Marketplace Cafe Headquarters for 5 Spectacular Events at Sedona Jazz On The Rocks Week
Sedona AZ (September 29, 2011) – The Marketplace Cafe, an entertainment restaurant in Sedona, Arizona, is the Official Sedona Jazz on the Rocks After Hours ‘Jazz Jam’ sponsor for the second year in a row and will be hosting an after hour party both Friday and Saturday Evening along with many other events starting on Wednesday October 5th 2011 and running through Sunday October 9th 2011.
With the Sedona Jazz on the Rocks Festival being held in V.O.C this year at the Sedona Golf Resort it’s the ideal partnership with The Marketplace Cafe (MPC) located in the Oak Creek Factory Outlets.
The official beverage sponsor for Jazz on the Rocks is Alliance Beverage and they will be pouring Finlandia Red Rock Lemonade, El Jimadora Tequila Margaritas, Little Black Dress and Sonoma Cutrer Wines at the festival. On Wednesday October 5th from 5-7pm the Marketplace will be showcasing all of the Official ‘Jazz Juice’ for their weekly Wineaux Wednesday event. Attendees can commence tasting the jazzy beverages October 1st. Also on Oct 5th Allie Ollie (an outrageously fun boutique) will be featuring fashions Glitz Glam Show during the Wine Tasting and offering 20% off clothes that evening if you attend.
On Thursday evening from 9-11pm MPC will have Sedona Jazz on the Rocks performers “The Sahnas Brothers” Thano and Demitri performing. Beautifully blending the sounds and rhythms of their native Greek culture with the warm, inviting romance of the classical Spanish guitar. They have created a magical and intimate Mediterranean style. Following the prestigious Gala Event at the Sedona Golf Resort people are expected to make their way for some great Jazz, dinner, and cocktails to kick off the weekend. Kitchen will be open until 11pm. For those making their way into town for the Festival weekend – dinner reservations can be made for the enjoyment of The Supper Club atmosphere. Eric Miller Latin Jazz will be performing from 7-9pm Thursday, followed by the Sahnas Bros.
Following the Festival Friday October 7th and Saturday October 8th enjoy the Official Sedona Jazz on the Rocks After Hours ‘Jazz Jam’ begins from 9pm to midnight. The Gary Regina Jazz Band “Trance-port” will be performing and welcoming artists from the Jazz Festival to join them. Marketplace Cafe will be serving dinner until midnight. There will be dancing, drink specials, outstanding sax and fun galore. This guy plays two saxophones at the same time! Gary Regina has been a professional musician for 35 years. His musical influences are incredibly diverse with his ability transcending many styles and genres. He’s as comfortable with straight ahead Jazz as he is with World Beat, Hip-Hop, Swing, Rock, Funk, Blues and Soul. Gary plays a myriad of instruments including: Tenor, C Melody, Alto, and Soprano Saxophones, Wind Synthesizer, Guitar, Percussion, Ethnic Flutes and Vocals. The list goes on.
Over the span of his career Gary has toured and gigged extensively in the US, Europe, Canada, Japan, Greenland, Mexico, The Republic of Palau and Australia. He has opened for Miles Davis, Maceo Parker, Spyro Gyra, Yellowjackets and John McLaughlin, and has performed at countless festivals including the Concord and San Jose Jazz Festivals, and the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1997, 2003 and 2007. Gary will be performing with Eddy Barattini on drums. David Vincent Mills on piano, Daren Howard Burns, a fretted and fretless electric bass player, composer, and improviser and Mark Tohmas on Lead Guitar.
The Cliff Caste Casino has donated a luxury motor coach for the stars to hang out in at the Oak Creek Outlets both Friday October 7th and Saturday evening October 8th. Parking is available in the lower parking lot of the mall. There will be indoor and outdoor dining.
To cap off the weekend the Marketplace Cafe will feature some afternoon sultry Cabaret Jazz with a Jazz Trio featuring the Vismaya Jazz Trio-call for timing.
All further details and inquiries to Michele Moore at 928-274-8173 or visit www.mpcsedona.com