Friday, January 5, 2018

Miami Jazz Co-op - Expanding Programs and Performances!

Where the Jazz Community Meets! The Open Stage, Jackson, and now, SMDCAC!

South Florida's finest weekly jazz event, 
with great musicians every week, a great 
piano, a great sound system, and 
a great audience.
Every Monday, 8pm. $10 Door Donation. 
Free for MJC members and students with ID.

2325 Galiano Street
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Monday & Tuesday, January 7&8, 2018
Calle / Margitza LIVE CD 
Recording Sessions
This is a rare opportunity to be in the "studio" as world-class musicians record a CD LIVE in front of an audience at the Open Stage Club in Coral Gables, Florida. Ed Calle (Miami) and Rick Margitza (Paris) are among the most-respected saxophone players in the jazz world. On Sunday, January 7, and Monday, January 8, Ed and Rick will perform together at this special MJC event which will be recorded and released as a CD. Ed and Rick have chosen Chuck Bergeron, John Hart, and John Yarling to play with them on this recording session.

Attendees must be seated by 7:45 PM each night. Those arriving after 7:45 PM may or may not be admitted at the discretion of the musicians and the recording team. There will be no refunds for latecomers who are denied admission.

Monday, January 15, 2018
Javier Nero Septet

Monday, January 22, 2018
Lisanne Lyons

Monday, January 29, 2018

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211th Street
Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (786)573-5300

Beginning January 10, 2018, MJC will be presenting seven
alternating Wednesdays of great jazz at the Black Box
Theater of the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 ~ 8pm
Introducing Jazil Brazz, a brand new group composed of two multi award-winning groups combined into one incredible show.

America’s original art form “Jazz” meets the passionate rhythms of the music of Brazil in the unique and exciting show JAZIL BRAZZ, featuring two dynamic, award-winning singers, with two virtuoso 7 string guitarists and an international rhythm section hailing from the USA, Brazil, Canada, and Germany: Julie Davis, Rose Max, Kelly Dow, Ramatis Moraes, Paul Shewchuk, Goetz Kujack.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 ~ 8pm
Hendrik Meurkens, a virtuoso on both the chromatic harmonica and the vibraphone, is the most important jazz harmonica player since Toots Thielemans. German-born but now based in New York, Meurkens’ recordings and performances garner worldwide acclaim because the transcendent beauty of his music has universal appeal.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 ~ 8pm
Peter and Will Anderson are one of the most extraordinary set of brothers performing music today. Known for their unique renditions of classic jazz songs and innovative original music, they hail from Washington, DC, but moved to New York City to attend Juilliard. Peter and Will have performed with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Village Vanguard Orchestra, Jimmy Heath Big Band, Wycliffe Gordon, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Paquito D’Rivera, Kenny Barron, Bob Wilber, Albert “Tootie” Heath, live on Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion, and are featured on the 2014 Grammy Winning Soundrack of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 ~ 8pm
Three Emerging Divas

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 ~ 8pm

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 ~ 8pm

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 ~ 8pm


Each concert will feature
two sets of jazz beginning
at noon and 1pm.

Jan 11: Mike Cady
Jan 18: The French Horn Collective
Jan 25: FIU Day
Feb 1: Errol Rackipov
Feb 8: Troy Anderson
Feb 15: Peter and Will Anderson Trio
Feb 22: TBA
Mar 1: Pete Zimmer Quartet
Mar 8: Trombone Summit
Mar 15: Mad Romance
Mar 22: UM Frost Concert Jazz Band
Mar 29: Lisanne Lyons

Where is Jazz at Jackson?
It is in Alamo Park on the campus of Jackson Memorial Hospital at 1151 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33136.
From I-95exit on 836 West and immediately exit on NW 12th Avenue.  Turn right on 12th Avenue and drive north for four blocks to the traffic light at NW 16th Street.  Turn right on NW 16th Street and drive ½ block.  Alamo Park is on your left and the parking garage is on the right.
From West Dadetake 836 East and exit on NW 17th Avenue South toward Ballpark.  Turn left on NW 7th Street.  In five blocks, turn left on NW 12th Avenue.  Drive across the bridge and about seven blocks to to the traffic light at NW 16th Street.  Turn right on NW 16th Street and drive ½ block.  Alamo Park is on your left and the parking garage is on the right.
From Miami Beachtake the MacArthur Causeway to 836 West and exit on NW 12th Avenue.  Turn right on 12th Avenue and drive north for four blocks to the traffic light at NW 16th Street.  Turn right on NW 16th Street and drive ½ block.  Alamo Park is on your left and the parking garage is on the right.
Take METRORAIL to the Civic Center Station (less than two blocks from Alamo Park).  Walk north on 12th Avenue and make a right on NW 16th Street to Alamo Park on your left.
Where do I park?
Park in the garage immediately to the south of Alamo Park.  The first two hours of parking is free.  Generally, it is most convenient to drive to about the fifth level of the garage to park near the elevators on the north side which is closest to Alamo Park. 


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