Jason Marsalis & The 21st Century Trad Band, Nate Najar, Harry Allen, Wycliffe Gordon And More at Suncoast Jazz Classic Festival

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Sun, November 24, 2019
12:00 pm

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Musicians

Nate Najar
Nate Najar

guitar, acoustic

Harry Allen
Harry Allen

saxophone

Molly Ryan
Molly Ryan

vocalist

Matt Home
Matt Home

drums

About

This year marks the 29th anniversary of the Suncoast Jazz Festival, which takes place every November on the travel-award-winning Clearwater Beach.

In its early years, the festival featured bands and musicians with a focus on early jazz, but more recently, working with acclaimed guitarist Nate Najar, has expanded its line-up from traditional jazz to include swing, big band, zydeco, Cajun, and some rockabilly. This year, the Jason Marsalis & the 21st Century Trad Band will headline the festival.

Festival Director Joan Dragon explains, “We are looking to preserve the tradition of jazz, never abandoning its early roots, but becoming inclusive of more contemporary stylings and the audience’s evolving tastes.” ...

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Michael Ricci uploaded this event on May 15, 2019

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