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The Miami Big Sound Orchestra at Arts Garage
Friday October 19 at 8 PM: Arts Garage presents The Miami Big Sound Orchestra, featuring special guest vocalist Lourdes Valentin. The Miami Big Sound Orchestra is downtown Miami’s resident professional contemporary Latin Jazz Orchestra, a project formed as a collaboration of musicians from Miami’s jazz and Latin music communities. This 18-piece powerhouse group is composed of veteran Miami musicians who have performed and toured with the likes of Celia Cruz, Ray Barretto, Jon Secada, K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Chayanne, Ray Ruiz, Tito Nieves, Chaka Khan, and the Funk Brothers among many other artists. Led by trumpeter/flugelhornist Pete Francis and bassist/composer Rafael Valencia, the band performs Latin Jazz classics as well as original music inspired by Machito and Tito Puente, with a contemporary twist.
Arts Garage is located at 94 NE 2nd Ave in Delray Beach. Tickets are $35-$40-$45 at artsgarage.org or 561-450-6357. BRING YOUR OWN … WHATEVER! The theater boasts cabaret-style table seating, where patrons can bring their own food and drinks, including alcohol. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.