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Club Lounge at The Turnberry Isle Resort: 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura, FL  33180 (305)932-6200  7-10:30pm, 8pm-midnight, Every Thur: Mark Bornfield & D'Jamin Jazz Duo. 


Café: at Books & Books: 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables FL 33134 (305)442-4408 7:30-11:30pm,  Every Fri: outdoor Jazz, African, Latin, Island, World. 

Globe Café & Bar: 377 Alhambra Cir. Coral Gables FL 33134 (305)445-3555. Live Jazz Every Saturday night, 7pm, $20min.

Gusman Concert Hall: Frost School of Music at the University of Miami: 1314 Miller Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33124  (305)284-4940  Presenting its 31st Season this October 10 through November 8, the University of Miami Frost School of Music’s highly popular Festival Miami - Florida’s premier live music festival - stages a stellar line-up of acclaimed performing artists in a diverse blend of styles and cultural backgrounds. World-class instrumentalists, orchestras, singers, composers and other musical icons showcase their artistic prowess alongside astounding faculty artists and students from the Frost School of Music. More than 25 concerts and events are organized into four genre themes: Great Performances, Jazz and Beyond, Music of the Americas, and Creative American Music. See complete schedule at: All shows 8pm, unless noted.  Highlights (from a Jazz & Blues Florida perspective!) include: Oct 14: BASS EXTREMES - Jazz Moves, Funk Grooves, featuring bassists STEVE BAILEY and VICTOR WOOTEN w/ DERICO WATSON on drums. TICKETS. Master class at 2pm. TICKETS; 16: LEON FOSTER THOMAS -  Caribbean, jazz and Latin musical fusion w/  MARTIN BEJERANO on piano, MIKE PIOLET on drums and KURT HENGSTEBECK on bass. TICKETS; 17: THE JAZZ CRUISE ALL-STARS - SHELLY BERG  w/  vocalist NIKI HARIS plus clarinetist/saxophonist KEN PEPLOWSKI and trombonist WYCLIFFE GORDON. TICKETS;  18: SAMMY FIGUEROA w/ São Paulo-based singer GLAUCIA NASSER. TICKETS;  22: PATTI AUSTIN's tribute to Ella Fitzgerald with the FROST STUDIO JAZZ BAND. TICKETS24: JORMA KAUKONEN & BARRY MITTERHOFF. TICKETS28: JAZZ GUITAR SUMMIT featuring JOHN HART, DIEGO FIGUEIREDO and the NEW WEST GUITAR GROUP. TICKETS; 30: JOHN CLAYTON performing and conducting the FROST CONCERT JAZZ BAND (Master Class at 5pm on Wed, Oct 29). TICKETS; Nov 2: FROST WIND ENSEMBLE presents an all-Gershwin promgram under the direction of GARY GREEN, featuring violinist MARK O’CONNOR, pianist SHELLY BERG, bassist CHUCK BERGERON, and drummer STEVE HOUGHTON, featuring soprano ALICIA HALL MORAN, and international bass-baritone KEVIN SHORT. 3pm. TICKETS; Nov 5: GRETCHEN PARLATO w/ the FROST JAZZ VOCAL 1 ENSEMBLE directed by KATE REID, w/ a special duo set w/ SHELLY BERG (Gretchen also hosts a Master Class featuring outstanding singers and musicians from Frost’s prestigious studio music and jazz program, free and open to the public, Nov 4 at 4:30pm). TICKETS; Nov 7: FESTIVAL MIAMI RECOMMENDS: JAZZ ROOTS - GEORGIA ON MY MIND - CELEBRATING RAY CHARLES at Adrienne Arsht Center; Nov 8: Festival Finale Performance - KEB' MO' w/ MICHAEL HICKS on keys, CASEY WASNER on drums and STAN SARGEANT on bass. TICKETS. MAP

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (305)774-1883  Nov 14: Piano Bob's 88s featuring Bonefish Johnny & Lou Abbott (4pc.); Dec 12: Piano Bob's 88s w/ featured artist TBA (4pc.); Jan 9: Piano Bob's 88s w/ featured artist TBA (4pc.). MAP


South Miami Dade Cultural Arts CenterSouth Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (786)573-5300 TICKETS  Oct 17: Rhythms of Gypsy Jazz: A Night on the Orient Express Featuring The French Horn, 8:30pm, Black Box; 18: Fred Hersch Trio, Cabaret Series, 7:30pm & 9:30pm, Black Box; 18: Barbershop Harmony Salutes The Cowboy Presented By Miamians South Florida Barbershop Chorus, 7pm, Main Stage; Nov 1: Miami Nice Jazz Festival Presents Etienne Charles, 8pm, Main Stage; 14: Miami Nice Jazz Festival Presents Allan Harris, 8:30pm, Main Stage; 15: Culture Shock Miami presents Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca, 8pm, Main Stage; 22: Miami Nice Jazz Festival Presents The Hot Sardines, 8pm, Main Stage; Jan 17: Well Strung - The Singing String Quartet, 7:30pm & 9:30pm, Black Box; Feb 7: Raisin' Cane - A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey Starring Jasmine Guy & The Avery Sharpe Trio, 8pm, Main Stage; 27: Peter and Will Anderson Duo - Cabaret Series, 8:30pm, Black Box; 28: The Martin Bejerano Trio Feat. Vivian Sessoms - Cabaret Series, 7:30pm & 9:30pm, Black Box; March 27: John Daversa with the Concert Jazz Band of the University of Miami Frost School of Music, 8:30pm, Black Box; April 10: Stephen Guerra with the Studio Jazz Band of the University of Miami Frost School of Music -  Cabaret Series, 8:30pm, Black Box; 11: Eclectica - Cabaret Series, 7:30pm & 9:30pm, Black Box.  MAP 


Arsht Center: 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami FL 33132 Nov 7: Take 6, Clint Holmes, Nnenna Freelon, Kirk Whalum, Shelly Berg, University of Miami Frost School of Music Henry Mancini Institute Big Band and the Miami Mass Choir; Nov 26: Milton Nascimento;  Dec 19: Ramsey Lewis, Gregory Porter and Lisa Fischer; Jan 9: Arturo Sandoval, Willy Chirino, Amaury Gutierrez, University of Miami Frost School of Music Henry Mancini Institute Big Band; Feb 5: Irving Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra; 13: Tony Bennett w/ Antonia Bennett; 20: Dianne Reeves and special guest Phil Perry; March 20: Michael Feinstein, Christine Ebersol and the University of Miami Frost School of Music Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra; April 24: Al Jarreau and David Sanborn; April 26: Gilbert Gil.

Avenue D Jazz and Blues Lounge: 8 South Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33130 CLOSED as of 6/20/14.

Center for Percussive Arts: 12600 SW 130th St #9, Miami, FL 33186 (305) 417-8444 Sept 20: Afro Bop Alliance (Jazz & Blues Florida September 2014 Featured Artist). MAP

Christy's Restaurant, Steakhouse Bar: 3101 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134 33134 (305) 446-1400 Every Fri: Hal Roland & Matt Bonelli.

Churchill’s: 5501 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33137 (305)757-1807 Every Mon: Fernando Ullibari plays a set from 10 - 11pm. At 11:30 it is an open jazz jam until 1:30.

Dolphin Mall - Ramblas Stage: 11401 N.W. 12th Street, Miami, FL 33172 (305) 365-7446 Sept 21: Debbie Orta Quintet (Jazz & Blues Florida September 2014 Featured Artist). MAP

El Bar Teartro Para Todos: 3119 Coral Way, Coral Gables FL 33145 (786)326-6555 9:30pm, TBA

Le Chat Noir: 2 South Miami Avenue, Miami FL 33130 (305)377-8899 8:30pm, Every Wed: Papo Delgado's "Descarga" Cuban Jazz. Every Thur: Eddy Oriente Balzola Jazz Jam, 9pm.   MAP

Lou Rawls Center for the Performing Arts at Florida Memorial University: 15800 N.W. 42nd Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054  FREE, 7pm, Sept 18: Big Band Swing and Much More w/ The Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band.

Luna Star Café: 775 NE 125th St., North Miami FL 33161 (305)799-7123. Music Tues-Sat .... with special concerts some Sundays & Mondays. TBA 

Miami Shores Country Club: 10000 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores FL 33138 (305)795-2363. Sept 26: Cozy Michaels Trio; 27: Sunshine Jazz Organization (SJO) Jazz Party in Celebration of their 28th Season - Artist TBA, 7-11pm; Oct 31: Cozy Michaels Trio. MAP

MOCA: Museum of Contemporary Art. 770 NE 125th St. N Miami, FL 33161 (305)893-6211. Every last Fri: 8pm free/adm Outdoor Jazz Concert.

Railroad Blues: 28 NE 14th St, Miami, FL 33132  (786)516-3393 Sept 18: Aaron Lebos Reality.

Soyka's: 5556 Northeast 4th Court Miami FL 33137  (305)759-3117  9pm, TBA MAP

Stage, The: 170 NE 38th Street, Miami, FL 33137 (305)576-9577 TBA

The Fish House: 10000 SW 56th St # 41 (Miller Road) Miami, FL 33165 (305)595-8453.  7 pm, Every Wed: David Leon hosts Pro-Jazz Jam Session (2 drink minimum);  8pm, Every Thur: Pro Blues Jam (2 drink minimum) (w/ Guest Hosts Motel Mel, Michael Wainright, Darrell Raines, George Caldwell, Randy Robins, and Bill Clark). Every Fri (Michael Wainright and Steve Duell rotate most Fridays) & Sat (Motel Mel does most Saturdays). Sept 27, 28: The Fish House Fall Music Festival w/ Ira Sullivan (Jazz & Blues Florida September 2014 Featured Artist), Wendy Pedersen, Marc Berner, Michael Orta, David Leon, Michael Wainright, Darrell Raines, Motel Mel, George Caldwell, Graham Wood Drout and MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!.  MAP

WDNA 88.9 FM Jazz Gallery: 2921 Coral Way, Miami FL 33145 (305)662-8889 TBA. Sept 27: Debbie Orta Quintet (Jazz & Blues Florida September 2014 Featured Artist). MAP

WLRN: 91.3 Fm. (305) 995-2236 South Florida Arts Beat Hosted by Ed Bell. 1-2pm, Every Friday. 

WLRN: 91.3 Fm. (305) 995-2236 9:30pm-midnight, Mon-Fri: Evening Jazz w/ The Real Tracy Fields, w/irregular live interviews of local jazz artists. Every Monday night is Miami Locals night. Live interviews 9:30-10:30pm.


Betsy South Beach - Lobby Bar: 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305)760-8288 8-11pm, 3: Mike Gerber; 4: Markus Gottschlisch; Sept 25: Rick Jazzed & Bill Campbell.

Boteco Copacabana: 437 Española Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305)397-8824, 7pm, TBA

Loews Hemispere Lounge: 1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach FL 33139  (305)604-1601 9pm, TBA.

Maxine’s Bistro at Catalina Hotel & Beach Club: 1732 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305)674-1160 10am-2pm, Every Sun: Sunday Jazz Brunch w/Arthur Barron and special guests.


Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest, Florida 33156 (305)669-6990   SOUTH MOTORS JAZZ SERIES at Pinecrest Gardens.  ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION SALES HERE. SERIES INFO - Gates 6:30pm, Show 8pm, Oct 18: Wendy Pedersen and the FIU Studio Jazz Big Band; Nov 1: Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet in a Tribute to New Orleans Jazz; Dec 13: Dr. Ed Calle and his Holiday Divas Nicole Yarling & Wendy Pedersen w/ his big band; Jan 10: Freddy Cole Quartet; Feb 21: Batuke Samba Funk in an evening celebrating Brazilian Carnival; March 14: Will Calhoun Trio; April 18: Shelly Berg & The Frost Concert Jazz Band. MAP