Central Florida Jazz Society April 2006 October 2005 his BM, and MM degrees in Jazz One MOre TiMe: Studies at Mason Gross School of The Arts, Rutgers University. Jeff Our AnnuAl enjoys a career as a freelance tenor uCF COnCerT saxophonist, composer, and arranger as well. Rupert directs the UCF Jazz Ensemble, the jazz sextet, and jazz quintet. In the past two years the Jazz The UCF Big Band is one of Ensemble has performed with Marvin the premiere performing ensembles Stamm, Arturo Sandoval, Michael in the UCF Music Phillip Mossman, Department. It Ralph Bowen, and has appeared at Bob Berg. Other the Montreux, courses in jazz What is Jazz Appreciation and the North Sea studies include Jazz Month? Jazz Festivals. This Theory 1, and 2, The concept is simple: designate one group of 5 saxes, 8 Jazz improvisation month for an annual public spotlight on brass, and 4 rhythm 1, and 2, and the jazz. Jazz Appreciation Month (or JAM) is members performs Evolution of Jazz. intended to draw public attention to the traditional big band As a composer glories of jazz as both an historical and a repertoire as well as and arranger Jeff living treasure. The idea is to encourage Rupert is in high demand. In October musicians, concert halls, schools,colleges, new works for jazz orchestra. museums, libraries, and public Past guest artists include Randy of 96, David Baker of the Smithsonian broadcasters to offer special programs on Brecker, Bob Berg, Arturo Sandoval, Jazz Masterworks Orchestra jazz every April. James Moody, Nick Brignola, Harry commissioned Jeff to compose, and Allen, Rodney Holmes, Terry arrange for his jazz band. Jeff has What are the purposes of Jazz Gibbs, Marvin Stamm, and Eric been called to write and arrange for Appreciation Month? Alexander. Jeff Rupert heads Jazz Bob Berg, Michael Mossman, the To draw greater public attention to the Studies in the music department at John Colliani Big Band, the Indiana extraordinary heritage and history of the University of Central Florida, University jazz band, and the Rutgers jazz and its importance as an American and teaches saxophone. He earned University big band. Jeff’s work as cultural heritage. In addition, JAM is See “UCF”, pg. 4 See “JAM”, pg. 4 nday in Upcoming Concerts Fourth Su aster!! e to E Apr. 23 - UCF Jazz Band w/ Jeff Rupert April du May 21 - Danny Jordan Jun 11 - Lenny Wilson Quartet featuring Jymie Charles 2-5pm at the Moose Lodge, 5001 N. Orange Blossom Tr. (just north of Lee Rd.), Orlando Suggested donations: Members - $6, Non-members - $10, College ID - $3, Thru High School - Free Doors Open at 1 pm Food available from 1pm. For more information call 407•539•CFJS(2357) President’s Welcome New Members! Message Mr. & Mrs. Willard Johnson, Jr. Sandra & Jan Denijs Marie Martin Johnson by Eddie Betros Welcome Back! Teri Holt Irene and Walter Veit Again, we had a smashing, successful concert by Laura’s Group; with Michael Kramer on keyboard, Ben Kramer on Bass, Jeff Rupert on Sax and Barry Smith thanked us publicly about keeping Jazz alive in the community. We are expecting good on Drums. What a combination--the things now that the dialogue has progressed with both of us. I told him we will help in beautiful voice and styling of Laura any way we can, and he said vice versa. blended with those fine musicians. We here in Central Florida are very fortunate Also, I attended Alan’s Jazz Jam last Sunday. It was great; musicians and singers to have such great players. To me, it rivals sitting in, especially “Little Satch” doing his takeoff on Louie Armstrong. Thank you many of the musicians I used to hear in Alan for all the help you have given to our society. New York City in the 50’s, like Cozy Cole, Communication and reciprocation are most necessary to achieve keeping Jazz alive. Sol Yaged, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Attending other functions and clubs will return to us two-fold. When you do, let them Mulligan and Errol Garner. know you are there from the CFJS. The first set warmed up the audience We are starting a new thing at the concerts. We plan to have silent auctions with the band playing “How about you” on items donated by members. There will be opening bids for the articles. If you are featuring Jeff and Barry. Then Laura hit downsizing and have a very special jazz related item, we’d appreciate the donation. It all us with “It’s Wonderful”. She’s back and goes to the scholarship program. better than ever. Then Michael and Ben Remember, due to Easter, the UCF concert will be on the 4th Sunday of April, did a great job on “Just in time”. “Day JAZZ IS ALIVE AND KICKING. by day” in a Bossa Nova beat got the audience clapping and grooving. Then, they finished with my favorite song, April 2006 Vol. 9 No. 4 “Stardust” again featuring Michael and The ‘Blue Notes’ is a monthly Ben. This was the first song I learned to publication of the Central CFJS OFFICERS play on my Coronet when I was a kid. Florida Jazz Society, P.O. Box Executive Committee Boy, did it bring back memories. 540133, Orlando FL 32854 President ................................... Eddie Betros The second set started with “Taking 407-539-2357 1st V President................. Marge Ann Coxey 2nd V President ............... Sonja Marchesano THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED a chance on love” and “My Funny IN THE ‘BLUE NOTES’ ARE Valentine”. Laura said she was singing THOSE OF THE WRITERS Recording Secretary ............. Linda Ingelhart “My Funny Valentine” for Bess Doggett AND DO NOT NECESSARILY Corresponding Sec ..............Karen Weinberg REPRESENT THE VIEWS OF who is a loyal and long time member THE CFJS Treasurer ....................................Jean Fuqua of our society. Jeff and Michael did a rendition of “Just Friends” and Laura sang Blue Notes Designed by Board of Directors “Autumn in New York” next. We were Karen Weinberg, MODesign, Bob Esterberg Flora Jo Taylor then surprised and delighted when Laura firstname.lastname@example.org Louis Shader Moe E. Lowe asked Carol Stein to sit in. She certainly ONLY MEMBERS AND Howard Gold Barbara Gold is an entertainers entertainer and joined GUESTS ARE ALLOWED Tim Norton Joan Jordan IN THE MOOSE LODGE. with Ben and Barry on “Lady Be Good”. CFJS MEMBERS ATTEND AS Delores Neville John Neville SPECIAL GUESTS OF MOOSE Armand Marchesano The third set featured all on “I’m glad there is you”, “You make me feel so MEMBERS EDDIE BETROS, CFJS PATRONS Richard & Annette Manganel MARGE ANNE COXEY AND young”, “I want to be around” and then JOAN JORDAN. finished with “Easy to love.” Col. Edward & Phyllis Tolfa “Whew”, what a day. There was a If you have information Patricia F. Wolfe Polly Anna Woodward standing ovation was given to Laura and or a contribution for the Mildred Bowman Dr. Allen & Flora Jo Taylor her group. They will all be back. Blue Notes submit them Dan & Simone Hupert Chatlos Foundation online to cfjsjazz@excite. I attended the Jazz concert at Rollins com or in typed format LIFETIME MEMBERS College recently. They are having a for consideration to: Evelyn McGee Stone Alyce Francis series of Jazz concerts this year. It was Karen Weinberg, Jack & Lorraine Simpson Karen Weinberg a wonderful evening. Chuck Archard, P.O. Box 68, Mary & Roger Uithoven Ellie Lawson director of Jazz at Rollins was appreciative Winter Park FL 32790. Sigrid & Louis Shader of CFJS members attending. He also Nichols, and Joel Greenblatt, violinist/ Harris will begin, at 8:20pm. Sunday’s saxophonist Joe D’Andrea, with Roy schedule will also begin at 2pm with Durso on harmonica. Dena Taylor and young pianist Antonio Madruga, the Rhonda Patrick continue to sing, if they Christian Tamburr Quartet, Bill Allred’s can make it. The basic trio of Mark Classic Jazz Band. The final set will begin by Jack Simpson Houbrock, John Fitzgerald, and Dave at 7:15pm featuring Michael Andrew and Dunscombe, welcome all musicians and Swingerhead. Welcome to April! It’s Jazz listeners alike. Tickets are $45 for each day, and Appreciation Month, and things are Other jazz sounds are heard in may be obtained by calling (321)783- swingin’ on the Space Coast! As you Cocoa on Saturday evenings, 7.30pm 4559 or 1-(800)-930-0089. There’s more may know, I’m at the age where I can to 12.30am at Murdock’s Village Bistro. info at www.Cocoabeachjazzfest.com remember many events which occurred Played by two different groups on Radio WUCF-FM is a co-sponsor of this in the 1930’s. Not the 20’s mind you, but alternate weekends, April 8 and 22, festival. (407)823-0089. I do know that when the Mills Brothers will have “Groovin’ with Reuben”, first recorded a couple of songs, I was five Reuben Israel, Dan Latt, John Fitzgerald, Reprinted by permission of Florida Today years old. It was 1929, and in 1932 Duke and Nick Cherico. April 15 and 29, Jack Simpson’s Jazz on the Beach is heard on WFIT-FM, 89.5 in Melbourne on Thursdays, Ellington’s Orchestra recorded “Diga Murdock’s will feature singer Len 7pm to 10pm and in Orlando on Saturdays on Diga Doo” with them. They performed Fallen and Quintet, Rich Abrahams, Al WUCF-FM, 89.9 from 10am to 2pm. in New York theatres, clubs,and on the Stevens, and Carey Horn. There is no Jack also does “A Moment in Jazz” every week- radio,later being featured in Hollywood music charge. Call (321)633-0600. day morning at 7:30am on WUCF. films. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz WFIT’s Free Twilight Jazz Jams states “The quartet was one of the first continue Sunday April 16 , 3 to 6pm Tune in for the best jazz in vocal groups to achieve great commercial at Palm Bay’s Goode Park, with Carl town. Jazz all day. success, and among the earliest African Hendrix, Stan Soloko, and Rich Hall. American ensembles to attract an Call (321)674-8950. WUCF-FM 89.9 Web page wucf.ucf.edu international following”. I remember, The Cocoa Beach Jazz Festival will in England, the Mills Brothers were big begin at Heidi’s Jazz Club with a VIP names on radio and in the movies.They Kickoff Party, the evening of Friday April had huge hit records, between 1935 and 21 at 8:30pm. Music charge $50. Call 1947. Remember “Paper Doll”, “Glow (321)783-4559 Worm” or “Yellow Bird”? John Mills, The Festival will continue at the who performed with his Father, Donald, DoubleTree Hotel in Cocoa Beach at the last surviving member of the original 2pm Saturday April 22, and 2pm Sunday Brothers, is in the present group. The April 23. Saturdays schedule starting at Mills Brothers will be at Heidi’s Jazz Club 2pm includes the Cook Trio, (Django in Cocoa Beach at 8:30pm on Friday Reinhardt music), the Abraham Baldwin and Saturday, April 7 and 8. Music College Jazz Ensemble and Choir, charge $39. Call (321)783-4559. Musical Saxophonist Jesse Jones Jr., singer Annie Call in line: memories! They’re great! Sellick, and closing the day. singer Allan 407-823-3689 I’m happy to say that Friday jazz in the Cocoa Village Gazebo is still going strong. From 11:30am to 1:30pm every week, those free concerts have been presented by some of the Village Merchants for the last twelve years. A word of thanks is due them, and 303 E. Altamonte Dr., #1225, now to the Island Music Company, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 April 1-30, 2006 Artist Reception April 27, 6-8:30 the Sonoma Wine Company, musician LIFE IS A PICTURE-featuring John Neubauer. John has traveled widely and his show depicts some Mark Shepherd, and an anonymous of his work throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean. donor in Cocoa Beach, all of whom A Fund-raiser for the Hospice of the Comforter & “Meet the Artist” wine / cheese / jazz reception were ready and willing to pay newly featuring the Bernie Lee Quartet will be April 27, 6 to 8 pm. Open to the public. Admission is free. John will be donating a portion of all art work purchased that evening to the Hospice of the Comforter. imposed fees, to keep the music going. Raffle tickets will be sold at Steinway Piano Galleries and Hospice of the Comforter for a deluxe Recent sessions have seen additional digital piano valued at $3995.00 and a $600 gift certificate from Baer’s Furniture. musicians “sitting in”, such as flutist Drawings for both items will be at 8:30 pm. John Neubauer and Bettye Reagan will be donating a David Wills, trombonists Marty painting to auction. We will have drawings for door prizes provided by Barney’s Coffee, Artizan Image Center, Jason’s Deli, Ledo’s Pizza and Season’s 52. “UCF” con’t from pg. 1 “JAM” con’t from pg. 1 Down Beat’s Jazz 101 - an arranger can also be heard on the intended to stimulate the current jazz A Guide to the Music New York band, The Fins release, scene and encourage people of all ages to “Blues Print”. Jeff is an extremely participate in jazz—to study the music, Post-Bop active recording artist, and freelance saxophonist. Jeff is a featured soloist attend concerts, listen to jazz on radio and recordings, read books about jazz, and support institutional jazz programs. on Benny Carter’s Grammy Award by John Ephland winning album, “Harlem Renaissance” Why is it needed? (Music Masters), and Mel Torme’s, Many people do not fully appreciate the The post-bop period covered joys, power, and glories of jazz. JAM is an “The Great American Songbook” music performed by jazz musicians who effort by those who are passionate about (Telarc). Jeff has performed on major continued in the bebop mold but who jazz to share it with those who are not jazz festivals with Milt Hinton, Kenny as familiar with it. JAM will encourage shied away from the experiments of free Drew Jr., Derek Smith, Butch Miles, people to take jazz more seriously as a vital jazz, which developed during the same Harold Danko, Ira Sullivan, Sam part of America’s cultural patrimony and period of the 1960s. Also referred to as Rivers, and Ralph Bowen, Jeff was the as a great gift to the world, as well as to hard-bop, this form took the rhythms, featured soloist at the 1997 Fullerton have fun with it. ensemble structure and energy of bebop College Jazz Festival, in Southern and combined the added horn, similar California. Rupert toured Europe the ACTIVITIES IN FLORIDA: playlists and continued to use Latin ele- summer of 1997 with Venezuelan ments. What made this post-bop music April 2-9 – Sarasota. The Sarasota Jazz singer Biella Da Costa, (voted different was the added use of funk, Festival offers such events like concerts Venezuela’s top female vocalist, 1997). groove or soul, tailored as it was for the and film screenings during the weeklong The tour included the Montreux Jazz changing times, as pop music was in its celebration of jazz. Kicking off the festival Festival, as well as performances in ascendancy. with a tribute to New Orleans, The Dukes Spain, France, Germany, Holland, of Dixieland will perform alongside such Artists such as saxophonist Hank Switzerland, and Belgium. Jeff continues musical guests like the Duke Ellington Mobley, pianist Horace Silver, drummer to tour, with frequent performances in Orchestra, Chick Corea, and Dick Hyman Art Blakey and trumpeter Lee Morgan New York. Jeff leads his own quartet, and his All-stars. For more information, actually started this music during the with Kenny Drew Jr. visit http://www.jazzclubsarasota.com/. mid ‘50s, and helped usher in what is now the predominant form of jazz. With simpler melodies and a more soulful beat, the listener could hear traces of Don’t forget to check out our website: gospel and r&b mixed in. To some extent, this style met with some refine- ment during the ‘60s as compositional elements were added to create new textures. Saxophonist Joe Henderson, centralfloridajazzsociety.com pianist McCoy Tyner and even such stalwart beboppers as Dizzy Gillespie made music that was both hummable and interesting harmonically. CFJS MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION One of the most significant compos- One Year Fees Name________________________________ ers to emerge during this period was sax- __Individual.......... $25 Address_______________________________ ophonist Wayne Shorter. Shorter, who __Couple .............. $40 _____________________________________ came up through the ranks with Blakey, __Newsletter ......... $15 City_________________________________ recorded a string of strong albums under __Patron ............... $75 St, Zip_______________________________ his own name during the 1960s. Along __College St. ........ $15 Phone_______________________________ with keyboardist Herbie Hancock, __Other Sponsorship levels Date________________________________ Shorter helped Miles Davis’ ‘60s quintet (a more experimental version of Davis’ available, Call for info. highly influential ‘50s post-bop group __Renewal Send to: with John Coltrane) become one of the __This is a gift for ____________________ CFJS Treasurer most significant groups in jazz history. Send to this address P.O Box 540133 ___________________________________ Orlando, FL 32854 April 6-9 HOW TO C – Jacksonville. The CELEBRATE JAM City of Jacksonville presents the • Attend a concert by row’s orner your local high school or Jacksonville Jazz college jazz band. Festival held at the • Listen to a jazz CD Ritz Theatre and that is new to you. by Bill Crow LaVilla Museum. For Try to stretch your more information, visit http://www.coj. ears.If you need some guidance,consult The JOE VENUTI net/default.htm Penguin Guide to Jazz Barry Ulanov told a Venuti story: April 16 – Palm on CD,by Richard Cook Joe, a first-rate golfer, was a natural Bay. The Palm Bay and Brian Morton,or Tom companion for Bing [Crosby], off and on High School Jazz Piazza’s Guide to Classic the golf course. When his luck was bad, Band will perform Recorded Jazz. he let loose the largest string of Italian in Goode Park as • Read a good book on curses ever heard west of Sicily. One part of an outreach jazz. particularly luckless afternoon, after program from 3-6 • Find a new jazz Web finding that the curses didn’t relieve his pm. The event site. injured pride, Joe took the club he was is open to the • Listen to a radio using, broke it over his knee, and tossed public. For more station that plays genuine it into a water hole. The caddy laughed. information, contact jazz. Joe followed the first club with all the email@example.com. • Go to “This Date in rest and tossed in his golf bag too. The Jazz History”(at www. April 21-22 caddy bent over with laughter. Joe bent SmithsonianJazz.org),pick – Destin. The over, too, grabbed the kid by the middle, an anniversary,and find 2006 Seabreeze and threw him into the water. Bing, who some music by that Jazz Festival will was with him, couldn’t stop laughing musician to explore. be held at the Seascape Resort. A either, so Joe grabbed him, and in he • Pay a pilgrimage to your favorite jazz collaboration of artists include Joyce went, too. [W.C. Fields used this bit in city, to a jazz museum, or to a Cooling, Brian Culbertson, and Bona one of his movies. Ed.] musician’s birthplace or gravesite. Fide. For more information, visit www. • View Satchmo,Jazz on a Summer’s Arnold Brilhart worked with Venuti seabreezejazzfestival.com/. Day,Straight No Chaser,or another at the Pennsylvania Hotel on the Roger April 22-23 – Cocoa Beach. Heidi’s jazz documentary or performance video. Wolfe Kahn band. Arnold and several Jazz Club presents an evening of jazz at • Listen to the jazz offerings on the other musicians started making paper the Cocoa Beach Jazz Fest. Some artists radio,or find your local NPR station airplanes during intermissions. Venuti include: The Cook Trio, Allan Harris, (www.npr.jazz.org). topped them by constructing one about Jesse Jones Jr., and Sonny LaRosa. For • Log onto a distant jazz radio station on ten feet long, out of cardboard. He got more information, visit http://www. the Web.For example,KKJZ three waiters and a busboy to help him cocoabeachjazzfest.com. (www.kkjz.org),WBGO (www.wbgo. carry it out of the back room, across the org),WDUQ (www.wduq.org), dance floor and out onto a high balcony. April 30 – Kissimmee. From 11:00 a.m. or WWOZ (www.wwoz.org). When they launched the plane, it took a to 7:00 p.m., at Kissimmee’s Lakefront • If you travel in the United States,use screaming dive right into a traffic cop on Park, this jazz concert features local high- The Da Capo Jazz and Blues Seventh Avenue. The furious cop came school artists, regional acts, and much Lover’s Guide to the U.S.,by Christiane up and arrested everyone in the band. more, For more information, visit www. Bird,as your guide to jazz Accordionist Tommy Gumina told this one: kissimmee.org clubs and historical locations in 25 cities. Irving Edelman once played bass for Joe Venuti. Joe drove him nuts with one gag When health insurance seems inadequate, wellness works. he played on him. He started putting a It costs less to stay well than to get well little bag of sand in Irving’s bass every We always make room for your friends & referrals night, and the instrument gradually kept Make the most of your world. We care. getting heavier and heavier. Irving went Top quality herbal and nutritional service. up to Venuti one night and told him he Samual A. Mason, N.M.D. Chiropractic Physician was going to quit, because all that heavy 1421 Maury Rd., Orlando FL Italian food and wine they’d have after Acupuncture Physical Theerapy work each night was getting him so out Propietary Drugs Chiropractic of shape he could barely carry his bass Herbs Homeopathy anymore. Joe finally had to explain the Nutrition gag or lose a bass player. 1r Call for an appointment: 407•841•4581 They accompanied Ken and Terri Lynn on April 15. They’re located near the Jazzin’ Around Town on Elton John’s “Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word,” and Scott Berry singing Orlando airport at 7937 Daetwyler Drive and there’s no cover. Listen to the Jazz “The Girl from Ipanema. Society calendar on WUCF for updated with Lynda Ingelhart Sergei accompanied Ken and Terri information. Lynn with a wonderful duet version of ALTAMONTE CHAPEL. Many During March I was able to enjoy Elton John’s “Your Song.” Then Ken got people missed out on hearing this month’s a few jazz-related goings on in the area, down and funky with “Tell It Like It Is.” performance of Bob Grauso’s 18-piece which I talk about here. Of course, I Scott and Jordan paired up for a very big band Jazz Repertory Orchestra. It was attended the absolutely fabulous Laura New Orleans version of “Let the Good in fine fettle, as they say. Although the Yager Quartet performance at the Jazz Times Roll” followed by Sulliman playing audience was diminutive, the orchestra Society concert, but someone else will a haunting rendition (a violin will do it and the soloists performed as though they report on that. every time) of “Someone to Watch Over had a full house--and let me tell you, UNIVERSITy OF CENTRAL Me” and “My Romance.” Edwin belted the audience’s appreciation was greatly FLORIDA REHEARSAL HALL. out some stunning drum solos on “Just enthusiastic. The evening began with the 10:30 Jazz Look at Me Now,” and Greg, Sulliman The orchestra’s rhythm section Chamber Group, comprised of Nathan and Jordan rocked out on “Sweet Home included Scott Montgomery playing Anderson playing tenor sax, Matt Chicago,” sung by Ken. piano, Moe Lowe playing electric bass and McCarthy playing trumpet, David Brown Jazz jams are held here every Bob Grauso at the drums. The trumpet at the piano, Cole Wheat playing bass Wednesday night and there’s no cover section featured Kenny Moulton on lead, and Kehau Kuhi at the drums. Next came charge. Natura is located on Collegiate Bill Moss, Dave Weber and Danny Shaw. the 9:30 Jazz Chamber Group, consisting Way, off University Blvd., behind The trombone section had Sid Davis on of Quinn LaHiff playing tenor sax, Joe Applebee’s. lead, Dutch Uithoven, Eric Mroczkowksi, Rayhill playing alto sax, Mitch Dunham FISH ON FIRE. The Dr. K and Melissa Johns and Will Rogers playing playing trumpet, Kevin Stever at the Friends group included vocalists Ken and bass. Dave Weaver was lead sax, Doug piano, Michael Murillo playing the bass Terri Lynn Rabac with Sergei Kossenko Reinhard was first tenor, with Kim Speck, and Steve Hoskins at the drums. I thought at the keyboard, Sulliman Tekalli playing Mike Arena, and Kenny Tiderman playing there were some standout performances by electric violin and Edwin Rosado at the baritone rounding out the sax section. Mitch Dunham and Steve Hoskins. drums. They performed many of what Randy and Charlie Morris joined The Jazz Studies Department at UCF I consider to be their standard tunes, in for “After You’ve Gone,” and Terry is headed by Jeff Rupert, who everyone such as “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” Grove sang Moe Lowe’s arrangement of knows. They hold any number of concerts “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” and “Dream “Amazing Grace.” throughout the semester; you can find a Little Dream of Me.” I especially The JRO performs in the Altamonte their performance dates at: www.cas.ucf. enjoyed Terri Lynn’s wonderful rendition Chapel’s main sanctuary on the first edu/music. of the Barbra Streisand tune “We Must Be Thursday of each month from 7-9 p.m., NATURA COFFEE AND TEA. Loving Right.” with a $6 admission. Their address is 825 They were just finishing the equipment There were a number of jammers E. SR 436 in Altamonte Springs. You setup for Dr. K’s Birthday Jam when I sitting in this evening. Notable to me really should come out for a wonderful arrived. I met singer/piano player Scott was Greg Stewart and his alto sax, who evening of big band music. Berry (although he’s a familiar name to gave us some great solos all night long. Until next time, please do your part me from the CFJS Jazz Calendar work Also sitting in were Tom Keel with his to help keep jazz music performance alive: I do). The rhythm section consisted of harmonicas, and Steve Prince and Case support your local musicians every chance Sergei Kossekno playing keyboard, Joe Williams at the drums. you get. One way to find out where they’re Gallucci playing electric guitar and Edwin To my knowledge Fish on Fire hasn’t going to be performing is to listen to the Rosado at the drums. The singers were committed to regular jazz jams, but Central Florida Jazz Society Jazz Calendar Ken and Terri Lynn Rabac. The evening they’re thinking about it, including one that’s broadcast several times a day on started off with Scott Berry sitting in at WUCF 89.9 FM. the keyboard, accompanied by Edwin and Joe playing “Night and Day.” Sergio took over the keyboard and the trio Making travel plans accompanied Ken for “On a Wonderful Day Like Today” and “Who Can I Turn on the internet? To.” Accompanied by Greg Stewart Please go to playing alto sax, Terri Lynn sang her version of the Cass Elliott hit “Dream a farcornerstravel.org Little Dream of Me.” The group was joined by pianist Scott for the best service Montgomery, Sulliman Tekalli with his and competitive electric violin and Jordan Meija with his harmonicas strapped across his chest. prices! Cocoa Beach, Fl-Just announced heard by Heidi Deleuil, of Heidi’s Jazz Club throughout and sponsor of The Cocoa Beach Jazz the club. As Fest 2006-Vocalist Annie Sellick will one guest put perform at the Jazz Fest! Sellick wowed it “She makes the audience at Heidi’s Jazz Club on me happy to her March 17 and 18 appearances. Her hear her and collection of beautifully arranged jazz her singing standards that are sung with unique is total phrasing and timing; never hurrying but dynamic”. knowing how to vary her volume and “How does emphasizing key lyrics had the audience one so young on their feet. Demands for more were have so much knowledge and ability?” She has a natural and dazzling stage presence that is energetic without being over powering. Call for Hear young Annie Sellick at the upcoming Cocoa Beach Jazz Fest 2006. their The VIP kick off party will be April 21st performance at 7:00 pm in Heidi’s Jazz Club. Tickets schedule are $90 and include hors d’oeurves and a special punch prepared by Chef Eddie Deleuil. Saturday the 22nd of April and Sunday the 23rd of April the Jazz Fest takes places at the Doubletree OceanFront Hotel in Cocoa Beach. Start time for the jazz is 2:00 pm. Heidi’s Jazz luminaries such as vocalist Allan Harris, Bill Allred’s Classic Jazz Band, saxophonist Jesse Jones, Jr. and his band, Jazz Club The Cook Trio, piano prodigy Antonio Madruga, Abraham Baldwin College Jazz Ensemble of Tifton, Georgia, The Christian Tamburr Trio, Michael Andrew COME SEE OUR NEWLY REMODELED CLUB! and Swingerhead and now Annie Sellick. Sponsors of the Jazz Fest include The Heidi and Eddie Deleuil announce City of Cocoa Beach, Jazziz Magazine, the Cocoa Beach Jazz Fest 2006, Apr. 21 - 23 Greene International, Brighthouse Networks, Doubletree OceanFront Hotel, WUCF 89.9FM, and the Downstairs Christian Tamburr, May 19 and 20 Gallery. Emcee is jazz icon Jack Simpson. Tuesday: JD Daniel & Friends - 7-11 The VIP Jazz Fest Kick Off party Wednesday: JD Daniel & Friends - 7 - 11 tickets are $90 and general admission Thursday: JD Daniel 5 - 8, Ron Teixeira Trio, 8:30 - 12:30 on Saturday and general admission on Friday: Johnny Bolan & Al Goldenberg 5-8, Ron Teixeira Trio - 8:30-12:30 Sunday is $45. Saturday: Carl Hendrix, 5 - 8, Ron Teixeira Trio - 8:30-12:30 Make your reservations now by Sunday: Jam Session - 7:00-11:00 calling: 1-321-783-4559 or 1-800-930- 7 N. Orlando Ave., Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931 0089. Information is on website: www. cocoabeachjazzfest.com 8/05 heidisjazzclub.com (321)783-4559 firstname.lastname@example.org NONPROFIT ORG US POSTAGE Central Florida Jazz Society PAID ORLANDO FL P.O. Box 540133 • Orlando FL 32854-0133 PERMIT NO 51097 407•539•CFJS(2357) April 2006 Don’t forget to visit our Website: centralfloridajaz zsociet y.com * CHECK THE RENEWAL DATE OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP! UCF into a passion while he was in Jazz programs At John Swana and The UCF Jazz college. local Schools Ensemble, Thursday, April 20; 8:00 PM, Visual Arts Building Swana has performed with well known jazz names as Shirley Auditorium. This concert is part Scott, Stanley Turrentine, Freddie ROLLINS COLLEgE of the guest artist series. ‘John Hubbard, Phil Woods, Eddie The next concert on the Jazz Swana is one of the most exciting ‘Lockjaw’ Davis, Clark Terry, Series is Chick Corea on April 23. trumpeters to arrive for a decade,’ Frank Foster, John Faddis, Slide (Sunday) The price is $30.00. declares Mark gardner, co-author Hampton, J.J. Johnson, and with A jazz faculty recital is on April of Blackwell’s guide to Recorded Charlie Persip as a member of the 11 (Tuesday). This concert is free. Jazz. Joe Sudler Swing Machine, a 16 Both concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Swana took up trumpet at the piece big band based in Philadelphia. The location for both concerts is the age of 11. He was drawn to jazz at Currently, Swana is playing and Tiedtke Concert Hal on the campus the age of 17 after hearing Dizzy touring with the Charles Mingus of Rollins College. gillespie, and the interest developed Big Band. ON THE TOWN Grand Bohemian Lounge - 325 S. Orange Ave., Orlando. Jazz every night! Check OUT OF TOWN their schedule at grandbohemianhotel.com or call 407•313•9000 HeidI’s Jazz Club- Live jazz 6 nights a week. 7 N. Orlando Av, Cocoa Bch. Crowne Plaza Orlando Airport -The Jon Sarta Trio, Tues. 5-8pm. 5555 Hazeltine See page 6 for schedule. 321•783•4559 National Dr., Orl. 4O7•856•1462 Space Coast Jazz Society - Call Don at 321 784-4488 for information. Mark Wayne & Lorna Lambey Duo - Mon - Sat., 8:30 - 12:30. Red Fox Lounge at Normally every Second Sunday, 2-5pm. Mem $5, nonmem. $8. Call for Best Western Mt. Vernon Inn, 110 S. Orlando Av., Winter Park 407•313•9000 directions. 321•784•4488. 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