Monday, April 7, 2014

All That Jazz is a solid jazz ensemble out of Punta Gorda and Sarasota, Florida.  James Williams (piano and vocals), Punta Gorda, hails from the San Francisco Bay Area; Bob Miner (saxophone) came to Punta Gorda from Albuquerque, New Mexico; Joe Bruno, Sr. (trumpet and flugelhorn), who's led bands in Boston, Las Vegas, and Sarasota; Joe Bruno, Jr. (bass and vocals) a native of Sarasota; Dave Morgan (drums and vibes), Englewood, FL. 
      We play jazz standards drawing from the 1920s New Orleans tradition through the great swing bands of the 1930s and 1940s to the Be-Bop of artists like Charley Parker, Thelonius Monk, and Horace Silver, and we cover Sinatra and the Rat Pack and Latin tunes.  A normal gig starts with a set we choose, and then the evening proceeds with audience requests.  Scroll to the bottom of the page for a couple of music samples.
      Other musicians who join us from time to time include Dominik Teyke (drums), who began his musical career in Berlin, Germany, and resides in Sarasota; Isaac Mingus (bass), Sarasota; Bruce Wallace (bass), Dave Pruyn (trumpet), Natalie Barber (sax/clarinet/flute), Harley Sommerfeld (sax/clarinet/flute), Jack Keeling (sax/clarinet/flute) Tim Eaton (trumpet), Bob Feldman (clarinet), Kay Carter (trumpet), Don Mopsick (bass), Fred Hunter (bass), Chris Stevens (trombone), Daniel Klimoski (saxophone), Shawn Doolittle (drums), Don Dean (drums), and Lenny Balistreri (drums), Glenn Paladino (piano), Judy Glover (piano).  Every musician who plays with us is top-notch!

We are available for bookings as a quintet, quartet, or trio in the Charlotte Harbor area from Punta Gorda north through Port Charlotte, Englewood, North Port, Venice, and Sarasota, and south through Ft. Myers and Naples.

Contact us for a rate sheet, and let's talk about a gig for you!

The Jazz Club of Sarasota's Joy of Jazz at the Gazebo in downtown Venice on  January 11, 2015, featured All That Jazz.

All That Jazz was featured in the Sarasota Jazz Festival's Jazz Trolley at Marina Jack's, Sarasota, on March 4, 2015. 

Jazz Club of Sarasota Ocktoberfest Jazz Trolley featured All That Jazz at the Mandeville Beer Garden in Sarasota on October 7, 2015.

Follow us on GoTonight, All About Jazz, and on Facebook.

See ALL THAT JAZZ Every Sunday (since 2015) at

   Cassariano Italian Eatery, 313 W. Venice Ave., Venice. (except Superbowl, Easter, &                 Mother's Day), 6-9 pm, indefinitely, Quintet

Past dates:                                         Harley Sommerfeld, Don Mopsick and Kay Carter sit in

   Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, Port Charlotte
      2014: 12 Feb, 28 Mar, 23 Apr, 3 Oct, 2 Oct,
        21 Nov, 28 Nov, 19 Dec
      2015: 2 Jan, 30 Jan, 13 Mar, 10 Apr, 29 May,
        26 Jun, 11 Sep, 6 Nov

   Cassariano Italian Eatery, Venice
      2014: Wednesdays, 2 Jul - 1 Oct and
        12 Oct , 26 Oct, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 7 Dec, 17
      2015-2018: Every Sunday year round

   Howard's Restaurant, Englewood
      2014: 11 Nov, 26 Nov, 16 Dec
      2015:  3 Feb, 3 Mar, 28 Apr

   The Turtle Club, 139 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda
       2015:  17 Oct, Duo (James & Bob)

   Venice Yacht Club, Venice
       2015:  12 Jun, 27 Nov, Quartet 

   Wells Fargo Corporate Party, Punta Gorda
       2015: 9 Nov, Trio

   2015: New Year's Eve at Cassariano Italian Eatery
       313 W. Venice Ave., Venice, Quintet

   Naples Botanical Garden Jazz Series
       2016: 10 Jan, Quartet 

   Punta Gorda Rotary Wine, Beer and Cheese Tasting
       2016: St. Andrews South, 13 Feb, Quartet 
   Private Party on Sanibel Island
       2016: 26 Mar, Duo (James & Bob)

   "Jazz Under the Stars", Venice Yacht Club, Venice
       2016: 14 Jul, Quintet 
       2017: 27 Apr, Quintet
   Sarasota Bay Club, Sarasota
       2016: 18 Aug, Quintet 

   Isles Yacht Club, Punta Gorda
       2016: 1 Jul, 9 Sep, 30 Sep, Quintet
       2017: 13 Jan, 3 Mar, Quintet

   St. Petersburg Yacht Club, St. Petersburg
       2016: 23 Sep, Quintet 
       2017: 22 Apr, Quintet 

   Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte, grand opening
        2016: 1 Oct, Quartet

   2016: New Year's Eve at Cassariano Italian Eatery
       313 W. Venice Ave., Venice, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Quintet 

   Triano Clubhouse, Venice
       2017: Friday, 24 Mar, Trio

    "Jazz Under the Stars", Venice Yacht Club, Venice
       2017: 27 Apr, Quintet

    "Jazz Night" at The Founders Golf Club, Sarasota
       2017: 7 July, Quintet

    Private Party at The Ritz Carlton, Sarasota
        2017: 22 July, Quintet
    Private Party at Cassariano Italian Eatery, Venice
        2017: 14 September, Quartet

    Private Party at the Daiquiri Deck, South Siesta Key
        2017: 18 October, Trio

    Private Fund Raiser in Port Charlotte
        2017: 4 November, Quintet

    2017: New Year's Eve at Cassariano Italian Eatery
        313 W. Venice Ave., Venice, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Quintet

     Private Party at Lazy River Village in North Port
        2018: 25 February, Quartet
     The Blue Turtle Tavern & Raw Bar in Punta Gorda
        2018: 4th Wednesday February through June and
        November through December, Trio

     Mardi Gras PartyShadow Wood Country Club, Bonita Springs
        2018: 1 March, Dixieland Quartet

     Charlotte County Democrat's Blue Gala
        DinnerKingsway Country Club, Port
        Charlotte, 2018: 24 March, Trio 

    Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Plantation
        Golf & Country Club, Venice, 2018: 11
        April and 5 December, Quintet

    "Jazz on the Avenue" at T.J. Carney's,
        downtown Venice, 2018: 21 June, Quintet

    "Venice Main Street Wine Walk" at T.J. 
         Carney's, downtown Venice, 2018:
        16 August, Quintet

    Charles Schwab Office Opening, 100 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota, 2018:
        6 December, Trio

    Isles Yacht Club, Punta Gorda, 2018:  21 December, Quintet

    2018: New Year's Eve at Cassariano Italian Eatery313 W. Venice Ave., Venice, 
        10 p.m.-1 a.m., Quintet

    The Blue Turtle Tavern & Raw Bar in Punta Gorda, 2019: 4th Wednesday, January through
        March, Trio

    Mardi Gras PartyShadow Wood Country Club, Bonita Springs, 2019: 6 March, Dixieland 

    Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Plantation Golf & Country Club, Venice, 2019: 5     
        December, Quintet

    2019: New Year's Eve at Cassariano Italian Eatery313 W. Venice Ave., Venice, 
        9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Quintet

    Carmelo's Italian Ristorante, Punta Gorda, FL, 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays, January and 
        February 2020, Quintet

    2020: New Year's Eve at Cassariano Italian Eatery313 W. Venice Ave., Venice, 
        9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Quintet

    Bourbon & BubblesGorman’s Gallery, Sarasota, December 1, 6-8 p.m., Trio

    2021: New Year's Eve at Cassariano Italian Eatery313 W. Venice Ave., Venice, 
        9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Quintet

    Italian American Club of Venice Annual Feast & CarnivalVenice Airport grounds,12-3 PM,                      Sunday, February 27, 2022, Quintet  

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At Cassariano's, January 2018

Joe Bruno Sr., Isaac Mingus, James Williams, Bob Miner, Shawn Doolittle - New Year's Eve 2015 at Cassariano's

              At Cassariano's, 3 April 2016              

Joe Bruno Sr., James Williams, Isaac Mingus, Dominik Teyke at the Mandeville Beer Garden, Sarasota, 7 Oct 2015
Isaac Mingus 

James Williams
Dominik Teyke

Joe Bruno Sr.

James Williams, Marina Jack's, Sarasota, 4 March 2015
Joe Bruno, Jr. 
Bob Miner 

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