Thursday, May 18, 2017
Coral Gables Community Arts Program (CAP) Summer Concert Series Announced
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The award-winning Community Arts Program (CAP) 2017 Summer Concert Series (32nd season) begins 8:00 p.m. next Thursday, June 8 with the first female instrumentalist and the first South American ever to win the prestigious Thelonious Monk Competition, tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana. Melissa is also a recipient of the Martin E. Segal Award from Jazz at Lincoln Center and a two-time recipient of the Altazor Award, Chile’s highly prestigious national arts prize. With her Quartet—Aldana, saxophone; Sam Harris, piano; Pablo Menares, bass; and Craig Weinrib, drums—and a program that includes the music of jazz sax legends, Melissa is sure to kick off the CAP 2017 Summer Concert Series with a roar! The evening will open with the CAP Miami Jazz Institute ALL-STAR Jazz Ensemble! Tickets are $35-$50 in advance at 305.448.7421, ext. 153 or www.CommunityArtsProgram.org.