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Concert to Endow the Michael Orta Jazz Piano Scholarship

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 Florida International University School of Music is joining with the Miami Jazz Cooperative [...]

By |2019-04-18T12:31:51-04:00April 26th, 2019||Comments Off on Concert to Endow the Michael Orta Jazz Piano Scholarship

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

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 [...]

By |2019-04-01T09:47:47-04:00April 17th, 2019||Comments Off on FIU Jazz Big Band Plays Shaw, Monk, Mintzer, & More!

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

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 [...]

By |2019-03-29T11:37:38-04:00April 12th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Grammy Winner Darmon Meader from New York Voices and the FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble

FIU Studio Jazz Big Band

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, [...]

By |2018-11-20T21:11:49-05:00November 28th, 2018||Comments Off on FIU Studio Jazz Big Band

FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble

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 [...]

By |2018-11-10T23:20:09-05:00November 16th, 2018|, |Comments Off on FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Jazz Big Band Hits!

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 [...]

By |2018-04-16T18:09:53-04:00April 17th, 2018||Comments Off on Jazz Big Band Hits!

Rodolfo Zuniga + Surfaces

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 [...]

By |2018-01-19T18:57:45-05:00February 5th, 2018||Comments Off on Rodolfo Zuniga + Surfaces

Master Class with Yogev Shetrit Trio

Join FIU Jazz faculty and students for a free workshop in WPAC 157 featuring Yogev Shetrit Trio with Stav Goldberg - Piano, Avri Borochov - Bass, and Yogev Shetrit - Drums, Compositions & Production. See them in performance at the Yellow Submarine Jerusalem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mihovG-ABI8 Who is Yogev Shetrit? Yogev Shetrit was born in 1978. A professional [...]

By |2018-01-08T20:50:25-05:00January 12th, 2018||Comments Off on Master Class with Yogev Shetrit Trio

Jazz Big Band Hits!

The 17-piece FIU Studio Jazz Big Band and Jazz Combo 1, directed by Jim Hacker, will perform an evening of new and well known jazz classics. Accompanied by Downbeat winner Melinda Rodriguez and vocalist Meraises Miranda. Don't miss out on tunes by Ed Calle, Thad Jones, Duke Ellington, Wayne Shorter & more!   TICKETING $15 General Admission; [...]

By |2017-11-27T19:39:07-05:00November 29th, 2017||Comments Off on Jazz Big Band Hits!

FIU Music Festival: Bergonzi and LaVerne Jazz Duo

Don't miss out on a rare performance in South Florida by two of jazz's greatest virtuosos, famed saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi and pianist Andy LaVerne, as they take to the stage for an evening of high-powered jazz favorites.   ABOUT JERRY BERGONZI Jerry Bergonzi first gained international recognition as the saxophonist in the Dave Brubeck Quartet [...]

By |2017-10-18T21:17:07-04:00November 10th, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Music Festival: Bergonzi and LaVerne Jazz Duo
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