Music Jam Productions presents the First Annual Florida Jazz and Blues Jam on Saturday May 14, 2016 at Sunset Cove in South Florida (west end of Glades Road), featuring the exclusive Florida appearance of the best in Jazz and Blues. The headliner (multiple Grammy winner) will be announced on February 25, 2016. Until then, save money on early bird tickets to see:
Lee Ritenour, AKA Captain Fingers, a Jazz/jazz-funk/jazz fusion/smooth jazz guitar virtuoso will grace the Florida Jazz and Blues Jam 2016 Stage. Lee has held numerous #1 spots on guitar polls worldwide, Lifetime Achievement Awards, recorded over 40 albums with 35 chart songs, worked on over 3,000 sessions, was a founding member of Fourplay, the most successful group in contemporary jazz and won a Grammy Award plus 19 Grammy nominations.
The Legendary John Mayall, an English blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years, will also perform at Florida Jazz and Blues Jam 2016. He was the founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, which had some of the most famous musicians (Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya). Don’t miss the “Godfather of British Blues.”
Jazz fusion/funk bass guitar master Victor Wooten performs exclusively at Florida Jazz and Blues Jam 2016. This 5-time Grammy Award winner is the most influential bassist since Jaco, is a master innovator of the bass, gifted composer, arranger, producer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and founding member of Béla Fleck & The Flecktones. He won "Bass Player of the Year" 3 times in a row and was named #10 in Top 10 Bassists of All Time. Joining Victor is Dennis Chambers, who played drums/percussion with Parliament/Funkadelic and then with the John Scofield band and has recorded/ performed with John Scofield, George Duke, Santana, John McLaughlin, Mike Stern, Greg Howe, and toured extensively with Carlos Santana. Also joining Victor is Bob Franceschini, a jazz saxophonist / songwriter / arranger who has played on over 80 albums, including those of Mike Stern, Paul Simon, and Willie Colón
Keeping true to its roots in highlighting Florida original music, Music Jam Productions will allow the ticket purchasers to this Jam to email a vote(one vote per ticket) for the Florida Original Jazz or Blues Band or Artist they want to see open the Florida Jazz and Blues Jam 2016. The Florida Original Jazz or Blues Band or Artist Band with the most legitimate email votes (minimum of 50 votes required to be offered the slot otherwise there will be no local opening slot for a local band) sent to email@example.com as of April 14, 2016 will be offered the opening slot and announced thereafter.