MIAMI-DADE COUNTY & THE KEYS

CORAL GABLES/COCONUT GROVE 

Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ: 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables FL 33134 MAP  (305)448-7421  communityartsprogram.org  Community Arts Program (CAP) SUMMER CONCERT SERIES JUL 19: Ignacio Berroa Trio; AUG 2: Christian Sands Trio; 16: Pepe Romero. 8pm. TICKETSThere are also FREE CAP Summer Master Classes by the following artists on the Friday morning (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) after their Thursday evening concert: Miclen LaiPang, Ignacio Berroa, Christian Sands, and Pepe Romero. Anyone can attend. CAP Summer Master Classes offer fascinating topics and fun discoveries, as artists discuss their musical journey and answer questions. CAP Summer Master Classes are in the historic Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ sanctuary (where CAP Summer Concert Series concerts are also).   Registration information.

Open Stage Club: 2325 Galiano Street Coral Gables, Florida 33134 MAP openstageclub.com (305) 441-7902 The Miami Jazz Cooperative, Inc. (MJC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization the mission of which is to establish and operate a dedicated jazz facility in Miami-Dade County, Florida, for the mutual benefit of jazz students, jazz musicians, and their audience.  To this end, the MJC is committed to supporting the appreciation of jazz in the South Florida community through education and outreach. MJC Monday Jazz - every Monday Night at 8pm, $10, MJC Members and students with ID are admitted free. JUL 2 - SEP 10: SUMMER OF BIG BANDS. JUL 23: Melton Mustafa Jazz Orchestra; 30: Horizons Jazz Orchestra; AUG 6: Raices Jazz Orchestra; 13: Stephen Guerra Big Band; 20: Russ Spiegel Jazz Orchestra; 27: Gary Campbell Trio; SEP 3: DARK - Enjoy the Holiday!; 10: South Florida Jazz Orchestra.

CUTLER BAY

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 MAP smdcac.org (786)573-5300  AUG 11: Wendy Pedersen And Jim Gasior – A Tribute To Nat King Cole, Black Box Theater, TICKETS, 8:30pm.

 

THE KEYS 

Bayside Grille: 99530 Overseas Highway, Key Largo , FL 33037 MAP keylargo-baysidegrill.com (305)451-3380 The BEST Sunset view in the Keys! Dinner service starts at 5pm. Our Bayside Sunset Bar directly below the restaurant features Live Music seven nights weekly and Happy Hour specials. A full liquor bar offering tropical drink specials and Keys fare from 5pm till 10 pm. Check calendaHERE. Beachside Jazz & Blues Touring Artists Series. JUL 21: Kat Riggins Blues Revival.

MIAMI/MIAMI GARDENS/N MIAMI/MIAMI SHORES & LAKES

 Arsht Center for the Performing Arts: 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami FL 33132  MAP www.arshtcenter.org Box Office (305)949-6722. Jazz Roots 2018-19 Season. The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly announces the extraordinary six-concert lineup for the JAZZ ROOTS 2018-2019 season. This season marks the 11th anniversary of the groundbreaking performance and educational series co-founded by the Arsht Center with the late legendary music producer/entrepreneur Larry Rosen in 2008. NOV 9: Leonard Bernstein 100 And Beyond - Ann Hampton Callaway, Jon Secada, Kirk Whalum and the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra celebrate America’s greatest cultural superstar;  DEC 7: Artemis: Great Women In Jazz - Cecile McLorin Salvant, Renee Rosnes, Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Noriko Ueda, Allison Miller and Ingrid Jensen—a stunning ensemble of powerful women in jazz today!;  JAN 18: Joshua Redman Quartet - An extraordinary quartet led by Joshua Redman, who The New York Times described as “one of the most visible jazz musicians of the last 15 years!”; FEB 8: Jazz In The Key Of Ellison - Will Downing, Nona Hendryx, Nicholas Payton, Quiana Lynell and Andy Faber Jazz Orchestra present a concert inspired by one of America’s great novelists, author of Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison; MAR 8: Robert Glasper: Reflect + Respond = Now  - Christian Scott, Terrance Martin, Derrick Hodge, Justin Tyson, Taylor McFerrin and Robert Glasper, an all-star ensemble, blur genre lines and inspire “a new generation of jazzers” (Rolling Stone); APR  12: From Brazil With Love: Sergio Mendes - Sergio Mendes, three-time Grammy® Award-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist returns to the Arsht Center for a great evening of bossa nova and samba. TICKETS.

The Fish House: 10000 SW 56th St # 41 (Miller Road) Miami, FL 33165 MAP thefishhouse.com (305)595-8453. CELEBRATING 21 YEARS OF BUSINESS! Restaurant Hours: SUN-WED, 12-10pm & THUR-SAT, 12-11pm. Every WED: David Leon hosts Pro-JAZZ Jam Session, 8-11pm, (2 drink minimum);  Every THUR: Pro BLUES Jam, 8pm, (2 drink minimum) (w/ Guest Hosts Motel Mel, Steve Duell, Michael Wainright), Every SAT: Motel Mel. View full schedule of events on FACEBOOK JUL 18: Three Hunters Trio (NYC); 20: Aaron Lebos; 22: Jazz & Jeans w/ Friends of South Florida Music, 1-9pm;  25: Chuck Bergeron Trio.

Le Chat Noir: 2 South Miami Avenue, Miami FL 33130 MAP lechatnoirdesalis.com (305)377-8899  Every THUR: Eddy Oriente Balzola Jazz Jam, 9pm. 

Miami Shores Country Club: 10000 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores FL 33138 MAP miamishoresgolf.com (305)795-2363.  Sunshine Jazz Organization Series. Classic Jazz in a Classic Miami setting. $20GA/$15 Members, or become a society member at $40, including the night's show! JUL 22: 9th Annual South Florida Jazz Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Concert, Hosted by Miss Alice Day.  Inductees: Joan Cartwright, Mike Factor, Mo Morgan, Ralph Clark and The Jack Dunn Trio (Jack Dunn, Kermit Cooper, Noel Cruz), 6-9pm.  RSVP to SunJazzOrg@aol.com or call (305)693-2594 / (954)554-1800.

Oskar's at Space Mountain: 738 NW 62nd St, Miami, FL 33150 MAP  spacemountainmia.org  Last Thursdays of the Month - A monthly evening of exciting and diverse experimental, avant-garde jazz and sound work. Free and open to the public.  Mountain Miami is accessible from the 62 bus route and located off of I-95. Parking is free and located in the back of the building. 

Whole Foods Market - Dadeland at Bocadillo Bar & Cafe: 7930 SW 104th ST, Miami FL 33156 MAP  wholefoodsmarket.com (305)969-5800 JUL 25: ORIENTE!. 5-8pm, FREE.

MIAMI BEACH/N MIAMI BEACH/SUNNY ISLES

The Betsy Hotel: 1440 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139 MAP (305) 531-6100  thebetsyhotel.com/event-calendar No cover, no drink minimum. Reserve your table online now or call 305-673-0044. Live music at The Betsy features performances with world-recognized musicians. Wednesday through Saturday, 6pm to 10pm. These informal nights are warm and welcoming with no cover charge and no minimum drink order, just a chance to gather with friends in the relaxed setting of The Betsy’s Lobby Salon. Join us in the Lobby Salon for Latin Jazz every Sunday & Thursday evening.

PINECREST

Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest, Florida 33156 MAP pinecrestgardens.org (305)669-6990  SOUTH MOTORS JAZZ SERIES 2018-2019 at Pinecrest Gardens. Call (305)669-6990 for 2018-19 Season Subscription Information. Single Ticket Sales Begin SEP 12. Gates open 6:30pm. Showtime 8pm. For Pre-Concert Dinner reservations and information phone (305)988-5089. SEASON SCHEDULE: OCT 20: Randy Brecker and the South Florida Jazz Orchestra; NOV 17: Ramsey Lewis and the Urban Knights; DEC 8: Christian McBride’s New Jawn; JAN 19: Glenn Miller Orchestra; FEB 16: Shelly Berg  and the Frost Concert Jazz Band perform the Great American Songbook; MAR 16: Antonio Adolfo Quartet Featuring Vocalist Carol Saboyo; APR 6: Paquito D’ Rivera Sextet.