Artist Series Concerts Of Sarasota 19th Annual Fundraising Gala “ALL THAT JAZZ”
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota announces that its annual gala, “All That Jazz,” is Tuesday, February 25, 6 p.m., at Michael’s on East Ballroom, 1212 East Avenue, Sarasota. The event, produced by the Friends, a volunteer organization of Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota, features vocalist Amy Connours, accompanied by pianist Tony Castellano, Jr., saxophonist Franco Marino and drummer Scott Blum, performing smooth interpretations of beloved jazz standards and other works from the Great American Songbook. Bit Risner, the young singer and trumpet player with Jazz Juvenocracy, and dancers from Fuzión Dance Artists will also make an appearance. The event, which is co-chaired by Mary Cook and Karen Iezzi, also includes a live auction helmed by guest auctioneer Michael Klauber. Gala proceeds will benefit the organization’s scholarship and outreach programs. Tickets are $130 and can be purchased online at www.artistseriesconcerts.org or by calling 941-306-1202. For more information about this event or the Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota’s 2013-2014 season, visit www.artistseriesconcerts.org or call 941-306-1202.
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota was formed in 1996 as the Artist Series of Sarasota. The group is a non-profit corporation based in Sarasota, FL, that prides itself on presenting several major national and international varieties of concert, opera, orchestral, Broadway and film performances throughout their season. The majority of the performances are staged at the restored Historic Asolo Theater at The Ringling.