Sedona AZ (September 20, 2018) – On Sunday, September 23 at 7 p.m. plan to experience Billboard charting Jazz superstar JJ Sansaverino, guitarist from New York City, and his all-star band live at Sedona’s premier live music venue Sound Bites Grill as part of the first annual Jazz It Up Sedona Music Festival.
This CD release party will debut music from his new CD “International Groove” featuring the powerful ballad “To My Valentine” written in Sedona. Saxophonist Will Donato will be making a guest appearance.
JJ has reached millions touring the world with his “Benson meets Santana” musical style. An extraordinary performer, he has a “take no prisoners” performance attitude, gracing the stage night after night touring on his own or with reggae legend Maxi Priest and bringing his vibe of Smooth Jazz, R&B, and Reggae.
A Berklee School of Music graduate and award winner, he has shared the stage with the likes of Maceo Parker, Victor Bailey, Gerald Albright, Randy Brecker, Shaggy, Ricky Lawson, Sean Paul, Rick Braun, the Marley Family, and even performed for Sir Paul McCartney’s wedding in 2002.
JJ Sansaverino will be performing with his band including the Gaines brothers out of Phoenix. They are best known for their blend of jazz, hip-hop and R & B. They have shared the stage with Charlie Wilson, Sister Sledge, Justin Timberlake and Weezer.
Tickets for the show are $25-$45 depending on seating. JJ is very interactive with the audience and entertaining. Please visit JJ’s website at www.jjsans.com for more information on him.
Be sure to visit www.soundbitesgrill.com for ticket info and more information or call 928-282-2713. Sound Bites Grill is located in uptown Sedona at the Hyatt Shops. They are open for lunch and dinner.