SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch

July 6 onward

The SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch is an ideal way to relax and enjoy Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk.  Listen to the soulful sounds of outstanding local jazz artists on four stages from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month.

Picnic by the river or purchase fabulous food and beverages from area restaurants and vendors. 2008 is the 18th anniversary of the acclaimed SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch, produced by the City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored by SunTrust.

Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome. For more information, call our 24-hour hotline at 954-828-5363.

To have the 2008 brochure mailed to you, e-mail your name and address to or call 954-396-3696.

Scheduled Performers

July 6, 2008 – National Parks and Recreation Month

With special performances by our Recreation Youth Groups

E – Ruby Baker

CH – Jazzberry Patch

PC – Mantra

LO – Nucklebusters Quintet

August 3, 2008

E – Valerie Tyson

CH – Night Magic

PC – Carl Ferrari and Friends

LO – Dixie Dawgs Trio

September 7, 2008 – Hispanic Heritage Month

Esplanade and Peck Courtyard Stages

E – Remix with Laura V.

CH – Steve B. and Friends

PC – Debbie Orta Quartet

LO – Les Blachut Band

October 5, 2008 – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wear PINK Day!

E – Trisha O’Brien

CH – Christina Sichta Quartet

PC – Flute Factor with Meryl Tananger

LO – Raye Stevens Orchestra

November 2, 2008 – Salute to Veteran’s Day

E – Bill Kelbe Big Band

CH – Kevin Lee Campfield Quartet

PC – Harvey Nevins Quintet

LO – The Score

December 7, 2008

E – George Tandy

CH – Martin Hand Quartet

PC – Lynne Meryl Quartet

LO – Nucklebusters Quintet

Key to Performance Locations

E – Esplande Park Stage

CH – Connie Hoffman Gazebo

PC – Peck Courtyard at the Broward Center for Performing Arts

LO – Las Olas Riverfront Stage


To inquire about performing at Jazz Brunch, please contact:

Suntrust Sunday Jazz Brunch Entertainment Booking

Stephanie Brady

Or, send your information and music samples to:

Stephanie Brady

Special Events, Projects and ADA Event Coordinator

Parks and Recreation Department

City of Fort Lauderdale

1350 West Broward Blvd.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Please DO NOT call about bookings. Music samples WILL NOT be returned.

Map and Directions

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Map of the Riverwalk Area (20 N New River Drive E, Fort Lauderdale, FL)


The City of Fort Lauderdale wishes to thank our generous sponsors, without whom this great event would not be possible.