EMIT series 2013-14

For the past eighteen years, over 300 events involving new music, jazz, world music, interactive electronics, improvisation and interdisciplinary art forms that incorporate sound have been featured in the EMIT series.  EMIT (a registered nonprofit arts organization) brings adventurous music and educational activities to the Tampa Bay are.

EMIT is a recipient of programming awards from from Chamber Music America, ASCAP and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.  It is supported by the City of St. Petersburg and the Pinellas Community Foundation.  

upcoming events:

April 15
Jazz in the Stacks
FREE Concert!

recent past events:

Two masters of free improvisation join for a rare
performance in St. Petersburg.  
Vocalist and movement artist Jill Burton
and jazz and avant-garde guitarist Davey Williams
team up for playful music & motion in the cool
Electric Zoo Studio located at
1741 1st Ave. North in St. Petersburg 33713.  
Admission is $10 at the door only.

St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
February 18-23

EMIT is organizer of the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival
schedule Feb. 18 - 23.  See www.stpetejazzfest 

First Night St. Petersburg
EMIT is a sponsor of jazz programming at the 2014 First Night St. Petersburg

La Lucha
O Som Do Jazz
Whitney James Quartet

Helios at NOVA 535
Tuesday, December 17
NOVA 535

Eugene Chadbourne & Tatsuya Nakatani
Friday, November 8 at 8 PM
Salvador Dali Museum


It's an evening of surreal music at the amazing Salvador Dali Museum presented by EMIT & the Salvador Dali Museum located at One Dali Boulevard St. Petersburg, FL 33701.  Admission is $15 at the door.

Brasil Beat with O Som Do Jazz
Saturday, November 9
Side Door at the Palladium Theater

O Som Do Jazz brings Brazilian Bossa Nova, MPB & samba-jazz to the Side Door at 8 PM.

Admission is $15 at the Palladium Theater located at 235 5th Ave. North in St. Petersburg. See www.mypalladium.org.

September 14
Jimmy Luci & Side Show Drummer - Free event
Electric Zoo Studios


Side Show Drummer is original music that is sequenced to video. stage props / set design sound effects and much more.  

Electric Zoo Studios is located at 1741 First Ave. North in St. Petersburg.  This event is sponsored by Electric Zoo Studios & EMIT.

Pro Tools Workshops at the Royal Theater

This is a educational collaboration with EMIT, the Boys & Girls Club and the MIRA program at St. Petersburg College.  
Pro Tools is the industry standard for professional recording. This program is supported by the Pinellas Community Foundation.

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