Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Blue Tuesdays at Boston's on the Beach in Delray - The Blues Break You Have Been Looking For

Blue Tuesdays -
Bringing the music of the
world's festival stages
to Delray Beach!

40 South Ocean Blvd. 
Delray Beach, FL 33483 
(561)278-3364  www.bostonsonthebeach.com
NO COVER CHARGE!
Every Tuesday, from 8:30pm to 11:30pm, 

Boston’s on the Beach presents its weekly 
Blue Tuesdays series, hosted by Famous Frank, 
with an incredible line up of award-winning blues stars. 

APR 3: John Nemeth 
and The Blue Dreamers

APR 10: Jeff Jensen Band

APR 17: Jeff Prine Group

APR 24: Doug Deming 
and The Jewel Tones

MAY 1: JP Soars Gypsy Blue Revue

MAY 8: Frank Bang 
and The Cook County Kings

MAY 15: Bobby Messano

MAY 22: Albert Castiglia

Incredible music ~ Friends
Excellent menu ~ No cover
Drink specials ~ Super servers
COME GET SOME! THEY ARE ALL HERE. 

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Blue Tuesdays’ performances on the Boston’s stage are from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., every Tuesday evening. No cover. For more information on Blue Tuesdays performances, please visit us online at bostonsonthebeach.com/bluetuesdays .

About Boston’s on the Beach 
Located in Delray Beach, Fla., Boston’s on the Beach has been a premier sports bar, entertainment venue, and restaurant for the past 35 years. As South Florida’s official home for New England sports and your hometown teams, the inviting interior features a comfortable atmosphere with more than 30 TVs. Countless bands for all musical tastes love to play Boston’s. Featuring the most renowned musical artists in the area, this entertainment hot spot’s weekly lineup includes reggae, rock, blues, jazz, funk, and country. You can count on catching fantastic, talented performers “rockin’ the house” every night, giving the evening an exciting vibe all its own. With breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the ideal setting to enjoy casual dining, Boston’s is the place to go.

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Miami Jazz Cooperative - IRA SULLIVAN'S 87th Birthday Celebration SOLD OUT!

Where the Jazz Community Meets & Plays!

First, a small request:
Like the Miami Jazz Cooperative Facebook page.

The MJC MONDAY JAZZ  is 
South Florida's finest weekly jazz event, 
with great musicians every week, a great 
piano, a great sound system, and 
a great audience.
Every Monday, 8pm. $10 Door Donation. 
Free for MJC members and students with ID.

2325 Galiano Street
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Monday, April 2, 2018
JAZZ VOCAL SHOWCASE
Featuring Marva Lewis, 
Ashley Pezzotti, and Melinda Rodriguez
FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

Monday, April 9, 2018
UM Frost Studio Jazz Band

Monday, April 16, 2018
JOHN HART 
CD Release Event
Featuring Adam Scone 
on the Hammond B3 Organ

Monday, April 23, 2018
MARTIN BEJERANO Presents: 
Cuban American

Monday, April 30, 2018
 MJC Celebrates 
IRA SULLIVAN'S 87th Birthday!

 



South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
BLACK BOX THEATER
10950 SW 211th Street
Cutler Bay, FL 33189
www.smdcac.org (786)573-5300

Beginning January 10, 2018, MJC will be presenting seven
alternating Wednesdays of great jazz at the Black Box
Theater of the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.

SERIES FINALE CONCERT!
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 ~ 8pm
TICKETS
ALTO MADNESS III - 
JOE DONATO and JESSE JONES, JR.
Bring your ticket from any of the final Miami Jazz Cooperative South-Dade Wednesdays and receive one free general admission (space available) to MJC Monday JAZZ at the Open Stage Club (valid through April 23rd, 2018).




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Friday, April 20, 2018

Brian Culbertson to Bring COLOR OF LOVE Tour to Plaza Live in Orlando May 3, 2018

Concert tour bringing “Colors of Love”
to life in a vivid theatrical production, 
incorporating video elements in a major way.
JAZZ • FUNK • R&B   |   ARTIST • PRODUCER
Thursday, May 3, 2018 ~ 8pm
BRIAN CULBERTSON 
COLORS OF LOVE TOUR
at
425 North Bumby Avenue
Orlando, FL  32803


Brian Culbertson is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer known for his distinct brand of genre-crossing contemporary jazz, R&B and funk. Mining the urban sounds of musically-rich Chicago, he began his musical studies on piano at age eight and quickly picked up several other instruments by the time he was twelve, including drums, trombone, bass and euphonium. Inspired by the iconic R&B-jazz-pop artists of the 1970s like Earth, Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, Chicago, David Sanborn and others, Culbertson started composing original music for his seventh grade piano recital and hasn’t stopped since, amassing 30 Billboard No. 1 singles (and counting!) and a deep catalogue of 18 albums, most of which have topped the Billboard contemporary jazz charts.

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*We have the most comprehensive festival page for Florida jazz & blues at www.JazzBluesFlorida.com/Festivals ?
*We have the most complete and current listing of Florida jazz and blues links at www.JazzBluesFlorida.com/links ?
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Jazz & Blues Florida - Stats Report, Feature Availability and May Order Deadline Notice

Getting to know and 
understand what we
do, and how we do it....

Summer’s coming on, and businesses and musicians are already planning for the 2018-19 season. If you are in the ranks of those, please consider our services to increase the impact and efficiency of your marketing/promo efforts.

Here are our latest monthly stats:

Here is the 'Quick' report for the past 31 days:
Current total MailChimp subscribers: 9,093
Current total social media contacts: 14,989*
Past month News Blog views: 15,588
Past month main website views: 2,422
(34,696 from 115 countries and every U.S. state over the past year!)
Past month banner Views: 94,989
(Clicks: 5,592, Click-thru rate: 5.89%
Past month YouTube views: 3,622
Lifetime views: 253,837! OVER a **QUARTER MILLION VIEWS!
Past month Pinterest views: 4,509
Past month Twitter impressions: 7,745
(Original source reports on ALL numbers
available on request. No fluff. No B.S.)

Deadline for May placements is Tuesday, April 23, 2018. Email me directly at Charlie@JazzBluesFlorida.com and we will get it done.

Cover Feature is available for Sept and Dec ONLY for 2018. Now taking orders for 2019.  Spotlight features open every month.

And here is our rate sheet which presents our platform and the options available for placements:

*NOTICE*. Due to major trouble at the West Palm Beach web hosting business (see article linked below) that has held me captive for for ten years and has done nothing to help improve this business, there may be some down/time as we move to another platform. Unlike them, who have given us NO notice of this, we prefer to let you know what is going on...
https://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/business/green-bay-packers-others-seek-bankruptcy-for-west-palm-firm-that-collected-race-fees/uANqGqxtObKFN0M5HkR2QO/
If anyone out there wants my personal input on this firm, please contact me directly, and I'll give you an earful.

*FB Personal Page - 4,995
FB PP Followers - 1,933
FB Jazz Blues Florida - 3,935
LINKEDIN  - 3,009
TWEETER - 664
YouTube - 453

**Blog View Report - April 19, 2018


Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Finest Smooth Jazz is on the Menu at Charlie's Sushi in Clearwater w/ Jackiem Joyner April 25, 2018

International Jazz Touring 
and Recording Artist Series
at
Charlie's Sushi in Clearwater

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
6:30pm Dinner Seating, 8pm Show
Jackiem Joyner
As Featured in this month's issue of Jazz & Blues Florida!
W/ The Ron Reinhardt Group

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED via
ONLINE TICKETING

World-renowned multi-time Billboards Contemporary Jazz Charting musician Jackiem Joyner is a saxophonist, producer, author, composer and a father. With six albums to his credit, a novel and his daughter, Trinity, (who inspired the recording of several songs on the artist’s latest release, Main Street Beat) it’s fair to say that he accomplished much in his young life. He will be bringing a great deal of energy and emotion to our venue. Adjectives on his website used to describe his music include dance, funk, upbeat, fiery, high-energy and more...

UPCOMING SHOWS

Wednesday, May 17, 2018
6:30pm Dinner Seating, 8pm Show
Nick Colionne
ONLINE TICKETING


Wednesday, June 6, 2018
6:30pm Dinner Seating, 8pm Show
Oli Silk & Jazmine Ghent

Regular Weekly Programming
Coming Soon - Stay Tuned!

Charlie's Sushi & 
Japanese Restaurant
1200 Cleveland Street
Clearwater FL 33755 

Located just 8 blocks from
the Capitol Theatre, Charlie's
Productions to bring world-
touring artists to downtown
Clearwater. All shows to benefit
The Juvenile Diabetes Reseach
Foundation.

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*We have the most comprehensive festival page for Florida jazz & blues at www.JazzBluesFlorida.com/Festivals ?
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Pat Ramsey Benefit Concert for Big Bend Hospice - SAVE THE DATE! November 3, 2018

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018
Florida's Best Day 
of Multi-Genre Music
and Community
3 Stages - 
~ Outdoor Mainstage
~ Fireside Acoustic Stage
 ~ Inside Corner Stage
Food Trucks & Onsite
Silent Auctions and Raffles
Family Friendly
Rain or Shine
All-day Event

CLICK HERE to take a look at the fun 
we had in two years back!

"This Was His Wish, To Give Back."

This will be the 10th year of this event benefiting Big Bend Hospice in Pat's honor. Pat Ramsey was a well-known and loved person, musician and blues singer around the globe. Pat passed away on Nov. 17, 2008 but his music lives on and he is remembered in the hearts of his family, friends and fans. This annual gathering brings together all of these people for a celebration like no other in Florida.

Music will be held on the inside stage and outside stage under the Mossy Oaks - and around the bonfire into the night. Come hear the blues, jazz, funk, bluegrass and Americana and spend time with the best of the Big Bend area, and beyond, musicians. This is a day of real music made by real people in a real place in northern Florida.

RVs welcome - make it a weekend stay. Save the date & we'll see you at the gate!  Need a hotel?

2018 Performers TBA

2018 Updates:


SPONSORSHIP PARTICIPATION INFORMATION:
We would like to cordially invite you to participate in this year’s 10th Annual Big Bend Hospice benefit in memory of Pat Ramsey on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Bradfordville Blues Club located at 7152 Moses Lane, Tallahassee, FL.

Proceeds will be used to support patients and families as they face the difficult challenges that come from dealing with a life-limiting illness.  Your support for this event will provide additional funding to support essential programs like music therapy, children’s bereavement, emergency care and patient support.

We look forward to having you join us this year as a sponsor as you enjoy a day of fun for a great cause.  As always, we will have three stages with great bands, inside and outside of the club.  There will be raffle drawings with prizes awarded, 50/50 drawings, a silent auction and food vendors. 

We are in need of items for our silent auction and raffle drawing.  If you would like to become a sponsor, or donate an auction item, please contact Debbi Ramsey, event coordinator.

Come join the fun and support a great cause at the Big Bend Hospice benefit in memory of Pat Ramsey.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Contacts for Sponsorship and Info:

Debbi Ramsey
Event Coordinator
850-597-6131
debbiramsey@gmail.com

Nikki Jones
PatRamseyBenefit@gmail.com
850-570-4475
Follow news and updates on
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018
AT
Bradfordville Blues Club
7152 Moses Lane, Tallahassee, FL 32309
(850)906-0766
 MAP 


Pat Ramsey Biography


Born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1953, Pat Ramsey began playing the harmonica at the age of 17. After a couple of years honing his chops while hitchhiking around the US, Pat joined the Bunny Brooks Band in Denver (an offshoot of the 60's band, Jam Factory) in 1973.

In 1978, he impressed Rick Derringer, who told Johnny Winter of this "long haired kid in Denver" who played a mean harp! Johnny liked what he heard so much that he hired Pat to play all the harp parts on the album "White Hot and Blue".

In late 1978, Pat met Butch Trucks of Allman Brothers fame. After a couple of sizzling jams in Colorado with Butch and his band, Trucks, Pat signed on, and made the long move to Tallahassee, Florida. When the Allman Brothers Band reunited in 1979, Butch disbanded Trucks and introduced Pat to a local Tallahassee band called Crosscut Saw.

Julien Kasper, a seventeen year old guitar prodigy and Pat became partners and the band quickly thinned from seven to four when they decided to take the band on the road. In the next five years, Pat and Crosscut Saw played every Juke Joint and Roadhouse from Key West to Connecticut. They opened for B.B. King (twice), Johnny Winter, Johnny Van Zandt, .38 Special, Bobby Bland, The Nighthawks, and others. Before disbanding, Crosscut Saw released their album "Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know". Crosscut Saw's annual reunions are still one of Tallahassee's top draws!

In 1985, the Pat Ramsey Band was formed when Julien opted to study Jazz at the graduate level. They opened for many notables as well, including a seven-city tour of Florida (in 1987) with his old friend Johnny Winter.

Pat moved to Sarasota, Florida, in 1991, to play with his friend from the Freddie King band, guitarist Greg Poulos. The Poulos-Ramsey Band was born. Within months they were opening for acts like Charlie Musselwhite, Solomon Burke, Albert Collins, Ronnie Earl, James Cotton, and Pinetop Perkins. Jerry Wexler hailed them as "Sarasota's ONLY Blues Band"! Two years later, they were ready to make the jump to Memphis, TN. Alas, while Pat was busy scouting gigs in Memphis, tragedy struck Greg's family in Florida, bringing a premature end to this endeavor.

A new face in a new city, Pat began dealing craps in a casino on the muddy Mississippi River, an hour south of Memphis. Jamming on Beale Street on his days off, Pat was quickly accepted by local musicians and was hired to play at "Blues City Cafe" as part of the house band. Living out of a trailer in a nearby fish camp, Pat scrimped and saved for the next two years.

With the help of his old friend Julien Kasper (now PROFESSOR Julien Kasper at Berklee College of Music, Boston) and some of the best local Memphis musicians, Pat produced the aptly titled CD "Its About Time". The CD received very strong reviews and Pat began touring once again. Pat's stellar live performances with The Blues Disciples produced the live CD's, "Live at the Grand", and "Live at the Big Bend Blues Bash" and the posthumously released "Live in Key West".

Pat passed away on Nov. 17, 2008 but his music lives on and he is remembered in the hearts of his family, friends and fans.

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*We have the most comprehensive festival page for Florida jazz & blues at www.JazzBluesFlorida.com/Festivals ?
*We have the most complete and current listing of Florida jazz and blues links at www.JazzBluesFlorida.com/links ?
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