JAZZfest Sunday aids foundation
BALDWINSVILLE — The CNY Jazz Arts Foundation holds the January JAZZfest in Mohegan Manor, 58 Oswego St., Sunday from noon to 9 p.m.
The celebration includes food and drink, "first-class jazz, bebop, blues, Latin, and cabaret.
To purchase tickets — for the jazz brunch, the brunch plus the festival, or the festival only — visit http://www.cnyjazz.org.
January JAZZfest is a fundraiser for CNY Jazz Central, which presents more than 100 concerts and other events to an audience of 70,000 annually, trains more than 400 students at year-round clinics, and runs Jazz Central, the "busiest little theater in town!"
Sunday’s event is sponsored by Seneca Federal Savings and Loan Association and other businesses.
Festivities start with gourmet brunch at noon in Club Sushi, serenaded by Judy Falatico and friends. Then guests can peel off for a 1 p.m. coffee hour, featuring specialty drinks, and continue enjoying continuous music on all four floors of Baldwinsville’s Mohegan Manor.
January JAZZfest SCHEDULE
Mohegan Manor Club Sushi "Bop Till You Drop"
Noon Jazz Brunch with Julie Falatico and Joe Ferlo
2:15 p.m. Bill Horrace Trio with Tom Bronzetti and Dave Solazzo
4 p.m. Bill Horrace Trio with Tom Bronzetti and Dave Solazzo
6 p.m. Celebrity Jam Session with Jeff Stockham’s Jazz Police
Mohegan Manor 1st Level "Latin Lounge" Bar and Dining Rooms
All day Wine Tastings and Fine Art Auction
1 p.m. Jazz Specialty Coffee Hour
2:15 p.m. Grupo Pagan
4 p.m. Grupo Pagan
Mohegan Manor 2nd Level "Blues Banquet Hall"
2 p.m. Syracuse Bluesfest "SOS" Blues Band All-Stars
4 p.m. Syracuse Bluesfest "SOS" Blues Band All-Stars
Mohegan Manor 3rd Level "Big Band" Ballroom
3:30 p.m. Chris Vadala and Nancy Kelly with the CNY Jazz Orchestra
5 p.m. Chris Vadala and Nancy Kelly with the CNY Jazz Orchestra
The CNY Jazz Arts Foundation, established in 1996, is a year-round provider of jazz presentations for the public and for schools across Upstate New York. Its growing list of programs includes The CNY Jazz Orchestra Big Band Club dates, Scholastic Jazz Jams, Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival, Blue Rain ECOfest, Jazz Vespers Series, SummerJazz Workshop, Jazz in the City, the Black History Month and Jimmy Van Heusen cabarets, Syracuse Parks and Recreation "Stan Colella" All-Star Big Band, and more.
On the net: www.cnyjazz.org