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Jazz Roots Series Returns to Miami

Al Jarreau

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County has announced the return of Jazz Roots, a series produced by the Center and record/television producer Larry Rosen. The debut 2008-2009 series has drawn more than 10,000 jazz fans to five sell-out performances. The new season begins in November and runs through April 2010. Scheduled performers include blues guitar legend Buddy Guy on November 6, 2009; pianist and composer Dave Grusin with Jon Secada, Arturo Sandoval, Nestor Torres and Mancini Institute Orchestra on December 4; vocal artists the Manhattan Transfer, the New York Voices, and Jon Hendricks on January 15, 2010; an homage to Black History Month and tribute to soul music featuring singer Al Jarreau and pianist Ramsey Lewis on February 26; a tribute to Frank Sinatra highlighting the voice of Michael Feinstein and balladeer John Pizzarelli on March 19; and Latin jazz pianists Eddie Palmieri and Michael Camilo on April 16.

Subscriptions range in price from $150-750 and can be purchased through the Adrienne Arsht Center box office at 305.949.6722 or online at Arsht Center. Single tickets, if available after the subscription campaign ends, range from $25-$125.

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