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Chucho Valdés: The Creation with the Yoruban Orchestra at the Arsht

Friday, November 5, 8:00 p.m.

Great Cuban pianist and composer Jesús “Chucho” Valdés presents La Creación (The Creation), his new work for big band, Afro-Cuban percussion, and vocals. A suite in four movements, La Creación explores the story of creation according to the Regla de Ocha, the Afro-Cuban religion known as Santería. It is an extraordinary testament to an extraordinary career. “This new work represents the accumulation … +

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Nicole Henry in Concert – It Never Entered My Mind

May 12, 2021 at 07:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Gold Coast Jazz presents the acclaimed jazz vocalist Nicole Henry in concert.  It Never Entered My Mind is Nicole’s heartfelt and soulful spin on jazz standards that originated as show tunes from 1930-1950s Broadway musicals. – including such writers as Rodgers & Hart; Irving Berlin, Jimmy Van Heusen, and more.  An international award-winning jazz vocalist, MS Henry is one of the most … +

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Dee Dee Bridgewater in Concert at Bailey Hall

Jun 13, 2020

Over the course of a multifaceted career, Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater reached the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-structuring jazz classics. A fearless explorer of tradition, the three-time Grammy-winner won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album for Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie … +

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Jazzmeia Horn at Bailey Hall

Sat Mar 21, 2020 at 08:00 pm

Grammy nominated Jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn performs at Bailey Hall. Horn is the winner of both the Thelonious Monk Institute Competition and Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. BUY TICKETS Originally from Dallas, Texas, Jazzmeia Horn became a New Yorker while attending the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. Possessing a luminous gift that the late Jon Hendricks called “… one … +

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Celebrating Charlie Parker 100th years anniversary at Bailey Hall

Apr 25, 2020, 8 PM

The most important innovator in jazz was saxophonist Charlie Parker, born in 1920. His centennial will be celebrated by an all-star band of exponents of his music. There is only one individual who unquestionably revolutionized jazz, taking it from the bouncy, danceable Swing Era to searing Bebop. That was Kansas City-born alto saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker. His impact on the emerging art … +

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Bailey Hall Mainstage Presents: Ranky Tanky

Mar 20, 2020

“Gullah” comes from West African language and means “a people blessed by God.” “Ranky Tanky” translates loosely as “Work It,” or “Get Funky!” In this spirit this Charleston, SC based quintet performs timeless music of Gullah culture born in the southeastern Sea Island region of the United States. From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, the … +

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Terell Stafford Quintet at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Mar 11, 2020

Jazz concert featuring the NYC trumpeter Terell Stafford with his Quintet.  Jazz legend, McCoy Tyner, has hailed trumpeter Terell Stafford as “one of the great players of our time,” An incredibly gifted and versatile player, Stafford has performed with the “A” list of jazz players and is featured on over 130 recordings. For this show he’ll play tribute to the jazz greats, … +

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South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall Presents MONTY ALEXANDER TRIO

Saturday, January 18 – 8:00 p.m.

Back by popular demand, the jazz master from New York by way of Kingston, Jamaica, Dr. Monty Alexander, returns with his empathetic, hand-in-glove trio. Monty’s playing has always retained a strong Caribbean influence, but with a significant bebop flavor and a bright swinging feeling. Influenced predominantly by Nat Cole, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson, and Wynton Kelly, His roots are evident in all … +

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First Friday Jazz Jams with Nicole Yarling and members of the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band

Jan 3, 2020 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm

Join Nicole Yarling and members of the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band’s Quartet for an evening of jazz!  Area student jazz musicians are invited to come and jam with the professionals in front of a live audience in a family-friendly space.  Audience members welcomed. Participation, attendance and parking is free for everyone. Jan 3, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 09:30 pm Feb … +

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Gold Coast Jazz Society Gala at The Grateful Palate

Fri Jan 24, 2020

The Gold Coast Jazz Society will present their annual gala fundraising jazz party at The Grateful Palate. The evening will include reception, dinner, dancing and jazz featuring vocalist Wendy Pedersen backed by members of the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band.

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Emmet Cohen Trio at Broward Performing Arts

Dec 4, 2019 at 07:45 pm - 10:00 pm

The Emmet Cohen Trio is making waves in the NYC jazz scene and across the globe. The trio melds all styles of jazz with an emphasis on the Great American Songbook. A rising star piano phenom, Cohen is the 2019 winner of the American Pianists Association Cole Porter Award. His fluid technique, innovative tonal palette, and expansive repertoire have earned him critical … +

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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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Jazz Season Kick-Off Reception at ArtServe

Nov 21, 2019

Join members and friends of the Gold Coast Jazz Society for a filled season opening reception.  Jazz provided by student jazz ensembles of the University of Miami Frost School of Music.  Light bites and beverages included.

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Cuban Guitarist José Lezcano in Concert

Oct 6, 2019 at 01:00 pm

With two Grammy nominations for his work as a guitar soloist and composer, Jose is a highly sought-after solo artist and collaborative musician with concerts across the US, including Carnegie Recital, New York City’s North-South Series, Baltimore, Houston, Miami, Charleston, and other cities; international concerts in Cuba, Spain, China, Germany, Czech Republic, Greece, and in four South American nations. He also has … +

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Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Booms at MDCAC

Fri Sep 13, 2019

Miller’s band Boom Tic Boom, featuring pianist Myra Melford, violinist Jenny Scheinman, clarinetist Ben Goldberg, cornetist Kirk Knuffke, bassist Todd Sickafoose, and Miller on drums and composition, is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary with the release of their 5th album, Glitter Wolf. NYC-based drummer/composer/teacher Allison Miller (1992 YoungArts Winner in Jazz) engages her deep roots in improvisation as a vehicle to explore all … +

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Urban RaQ Soul Funk Experience 2.0 | Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Fri, Sep 13, 2019 - 8:30 PM

A Grown & Swanky Live Music Social Experience – the Urban, RaQ, Soul Funk Experience 2.0 will take place in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida in the beautiful Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The night will include drinks*, light bites*, and sultry sounds…it’s a whole vibe. Get ready to slay and be amongst South Florida’s tastemakers of art, fashion, … +

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UM Gusman Concert Hall upcoming free Concerts

Mon Aug 19, 2019 - Thu Oct 3, 2019

A list of upcoming free concerts at UM for the next season. From Jazz Ensembles to a powerful program with Frost School of Music Symphonic Winds. Faculty Jazz Concert Weeks Center for Recording & Performance: An evening of music for small jazz ensemble, featuring Frost Studio Music and Jazz faculty.Aug 19, 2019, 6:30 PMClarke Recital Hall –Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Chamber … +

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Beachtone Jazz Festival -one day only- at ARSHT

Jun 15, 2019, 7 PM

Jun 15, 2019, 7 PM Created to enliven the Miami music scene, the Beachtone Jazz Festival delivers one of Florida’s most prestigious events of the year, by combining some of the top Jazz, Latin Jazz and Brazilian artists of our time. Grammy award-winning Bossa Nova star Eliane Elias, guitar legend Yamandu Costa, and legendary percussionist Sammy Figueroa will each take the stage … +

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“South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall” Presents STEFON HARRIS AND BLACKOUT Featuring Casey Benjamin

Saturday, April 20, 2019 – 8:00 p.m.

Passionate artistry and astonishing virtuosity have propelled mallet player, Stefon Harris, to the forefront of the invigorated jazz scene. He has been heralded as one of the most important artists in jazz. In addition to his four Grammy® nominations, has been named “Best Mallet Player” by DownBeat Magazine and the Jazz Journalists Association. He tops all the polls that have been dominated … +

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“South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall” Presents John Scofield’s Combo 66

Saturday, March 16 – 8:00 p.m.

Named “one of the hottest jazz tickets in the world” for 2017-18, the Donny McCaslin Group has performed over 80 shows on five continents each of the past two seasons in support of his hit recording, Beyond Now. He has a Grammy for his featured appearance on David Bowie’s Blackstar album Bailey Hall is on the Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus3501 … +

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South Motors Jazz Series presents 14 Time Grammy Awarded Paquito D’ Rivera Sextet

Saturday, April 6th at 8:00 p.m.

Paquito D’Rivera defies categorization. The winner of fourteen GRAMMY Awards, he is celebrated both for his artistry in Latin jazz and his achievements as a classical composer.  Born in Havana, Cuba, he performed at age 10 with the National Theater Orchestra, studied at the Havana Conservatory of Music and, at 17, became a featured soloist with the Cuban National Symphony. His numerous … +

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South Motors Jazz Series presents Antonio Adolfo Quartet Featuring Vocalist Carol Saboyo

Saturday, March 16th at 8:00 p.m.

Antonio Adolfo grew up in a musical family in Rio de Janeiro and began his studies at the age of seven. At seventeen he was already a professional musician. His teachers include Eumir Deodato and the great Nadia Boulanger in Paris. During the 60’s he led his own trio and toured with singers Elis Regina and Milton Nascimento. Adolfo wrote tunes that … +

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Jazz@MOCA presents Mojo Ike and Val Woods

Fri Feb 22, 2019

Grammy-nominated artists Ike and Val Woods have performed throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. The Miami based blues duo completed their most recent CD, “Movin’Up,” after returning from an eighteen city European Tour where they electrified their audiences with their high energy yet soulful Blues performances.Band leader and lead vocalist/guitarist Ike Woods has enjoyed a long and productive career, first … +