Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Pinecrest Gardens Jazz Series Continues with Sammy Figueroa Nov 16

Sammy Figueroa –
World Class Percussionist
World Class Compositions

This year our jazz nights come alive with a seven concert series showcasing a broad spectrum of jazz genres, from Big Band to Brazilian Samba, from Swing to Steel Drums.
For information call (305)669-6990 or CLICK HERE for tickets today.
Hot nights, cool jazz…great times!
11000 SW 57th Ave. Pinecrest, FL 33156
Gates 6:30pm, Show 8pm, $20 & $25,
For Tickets call 1-877-496-8499
Or Click HERE 

Sammy Figueroa presents Sally’s Tomato; A Tribute to the Music of Cal Tjader
November 16, 8PM
“Sammy has played with everyone from Miles Davis to Mariah Carey,…he advances the bright ideal of Latin Jazz” NY Times

Sally’s Tomato will replicate Tjader’s music from the ‘60s and ‘70s and make it soar, with exciting vibraphone cadences and percussion breaks from the man who has been hailed by Larry Rosen as “the best percussionist in the world”.

Rose Max
December 14, 8PM
“Rose will take you on a trip to the beaches, bars and clubs of Rio without ever leaving the room."  Miami Herald 

It's an evening of Sizzling Samba, Sultry Bossa Nova--and a tribute to the renown melodies of Juan Carlos Jobim.   This dynamic duo has become highly recognized in the Brazilian, Spanish and American communities and have won many awards, Rose as the best Brazilian singer and Ramatis as the best Brazilian producer and musician/guitarist. Join this "Girl from Ipanema" on a journey of soulful Brazilian music!
Leon Foster Thomas -- Steel Pan Virtuoso in a Night of Tropical Splendor
January 11, 8PM
“Riveting, his artistry as unrivaled and his stage personality as dominant." New York Amsterdam News

He is one of the most dynamic talents out of the Caribbean. Hailing from Trinidad and Tobago, Leon “Foster” Thomas has already left an indelible mark in the music arena as a performer, recording artist and songwriter.

Batuke Samba Funk: A Celebration of Brazilian Carnival and Samba-Jazz Fusion
February 15, 8PM (A KCC PRODUCTION)
“Red hot, Diogo is one of the most recognized and accomplished Brazilian musicians.” Manny Meland, MiamiArtZine

If you like Funk, Afro Beat and Brazilian music, this is the right band for you. Batuke creates a “groovy” atmosphere with their unique and steamy Brazilian sound.

Shelly Berg and the Frost Concert Jazz Band--Piano Virtuosity with a Big Band Bonanza
March 15, 8PM
"Shelly Berg is one of the finest pianists around in the early 21st century playing modern mainstream jazz.” Scott Yanow, All About Jazz
He's a composer, arranger, educator, conductor, and jazz piano virtuoso and his CDs have garnered critical acclaim. The Frost Concert Jazz Band under the direction of Dante Luciani has been the University of Miami’s premiere large jazz ensemble for over 30 years. Experience a night that runs the gamut from beautiful ballads to exciting and dynamic swing.

Ed Calle Big Band presents “A Tribute to George Gershwin" & Legends of the Sax
April 5, 8PM
“Ed Calle has virtually flawless technique, outstanding control” Skip Spratt

Ed Calle is arguably the best local saxophonist around! Join Ed, his Big Band and the Miami String Project in a tribute to the greatest saxophone legends throughout the ages and a very special tribute to George Gershwin in this guaranteed-to-be memorable, final performance of the jazz season!


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