|Jazz Express, the two-day jazz fundraiser for Meals On Wheels Plus and the Manatee Food Bank is pleased to announce the musicians for the entire event.
On Saturday November 16, the lineup is:
New Orleans style dinner and drinks
The KoKo Ray Five (KoKo Ray Hansen, Lou Harris, Doug Dodson, Einstein and
The Linda Baker Quintet (Linda Baker, Eddie Tobin, Mark Gould, John Lamb and
On Sunday, November 17, the lineup is:
Linda Baker Trio (Linda Baker, Eddie Tobin and Mark Gould) at 1:00 to 1:45 and
State College of Florida Jazz Ensemble from 1:45 to 3:00 p.m.
Eddie James Quartet (Eddie James Liashek, James Dabone, Jack Berry and
Booker Junior High Jazz Group led by Greg Nielson from 5:40 to 6:00 pm.
Billy Marcus from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Michael Royal with John Wheatley and Bob Holden from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Tickets are available at www.mealsonwheelsplus.org or at the door. Advance purchase is recommended since the capacity of Renaissance On 9th is limited.
A VIP ticket for the entire two day event including dinner and drinks on Saturday Nov. 16 and food and drink on Sunday plus admission for both days is $100.
A Saturday evening ticket including dinner, drinks and admission is $60.
General admission on Sunday is $20. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
Sponsors for the event include Living On The Suncoast Magazine, The Bradenton Herald, Florida Power and Light, The Mosaic Company, Brighthouse Communications, Gold Coast Eagle and Manson Roofing.
About Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee –Since 1972, Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee has been providing nutritional assistance and caring, supportive services to individuals in their homes or in centers throughout Manatee County, helping them to continue to live independently. Over 60 percent of the Meals on Wheels PLUS funds must be raised through local donations, grants, and fundraising projects.For information on how to donate or volunteer, go to www.mealsonwheelsplus.org or call 941-747-4655.
Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee is a 4-Star Charity, as rated by Charity Navigator,America’s premier independent charity evaluator and is the winner of the 2013Overall Non-Profit of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.