Over the last 5 years, Miami Gardens' annual Jazz In The Gardens festival has become a premier concert event and tourist attraction for South Florida and is helping to build a positive national reputation for the largest majority-black city in all of Florida.The two-day event featured performances b ... More >>
Of the 17 acts set to perform during the fifth running of Jazz in the Gardens at Sun Life Stadium, only about half are jazz artists by the genre's strictest definition. When it comes to headliners Mary J. Blige (featured in the jam "Be Without You" above that you should ride into the weekend), J ... More >>
Mary J. fans, this is your year. Not only did she release an excellent studio album, Stronger With Each Tear, but in the next six months, if you're willing to drive across a couple counties, you can catch her twice in South Florida. Over the summer, the queen of hip-hop soul is slated to perform ... More >>
Glamoured (Blue Note)
Yusa "Tumi Music"
At the Jazz Film Festival, images can sing
Weekend Jazz Saturday with Tracy Fields
"In the House of Swing"
Regina Carter reclaims the violin for jazz
Miami scenesters sound off
April 22-28, 1999