“My Big Band features some of the finest Jazz musicians and Jazz Educators in the world”, said Les DeMerle in advance of the Amelia Island Jazz Festival’s sixth annual BIG BAND BASH, “Salute to the Bands”, to be held Read more
The Amelia Island Jazz Festival is thrilled to present its fourth annual Big Band Bash Benefit Gala – Dinner/Dance, to be held on Valentine’s Day Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM, in the ballroom at the Omni Resorts Amelia Island Plantation, Florida.
The popular Benefit Gala Dinner/Dance will feature The Dynamic Les DeMerle 17-piece Orchestra, with vocalist Bonnie Eisele and special guests,
Enjoy a sumptuous gourmet dinner and dance with your sweetheart to Big Band classics featuring tunes by greats like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Harry James, with whom Les DeMerle played drums for several years.
Don’t wait until the last minute to purchase your tickets as the Valentine’s day Big Band Bash promises to sell out fast!
Plan to come early to meet and greet the musicians from 6:30 PM to 7 PM. Also check out the auction items, among them Jazz Art by the prestigious Park West Gallery.
Tickets for the Big Band Bash are priced at $85.00 per person, and the proceeds will benefit the Amelia Island Jazz Festival Scholarship Program.
For further information contact the Festival Hotline at (904) 504-4772.
Tickets are available at:
The UPS Store – Island Walk Shopping Center (1417 Sadler Road)
AIFBY Chamber of Commerce – Gateway to Amelia (961687 Gateway Blvd. Suite 101G)