07/27/14

South Florida JAZZ Announces 2014-15 Season Schedule

Headliners include Larry Coryell, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Golson & Heath

South Florida JAZZ, now in its 23rd year, has announced its upcoming season schedule. All eight performances will be held at the Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero. Jr. Blvd., on the Nova Southeastern University campus in Davie.

With Gary Burton serving as artistic advisor Gary Burton, the series features NEA Jazz Masters Benny Golson and Jimmy Heath performing together; vocalist, Cécile McLorin Salvant; and Nuevo Tango music of Piazzolla as performed by Argentine violinist Tomás Cotik and Shanghai-born pianist Tao Lin, plus other events.

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Jimmy Heath backstage
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Cécile McLorin Salvant
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Warren Wolf, Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival, 2014
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Subscriptions to all eight concerts can be purchased from the Broward Center box office at 954-462-0222 or online at South Florida JAZZ or Broward Center. Individual concert tickets, however, will be sold through Ticketmaster® by calling 800.745.3000 or online at South Florida JAZZ.

Tickets: $300 eight-concert subscription
Adult admission $40; students $15
Performances commence at 8:00 p.m.

2014-15 Concert Schedule

November 8, 2014 - BRAZILIAN TRIO (A.K.A. Rio Trio)
Pianist Helio Alves bassist Nilson Matta and drummer Duduka Da Fonseca

December 13, 2014 - SUBLIME SAXOPHONE SUMMIT
Tenor saxophonists Benny Golson and Jimmy Heath, pianist George Cables, bassist Peter Washington and drummer Willie Jones III

January 10, 2015 - TOMÁS COTIK AND TAO LIN
Tango Nuevo: The Music of Astor Piazzolla, with Argentine violinist Tomás Cotik and Shanghai-born pianist Tao Lin

February 14, 2015 - LARRY CORYELL TRIO
Guitarist Coryell with with bassist Larry Gray and drummer Paul Wertico

March 14, 2015 - WARREN WOLF & WOLFPACK
Vibist Wolf, featuring pianist Benny Green and others

April 11, 2015 - MANUEL VALERA & NEW CUBAN EXPRESS
Cuban-born pianist and composer Valera with alto saxophonist, Yosvany Terry and others

May 9, 2015 - CÉCILE MCLORIN SALVANT
The rising-star vocalist and her band

June 13, 2015 - CLAYTON BROTHERS QUINTET
Brothers John (bass) and Jeff (reeds), with pianist Gerald (John’s son), trumpeter Terell Stafford and drummer Obed Calvaire

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