It is no secret that jazz music is a national treasure. And locally, jazz served as the soundtrack to South Florida and its sunny lifestyle way before megaclubs and laptop DJs took over. But we're not here to bitch about overpriced nightlife spots or knob-twiddlers. It's simply time to celebrate o ... More >>
Francisco Aguabella left Cuba in the 1950's and quickly established himself as a master conguero and bata musician in the American and nascent Afro-Cuban jazz scenes. Noted for his fluidity and energy, he was a sought-after performer who shared the stage with musicians as varied as Frank Sinatr ... More >>
CalahoneySlow Stride (True Records)calahoney.com Calahoney features top-notch bluesy vocals from frontwoman Laura, accompanied all the while by guitarist Josue, who may or may not be a pair of bohemians trapped in number - crunching nine - to - fives. The overall vibe is reminiscent of the '90s ... More >>
Burly, bearded Zac Brown and his band play Sunset Cove Amphitheatre on Saturday. The highlight of the evening will likely be a beer-drenched, sing along performance of his fiddle-laced, pleasantly simple and patriotic country smash "Chicken Fried." It's a fun little ditty that got me thinking about ... More >>
via Miami New Times archives week of October 12 - 18, 1988 Alien Sex Fiend aka the Fucking Martians, ok we just made that up, were booked at Respectable Street Cafe in West Palm and the Cameo Theatre on Miami Beach back in 1988.The Miami New Times Concert Calendar from the week of October 12 - 18 ... More >>
via arturosandoval.comArturo Sandoval holds a revered place in the pantheon of Latin jazz. The Cuban trumpeter not only stands alongside the greatest musicians in the genre, but he is easily the most widely recognized. Throughout his career, Sandoval has earned four Grammy Awards, six Billboard Awar ... More >>
And fans will be sated at the Legends of Jazz concert.
Roll to Afro-Cuban rhythm during this summer concert series.
Celebrate 60 years of Candido Camero
The Cellar Door Sessions 1970 (Sony)
Live at the Blue Note (Half Note Records)
Weekend Jazz Saturday with Tracy Fields
Panamanian pianist Danilo Perez takes diplomacy as seriously as he does jazz
The Don Wilner Quintet
Brazilian trumpeter Claudio Roditi plays it every which way
Dinner on the Diner (Ellipsis Arts)
Champagne's Restaurant and Jazz Lounge
An Afro-Cuban jazz giant enjoys newfound success
October 8 - 14, 1998
When he appeared in Miami last year, jazz pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba ignited a firestorm of controversy. Though he now lives in South Florida, he just wants to play music, not politics.
Jazz and blues do the horizontal bop as William Evans looks forward and back
In Miami the big names are trying to say adi centss Carmen Miranda and hola Latin jazz renaissance