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Jazzin' It Up with Footsteps to the Future!


Mar 9, 2013
06:00 PM


Footsteps to the Future presents the 4th Annual Jazzin’ It Up with Footsteps Concert on Saturday March 9, 2013, at Hodges University in North Naples off 1-75 exit 111. An electrifying evening of jazz music benefiting Footsteps to the Future will feature some of the finest jazz musicians in NYC and Florida. 

This year’s concert will feature:

Ira Sullivan the five-time Grammy Nominee & multi-instrumentalist master of the trumpet, flugelhorn, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone and flute, who has played with Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Horace Silver, Red Rodney and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers!

NYC jazz trumpeter Dan Miller, who has toured and recorded with Harry Connick Jr., Maynard Ferguson, Wynton Marsalis, Tom Jones, Woody Herman and has performed with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Branford Marsalis, Lionel Hampton, Randy Brecker, Frank Foster and Jon Hendricks

 NYC tenor saxophonist Lew Del Gatto, who was a member of the Saturday Night Live Band from 1975 – 2005, has recorded for such artists as Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, the Brecker Brothers and has performed with Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock and Buddy Rich

The world-class rhythm section features pianist Jerry Stawski, bassist Chuck Bergeronand drummer Ron Hefner.  The wonderfully swinging and talented jazz vocalist Susie Hulcher will be featured as well.

The event will be held at Hodges University in North Naples off 1-75 exit 111. The VIP Reception begins at 6:00 p.m. General Admission doors open at 6:45 p.m. The event also features a Silent Auction, a Mystery Box Raffle and a Decadent Dessert Raffle.

VIP Tickets are $50, or two for $85 includes preferred seating, reception with a buffet featuring the culinary delights of Chef Brian Baker and Jayne Baker of the Roadhouse Cafe. Reserved VIP Tables …10 tops for $ 600 and 6 tops for $360 are available on a very limited basis General Admission Tickets are $25, or two for $45. Student Admission is $10. Tickets will go on sale Jan 15th 2013

Tickets are available www.footstepstothefuture.org (Footsteps to the Future website)

For VIP Tables, sponsorship opportunities or general information call Footsteps to the Future Founder and Executive Director Judi Woods at (239) 281-7378 or judiwoods2@earthlink.net or Lisa Terrill l.terrill@footstepstothefuture.org


VIP $50 p/p or two for $85. General admission: $25 p/p or two for $45


Hodges University
North Naples, FL

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