Sunday Jazz Jams

Bring your “axe” and sit in with a great rhythm ensemble.

(original art by Wanda Carter)

CCJS has a new venue for the Jazz Jams:  Kingsway Country Club at Lake Suzy.

The Jazz Society’s traditional monthly Sunday afternoon open jam sessions will have a new home this year at the Kingsway Country Club in Port Charlotte. Come check us out at this beautiful new venue where musicians will be breaking out their instruments to welcome a whole new season of fun with jazz. With the increased capacity at Kingsway no one needs to worry about finding a place to sit. The club offers a varied luncheon menu and bar plus a great atmosphere. Kingsway Country Club is located one mile east of Interstate 75 (exit 170) with the entrance just off of King’s Highway.

Here are the scheduled backup groups for the fall jam sessions: 

October 29:  Dave Morgan-vibes, Mike Parmelee-piano, Vince Evans-bass, Bobby Ryan-drums

November 26:  Greg Nielson-trombone, Mike Parmelee piano, Dominic Mancini-bass, Johnny Moore-drums

December 17:  Mike Parmelee-sax, Tim Goodman-piano, Jay Heavilin-bass, Bobby Ryan-drums

2018 dates:  January 28, February 25, March 25, April 29, 2018

All events from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Kingsway Country Club, 13625 SW Kingsway Circle, Lake Suzy, FL 34269

New Admission Policy – Members FREE – Others only $5.00

Musicians performing at the Jam, sitting in with the band, are admitted free.

Members and the general public alike are welcome and it’s a great chance to meet and get to know some of your fellow aficionados. Musicians who like to play jazz are welcome to sit in. Food and beverages are available at the venue and very reasonably priced.

For further information please call our Jazz Hotline:  (941) 766-9422