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Thursday, March 2, 2017
Gold Coast Jazz Society Presents Jazz Pianist/Vocalist Karrin Allyson in Silver Season Celebration
Karrin Allyson Trio Performing the
Rodgers & Hammerstein Songbook
March 8, 2017 ~ 7:45pm
As part of a new agreement with Motéma Music, jazz pianist/vocalist Karrin Allyson headed back into the recording studio for a very intimate look at the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein with “Many a New Day (Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein).” Her concert for the Gold Coast Jazz Society on March 8 will feature many of the favorites from this album and the Rodgers and Hammerstein songbook, tunes with “gorgeous melodies, near perfect lyrics, music that begs to be sung,” - Karrin Allyson. TICKETS & MORE INFORMATION
On April 12, The Bossa Nova Wave rolls into town. The Bossa Nova Wave is richly recreated and reminiscent of the performances of Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd with legendary jazz clarinetist, Ken Peplowski and one of today’s greatest guitarist, Diego Figueiredo. Peplowski is the leading clarinetist in jazz today and has performed with a litany of who’s who of the jazz world. Figueiredo hails from Brazil and is considered one of the most talented guitarists in the world today. TICKETS & MORE INFORMATION
To round out the season, on May 10, 2017 we will feature the South Florida Jazz Orchestra and two special vocalists. Continuing the celebration of Frank Sinatra’s 100th year, jazz vocalist Johnny Rodgers joins forces with vocalist David Pruyn and the South Florida Jazz Orchestra for an evening that will include the jazz favorites of Frank Sinatra, nicknamed “Ol’ Blue Eyes,” and Mel Tormé, known as “The Velvet Fog”. Led by Chuck Bergeron, the South Florida Jazz Orchestra is a modern Big Band comprised of some of the best Jazz musicians, studio musicians, and Jazz educators in the southeast who have performed and toured with many of the greatest artists in Jazz and Popular music. TICKETS & MORE INFORMATION
For more information about the 25th Anniversary Jazz Concert Series, go to www.goldcoastjazz.org. The Gold Coast Jazz Society is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of jazz music through a mainstage concert series, free community concerts, educational programs, a jazz scholarship program and musical services provided by the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band.
Funding for this organization is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council, the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and is supported by Funding Arts Broward, supporting innovative local visual and performing arts in Broward County. Concert Series sponsors include American National Bank, Morgan Stanley, and the Mary Porter Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.