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Alejandro Arenas and Mark Feinman turn up the heat during La Lucha's performance on Saturday's final day of the jazz festival.

Sarasota Jazz Festival goes out on high note with Arturo Sandoval

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Alejandro Arenas and Mark Feinman turn up the heat during La Lucha's performance on Saturday's final day of the jazz festival.

As night sets in, the jazz festival becomes a spectacle for the eyes as well as the ears.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

As night sets in, the jazz festival becomes a spectacle for the eyes as well as the ears.

Arturo Sandoval addresses the audience as the festival nears its end.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Arturo Sandoval addresses the audience as the festival nears its end.

Arturo Sandoval defected from Cuba to bring his artistry to the U.S.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Arturo Sandoval defected from Cuba to bring his artistry to the U.S.

East County's Allen and Gloria Brush and Sarasota's Christine and Andy Fowler found perfect seats at Nathan Benderson Park.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

East County's Allen and Gloria Brush and Sarasota's Christine and Andy Fowler found perfect seats at Nathan Benderson Park.

Sarasota's Pam Greer and Sherelle Matthews manage the entry table and enjoy jazz at the same time.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Sarasota's Pam Greer and Sherelle Matthews manage the entry table and enjoy jazz at the same time.

Crowds get ready for La Lucha and Arturo Sandoval on the final day of the Sarasota Jazz Festival.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Crowds get ready for La Lucha and Arturo Sandoval on the final day of the Sarasota Jazz Festival.

Lieutenant/Paramedic Tim Baker and Firefighter EMT Jennifer Jackson enjoy working the festival.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Lieutenant/Paramedic Tim Baker and Firefighter EMT Jennifer Jackson enjoy working the festival.

Sarasota's Terry Grady, a festival volunteer, buys a treat from Giovanna Trejo of Happy Belly Tacos.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Sarasota's Terry Grady, a festival volunteer, buys a treat from Giovanna Trejo of Happy Belly Tacos.

Orlando's Caleb McCue, a Sarasota native, came home to see Arturo Sandoval.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Orlando's Caleb McCue, a Sarasota native, came home to see Arturo Sandoval.

Sarasota's Roger Skidmore and Franklyn Skidmore are glad to see La Lucha finally taking a leading role.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Sarasota's Roger Skidmore and Franklyn Skidmore are glad to see La Lucha finally taking a leading role.

Alejandro Arenas of La Lucha, Houston Person, and Mark Feinman of La Lucha perform together.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Alejandro Arenas of La Lucha, Houston Person, and Mark Feinman of La Lucha perform together.

Tampa Bay area pianist Christine Allen-Bruno and Joe Bruno, Sr., a 94-year-old active professional jazz player, watch the performance on the final day.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Tampa Bay area pianist Christine Allen-Bruno and Joe Bruno, Sr., a 94-year-old active professional jazz player, watch the performance on the final day.

Bradenton resident Brandon Dowd swings his feet to the rhythm of the music at Nathan Benderson Park during the jazz festival.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Bradenton resident Brandon Dowd swings his feet to the rhythm of the music at Nathan Benderson Park during the jazz festival.

Arturo Sandoval's drummer and percussionist, Ricardo Pasillas, adds some unique sound effects to the music.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Arturo Sandoval's drummer and percussionist, Ricardo Pasillas, adds some unique sound effects to the music.

Sarasota resident Angelo Ragone of the SRQ Club greets Alejandro Arenas of La Lucha.

Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 |

Sarasota resident Angelo Ragone of the SRQ Club greets Alejandro Arenas of La Lucha.

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