Jazz and Beyond

  1. Time For Three (TF3)—Masterful Musical Mix

    October 12 – 6:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Time for Three (Tf3) is a trio that defies traditional classification. NBC describes their latest recording as “glowing…very hot…” The trio performs music from Bach to Brahms, to The Beatles, Katy Perry, Kanye West and Justin Timberlake.

    Section A/B/C
    $35/$25/$20

       
  2. Bass Extremes—Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten

    October 14 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Dive into a high-energy concert by Bass Extremes that pushes the limits of the bass in an incredible fusion of funk, jazz, rock and reggae. Filled with fast thumb and two-handed tapping techniques and awe-inspiring harmonics and chords.

    Section A/B/C
    $35/$25/$20

       
  3. Leon Foster Thomas—Steel Pan Virtuoso

    October 16 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Leon Foster Thomas, a gifted jazz musician and steel pan virtuoso originally from Trinidad and now based in Florida, blends the music of his Caribbean roots with the music of North and South America in a lively meld all his own.

    Section A/B/C
    $30/$20/$15

       
  4. The Jazz Cruise All Stars—Straight Ahead Jazz at Its Finest

    October 17 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Sample the sizzle of The Jazz Cruise (thejazzcruise.com) at this specially created show featuring top-flight jazz stars including music director Shelly Berg (piano) with Niki Haris (vocals), Ken Peplowski (clarinet) and Wycliffe Gordon (trombone).

    Section A/B/C
    $50/$40/$30

       
  5. Patti Austin Sings Ella Fitzgerald—With Frost Studio Jazz Band

    October 22 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    When Patti Austin sings, people listen. When she sings Ella Fitzgerald, they swoon! Join us and bask in the glow of Patti’s sensual voice as she performs beautiful renditions of Ella’s favorites, swinging with the Frost Studio Jazz Band.

    Section A/B/C
    $50/$40/$30

       
  6. Jazz Guitar Summit—Guitars, Guitars, Guitars!

    October 28 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Come one, come all for an unbelievable gathering of amazing jazz guitarists in a not-to-be-missed evening of guitar reverie and revelry. Featuring recording artists John Hart, Diego Figueiredo, and the cutting-edge New West Guitar Group.

    Section A/B/C
    $35/$25/$20

       
  7. John Clayton Swings—With Frost Concert Jazz Band

    October 30 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Extraordinary bassist John Clayton shares his outstanding musicianship with the award-winning Frost Concert Jazz Band, both as guest soloist and conductor. A consummate artist known for his enormous talent, big heart and positive energy!

    Section A/B/C
    $40/$30/$20

       
  8. Singer Gretchen Parlato—With Frost JV1 Ensemble

    November 05 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Mesmerizing jazz singer Gretchen Parlato, whom Herbie Hancock describes as “a singer with a deep, almost magical connection to the music,” performs with Frost JV1 Ensemble directed by Kate Reid and in a duo setting with pianist Shelly Berg.

    Section A/B/C
    $30/$25/$20

       
  9. Jazz Roots—Georgia On My Mind—Celebrating Ray Charles

    November 07 – 8:00 PM
    Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall
    Jazz Roots at the Arsht Center celebrates the musical genius of Ray Charles with Take 6, Clint Holmes, Nnenna Freelon, Kirk Whalum, Shelly Berg, Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Big Band and Miami Mass Choir. Tickets at arshtcenter.org.

Jazz and Beyond