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29 Palafox Place Pensacola, FL 32502

Italian Dining With Music

July 21st • 6 to 9 PM

Featured Musician: Cynthia Domulot, Piano/Vocalist

Cynthia Domulot, originally from Hattiesburg, MS, has been featured with The Guffman Trio, co-founded with husband/drummer Fred Domulot, at numerous festivals and venues throughout the Southeast. Coming from a diverse musical background, her eclectic sound consists of a blend of straight ahead jazz with blues, funk, Latin and folk to produce a mix sure to satisfy the taste of any listener. She was a music director/band leader for Celebrity Cruises which included performing with and arranging music for many guest artists on the ship circuit. She performs regularly for the Jazz Society of Pensacola, MOJO Mobile (Mystic Order of the Jazz Obsessed) and plays with Mobile Big Band Society. Cynthia has also performed with both the Pensacola and Northwest Florida Symphonies. She holds a B.A. in Instrumental Music Education and is currently on staff at J.M. Tate High School as choral director/piano instructor where she enjoys working with concert choirs as well as her vocal jazz ensemble.

 

July 28th • 6 to 9 PM

Featured Musician: Jim Armstrong, Guitar

Jim Armstrong is one of the most talented guitarists around. From pop tunes woven into a lush classical setting, to complex jazz arrangements of all-time favorites, Jim always offers an interesting and delightful musical experience. Notably, Jim has studied with the great George Benson, and together with his talent and style he is the perfect compliment to a wonderful evening.

August 4th • 6 to 9 PM

Featured Musician: Cynthia Domulot, Piano/Vocalist

Cynthia Domulot, originally from Hattiesburg, MS, has been featured with The Guffman Trio, co-founded with husband/drummer Fred Domulot, at numerous festivals and venues throughout the Southeast. Coming from a diverse musical background, her eclectic sound consists of a blend of straight ahead jazz with blues, funk, Latin and folk to produce a mix sure to satisfy the taste of any listener. She was a music director/band leader for Celebrity Cruises which included performing with and arranging music for many guest artists on the ship circuit. She performs regularly for the Jazz Society of Pensacola, MOJO Mobile (Mystic Order of the Jazz Obsessed) and plays with Mobile Big Band Society. Cynthia has also performed with both the Pensacola and Northwest Florida Symphonies. She holds a B.A. in Instrumental Music Education and is currently on staff at J.M. Tate High School as choral director/piano instructor where she enjoys working with concert choirs as well as her vocal jazz ensemble.

August 11th • 6 to 9 PM

Featured Musician: Gino Rosaria, Piano

Gino moved to the US in 2003 to study music under the world renowned Daisy De Luca Jaffe. In 2009, he graduated with a Master’s degree in Classical Music Performance. Gino then started taking private Jazz lessons with Jazz pianist David Shelander, who studied with Bill Evans. During his time in the US. Gino went on to win many competitions and also got a chance to appear on the local TV and radio stations Gino also appeared several times on national TV performing solo, chamber, and with orchestra. Today Gino performs and does studio work on a regular basis with some of the best musicians around, including artists such as award winning violinist Karen Briggs, 2010 Award winner for best Jazz clarinet player Tim Laughlin, award winning flutist Kim Scott, Award winning Jazz guitarists Eric Essix and Adam Hawley, and world renowned flutist Althea Rene. “My goals are to continue giving virtuosic piano performances in both Jazz and Classical music…” says Gino.

 

July 18th • 6 to 9 PM

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Featured Musician: Ronnie Levine, Guitar

From Carlo Santana to Django Reinhardt, Ronnie Levine’s performances are always a treat for music lovers of all ages. Originally from Houston Texas, Ronnie has found a base here for his jazzy, beach influenced, rockin’ guitar antics. His versatility and mastery of guitar styles, continue to create a stir on the Gulf Coast. Don’t miss this unique performance setting at V Pauls.

August 25th • 6 to 9 PM

Featured Musician: Jim Andrews, Sax

Jim Andrews was born in Kansas City. He played with many bands in the mid-west area and I was inducted in the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the Bonesteel band with charted song “Wheels”. He lived in Los Angeles doing studio work and toured and worked with groups such as Spyder Turner and Piranha. Later on relocated to the Gulf Coast area where he was working with notable artist as Jimmy Hall, Aaron Neville, Vince Vance and The Vallients and did recording with other artists.

Smooth Jazz and R&B music is his favorite style to play. Also plays latin and reggae style of conga. I was highly mentored by Grover Washington Jr Kansas City Blues. His strong influences are The Crusaders, Stanley Turrentine, Maseo Parker, David Sanborn, Michael Brecker.

Currently Jim resides in Pensacola, Florida working in various venues on the Gulf Coast including recording sessions and concerts. His CD “Moods” receives airplay on local radio.