Select Video Clips of the Amelia Island Jazz Festival

  • News4Jax Interview

    • Date:October 03, 2016
    • Location:River City Live

    Lance Adams from River City Live  visited Les DeMerle to find out what the Amelia Island Jazz Festival is all about.

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  • 2015 Amelia Island Jazz Festival in 10 Minutes

    • Date:October 12, 2015
    • Location:Amelia Island, Florida

    Wow, we did it again! Another great Amelia Island Jazz Festival. From our Amelia Park Concert with the UNF JE 2 and our Jazz education presentations in the schools, to our Sponsors Party and our Latin and Big Band Swing nights. Plus the exciting headlining concerts with Larry Coryell and Kevin Mahogany and our swingin’ Sunday Jazz Brunch at David’s with everyone joining in for the New Orleans second line led by Bonnie Eisele.

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  • Les DeMerle with Randy Brecker at the 2014 AIJF

    • Date:October 18, 2014
    • Location:Amelia Island, Florida

    This is just a tiny sample of the great shows at the Amelia Island Jazz Festival.  You really have to be at the performances in person to enjoy world-class jazz! Don’t miss the 2015 Amelia Island Jazz Festival… yet again we have a great lineup!

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  • Tony Monaco and Randy Brecker at the 2014 Amelia Island Jazz Festival

    • Date:October 17, 2014
    • Location:Amelia Island, Florida

    Here is a sample of the great vibes you get at the Amelia Island Jazz Festival.  Enjoy 2014 Headliners, Tony Monaco and Randy Brecker at the 2014 AIJF.  Other artists at the 2014 Festival were The Dynamic Les DeMerle Band with Bonnie Eisele, Hunter Diamond, El Niño and many more.

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  • Marcus Glenn 2014 Official AIJF Artist

    • Date:April 19, 2014
    • Location:Amelia Island

    Marcus Glenn created the official poster artwork, “Festival Jazz,” for the 2014 Amelia Island Jazz Festival on Oct. 16-19 in Florida. The original mixed-media work created for the festival will be auctioned Saturday, April 19, for the Big Band Bash gala fundraiser. Park West artist Tim Yanke also donated two originals.

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  • 2014 Sponsorship Drive

    • Location:Amelia Island, Florida

    The Amelia Island Jazz Festival provides a rich, diverse cultural offering to the Amelia Island area by exposing thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds to the sounds, excitement and vitality of great jazz. The Festival presents world-class jazz in many styles, including swing, bebop, Dixieland, big band, Latin, and contemporary. During the week-long festival, held in October each year, music is performed by jazz greats as well as fresh, up-and-coming young talent.

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  • Les DeMerle on Craviotto Drums at the AIJF

    • Date:October 12, 2013
    • Location:Amelia Island, Florida

    The Dynamic Les DeMerle at the 2013 Amelia Island Jazz Festival. That year the Festival also  featured the Royal Crown Revue, and one of the most recognizable saxophonists in the US, Mindi Abair.

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  • 2013 Amelia Island Jazz Festival in the Media

    • Date:October , 2013
    • Location:Amelia Island, Florida

    Hear great jazz in a festival atmosphere on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida. It’s the 2013 Amelia Island Jazz Festival, featuring swing masters Royal Crown Revue and smooth jazz saxophonist Mindy Abair.

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  • 2009 Amelia Island Jazz Festival

    • Date:October , 2009
    • Location:Amelia Island

    The 2009 Festival presented David Sanborn and the Midnight Blue Band directed by LesDeMerle featuring vocalist Bonnie Eisele. They performed at the brand new 1000-seat auditorium at First Baptist Church on Eighth Street, Fernandina Beach. By landing a major artist with strong commercial appeal, the Festival considers the Sanborn booking to be a significant milestone in its history.  Missed all the fun? Here is a 10 minute wrap up of our 10 day 2009 Festival.[…]

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