MANIERI JAZZ STAGE at the Anacortes Arts Festival!


Jazz, Blues and Latin Dance!


Brought to you by the generousity of the Dom Manieri Family and the endowment they gave the town of Anacortes


12 – 1:30                              BLUES UNION

Local Blues Legend, John Carswell , brings the Blues full throttle with  fellow Blues and Jazz men;  Jud Sherwood on drums and Josh Cook on Saxophone


2 – 3:30                                 Bass  and Face  

Oh, so charming Jazz Educator and JazzVox host, Nich Anderson, sings Jazz  Standards  with only his voice and his friend and fellow education guru, Stephen Kennedy on Upright Bass


3:50  – 5:15                          Johnny & The Moondogs

Local Blues and Jazz Man, John Savage, performs Chicago Blues with the guys he had a band with in High School and his up and coming jazz and blues phenom son, Tom Savage.


6  to 8:30                              STREET DANCE with CAMBALACHE BAND!

Come dance to the hottest Cuban Salsa in our region. Cambalache Band’s  11 piece ensemble,  are the toast of the Cuban community in Seattle. Not to be missed!



10 – 12:00                   PEARL DJANGO WORKSHOP:

Workshop for Gypsy Jazz Guitar and Violin

@ The Library Meeting Room – FREE!

Want to learn more about playing Gypsy Jazz? This is a great opportunity for you to learn with the best of the best!


12 – 1:30                              Savage Jazz

Long standing local jazz musicians perform with Anacortes Middle School and High School Jazz talent


2 – 3:30                                 Pearl Django

Internationally renowned Gypsy Jazz Quartet, Pearl Django, lights up the Jazz Stage.


4:30 – 6                                 Cheryl Hodge – Blues Quartet

Local award winning Blues Diva, Cheryl Hodge performs with her quartet


11 – 12:30                             Bill Anchell / Chris Symer Duo

Multi talented Seattle Jazz Pianist, Composer, Arranger and Humorist,  Bill Anschell performs originals and standards with  Seattle jazz favorite, Chris Symer on Bass


1 – 2:30                                 Trish Hatley Quintet

Northwest favorite, Trish Hatley performs familiar standards and songs from her new album with her Jazz Quintet


3 – 4:30                                 Fidalgo Swing

And last, but not least, local Gypsy Jazzers, headed up by guitarist, Allan Lewis, perform familiar favorites inspired by French Jazz artist, Django Reinhardt








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