Here is the first photo of my new band taken at Jazz on 4 on the Oasis of the Seas.
Left to Right: Daniel Tenbush - Piano, Bonnie, Les & Kenny Phelps - Bass

 The Les DeMerle Jazz Quartet

The Les DeMerle Jazz Quartet


2018 Amelia Island Jazz Festival

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Oct 7
Amelia Island Jazz Festival
Jazz in the Park with the FSU Jazz Ensemble 1
2pm to 4pm
Amelia Park between 14th and Citrona
Amelia Island FL 32034

Oct 8
Amelia Island Jazz Festival
Sponsors Party
7pm to 9pm
Les DeMerle Jazz Quartet
Horizons Restaurant
5472 First Coast Hwy
Amelia Island FL 32034

Oct 9
Amelia Island Jazz Festival
Wine Tasting and Jazz
6pm to 8pm
Les DeMerle Trio
Amelia Island Wine Company
4924 First Coast Hwy Suite 1
Amelia Island FL 32034

Oct 10
Amelia Island Jazz Festival
Jump Jive and Wail Swing Night
7pm to 10pm
Les DeMerle Little Big Band
Featuring Bonnie Eisele
Sandbar and Kitchen
2910 Atlantic Ave Main Beach
Amelia Island FL 32034

 

2018 AIJF Headliners

  Henry Johnson

Henry Johnson

 
  Janis Siegel

Janis Siegel

Oct 12
Amelia Island jazz Festival
Headlining Concert Fernandina Beach Golf Club
Les DeMerle Trio featuring Henry Johnson
7pm to 10 pm
2800 Bill Melton Road
Amelia Island FL 32034

Oct 13
Amelia Island jazz Festival
Headlining Concert Fernandina beach Golf Club
Requinte Trio
featuring Janis Siegel of the Manhattan Transfer
Les DeMerle Jazz Quartet featuring Bonnie Eisele
7pm to 10pm
2800 Bill Melton Road
Amelia island Florida 32034

Nawlins Dixieland Jazz Brunch
Spare Rib Six
Horizons Restaurant
11am and 1pm seatings
5472 First Coast Hwy Amelia Island FL 32034

  Les DeMerle & Bonnie Eisele

Les DeMerle & Bonnie Eisele


Check back for more live dates!

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 Bonnie Eisele and Les DeMerle with the 2016 / 2017 AIJF Jazz Scholars.

Bonnie Eisele and Les DeMerle with the 2016 / 2017 AIJF Jazz Scholars.

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Hi Guys, We want to thank you very much for representing the AIJF at our Jazz Art scholarship event. You both played great and Bonnie and I and our board of directors are very proud to have you as our 2016 and 2017 scholars. Keep up your great work and Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family’s.

Les


- Past Events -

28th Annual Chicago Drum Show - 2018.

 Les checks out a show banner with a photo jamming along side fellow drummer Steve Maxwell.

Les checks out a show banner with a photo jamming along side fellow drummer Steve Maxwell.

 Les with Danny Seraphine, the original drummer for the band  Chicago . Dom Famularo and David Frangioni stop by to visit Les and check out his amazing booth at the show.

Les with Danny Seraphine, the original drummer for the band Chicago. Dom Famularo and David Frangioni stop by to visit Les and check out his amazing booth at the show.

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Valentine's Big Band Bash - Salute to the Bands.

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Nestor Torres with the Dynamic Les DeMerle Jazz Trio wailing at the 2017 Amelia Island Jazz Festival.

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14th Annual Amelia Island Jazz Festival
October 8 to 15, 2017

Festival headliners Néstor Torres, Roseanna Vitro,
Trio Caliente & The Dynamic Les DeMerle Bands
featuring vocalist Bonnie Eisele.

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The inimitable Les DeMerle, Bonnie Eisele, and the entire Amelia Island Jazz Festival team are at it again, presenting the 14th annual Amelia Island Jazz Festival from October 8 through October 15 at venues across the island. Featuring outstanding jazz music in a variety styles, including swing, bebop, Dixieland, big band, Latin, and contemporary, the week-long festival hosts world-class headliners as well as fresh, up-and-coming young talent.


Other Past Events Include:


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May 20 & 21

Chicago Drum Show - Odeum Expo Center


Booth 175 - "The Jazz Corner of the World"
1033 N Villa Ave, Villa Park, Illinois 60181
For details call: 989-463-4757

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  Official Les DeMerle / 2017 Chicago Drum Show T-Shirt

Official Les DeMerle / 2017 Chicago Drum Show T-Shirt