Saturday, February 15, 2020

Acclaimed Jazz Trumpeter Terell Stafford Performs at Broward Center for Gold Coast Jazz Society

A SEASON OF 
STANDING OVATIONS
w/ Gold Coast Jazz 
AT
Amaturo Theater/Broward Center for the Performing Arts


A Tribute to the Music of 
Billy Strayhorn and Lee Morgan

On March 11, 2020, the Gold Coast Jazz Society will present the acclaimed jazz trumpeter, Terell Stafford.   The Terell Stafford Quintet will perform at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale and begins at 7:45pm.  Single tickets are available for $55 plus fees through Ticketmaster at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office at 954-462-0222 or ONLINE.  Student and teacher tickets are $10 with valid ID.  A discount for groups of ten or more is also available.

The program, titled “A Tribute to the Music of Billy Strayhorn and Lee Morgan,” will feature the NYC based jazz trumpeter who is hailed by McCoy Tyner as “one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player.”  Stafford regularly performs with an “A” list of jazz musicians and appears on over 130 recordings. Aside from being an in-demand performer, Stafford is the Director of Jazz Studies and Chair of Instrumental Studies at Temple University, founder and band leader of the Terell Stafford Quintet, and Managing and Artistic Director of the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia (JOP). Stafford is renowned in the jazz world as an educator, performer and leader and has received countless award nominations and accolades.  For this show Stafford will pay tribute to jazz great pianist/composer, Billy Strayhorn, and trumpeter Lee Morgan with his own “A” list of sidemen which includes Tim Warfield/Tenor Sax, Bruce Barth/Piano, Nathan Pence/Bass and Billy Williams/Drums.  (121 tickets remain available for this show as of 7pm, 2/15/20)

This year marks the 28th year of the Gold Coast Jazz Society’s presentation of the jazz concert series in Fort Lauderdale.  Gold Coast Jazz will present an incredible array of jazz that is innovative and creative, with straight-ahead jazz and variations of old favorites.  International artists as well as outstanding local musicians are included in the series.  All concerts will be presented at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale and begin at 7:45pm.    
  
Single tickets for each concert are now available at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office at 954-462-0222 or online at www.browardcenter.org.  Student and teacher tickets are $15 with valid ID.  A discount for groups of ten or more is also available.

UPCOMING SEASON PERFORMANCES

Our April 15 concert will feature the return of yet another Gold Coast Jazz favorite, jazz pianist and vocalist Tony DeSare.  This phenomenal jazz artist brings his fresh take on old school classics. He’s won critical acclaim for his three Billboard Top 10 jazz albums and for his exciting performances in jazz clubs, at Carnegie Hall, with symphony orchestras and in Las Vegas.  DeSare releases new recordings, videos of standards and new originals every few weeks on his YouTube channel, iTunes and Spotify.  (176 tickets remain available for this show as of 2pm, 2/5/20)
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The closing concert for the series on May 13 will feature the Nicki Parrott Trio.  The Trio includes Nicki Parrott on bass and vocals, the award-winning Italian jazz pianist Rossano Sportiello and drummer Ed Metz, Jr.  Ms. Parrott was Les Paul’s bassist and vocalist for over 10 years. In addition to performing at most of the world’s top jazz festivals, Nicki has performed with such jazz greats as Randy Brecker, Clark Terry, Jose Feliciano, Rebecca Paris, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Dick Hyman, Patti Labelle & the New York Pops Orchestra, Harry Allen, Michel Legrand, Marlena Shaw, Mike Stern, David Krakauer, Ken Peplowski, Ann Hampton Callaway, Scott Hamilton, Larry Carlton and Frank Vignola, to name a few.   (147 tickets remain available for this show as of 2pm, 2/5/20)
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All Concerts at:
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Amaturo Theater
201 SW 5th Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale FL 33312
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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 www.browardcenter.org. 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.

Additional Concert Series Sponsors Include:
  



   



    Mary N. Porter Fund/Community Foundation of Broward
 


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