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  • Spotlight Jazz with Jeff Stockham

    February 6, 2019

    with the Nick DeCarlis Quartet
    Two Seatings
    6:00 (music 6:30-7:45)
    8:00 (music 8:15-9:30)

    You’ve heard the saying “jack of all trades, master of none.” Well, my friend Jeff Stockham is the exception to the rule! From Civil War-era recreation bands to hard be-bop and everything in-between (like his “Stock Market Swing Orchestra” big band), Jeff does it all, and very well indeed. We’re lucky that Jeff makes a swing through Florida every winter and makes time to stop in Gainesville—we really look forward to doing our “two-horn” gigs (the first was a Gainesville Friends of Jazz concert,“Double Take,” in 2005). Jeff is well-known to New York music fans. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and a veteran of the renowned Eastman Jazz Ensemble, his performance credits read like a Who’s Who of the upstate New York music scene. 

    Last month our Spotlight Series evening was packed, so make your reservations now!

    RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED: 352.378-7152

  • Free Lunch for Furloughed Gov Workers


    We are extending an offer to any furloughed federal employees affected by the shutdown: Come in for lunch and enjoy any one (1) entree from our lunch menu with soft drink.

    You must show government ID. Alcohol not included. Offer valid Monday-Friday 11am-4pm. Offer ends on February 21, 2019 OR when furlough ends. Offer may not be combined with any other sale, promotion, discount, code, coupon and/or offer. Promotions have no cash value. Offer cannot be sold or otherwise bartered.

  • Spotlight Jazz with Angela DeCarlis

    Wednesday January 9, 2019
    TWO SETS:
    6:00 pm
    8:15 pm

    With the Nick DeCarlis Quartet!

    Angela DeCarlis is back from Boston for a few weeks, having just completed her degree in fine arts at Lesley University, Cambridge, Mass. Angela is a jazz singer, contra dance caller and portrait artist (previously studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia). Angela has been polishing her vocal skills for a few months sitting in with the Winiker Jazz Trio at Brothers Restaurant, Brookline, Mass. The Winiker brothers have been staples of the Boston music scene for decades. We have a lot of fun when Angela joins the band, and you will too!

    Don’t miss out—make your reservations now!

    RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED: 378-7152

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