Jazz Extravaganza May 26th
On Tuesday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m., Jazz It Up Productions proudly presents a spectacular evening of live jazz entertainment featuring 20 local jazz artists. Dance the night away with all the sophistication and class reminiscent of that supper club era long gone by. Attendees have two chances to win subscriptions to The Philly POPS 2015/16 season concert season for two, valued over $2,000 plus more. Jazz It Up Philly Live will surely be, yet another, sold out event.
Dress your best and arrive in style as you walk the red carpet and pose for a professional photo. Be lavishly greeted with a welcome cocktail as Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails are served during our cocktail reception with jazz pianist Alex Ayala. This evening continues with a three course dinner. All this comes with music direction by Tim Brey, as you experience jazz performances by Drew Nugent & The Midnight Society, classical guitarist Dariel Peniazek, vocalist Alexa Barchini accompanied by the Tim Brey Trio,American Idol recording artist Kriss Mincey, and the finale culminates with The Jost Project featuring headliner Paul Jost with internationally renowned vibraphonist Tony Miceli, bassist Kevin MacConnell and drummer Anwar Marshall. All while professional dance performances scattered throughout the evening.
Award-winning painter Katherine Gressel has been commissioned to capture the excitement and all the action in a live painting. Watch as she captures the moment and recreates this spectacular evening on a 20×24 stretched canvas. One lucky bid winner will not only be able to call it their own, but will be invited back to a special signing night at The Prime Rib with all 20 of the Jazz artists signing the back of this magnificent original painting.