Stories with 'jazz' tag

Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio

Havana native Harold Lopez-Nussa, part of a new generation of superb Cuban jazz pianists, combines classical rigor and Afro-Cuban roots, inspired by his island’s rich musical legacy and the freedom of American jazz. Lopez-Nussa, who appeared at the Kennedy Center’s groundbreaking Artes de Cuba festival last spring, brings his latest album, Un Día Cualquiera (Just […]

/ November 29, 2018

National YoungArts Week 2019 Jazz and Theater Performance

The National YoungArts Foundation is thrilled to welcome YoungArts Finalists to Miami for National YoungArts Week, its signature program held annually for artists ages 15–18 that aims to foster cross-disciplinary collaboration and community while offering Finalists the guidance needed to prepare for the next stage of their artistic development. During the intensive, week-long and all-inclusive […]

/ October 25, 2018

Oskar’s at Space – April Edition

Space Mountain presents Oskar’s – a monthly evening of experimental jazz and soundscapes. This month’s installment features Bitter Lake, Channeler, and the Arturo Garcia Ensemble, some of Miami’s most prominent experimental artists. Join us for a night of jazz, textures, and drinks. $5   Space Mountain is a grassroots space for unfettered experimentation among artists […]

/ April 18, 2018

Jazz at MOCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami is celebrating Black History Month with two-time Grammy Award nominee Robert “Bobby” Thomas Jr. as part of its monthly Jazz at MOCA series. Widely considered one of the most important percussionists in music history, Thomas’ lightning-fast hands and percussive pyrotechnics earned him the title “Hand Drummer.”

/ February 8, 2018

Music at the Mansion: Jazz & Swing Edition Valentine’s Day Weekend

Saturday February 17, 2018 Doors 7:30 p.m. Live Music 8:15 p.m. Ends at 11:00pm 500 Deer Run, Miami Springs, FL 33166 Inside the Historic Curtiss Mansion. Home of Glenn Hammond Curtiss, Famed Aviator and Inventor. Join us for a Romantic Night Featuring… Zach Bartholomew Quartet, a 6 Person Musical Ensemble and a Swing Dance Presentation. Premium Cash Bar […]

/ January 26, 2018

Oskar’s at Space Presents Bridges and Clouds: Meditations on Immigrant Life

Bridges and Clouds: Meditations on Immigrant Life is a personal meditation on identity: as an immigrant who came to the US as a child or youth and as an adult who has come to know the US as their home now. PERFORMANCES Bridges and Clouds: Meditation on Immigrant Life Composed and Conducted by Diego Melgar […]

/ February 16, 2018

Valentine’s Smooth Jazz Concert at Gulfstream Park

Dance the night away under the stars this Valentine’s weekend as Gulfstream Park pumps up the volume of their weekly favorite, Soulful Jazz Sundays, on Feb. 11 with a free Smooth Jazz Concert from 6 – 9 p.m. World-renowned saxophonist Jon Saxx and his team of talented local musicians will heat up the Champions Plaza […]

/ January 23, 2018

To Ray with Love

A spectacular tribute to a true American music icon, from one of his most adoring and most celebrated fans. Maceo Parker joins forces with The Ray Charles Orchestra & The Raelettes for a spectacular program honoring his hero. This show premiered at the famed Hollywood Bowl and Monterey Jazz Festival and is a South Florida […]

/ February 2, 2018

Jazz at MOCA: Miami Big Sound Orchestra

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami is thrilled to welcome back Miami Big Sound Orchestra as part of the monthly Jazz at MOCA series. Known as downtown Miami’s resident Latin Jazz big band since 2006, Miami Big Sound Orchestra combines 21st-century big band jazz with Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music, funk and soul. Their repertoire includes […]

/ December 15, 2017

Boney James

It’s been a full quarter-century since a young saxophonist and composer released his debut recording as a leader, Trust. Now, on September 1, 2017, Boney James will release his 16th album, this one titled Honestly. If you sense a direct line between those titles, you’ve already come a long way toward understanding what motivates the […]

/ August 11, 2017