Jazz with Jim

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Jazz with Jim is a monthly concert hosted by Jim Burge and The Jazz Directions. The concert is best known for fusing personal stories by the musicians with popular jazz tunes suited for that month’s theme. Patrons can purchase home baked goods donated by the Center’s volunteers, which help complete the intimate ambiance.


Special Guest Sam Koppelman  (Vibraphone)

Friday, May 13 • 7:30 pm

Sam Koppelman - Ybor jazz2After receiving a B. S. in Music Education from New York University, Sam worked as a drummer and vibraphonist around the New York area Carnegie Hall and Town Hall.
In 1985, he relocated to St Petersburg, FL and has performed in a variety of musical groups and styles, including rock, R&B, jazz , Klezmer,  and Latin. He has performed with Trio Vibe for the past ten years and is  a founding member of the Latin jazz group “Jurika” and performs with them regularly.    He also appears with the M&M Latin Jazz Ensemble, featuring Marty and Michiko Morell.
This is Sam’s second appearance at Jazz with Jim.

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To Be Announced

Friday, June 17 • 7:30 pm

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Medals in Brazil

Friday, August 19 • 7:30 pm

Join us for a gold medal performance when The Jazz Directions take us on a musical journey to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in honor of the XXXI Olympiad.

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Full Moon

Friday, September 16 • 7:30 pm

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