Legends Jorge Glem and Paquito D’Rivera in Concert at Colony Theatre
Sat Sep 8, 2018

Jorge Glem’s Venezuelan Cuatro welcomes Paquito D’Rivera, one of the legends of jazz worldwide, for an unprecedented artistic encounter. The power and versatility of the Venezuelan national instrument combined with the mastery and genius of Paquito’s clarinet (accompanied by the sensational Venezuelan bassist Rodner Padilla), will undoubtedly mark a milestone in the history of Latin music. Latin jazz classics, traditional Cuban and … +


South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall Presents IGNACIO BERROA
Saturday, May 19, – 7:30 p.m.

Ignacio Berroa was born in Havana, Cuba. He developed a passion for drums and by 1975, had become Cuba’s most prominent drummer. The 1980 Mariel boatlift, landed him in NYC where he met and spent the next 10 years as Dizzy Gillespie’s drummer. In addition, Ignacio has worked with a plethora of jazz luminaries, including, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie … +


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 … +


Gold Coast Jazz: Willie Jones III at Amaturo Theater
Wed 14 Feb, 2018

A veritable who’s who of the jazz world join Willie Jones III for this evening of jazz inspired love songs for this special Valentine’s Day evening. The star-studded sextet includes Jones on drums, Terell Stafford, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Ralph Moore, sax; Eric Reed, piano, and Gerald Cannon, bass. Willie Jones is one of NYC’s most prominent drummers with an abiding musicality … +


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, … +


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 … +


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 … +


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 … +


JM & The Sweets at Arts Garage
Sun 10 Dec, 2017

Josh Miles is a Dallas Texas born/Palm Beach Florida based singer/songwriter whose brand of Soul music encompasses a wide range of influences. Josh’s music can be described as Bluesy at times and relentlessly groovy at others (and many things in between), but, no matter what, the aim is to keep it soulful. Currently in South Florida the band, the Sweets, are influenced … +