Banderas Bay Jazz AllStars Return to Rock the Paradise Stage

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November 25, 2012


World-class jazz musicians are returning to the Paradise Community Center Stage in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, for a series of top-notch high-energy concerts.

With sold-out concerts last year that had the audience cheering throughout their mind blowing numbers, the world-class "Banderas Bay Jazz AllStars" return to Puerto Vallarta's Paradise Stage at 8:00 pm on Friday, November 30.

Popular guitarist and vocalist, Garry Carson says, "The BBJA's are an extremely 'tight' and innovative group, with a crowd pleasing program of jazz standards and original pieces. While each member is a virtuoso in his own right, they play with a collective joy and generosity that make their show a delight."

"We go to Jazz clubs in New York all the time," says Mary and Bob Fitzgerald. "If these musicians came to 'The Big Apple,' they'd sell out!"

In his review of this show, Dave Ganapoler says, "If you haven’t caught the Bandaras Bay Jazz AllStars, you are missing some of the greatest jazz musicians on the continent. I'm not exaggerating! These guys are all world class musicians and their bios go on and on. Their energy will blow you away! They will literally have you holding your breath through their solos!"

Having taken the North Bay by storm playing in Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerias, La Cruz and San Pancho's International Music Festival, these professional musicians make their third PV appearance, Friday, November 30, at 8:00 pm on the picturesque Paradise Stage in PV’s Southside, at 127 Pulpito. between Amapas and Olas Altas.

Their distinguished individual careers included playing with such acts as Kilimanjaro, Credence Clearwater Revival, Paul Butterfield, Santana, and the Amazing Rhythm Aces, plus performing at some of the most prestigious jazz festivals in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia.

The BB Jazz AllStars feature Chas Eller, on keyboards, Bryan Savage on alto sax & flute, and Lazaro Poey on drums. The uniqueness of the band's musical roots, makes for a repertoire that covers the gamut of jazz, blues, and funk styles. Read their bios and check out their website.

Tickets now on sale Tuesday to Saturday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Center, 127 Pulpito in Zona Romantica, between Olas Altas and Amapas. Or check the online box office open 24/7 at ParadiseCommunityCenter.com. Tickets 200 pesos. VIP Seating 300 pesos (includes two free margaritas or glasses of wine.) Social Hour at 7:00 pm. Concert at 8:00 pm, on Friday, November 30. A second concert is already scheduled for December 28, with even more coming in 2013.

The Paradise Stage under the palm trees is becoming known as one of the best concert venues in Puerto Vallarta with great food from Chef Abue-Linda and the Paradise GardenGrill, the Paradise Cantina – a full-service bar, large stage, open-air seating for more than 200, and recently upgraded sound and lighting.

100% of the profit from all events at Paradise Community Center benefits CompassioNet Impact that supports the Vallarta Bookmobile, free English classes, hot meal programs for under-resourced children, interest-free home building and small business loans for the poor.

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