Ready for a weekend of jazz music, inspired art and good company?

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What could be better than a weekend of jazz on sunny Florida’s Amelia Island Oct. 16-19? (Check out the line up.)

How about the company of the Amelia Island Jazz Festival’s official artist, Marcus Glenn, and Park West Gallery’s music-loving and art aficionado Gallery Director Morris Shapiro?

On Friday and Saturday, the duo will be at the annual festival hosted by jazz great Les DeMerle.

Marcus’ artwork will be exhibited and available for purchase.

Marcus Glenn "Festival Jazz" Amelia Island Jazz Festival

Here’s a look at the poster artwork Marcus created for the festival.

If this getaway is already music to your ears, Park West Gallery collectors are being offered a special hotel rate courtesy of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort at 39 Beach Lagoon Road, Amelia Island, Florida. The telephone number for reservations is 904-261-6161

Marcus Glenn Park West Gallery Amelia Island Jazz Fest

Marcus works in his spacious studio in Detroit. An original of the Amelia Island artwork is on his easel.

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. Performances are staged in several venues around Amelia Island including the OMNI Hotels & Resorts Amelia Island Plantation. The Amelia Island Jazz Festival helps preserve the American art form Jazz by increasing the exposure and awareness of the music genre to the general public.

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