Competition, VISA Prize and others. A brilliant musician, Diego keeps the traditional essence of Brazilian music and at the same time is extremely virtuosic, modern and innovative. His concerts unite technique and emotion in a fusion of Brazilian music and jazz.
6-piece group O Som Do Jazz features Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson and a crew of exceptional musicians skilled in Brazilian styles and jazz. In the concert, Diego Figueiredo will first perform solo and then join O Som Do Jazz for a very special evening of Brazilian Bossa Nova and samba-jazz at the Side Door!
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15 - http://www.mypalladium.org/box-office/