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Carlos Averhoff Jr brings his ensemble to Arts Garage

Friday, December 21, 8:00 pm

Carlos Averhoff Jr brings his ensemble to Arts Garage. Averhoff is a Grammy-nominated artist with the album “Buena Vista presents Omara Portuondo.” He is an artist of Inner Circle Music Jazz Label and former educator at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. His music brings a unique sound, blending a new hybrid sound of modern Jazz influenced by Cuban and African … +

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Slam Allen at Arts Garage

Sat Apr 7, 2018

The internationally renowned Slam Allen is a messenger of love. This dynamic entertainer uses the genres of Blues, Soul, R&B, and a touch of Rock and Roll to deliver powerful soul stirring performances! Slam captures you with a voice that echoes Otis Redding, a guitar that immerses you in B. B. King and stage energy reminiscent of James Brown, all while captivating … +

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Arts Garage: Kemuel Roig Quartet

Sat 17 Mar, 2018

Cuban born Kemuel Roig started his interest in music at the early age of four, where his first passion was to be a drummer. At the age of eight Kemuel was accepted, and became a student of the Vocational Art School “Nola Sahig” in Ciego de Avila, where studied classical piano and drum simultaneously for five years. In 2002 his family moved … +

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The New Vision Sax Ensemble at Arts Garage

Sun 11 Mar, 2018

The New Vision Sax Ensemble is a traditional sax quartet with a flair. This four-man ensemble plays a diverse repertoire while incorporating movement and riveting improvisation. Melton Mustafa, Jason Hainsworth, Diron Holloway, & James Lockhart. The ensemble was founded in 1999 by Grammy-nominated musician and educator Melton R. Mustafa (son of South Florida jazz legend Melton Mustafa). Each member of the group … +

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Arts Garage: Harp vs Harp

Fri 6 Apr, 2018

Harp vs Harp is an exciting duo (Edmar Castaneda and Grégoire Maret) featuring the unusual combination of harp and harmonica. Since his move to the United States in 1994, Edmar Castaneda has quite literally taken the world stage by storm with the sheer force of his virtuosic command of the harp – revolutionizing the way audiences and critics alike consider an instrument … +

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The Mark Zaleski Band’ CD Release Event at Arts Garage

Sat 10 Mar, 2018

Internationally touring musician, Mark Zaleski, has distinguished himself as a uniquely dynamic soloist, multi-instrumentalist, and band leader. He has performed with a diverse group of notable artists including Dave Brubeck, Christian McBride, Ian Anderson, Connie Francis, Mahmoud Ahmed, Rakalam Bob Moses, Tiger Okoshi, Antonio Sanchez, the Either/Orchestra, Jason Palmer, and Matt Savage. The Mark Zaleski Band performs a one of a kind … +

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Charenee Wade at Arts Garage

Sat 24 Feb, 2018

Inspired by Sarah Vaughn, Brooklyn native Charenee Wade began singing jazz at the age of 12. Through her years of intense studies in jazz and classical music, she has grown to become a notable singer, composer, arranger and educator. She completed her Master’s Degree at Manhattan School of Music. Charenee has been featured in many configurations from jazz trios to Big Band … +

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Arts Garage presents Sultans of String

Fri 23 Feb, 2018

Back by popular demand, Canada’s multiple award winning string slingers Sultans of String bring their genre hopping musical passport to Delray audiences. Led by 5-string violinist McKhool (Jesse Cook, Pavlo) who was raised in a Lebanese-Egyptian household just bursting with music and diversity, Chris was fed a steady diet of delicious musicality alongside Middle Eastern cuisine and violin lessons. At the core … +

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Harper and his Midwest Kind at Arts Garage

Fri 16 Feb, 2018

An amalgamation of blues, soul and world music, Australian singer/songwriter “Peter D. Harper,” now based in Detroit, creates a heady mix of roots music through his creative use of the harmonica, and the haunting drone of the didgeridoo. Harper possesses a powerful, soulful voice and a deep, almost mystical approach to music that some might say has evolved into its own genre. … +

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Latin Rock Band Suénalo at Arts Garage

Sat 10 Feb, 2018

Miami’s Suenalo has been crowned by the Miami New Times in the Best of Miami Awards: Best Latin Rock Band in 2005 and Best Latin Band in 2011. In 2014, New Times Readers’ Choice Awards named them Best Band and one of Miami’s Best Latin Rock Bands of All Times. Suenalo mixes Afro sounds and funk with a dose hip-hop, reggae, rock, … +

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Negroni’s Trio at Arts Garage

Fri 9 Feb, 2018

Three-time “Grammy” nominees and Sony Music Latin artists Negroni’s Trio (Jose Negroni, Josh Allen and Nomar Negroni) is back with a new and exciting album promising to leave an everlasting mark in the Jazz world. Born and raised on the southern coast of Puerto Rico, Jose Negroni, leader and founder of Negroni’s Trio is  a pianist, composer and arranger. Negroni’s Trio has … +

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Arts Garage presents Emmet Cohen Trio

Fri 2 Feb, 2018

Jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation’s pivotal artistic figures. Downbeat praised the “nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary” he employs to communicate with other musicians and audiences at what he terms “the deepest level of humanity and individuality.” Cohen plays with the command and passion of an artist fully devoted to his medium. Cohen is … +

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Arts Garage: Troy Roberts Quartet

Sat 27 Jan, 2018

Jazz Award winning saxophone player, arranger and composer Troy Roberts has been rising to the top of the ranks in the Jazz world. Hailing from the remote location of Perth, West Australia, Troy has won four consecutive Downbeat Jazz Soloist Awards, two consecutive West Australian Music Industry Awards was the only Australian finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition and … +

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Kenny Washington Band at Arts Garage

Fri 26 Jan, 2018

Kenny Washington, a native of New Orleans developed a deep love for music at a very young age. Kenny grew up singing and performing Gospel in church. He began performing with the school band, playing saxophone and singing. After graduating from high school Kenny continued his studies in music at Xavier University. While at Xavier, he studied various styles of music ranging … +

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Arts Garage: Andrew Collins Trio

Sun 21 Jan, 2018

Andrew Collins has been  5 times JUNO-nominated and 7 times Canadian Folk Music Award winning.  Andrew Collins finds himself  at the epicentre of Canada’s burgeoning acoustic/roots music scene. He didn’t invent it,  but he’s certainly a major contributor, having co-founded seriously noteworthy Canadian bands like the Creaking String Quartet, the Foggy Hogtown Boys and, more recently, the Andrew Collins Trio. Showcasing a … +

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Tito Puente Jr. at Arts Garage

Fri 19 Jan, 2018

Tito Puente Jr. is determined to nurture the musical legacy left by his father, Tito Puente, Sr., Latin jazz Mambo King, and he does so with charm and grace. The comparison is inevitable – in his looks, his joy, and his music. Crowds who were lured to venues by his father now return to see his son and to once again participate … +

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Arts Garage presents The Miami Big Sound Orchestra

Sat 13 Jan, 2018

The Miami Big Sound Orchestra is downtown Miami’s resident Latin Jazz big band since 2006, a project formed as a collaboration of musicians from Miami’s Jazz and Latin music communities. The band combines 21st-century big band Jazz with Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music, Funk, and Soul. Hailing from all over the western hemisphere, the members of the MBSO are all veteran Miami musicians … +

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Andy T Band featuring Alabama Mike at Arts Garage

Sun 14 Jan, 2018

The Andy T Band featuring Alabama Mike is a potent new blend of blues talent. The group pairs veteran Nashville guitarist Andy Talamantez with the dynamic San Francisco Bay area singer Michael A. Benjamin, aka Alabama Mike. The band’s 2017 album, “Double Strike” has been riding the top of the blues radio charts since it was released. Debuting in June at #2, … +

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A Tribute to La Lupe with Jessi Campo at Arts Garage

Fri 5 Jan, 2018

Jessi Campo first began singing and writing songs on her guitar at the age of 12. Jessi’s specialty is to capture a memorable moment through her lyrics and interpretations so that each person who is present feels her music. As a bilingual singer-songwriter and accomplished entertainer, Campo has toured Asia extensively, and had a performance role singing in Hebrew in the feature … +

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Dr. Lonnie Smith in Concert at Arts Garage

Sat 6 Jan, 2018

Dr. Lonnie Smith is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades, he has been featured on over seventy albums, and has recorded and performed with a virtual “Who’s Who” of the greatest jazz, blues and R&B giants in the industry. Consequently, he has often been hailed as … +

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Singer Karina Iglesias at Arts Garage

Fri 12 Jan, 2018

With a style equally informed by Rhythm & Blues, Boleros, Gospel and Hip-Hop Karina Iglesias delivers her performances with the intimacy of a deep soul crooner and the conviction and drive of a dauntless female singer/songwriter. A veteran of the Miami live music scene, Karina began writing songs in earnest during while working extensively with local bands. It soon became apparent that … +

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Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald at Arts Garage

Fri 29 Dec, 2017

The Dick Lowenthal Orchestra pays Ella Fitzgerald Tribute with vocalist Lisanne Lyons, they celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ella Fitzgerald, one of the greatest jazz vocalists of all time. It will include music of many of the jazz icons with whom she collaborated, such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Louis Armstrong. Other selections to be performed come from … +

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Arts Garage presents Nicole Henry: Set For The Season

Fri 22 Dec, 2017

Nicole Henry is a NYC/Miami-based international recording artist specializing in jazz, Songbook, soul, and adult contemporary styles. Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world’s most acclaimed vocalists, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities and powerful emotional resonance. Her passionate voice  has earned her a Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance,” three Top-10 U.S. Billboard … +

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The Mike Levine Jazz Sextet at Arts Garage

Sun 17 Dec, 2017

Based in the Sunshine State, Jazz pianist Mike Levine has developed a reputation as a solid player, producer and composer on the Miami scene. With a career that stretches back to the early 80’s, the University of Miami alumnus made his record debut in 1981 as co-leader of The Ross-Levine Band, a project with Pat Metheny was a guest artist. The effort … +