Arturo Sandoval Jazz Club June 19th, 2007Hailing from Venezuela and Jamaica respectively, flautist, reedist, composer and producer Jorge Guzmán and vocalist, songwriter and flautist Stephanie Mair combine their vibrant talents to create the singular poly-ethnic sound of Amereida. Guzmán, Amereida’s leader, is one of South America’s premier flute players. Aside from performing, however, his musical experiences encompass diverse fields such as composing in a variety of genres, producing records as well as events, and all aspects of sound engineering. Stephanie Mair, the soulful voice of Amereida is an energetic and captivating performer, singer, as well as a prolific songwriter. Several means of artistic expression braced the fascinating personality of Mair since her childhood. Amereida’s music is a reflection of current social and artistic tendencies that will stay with us for the foreseen future thus their contemporary symbiosis of both primitive and futuristic sounds. Thus, vital jazz is both link and catalyst between ethnicity and turntabling so to speak. Amereida is a musical gate that opens into the oneness of the human being, as Amereida doesn’t suffer aesthetic fears or prejudices. The world is its larder and therein lies much of Amereida’s cosmopolitan appeal regardless of ethnicity, gender or even age as an average Amereida performance is decked out by people representing enviable demographics. For more information, please call: 305.403.7565
This production unites two influential contemporary Spanish artists: Marco Flores, a multi-awarded bailaor and choreographer, and José Almarcha, a lead guitarist. Both develop a dance, scenic and musical dialogue that spontaneously juggles embracing and departing from classical forms, which creates their contemporary expression. The work will reference the Silver Age of Spanish culture: Antonio José Martínez Palacios, Sabicas, and García Lorca. Also … +
Annual Global Cuba Festival. January 13th, 2008. Miami Light Project and Fundarte present the Latin Jazz trio Overproof as the kick off concert for the 1st Annual Global Cuba Festival at Spiegelworld Miami Beach. Overproof is a Latin-jazz based power trio who have recently released their debut recording on the Japanese EWE label and Spanish SONIFOLK label, entitled "3 Guys Walk Into … +
Miami Dade County Auditorium. Oct 27th, 2007. 8:00 p.m. Fundarte and Eventus, in collaboration with the Miami Dade County Auditorium, present the Cuban ensemble Habana Abierta on October 27th, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. The band, which is based in Madrid, will appear for a one-time-only engagement at the Miami Dade County Auditorium, located at 2901 W. Flagler Street, Miami.
Presented by FUNDarte. March 15th, 2008. 8:00 p.m.FUNDarte in conjunction with the Miami Dade Auditorium presents Brazilian singer, Denise de Kalafe for one night only on Saturday, March 15th at 8:00 p.m. in the Miami Dade County Auditorium, located at 2901 W. Flagler Street in Miami.
Marissa Chibas. From Nov 14th through Nov 16th, 2008.In a solo theatrical tour de force, protean performer Marissa Chibas tells an astonishing tale centered on three towering figures in her life: her father, Raul Chibas, who co-wrote the manifesto for the Cuban revolution with Fidel Castro; her uncle, Eddy Chibas, who was the frontrunner for the Cuban presidency in 1951 before committing … +