November 17-19, 2017 Clearwater Beach, FL
Contact Us: 1-727-248-9441

Band 2017 Line Up

Festival Spans Five Venues and Two Hotels

Our festival is completely indoors (except the poolside kick-off activities). The five festival venues span across two fabulous adjacent hotels with Trolley service. Music lasts all day and into the late evening.

One Night Only!

The Central Park Performing Arts Center in partnership with Suncoast Jazz Classic is proud to present:

A separate ticket is required for this performance. Tickets Now on Sale!!! Largo Arts. Tickets range from $29.50-$44.50 depending on seating preferences. You can order tickets from the Largo Arts website, in person at the box office, or call the box office hotline at (727) 587-6793.

Sponsors Last updated: 8/22/17 19:01 EST
High Sierra

High Sierra

California
West Coast trad jazz

SPONSORED BY: Ray Williams, Ruth Gordon, Karin Burgess

Wally's Warehouse Waifs

Wally’s Warehouse Waifs

www.wallysjazz.com
Otis, MI
Trad jazz showband
Chant
"Chant"

SPONSORED BY: Dick & Rosemary Bell, Sig & Cliff Ryan, George & Ellie Nosky

Dave Bennett

Dave Bennett

Quartet
www.davebennett.com
East Coast / West Coast
Celebrating "The Roots of Pop" - with his blazing clarinet.... exuberant swing to early rockabilly.
Honky Tonk Town
"Honky Tonk Town"

SPONSORED BY: Christine Whittemore, Mike & Pidge Weir, Katherine Baumgardner, Rosemary Lyons

Tom Rigney

Tom Rigney

and Flambeau
www.tomrigney.com
San Fransisco, CA
Cajun zydeco & blues

SPONSORED BY: Bev Merrett, Gerald and Helen Hartman, Bertha Hein, Alfred & Connie Howes, Mike and Anne Walke, Linc and Elaine Linscott

CAROLINE DAHL SPONSORED BY: Richard & Dee Beresford

Professor Cunningham and His Old School

Professor Cunningham and His Old School

New York
www.professorcunninghamjazz.com
Exciting sounds of Mardi Gras madness
Cornet Chop Suey

Cornet Chop Suey

www.cornetchopsuey.com
St. Louis, MO
Trad, swing, blues, big production numbers
What A Wonderful World
"What A Wonderful World"

SPONSORED BY: Paul & Jean O'Neill, Susie Williams, Allice Wallace, Gene Ramage, Jennie Sawyer, Overton and Gertie Hall, Reginald and Ann Uzzle, Fred & Orvilla Heck

DAVE TATROW SPONSORED BY: Kathleen Strettar, Lew and Dawn Belccourt

DICK MALEY SPONSORED BY: Woody & Dee Weidemeyer

Danny Sinoff Quintet

Danny Sinoff Quintet

With Patricia Dean, Herb Bruce, Scott Smith & Gabe Wallace

The American Songbook
Central Florida
www.dannysinoffmusic.com
Al Downing Allstars

Al Downing Allstars

with Synia Carroll

SPONSORED BY: Barbara B. Wilks

Bill Allred

Bill Allred

Co-Leader Allred-Vache Florida AllStars

SPONSORED BY: Donald Haynes

Allan Vache

Allan Vache

Co-Leader Allred-Vache Florida AllStars
Central Florida
www.altissimo-music.com

SPONSORED BY: Dennis & Dolores Kauffunger

Johnny Varro

Johnny Varro

Piano Allred-Vache Florida AllStars
Central Florida
www.johnnyvarro.com
Eddie Metz, Jr

Eddie Metz, Jr

Drums Allred-Vache Florida AllStars
Central Florida
www.eddiemetzjr.com
Charlie Silva

Charlie Silva

Bass Allred-Vache Florida AllStars
Davey Jones

Davey Jones

Cornet Allred-Vache Florida AllStars
www.altissimo-music.com/artists/djones
Bob Price

Bob Price

Special Guest
Port Charlotte, FL
Master Banjoist
Click to his "Rhapsody in Blue"

SPONSORED BY: Woody & Dee Weidemeyer

Nate Najar

Nate Najar

Special Guest
www.natenajar.com
Florida
Sidewalks of New York
"Sidewalks of New York"
John Lamb

John Lamb

Special Guest
Tampa, FL

SPONSORED BY: Charles Jacobs, Hank Byars, Woody & Dee Weidemeyer

Mark Feinman

Mark Feinman

Special Guest
Tampa, FL
www.markfeinman.com
Pepper

Pepper

Special Guest
Safety Harbor, FL
Our very own jazz vocalist with her razzle dazzle voice!

SPONSORED BY: Barbara Jacobs, Jacque Byars, Woody & Dee Wediemeyer, Bob & Ardette Isler

Bakey & Betty

Bakey & Betty

Special Guest

SPONSORED BY: Marge Kakara

Dan Howard

Dan Howard

Special Guest
Herb Roselle

Herb Roselle

Special Guest
Betty Comora

Betty Comora

Special Guest

www.bettycomora.com
Sarasota, FL
An eclectic entertainer
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Mike Evans

Special Guest

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Jam Sessions

Jam Sessions

with Dr. Jim Gover

SPONSORED BY: Sheryl Stapleton

Our festival is 100% completely indoors, spanning the ballrooms between the Sand Key Sheraton & Marriott.