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Schedules Subject To Change
Lobby Lounge at The Turnberry Isle Resort: 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura, FL 33180 turnberryislemiami.com (305)932-6200 8pm-midnight, Every Fri & Sat: Noreena Entertainment.
Café: at Books & Books: 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables FL 33134 booksandbooks.com (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 theglobecafe.com (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 festivalmiami.com (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: www.FestivalMiami.com. All shows 8pm, unless noted. Highlights (from a Jazz & Blues Florida perspective!) include: Oct 30: Renee Olstead w/ FROST CONCERT JAZZ BAND, TICKETS; Nov 2: French Horn 12pm, 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; 14: BEBEL 8pm; 15: TBA 12pm; 16: French Horn 12pm; 22: DIEGO EL CIGALA 8pm; 23: French Horn 12pm. MAP
Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 bierhausblues.com (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
Maxine's Bistro & Bar: Catalina Hotel, 1732 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305) 674-3527 catalinahotel.com/maxines/ Every Sunday: ARTHUR BARRON WITH SPECIAL GUEST.
Open Stage Club: 2325 Galiano Street, Coral Gables, Florida 33134 openstageclub.com (305)441-7902 Miami Jazz Co-op Rent Party - every Monday Night at 8pm (except Nov 10), $10, MJC Members and students with ID are admitted free. Nov 3: Miami Big Sound Orchestra.
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 www.smdcac.org (786)573-5300 TICKETS Nov 1: Miami Nice Jazz Festival Presents Etienne Charles, 8pm, Main Stage, TICKETS; 14: Miami Nice Jazz Festival Presents Allan Harris, 8:30pm, Main Stage, TICKETS; 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, TICKETS; 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
Miami Dade College: 11011 SW 104 Street, Miami, FL 33176 (305)237-2282 Nov.1: The Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra; 5: Jazz Concert, noon; 20: 7–8pm, Faculty Jazz Concert featuring DUO BRUBECK & 7:30pm - Jazz Salsa Band Concert; Dec 1: 7:30-8:30pm, Jazz Concert; 2: 7:30-8:30pm, NightTime Jazz Band; 3: noon-1pm, Jazz Ensemble Concert.
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Arsht Center: 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami FL 33132 arshtcenter.org 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 9: 8pm, Walter Parks & Lee Hunter (Opening for Emmylou Harris ); 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.
Christy's Restaurant, Steakhouse Bar: 3101 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134 christysrestaurant.com 33134 (305) 446-1400 Every Fri: Hal Roland & Matt Bonelli.
Churchill’s: 5501 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33137 churchillspub.com (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.
Embassy of Well Being and Debauchery: 4600 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137 theembassymiami.com (305)571-8446 8pm, Nov 2: RutiCelli – A Sensual Lounge Experience; 9: RutiCelli – A Sensual Lounge Experience.
Le Chat Noir: 2 South Miami Avenue, Miami FL 33130 lechatnoirdesalis.com (305)377-8899 8:30pm, Every Wed: Papo Delgado's "Descarga" Cuban Jazz. Every Thur: Eddy Oriente Balzola Jazz Jam, 9pm. Nov 1: Michael Levine Quartet; 7: Federico Britos Quartet; 21: Errol Rackipov Group; MAP
Luna Star Café: 775 NE 125th St., North Miami FL 33161 lunastarcafe.com (305)799-7123. Music Tues-Sat .... with special concerts some Sundays & Mondays. TBA
Miami-Dade County Auditorium On.Stage Black Box: 2901 W Flagler Street, Miami 33135 (305)324.4337 www.tigertail.org/events.html Tigertail Productions Performance Series, Nov 8: Beauty & the Beast - Tigertail's Annual Fundraiser 7-11pm, $125 one person, $220 two, $400 four; April 17, 18: Adrien Moignard – Django-style Gypsy jazz guitar. MAP
Miami Shores Country Club: 10000 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores FL 33138 miamishoresgolf.com (305)795-2363. Nov 23: Oriente! 6-9pm, $15 at door, $10 SJO members. MAP
Miami Shores Country Club: 10000 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores FL 33138 miamishoresgolf.com (305)795-2363. Oct 31: Cozy Michaels Trio. MAP
MOCA: Museum of Contemporary Art. 770 NE 125th St. N Miami, FL 33161 mocanomi.org (305)893-6211. Every last Fri: 8pm free/adm Outdoor Jazz Concert.
Olympia Theater at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts: 174 East Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33131 gusmancenter.org (305)374-2444 Miami Nice Jazz Festival, 8pm, Nov 1: Roberto Fonseca w/ opening set by Sebastien Chaumont Quartet of Nice, France, TICKETS,; Nov 8: Leading Ladies of Jazz - Nicole Yarling, Kate Reid & Wendy Pedersen w/ The South Florida Jazz Orchestra, TICKETS. MAP
Olympia Theater at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts: 174 East Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33131 gusmancenter.org (305)374-2444 "Lobby Lounge Jazz Series", FREE, 6:30-9pm, Nov 12: Miami Nice Jazz Festival Presents Yvonne Brown Band; Dec 10: Future Jazz Titans.
Stage, The: 170 NE 38th Street, Miami, FL 33137 thestagemiami.com (305)576-9577 TBA
The Fish House: 10000 SW 56th St # 41 (Miller Road) Miami, FL 33165 thefishhouse.com (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); Oct 30: Blues Halloween Party; Nov 15: Special Blues Night w/ Nico Wayne Toussaint. MAP
WDNA 88.9 FM Jazz Gallery: 2921 Coral Way, Miami FL 33145 wdna.org (305)662-8889 TBA. MAP
Wertheim Performing Arts Center: 10910 SW 17th Street, Miami FL 33199 music.FIU.edu/performances (305)348-0496 JAZZ at the Wertheim Series, $5-10$, 7:30pm, Nov 3: Jazz at the Wertheim Series: FIU Latin Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combos; Nov 19: FIU Studio Jazz Big Band and Vocal Sensation Lisanne Lyons; Feb 4: “Soundscapes” with Tom Lippincott; Feb 12: Rodolfo Zuniga’s Surface Quartet; April 8: Swingin’ with the FIU Studio Jazz Big Band. MAP
Wertheim Performing Arts Center: 10910 SW 17th Street, Miami FL 33199 music.FIU.edu/performances (305)348-0496 FIU Jazz Studies Programming, Nov 7: Jazz Performance clinic with Andy LaVerne, 12:00pm-2:00pm, free and open to the public. For more information please contact Gary Campbell; Feb 2: Jazz Masterclass with Dick Oatts, 3:00pm-4:30pm, FREE and open to the public. For more information please contact Gary Campbell; Feb 7: Festival of Jazz Bands, 8:00am, Free admission, no ticket required. FIU School of Music will host local high school jazz big bands as they perform their festival pieces and are critiqued and workshopped by jazz faculty members; Feb 7: The FIU Studio Jazz Big Band and grammy-nominated jazz artist John Fedchock will perform an evening concert, 7:30pm, $5-10 (Free for festival participants). MAP
WLRN: 91.3 Fm. wlrn.org (305) 995-2236 South Florida Arts Beat Hosted by Ed Bell. 1-2pm, Every Friday.
WLRN: 91.3 Fm. wlrn.org (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.
Woody's West End Tavern: 600 Payne Dr, Miami Springs, FL 33166 (305) 882-1170 www.woodyswestendtavern.com Oct 31: IKO IKO (Jazz & Blues Florida October 2014 Featured Artist)
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Betsy South Beach - Lobby Bar: 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 thebetsyhotel.com (305)760-8288 8-11pm, Oct 30: Samantha Natalie.
Boteco Copacabana: 437 Española Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305)397-8824, 7pm, TBA
Colony Theater: 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 colonytheatremiamibeach.com (305)434-7091 8pm, Dec 13: Nicole Henry and The South Florida Jazz Orchestra - 'Dreaming Big!" The 2nd Annual Winter Concert To Benefit The Miami Children's Initiative. $100 VIP Ticket Package Includes Pre-Concert Meet & Greet With Nicole Henry and Open Bar At 6pm At The Colony Theatre Café. For More Details: Contact info@Nicolehenry.Com.
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 catalinasouthbeach.com (305)674-1160 10am-2pm, Every Sun: Sunday Jazz Brunch w/Arthur Barron (Jazz & Blues Florida October 2014 Featured Artist) and special guests.
New World Center: 500 17th Street, Miami Beach FL 33139 Miami Beach Jazz Festival 2015. $46.50 & $56.50/advance, $56.50 & $66.50/door. Tickets are on sale now at newworldcenter.com or call (305)405-5299. Jan 15: Bucky Pizzarelli, Monty Alexander, Rufus Reid, Giacomo Gates, Aria Hendricks, Federico Britos.
Raliegh Hotel - Restaurant Michael Schwartz: 1775 Collins Ave., Miami Beach FL 33139 raleighhotel.com (305)612-1163 Nov 20: Mike Orta Trio.
WD555 Wine Depot/Bar-Bistro: 555 Jefferson Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 wd555usa.com (305)672-6161 Small Jazz ensembles accompany weekly Tuesday Wine Tasting events. Performance is indoors in Wine Tasting room. 7-10pm MAP
Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest, Florida 33156 pinecrestgardens.org (305)669-6990 SOUTH MOTORS JAZZ SERIES at Pinecrest Gardens. ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION SALES HERE. SERIES INFO - Gates 6:30pm, Show 8pm, 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
Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest, Florida 33156 pinecrestgardens.org (305)669-6990 pinecrest-fl.gov/index.aspx?page=567 South Motors Gen-Nest Jazz at Pinecrest Gardens Series, FREE, Nov 2: Miami Dade College Jazz Fusion Choir; Feb 22: Frost Music School Stamps Jazz Quintet; March 1: AP Brass Band.