Friday, September 21, 2018

Gold Coast Jazz Announces Concert Season Line Up in Fort Lauderdale - Seven Outstanding Performances

Gold Coast Jazz
2018-2019 Jazz Concert Series
Amaturo Theater/Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
South Florida Jazz Orchestra & 
Antonio Adolfo
An Evening of Latin Jazz
The Grammy Award-nominated Latin Jazz pianist Antonio Adolfo, joins forces with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra for this great musical tribute Latin Jazz. The South Florida Jazz Orchestra, led by Chuck Bergeron, 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.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Jason Marsalis & 
the 21st Century Trad Band
The youngest sibling of Wynton, Branford, and Delfeayo. Together, the four brothers and father Ellis comprise New Orleans’s venerable first family of jazz and are recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts 2011 Jazz Masters awards.  Jason is well known for his prodigal drumming and as a bandleader from the vibraphone chair. His own playing is unique, drawing from a wide range of influences.  He performs original music as well as many hidden gems in the jazz literature and beyond and covers a wide range of moods, rhythms, and emotions.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Paquito D'Rivera & Shelly Berg Trio
Paquito D’Rivera has won 14 Grammy Awards and has over 30 solo recordings to his credit.  He is a recipient of the National Medal of the Arts, the Living Jazz Legend Award and was designated as an NEA Jazz Master The Shelly Berg Trio is comprised of Shelly Berg on piano, Chuck Bergeron on bass and John Yarling on drums.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Svetlana & The Delancey Five with
Special Guest Wycliffe Gordon
Wonderful World of Ella & Louis
NYC based jazz vocalist, Svetlana and her band, The Delancy Five, make their South Florida debut with this musical tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.   They will be joined by the outstanding awarding-winning jazz artist, Wycliffe Gordon. Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal says, "Outstanding band...exceptional vocalist and songwriter.”  Popdust claims the band is “bringing the jazz age into the 21st century.” 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Swinging into Spring
The sister group of the world-renowned DIVA Jazz Orchestra, FIVE PLAY was formed in 1999. The quintet is comprised of the big band's rhythm section and two of its foremost soloists. FIVE PLAY is rooted in the jazz tradition and is fueled and inspired by the members’ collective, creative vision to swing through the 21st Century. The quintet’s repertoire is comprised of innovative arrangements of classic and contemporary standards, as well as original music composed and arranged by band members who create a unique, fresh, exciting and powerful ensemble sound.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Carol Welsman Trio
An Evening of Jazz Vocals and Piano
Welsman is an internationally acclaimed singer and pianist whose expressive vocal styling and dynamic stage presence has captivated audiences around the world. An extraordinary musician, she has sold over 60,000 CDs in Canada, something few jazz artists in Canada have experienced. Her numerous achievements include six Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) nominations, the “Jazz Album of the Year” award and several CDN Smooth Jazz Awards. 

Friday, May 3, 2019
Tamir Hendelman Trio
Playgrounds & Destinations
Award-winning jazz artist Tamir Hendelman is the pianist for the Jeff Hamilton Trio.  He also performs with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Harry Allen, Teddy Edwards, Warren Vache, Houston Person, Jeff Clayton, Nick Brignola, Phil Upchurch, Rickey Woodard, John Clayton and Barbara Morrison. Tamir also leads his own trio which includes Alex Frank (Bass) and Dean Koba (Drums).

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Full Season & Jazz Trio subscriptions available
Call: 954.524.0805

All Concerts at:
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Amaturo Theater
201 SW 5th Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale FL 33312

Fort Lauderdale Visitor Information

The 2018-19 series includes jazz for all tastes featuring a host of talented jazz artists.  All concerts will be presented at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.   Full season subscriptions are available at a substantial discount from single ticket purchases and Jazz Trio subscriptions (3 concerts of your choice) are available by calling the Gold Coast Jazz Society at (954)524-0805. ADDITIONAL SEASON SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION.

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. 

Single tickets for each concert are available at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office at 954-462-0222 or online at Student and teacher tickets are $10 with valid ID for most concerts. 

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.
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