Kenny G to perform at Seabreeze Jazz Festival

Special to The Log
Kenny G headlines Seabreeze Jazz Festival in April. SPECIAL TO THE LOG

Multi-platinum and No. 1 selling saxophonist Kenny G will perform in Panama City Beach at the 2017 Seabreeze Jazz Festival coming April 19-23rd. Known as the "World's No. One Selling Instrumental Artist Of All Time," with global sales totaling more than 75 million records, Kenny G is just one of 24 top contemporary jazz artists that will take the stage in one special weekend of music. Several artists are top selling Billboard Contemporary Jazz Artists and Grammy Award winners as well.

Kenny G will perform as the headliner on Thursday, April 20, kicking off the first evening of main performances on the main stage at Aaron Beasant Park Amphitheater adjacent to Pier Park.

The full lineup for 2017 includes:

Kenny G, Brian Culbertson, Boney James, Tower Of Power, Norman Brown, Candy Dulfer, Richard Elliot, Rick Braun, Patti Austin, Pieces of a Dream, Michael Lington, Darren Rahn, Paul Brown, Eric Darius, Doc Powell, Ken Ford, Four 80 East, Althea Rene, Matt Marshak, Jake Shimabukuro, Roman Street, Adam Hawley and Jeanette Harris.

The 2017 event marks the 19th anniversary of the Seabreeze Jazz Festival and the ninth year in Bay County and Panama City Beach. The event attracts about 26,000 smooth jazz fans annually that have come from 41 states and six countries. In addition to main shows at the amphitheater, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival hosts a jazz dinner and lunch cruise from the Lighthouse Marina in Panama City Beach, plus nightly All-Star After Party Jam Shows at Pier Park each evening after each day's performances.

Tickets are on sale by phone at 1-877-987-6487 or online at www.seabreezejazzfestival.com. Fans can save 10 percent off any general admission ticket with use of promo code "JAZZBB" now through the end of December.