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Jazz Roots: "CUBA" with Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at ARSHT

Jan 10, 2020

“Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is one of the best jazz orchestras in existence, a powerhouse outfit whose precise section work is enhanced by thrilling soloists“ The New Yorker O’Farrill’s debut album with the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Una Noche Inolvidable, earned a first GRAMMY® Award nomination in 2005. His next album, Song for Chico, earned a GRAMMY® Award for Best Latin Jazz … +

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British Invasion: Latin Style at ARSHT

Fri Nov 1, 2019

The 12th season of the JAZZ ROOTS series opens with a distinct international accent as the pop music and jazz of the British Invasion gets a twist of Latin flair. The spectacular cast includes singer, guitarist, and songwriter José Feliciano, a pioneer crossover star who has earned 45 Gold and Platinum records and 9 Grammy Awards; and 10-time Grammy Award Winner and … +

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ARTEMIS: Great women in Jazz at the Arsht Center

Hailing from America, Canada, France, Chile, Israel and Japan, ARTEMIS is an extraordinary all-star group comprised of seven of the finest performers in jazz today, gender irrelevant. The band features a powerful front line of A-list musicians in trumpeter Ingrid Jensen, tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana and clarinetist Anat Cohen; a virtuosic rhythm section of pianist and music director Renee Rosnes, bassist Noriko … +

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Frost School of Music presents MISTER MAESTRO: Leonard Bernstein at ARSHT

Fri Nov 9, 2018

Frost School’s Henry Mancini Orchestra and JAZZ ROOTS present MISTER MAESTRO—Leonard Bernstein, the Renaissance Man of American Music. With Ann Hampton Callaway (voice); Kirk Whalum in saxophone; Shelly Berg in piano and Scott Flavin as Conductor. To rediscover Leonard Bernstein’s powerful scores for iconic American dramas, including West Side Story and On the Waterfront, in new arrangements by Frost students and faculty. … +

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Announcing the 18/19 Jazz Roots Series!

Starts Fri Nov 9, 2018

The Arsht Center is thrilled to announce the 11th season of JAZZ ROOTS which brings jazz legends from around the globe to our own Knight Concert Hall – acclaimed as one of the most acoustically superb concert halls of our age! LEONARD BERNSTEIN 100 AND BEYOND November 9, 2018 at 8 p.m. Ann Hampton Callaway, Jon Secada, Kirk Whalum and the Henry … +

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JAZZ: Gregory Porter & Sara Gazarek!

Fri 2 Mar, 2018

For Gregory Porter, the influence of Nat King Cole on his life and music runs deep, a through-line that reaches back into some of his earliest childhood memories, and culminates in the release of the two-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist’s stunning fifth studio album Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt tribute to the legendary singer, pianist, and Capital recording artist. Porter’s love for Cole’s … +

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Jazz at the Arsht! George Benson & Jake Shimabukuro!

Fri 16 Feb, 2018

Simply one of the greatest artists in jazz history, 10-time GRAMMY winner and NEA Jazz Master George Benson is an amazingly versatile musician, whose adept skills find him crossing easily between straight-ahead jazz, smooth jazz, and contemporary R&B. At various points along the five-decade continuum of his storied career, he has been heralded as a jazz guitarist of unparalleled chops, a vocalist … +

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JAZZ ROOTS with George Benson at ARSHT

Fri 16 Feb, 2018

Simply one of the greatest artists in jazz history, 10-time GRAMMY winner and NEA Jazz Master George Benson is a versatile musician, whose adept skills find him crossing easily between straight-ahead jazz, smooth jazz, and contemporary R&B. At various points along the five-decade continuum of his storied career, he has been heralded as a jazz guitarist of unparalleled chops, a vocalist with … +

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Jon Batiste & Stay Human at the Arsht Center

Jon Batiste is a globally celebrated musician, educator, current bandleader of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and television personality whose musical skill, artistic vision and exuberant charisma make him a triple threat with unlimited potential. Recognized for his originality, jaw-dropping talent and dapper sense of style, Jon performs wide-ranging material from commanding the piano with virtuosic skill, to soulfully crooning, to … +

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Celebrate the Music of Ella Fitzgerald at the Arsht

Direct from the Apollo Theater! The 10th anniversary season kicks off with a star-studded tribute celebrating the centennial of the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, with a special blockbuster concert! Featuring David Alan Grier, Monica Mancini, Clint Holmes, Niki Haris, Wé McDonald, Brianna Thomas, The Ella 100 All-Star Quartet, Brian Nova, Gregg Field, Chuck Bergeron, Shelly Berg, the Frost School of Music’s … +

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Fri 3 Nov, 2017 - Wed 18 Apr, 2018

The Arsht Center is thrilled to announce the 10th Anniversary season of JAZZ ROOTS which brings jazz legends from around the globe to our own Knight Concert Hall – acclaimed as one of the most acoustically superb concert halls of our age! We’ll kick off the 2017-2018 season with Ella Fitzgerald 100th Birthday Tribute, a star-studded celebration of the First Lady of … +

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10th Anniversary season of JAZZ ROOTS: Miami’s Best Jazz Series!

Fri 3 Nov, 2017 - Fri 20 Apr, 2018

The Arsht Center is thrilled to announce the 10th Anniversary season of JAZZ ROOTS which brings jazz legends from around the globe to our own Knight Concert Hall – acclaimed as one of the most acoustically superb concert halls of our age! We’ll kick off the 2017-2018 season with Ella Fitzgerald 100th Birthday Tribute, a star-studded celebration of the First Lady of … +