Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Gold Coast Jazz Closes Season with Brian Lynch in Concert May 8, 2024 in Fort Lauderdale

Season Finale of the
Gold Coast Jazz
~  2023-2024 Jazz Concert Series  ~

Celebrating the Art Form of Classical Jazz
and The Great American Songbook

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 | 7:45pm
The Songbooks
at the
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Amaturo Theater
201 SW 5th Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale FL 33312

Brian Lynch, trumpeter, brings to his music an unparalleled depth and breadth of experience. An honored graduate of two of the jazz world’s most distinguished academies, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and the Horace Silver Quintet, he has received wide acclaim during his long tenures with Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri and straight ahead jazz master Phil Woods. He has also been a valued collaborator with jazz artists such as Benny Golson, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Charles McPherson; Latin music icons as diverse as Chucho Vald├ęs, Hector LaVoe and Lila Downs; and pop luminaries such as Prince. As a bandleader and recording artist he has released over 20 critically acclaimed CDs featuring his distinctive composing and arranging, and toured the world with various ensembles reflecting the wide sweep of his music. He is Professor of Studio Music and Jazz at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami as well as conducting clinics and workshops at prestigious institutions of learning the world over.

With Brian Lynch leading on trumpet, alongside Marcus Strickland (tenor Saxophone); Martin Bejerano (Piano); Chuck Bergeron (bass) and Jacob Smith (drums).

And what a great season it was!

Gold Coast Jazz Society

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. For more information go to www.goldcoastjazz.org.

Funding for this organization is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council. This program is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Concert sponsors include American National Bank, Funding Arts Broward, Helen Ingham Foundation and the Mary Porter Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward.

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