As Clearwater Jazz Holiday progressed into its last two days, I heard yet even more different genres of music played. There really is something for everyone here.
Day 3: An afternoon of traditional jazz
I'm so glad that there is still room for some traditional jazz music at Clearwater Jazz Holiday. Saturday
Without my trusty cooler, I was forced to eat mounds of delicious festival food at Clearwater Jazz Holiday. Yeah I know...it's a horrible life (joking). I ate more festival food than ever this year, all in the name of research for my appearance on The Taste of Tampa Bay radio
There was a time when Clearwater's Annual Jazz Holiday was devoted to one thing and one thing only: Jazz. Attendance was free, you packed your own dinner & drinks in a cooler, and you set up your lawn chairs for a weekend of free jazz in the park. A few years back, Clearwater
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