Hot weather, cool tunes. SJE’s summer concert is Sunday, August 14th!

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Save the Date! Our annual Summer Concert is coming up on August 14, 2022. Here’s a taste of what’s in store for you:The band will be opening up with Bill Potts’ hard-swinging arrangement of George Gershwin’s “Summertime”. We will also pay tribute to one of the great innovative sax players of all time, John Coltrane, with renditions of his compositions… Read more »

Swing Into Spring at SJE’s Spring Concert on May 15th, 2022

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For our Spring Concert on May 15th, the Sanford Jazz Ensemble pays tribute to one of the founding fathers of jazz, Louis Armstrong. Hear the trumpet section’s take on “When It’s Sleepy Time Down South” and Ron Starks will sing the classic, “What a Wonderful World.” Ron will also bring the funk with Tower of Power’s “You’re Still a Young… Read more »

The First Sanford Jazz Concert of 2022 on February 6th

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Sorry for not keeping this page updated…Our first show of the new year will be held on Sunday, February 6th at 3:00pm. Here’s a link to buy tickets:ci.ovationtix.com/35699/production/1046375

See you at the Blue Bamboo on November 4th!

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Hi everyone, SJE is performing a special concert at the Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts on November 4th, at 3 PM. This is going to be a great show at an outstanding listening venue. Please come out and join us. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to https://bluebambooartcenter.com.  

Our 2018 summer concert is going to be hot!

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SJE members are preparing for their summer concert, which will take place on August 26th, at 3pm. As time draws closer, check back here for a glimpse of some of the selections that’ll be on the playlist. Click the title to see the link to purchase tickets now! [su_button url=”https://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&w=11447282120aba67cb5cf6b9a140d3d5&vqitq=68bc867a-df81-4628-ac41-2b7f1c7f9e4d&vqitp=a7d9f0e9-9d95-4233-b95b-bb90e4981408&vqitts=1525622132&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqitrt=Safetynet&vqith=4d3d7b726a12bd174b9ff855870b8765″]Buy Tickets Here[/su_button]

Enjoy our Fall Concert

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Sunday, October 23rd promises be a beautiful day to come to historic downtown Sanford, grab a bite to eat, stroll the Riverwalk and enjoy some live music. Yup. Actual musicians holding instruments to their faces and putting air through them! Join me the Sanford Jazz ensemble at 3:00 pm in the beautiful Ritz Theater (Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center) for… Read more »

Another Terrific Show

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A belated THANK YOU to all that came out to our show last on Sunday, February 21st. It was such a joy to perform for an enthusiastic, packed house. Please continue to spread the word and share the gift of live music in Central Florida. See you on May 22nd!

Come to the SJE Christmas Concert on December 6th

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If you or any of your friends have never been to a Sanford Jazz Ensemble performance, make plans to come to our early Christmas show on Sunday, December 6th @ 3:00 p.m. at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center. We’ll warm your hearts with fresh arrangements of Christmas classics and soothe your soul with an eclectic mix of jazz, funk… Read more »

A great show, a record crowd and new shirts!

A record crowd of over 225 music lovers filled the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center to hear our Summer Concert this afternoon. We performed music by The Temptations, George Benson, Tower of Power, Spyro Gyra, Al Green, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and George Gershwin, among others. In addition to some new musical arrangements, we also unveiled our new band shirts today…. Read more »