The Seabreeze Jazz Festival has just announced a star-studded lineup for this year's event, taking place at Florida's Emerald Coast from April 12th through the 15th. 2007's shows have been expanded to three days at the Gulf Place Outdoor Amphitheater, featuring such fan favorites as Boney James, Richard Elliot, Rick Braun, Peter White, Jonathan Butler, Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum, Jeff Golub, Eric Darius, Mindi Abair, Tim Bowman, Nick Colionne, Nils, Brian Simpson, Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Oliver and others.
The festival kicks off on Thursday, April 12th with a Smooth Jazz Dinner Cruise with former Rippington's saxophonist and solo artist Jeff Kashiwa. On Friday, April 13th, Nils, Brian Simpson and special guest Jeff Kashiwa perform at the amphitheater. Saturday, April 14th is an all-day event, featuring The Groove Boutique with Rafe Gomez, Jones & Company, Down To The Bone, and Guitars & Saxes featuring Nick Colionne, Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum, Tim Bowman and Jeff Golub. Headlining that night will be saxophonist Boney James. Seabreeze JazzFest winds up on Sunday, April 15th with another all-day event, featuring Smooth Jazz Gospel with Michael J. Thomas, The Groove Boutique with Rafe Gomez, Urban Jazz Coalition, Mindi Abair and Steve Oliver. Headlining is Jazz Attack featuring Eric Darius, Peter White, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot & Jonathan Butler.
Tickets are $130 per person for a weekend pass, $50 for a single day Friday, $80 for either Saturday or Sunday and $130 for the Smooth Jazz Dinner cruise. Children 12 and under are free. To order tickets, call 800-595-4949 or go to www.seabreezejazzfestival.com