The Jazz Loft unveils its February program

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook presents the following events in February:

Wed 2/2 Young at Heart: Meet the ladies at 1:00 p.m.

The monthly afternoon jazz themed series Young at Heart was originally designed for people with memory problems and their caregivers. It has become a favorite for those who enjoy afternoon jazz.

This month, music written by women and for women will be performed by The Jazz Loft Trio.

Tickets $10

Wed 2/2 Jazz Loft Trio and Jam at 7 p.m.

The Jazz Loft Trio led by bassist Keenan Zach performs at 7 p.m. followed by a jam session at 8 p.m.

Tickets: $10 at 7 p.m., $5 at 8 p.m.

Thu 2/3 Jazz Loft Big Band at 7 p.m.

The 17-member Jazz Loft Big Band, led by Jazz Loft founder Tom Manuel, performs jazz standards

and original compositions and arrangements written by band members.

Tickets: $30 adults, $25 seniors, $20 students, $15 children, under 5 free

Wed. 2/9 Jazz Loft Trio and Jam at 7 p.m.

The Jazz Loft Trio led by bassist Keenan Zach performs at 7 p.m. followed by a jam at 8 p.m.

Tickets: $10 at 7 p.m., $5 at 8 p.m.

Thu 2/10 Interplay Jazz Orchestra at 7 p.m.

The 17-member Jazz Loft Orchestra co-directed by trombonist Joe Devassy and Gary Henderson,

trumpet, performs original compositions and arrangements written by band members.

Tickets: $30 adults, $25 seniors, $20 students, $15 children, under 5 free

Fri 2/11 Acoustics in the Salon at 7 p.m.

Arta Jekabsone, Latvian singer, songwriter and arranger based in New York, performs accompanied by Steve Salerno on guitar in the intimate setting of The Jazz Loft.

Tickets: $40

Sat. 2/12 Here’s to the ladies at 7 p.m.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with The Jazz Loft All Stars, Ray Anderson trombone, Tom Manuel cornet,

Mike Hall on bass, Steve Salerno on guitar and Ellis Holmes on drums. Music for women and by women will be featured. A glass of champagne and chocolate from Stony Brook Chocolate are included with admission.

Tickets: $40 adults, $35 seniors, $30 students, $25 children, under 5 free

Wed 2/16 Jazz Loft Trio and Jam at 7 p.m.

The Jazz Loft Trio led by bassist Keenan Zach performs at 7 p.m. followed by a jam at 8 p.m.

Tickets: $10 at 7 p.m., $5 at 8 p.m.

Thu 2/17 Bad Little Big Band at 7 p.m.

The 12-member Bad Little Big Band, led by pianist, composer and arranger Rich Iacona, performs music from The Great American Song Book. Singer Madeline Kole accompanies the group.

Tickets: $30 adults, $25 seniors, $20 students, $15 children, under 5 free

Wed 2/23 Jazz Loft Trio and Jam at 7 p.m.

The Jazz Loft Trio led by bassist Keenan Zach performs at 7 p.m. followed by a jam at 8 p.m.

Tickets: $10 at 7 p.m., $5 at 8 p.m.

Fri 2/25 Acoustics at the Salon at 7 p.m.

Brazilian guitarist and songwriter Rubens De La Corte, Brazilian singer and actress Corina Sabbas and guitarist Steve Salerno will perform Brazilian standards, jazz and fusion in the intimate setting of the Jazz Loft Living Room.

Tickets: $40

Sat 2/26 Acoustics at the Salon at 7 p.m.

Taylor Ackley, multi-string instrumentalist and vocalist and cellist and vocalist, Alison Row performs in the genres of Blue Grass, Folk, Western Swing and Old Time music. Guitarist Steve Salerno accompanies him. The performance will take place in the intimate setting of The Jazz Loft.

Tickets: $40

Tickets are available at www.thejazzloft.org and if available before the events. For more information, call 751-1895.