The coastal beach setting of Panama City Beach will come alive April 18th-22nd for the 2012 Seabreeze Jazz Festival Presented by ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. The event returns for it’s 14th season of live jazz performances to the Aaron Beasant Park Amphitheater adjacent to Pier Park in Panama City Beach , FL.
Known across the nation as “the ultimate weekend of smooth jazz”, the festival has become synonymous in combining fun in the sun with top-notched national contemporary jazz entertainment. The setting of Pier Park and Panama City Beach compliments the experience with beautiful white sandy beaches, emerald-green waters, great shopping and dining, together with an abundance of activities for just about every taste. It’s like the best in smooth jazz meets your “dream” beach vacation getaway!
The 2012 Lineup features Dave Koz, Brian Culbertson, Fourplay, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Richard Elliot, Rick Braun, Down To The Bone, Phil Perry, Nick Colionne, Mindi Abair, Four 80 East, Maysa, Jeff Golub, Cindy Bradley, Jeff Lorber, David Pack, Eric Darius Alexander Zonjic, Brian Simpson, Althea Rene’, Shilts, Urban Jazz Coalition, Karen Briggs, Matt Marshak, Gail Jhonson, Mariea Antoinette, Vincent Ingala, Chris Geith, and Street Corner Renaissance.
To add excitement and an element of comedy to this year’s show, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival Host for 2012 will be– known for his specials on SHOWTIME and his appearance on NBC-TV’s Last Comic Standing. Alonzo Bodden has recently hosted the Smooth Jazz Cruise to rave reviews as well.