Jazz

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

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    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.

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    $35/$25/$20

       
  2. Bass Extremes—Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten

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    October 14 – 7:59 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.

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    $35/$25/$20

       
  3. Leon Foster Thomas—Steel Pan Virtuoso

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    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.

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    $30/$20/$15

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

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    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 (tromb

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    $50/$40/$30

       
  5. Sammy Figueroa and Glaucia Nasser—Latin-Brazilian Exhilaration

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    October 18 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    A fiery Latin-Brazilian fusion that pairs multi-percussionist and two-time Grammy Award nominee Sammy Figueroa with captivating and charismatic São Paulo-based singer Glaucia Nasser. An electric combination…and a Festival Miami exclusive!

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    $40/$30/$20

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

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    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.

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    $50/$40/$30

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

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    October 28 – 8:00 PM
    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.

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    $35/$25/$20

       
  8. John Clayton Swings—With Frost Concert Jazz Band

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    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!

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    $40/$30/$20

       
  9. Singer Gretchen Parlato—With Frost JV1 Ensemble

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    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.

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    $30/$25/$20

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

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    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.

  11. Keb’ Mo’—BLUESAmericana

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    November 08 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    A superb musician with a soothing voice and impressive guitar chops, Keb’ Mo’ draws on the old-fashioned country blues style of Robert Johnson, balanced with touches of soul, R&B and rock. Discover his latest project, BLUESAmericana.

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    $65/$55/$45

       
  12. Jazz Vocal Favorites—Frost Jazz Vocal 2 and 3 Ensembles

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    November 12 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Beloved repertoire from the Great American Songbook, plus fabulous jazz standards featuring Frost JV2 and JV3 ensembles. Free admission.

  13. Stamps Jazz Quintet and Frost Jazz Sextet

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    November 13 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    An exciting double bill featuring two of the Frost School’s hottest jazz groups as they perform the music of acclaimed guest composer and famed jazz trombonist/bandleader John Fedchock, who will also perform. Free admission.

  14. Frost Jazz Vocal I Ensemble and “Extensions”

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    December 02 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    JV1 and ‘Extensions’ present a program of instrumental and vocal jazz favorites, arranged especially for large jazz vocal ensemble by Frost faculty and students. Tickets $15 adults, $10 seniors, UM students free.

    Adults $15
    Seniors $10
    UM Students free w/ID

       
  15. Frost Saxophone Quartets

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    December 02 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall
    The unique instrumentation of a saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone) is showcased in this unique concert featuring students from the saxophone studio of renowned master teacher Dale Underwood. Free admission.

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