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Classically Cuban Concert: Together: In Memory of Carlos Averhoff, Sr.

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 10910 SW 17th St.,, Miami, FL

The Cuban Research Institute is pleased to announce the 13th installment of its annual concert series. This year's concert will be dedicated to Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz, in memory of the renowned Cuban saxophonist and former FIU music professor, Carlos Averhoff, Sr. The event will be directed by his son Carlos Averhoff, Jr., in collaboration [...]

$20 – $25

Rodolfo Zuniga + Surfaces

Miami Beach Urban Studios 420 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, FL, United States

Catch a night of great music with alumnus Rodolfo Zuniga + Surfaces. A native of San Jose, Costa Rica, Rodolfo Zuniga has become one of the most in-demand drummers and music educators in Miami. He performs and records regularly with Gary Campbell, Silvano Monasterios, Errol Rackipov, Steven Scott and many other jazz pros. As a bandleader and [...]

Free

Jazz Big Band Hits!

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 10910 SW 17th St.,, Miami, FL

Our 17-piece FIU Studio Jazz Big Band, directed by Jim Hacker, pays homage to the icons of jazz and break new ground with original progressive jazz compositions. Enjoy tunes by Thelonious Monk, Stan Kenton, Bob Mintzer and others. With major performances annually both as a featured group and with world-renowned guest artists, the band has [...]

$5 – $15

FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble: A Tribute to the Beatles and Jon Hendricks

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 10910 SW 17th St.,, Miami, FL

Join FIU jazz vocalists for a tribute to the Beatles and to the late great Jon Hendricks, the "Father of Vocalese." The program will also feature a premiere of a commissioned arrangement written for the ensemble of a classic traditional spiritual. Directed by vocal artist Lisanne Lyons.   Ticketing $15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, & [...]

$5 – $15

FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 10910 SW 17th St.,, Miami, FL

Buy Tickets   The FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble, led by Lisanne Lyons, will perform music from the Wizard of Oz, sambas, swing, gospel, contemporary, a cappella and beautiful ballads. The group consists of twelve to fifteen vocalists and a four-piece rhythm section that often emphasizes close harmonies, improvisation, cutting-edge repertoire, and new works by students and [...]

$5 – $15

FIU Studio Jazz Big Band

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 10910 SW 17th St.,, Miami, FL

Buy Tickets   Listen to the irresistible sound of soaring trumpets, wailing saxophones and a swinging rhythm section featuring the FIU Studio Jazz Big Band. Our 15-piece big band, directed by Jim Hacker, will be sure to captivate you with the essence of new and well-known jazz classics by Stan Kenton, Thad Jones, Thelonius Monk, [...]

$5 – $15

Roberto Magris Quartet: An Evening of Jazz Greats

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 10910 SW 17th St.,, Miami, FL

Buy Tickets   Co-presented by WDNA and Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts, this concert will be a taste of rhythm-based light jazz performed by a standard piano trio plus one. Enjoy a showcase of original music by Roberto Magris who focuses on straight-ahead jazz designed to produce ballads and [...]

$5 – $15

Grammy Winner Darmon Meader from New York Voices and the FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 10910 SW 17th St.,, Miami, FL

Buy Tickets   Recognized in both the jazz vocal and instrumental worlds, Grammy award-winning artist Darmon Meader from New York Voices, performs with the FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble for one night only! Meader is a distinguished vocalist, arranger and saxophonist. Darmon has achieved international recognition as the founder of the renowned vocal quartet, New [...]

$5 – $15

FIU Jazz Big Band Plays Shaw, Monk, Mintzer, & More!

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 10910 SW 17th St.,, Miami, FL

Buy Tickets   Our FIU Studio Jazz Big Band, directed by Jim Hacker, will perform an evening of new and well-known jazz classics by Woody Shaw, Thelonious Monk, Bob Mintzer and more! The FIU Studio Jazz Big Band is one of the most visible artistic groups at FIU. With major performances annually both as a [...]

$5 – $15

Concert to Endow the Michael Orta Jazz Piano Scholarship

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 10910 SW 17th St.,, Miami, FL

Buy Tickets Make an Online Gift Share a Memory   Tickets: $75 for VIP admission & reception | $50 for general admission | $25 FIU faculty and staff (at door only) | $15 FIU students (at door only) The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts is joining with [...]

$15 – $75