Saxophonist Tony Lakatos will present a lecture on Gypsy music, both past and present. He was born in a musician family in Budapest, Hungary. His father was a famous gypsy violinist as well as his younger Brother Roby. His musical studies began on the violin at the age of 6. He began to play the [...]
Our 17-piece FIU Studio Jazz Big Band, directed by Jim Hacker, will capture the essence of a big band with an evening of new and well known jazz classics. Enjoy our first jazz performance of the 2017-18 season some of the most beloved hits of the genre! Hits include: "Summertime" by Gershwin "It's Easy [...]
The FIU Jazz Big Band and select jazz vocal soloists present selections from Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite and original compositions by John Fedchock and Less Hooper. Directed by Jim Hacker.
Join us for a fabulous evening of cabaret by FIU jazz vocalists and rhythm section! Directed by vocal artist Lisanne Lyons. Ticketing $15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, & Alumni; $5 Students- BUY NOW! Singers Eric Anderson, Jose Ballon, Melvys Barrios Kristine Bover, Karina Corton, David Del Rio Gabriel Florez, Beatriz Guzman, Alyssa [...]
FIU Jazz faculty (Gary Campbell, sax; Michael Orta, piano; Tom Lippincott, guitar; Jamie Ousley, bass; Rodolfo Zuniga, drums; Lisanne Lyons, voice) will be performing an exciting evening of new and well-known jazz classics with Argentinian vocal artist Roxana Amed. Roxana Amed is a singer-songwriter who hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who is recognized by audiences [...]
Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center with the return of our FIU Music Festival this season from October 5th until October 28th! For information about all festival performances, please visit music.fiu.edu/musicfestival. Don't miss out on this special performance with Cuban icon Jon Secada, FIU alumnus [...]