October 26 2014 Jazz Jam
MARK YOUR CALENDARS & DOUBLE YOUR FUN!
October 26th is the date for the University of North Florida Jazz Band, under the direction of Dr. Marc Dickman, to perform in St Augustine at the SAJS Jam. If you have yet to see these talented young musicians perform, you can't miss this. Bring some friends. Where else can you go for $5 (members) and $7 (non-members) admission to hear a live jazz band, order some food, have a few drinks, and dance your heart away!
Double Your Fun!
This month, we're having a Halloween Theme. Costumes (optional) and Masks are welcome, topped off with prizes for the best costume and mask.
2-5 P.M. at 301 Royal St. Augustine Rd., just off SR 16, in the clubhouse. As always, our house band will also perform (read about them on our Musicians/Vocalists page), along with 50-50 Raffle. Proceeds go to our Scholarship Fund. See You There!!!
To all our SAJS members, (and friends) who attend Panama Hatties on Thursdays, we have a new venue to announce:
Alternating every other Thursday will be The Boston Connection (beginning October 2nd), and E.T. Swing's The Thing (beginning October 9th).
As ususal, the time will be the same: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
This year will mark Gil Surrette's Boston Connection with his 15th year at Panama Hatties! If you missed last week, you can see Gil's band perform on October 16th and 30th.
E.T. Swing's The Thing led by Eddie Trester will feature James Whitfield playing the sax and Lori Gil on vocals along with Lee Quick on keyboard and Ted Tedesco on the upright bass. His band dates at this location will be October 9th and 23rd.
Watch the "Musicians Schedule" on the panel to the right for updates on exact dates and locations for all our musicians.
MONTHLY JAZZ JAMS
October 26 from 2:00 - 5:00 is our next Jazz Jam at the Royal St. Augustine Golf and Country Club located at 301 Royal St. Augustine Rd. off SR 16. This month we will feature our beloved big band from The UNF (University of North Florida) Jazz Band under the direction of Dr, Marc Dickman. These are truly talented musicians and they put on a whale of a show! You won't want to miss this. As always, BRING YOUR FRIENDS! Entrance fee is $5 for members, $7 for non-members. What a low price for 3 hours of great jazz music, dining, dancing, and of course, a little "imbibing". (Food & drink are extra. ).
Our Musicians/Vocalists page will have quite a few updates within the next few weeks. Watch for exciting and interesting mini-biographies on our favorite locals. Scroll down to see all your talented friends.
The SAJS is holding an election to fill three Board of Director positions. Five nominations have been submitted and will appear on the SAJS 2015 Ballots which have been mailed out within the past few days to current members. These MUST be returned in the envelopes provided inside along with the ballot. They must be sealed before you mail them. Return them no later than October 31st. The ballots will be opened and counted at our November 3rd meeting at 7:00 at St. Augustine City Hall. WE NEED YOUR ATTENDANCE AT THESE FUTURE MONTHLY MEETINGS.
WATCH FOR PICTURES
Photographs will be uploaded within a few days to our Photo Gallery page from last month's Jazz Jam. Check out that page to see if you're in some of the pictures! Send your friends a link to the web page and share in the fun.
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