The 2015 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival is scheduled for February 25 - March 1 in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida!   This exciting jazz festival features an 18-piece big band with legendary vocalist Kevin Mahogany, eclectic NYC modern jazz group The Claudia Quintet, killer B-3 grooves from the Shawn Brown Trio, funky New Orleans beats from the James Varnado Funk Band and a post-festival jazz session party at the historic Manhattan Casino.  Take a few minutes to check out our entire festival website!

Would you like to be part of this new Florida jazz tradition?  Contact Director David Manson to talk with him about concerts and sponsorship: emitseries@gmail.com.

Major supporters of the 2015 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival include the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Chamber Music America, St. Petersburg College & EMIT.



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The performance of John Hollenbeck and the Claudia Quintet, presented by EMIT in collaboration with South Florida Composers Alliance, for Subtropics and the Timucua Arts Foundation, is supported by Presenter Consortium for Jazz,  program of Chamber Music America funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.