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Joey DeFrancesco

Aug 12, 2022 to Aug 14, 2022 - various times - English

Joey DeFrancesco Trio: "Bright Moments" Celebration of Todd Barkan’s 76th Birthday w/ Anwar Marshall on drums and Lucas Brown on guitar/keys!

Legendary Jazz Musician, Multi -Instrumentalist, Composer, Radio Personality, Grammy Nominated Artist Joey DeFrancesco has recorded and/or toured with his own groups as well as numerous renowned artists that include Ray Charles, Van Morrison, Diana Krall, Nancy Wilson, George Benson, James Moody, John Scofield, Bobby Hutcherson, Jimmy Cobb, John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell, David Sanborn and many more. The four time Grammy® Award-nominee, with more than 30 recordings as a leader under his belt, has received countless Jazz Journalist Association awards and other accolades worldwide, including being inducted into the inaugural Hammond Organ Hall of Fame in 2014, the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame in 2016 as well as topping the Critics Polls in DownBeat Magazine eleven times over the past fifteen years and the Readers Polls every year since 2005. DeFrancesco also hosts a weekly program on SiriusXM Radio's Real Jazz channel titled "Organized."

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Location

Keystone Korner Baltimore
1350 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Map)

Summer Arts Conservatory

Friday, Aug 12, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM - English

The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center (AHCAC) welcomes students from Monday, June 13, 2022 to Friday, August 12, 2022 to the Summer Arts Conservatory, a celebration of the visual and performing arts. This nine-week educational program encourages artistic discovery for students ages 5-16 in a variety of visual and performing arts fields. Following the conclusion of the artistic experience, students apply their newly acquired knowledge in the art exhibition, fashion show, and recital held at the end of the summer.

The program is tuition-based and enrollment is granted to those who can attend the entire summer session.

Location

African Heritage Cultural Arts Center
6161 N.W. 22nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33142 (Map)

Contact Information

Ruby Brown

305-638-6771

Steve Turre Generations

Aug 19, 2022 to Aug 21, 2022 - various times - English

One of the world’s preeminent jazz innovators, trombonist and seashellist Steve Turre swings into Keystone Korner Baltimore this August 5-7, 2022!

  • Trombone & shells - Steve Turre
  • Trumpet - Wallace Roney Jr.
  • Tenor & Soprano Sax - Vincent Herring
  • Piano - Davis Whitfield
  • Bass - Corcoran Holt
  • Drums - Orion Turre

Steve Turre has consistently won both the Readers’ and Critics’ polls in JazzTimes, Downbeat, and Jazziz for Best Trombone and for Best Miscellaneous Instrumentalist (shells). In addition to performing as a member of the Saturday Night Live Band since 1984, Turre leads several different ensembles. Turre’s quartet and quintet provide a setting based in tradition and stretching the limits conceptually and stylistically. In the Summer of 2000, Telarc released In The Spur of the Moment. This recording features Steve with three different quartets, each with a different and distinct master pianist: Ray Charles, Chucho Valdes, and Stephen Scott.

Steve Turre continually evolves as a musician and arranger. He has a strong command of all musical genres and when it comes to his distinct brand of jazz, he always keeps one foot in the past and one in the future.

Location

Keystone Korner Baltimore
1350 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Map)

Piano Legends

Saturday, Aug 20, 2022 at 8:30 PM - English

Piano Legends: The Music of Cole, Peterson, Evans, Jamal, Hancock, Glasper.

Presented by award-winning pianist Dr. Zachary Bartholomew and his trio, experience an interactive and informative concert showcasing compositions and arrangements from some of the most influential piano trios in the history of jazz and American music. The program will include music from legendary pianists such as Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson, and Bill Evans, to living legends like Herbie Hancock, Ahmad Jamal, and Robert Glasper.

$30 Advance; $35 Day of Performance.

Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

Warren Wolf & The Pack featuring Tia Fuller

Aug 26, 2022 to Aug 28, 2022 - various times - English

  • Warren Wolf, vibes and vocoder
  • Tia Fuller, saxophone
  • Imani Grace Cooper, vocals
  • Allyn Johnson, piano
  • Brandon Lane, electric bass
  • CV Dashiell, drums

Vibraphonist/pianist Warren Wolf and saxophonist Tia Fuller will light up the Keystone stage like never before this August 26-28, 2022! Join us for 3 groovin nights of dynamic Jazz/R&B fusion featuring Tia Fuller on saxophone, Warren Wolf on vibes/vocoder, Imani Grace Cooper on vocals, Allyn Johnson on piano, Brandon Lane on electric bass & CV Dashiell on drums.

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Location

Keystone Korner Baltimore
1350 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Map)

Fiesta by Negroni's Trio

Saturday, Aug 27, 2022 at 8:00 PM - English

Don't miss Negroni's Trio with Special Guests, Rose Max & Ramatis Moraes.

There are NO two groups that BETTER represent Miami than "Negroni's Trio" and "Rose Max & Ramatis." Across multiple genres Traditional, Classical, Jazz, Brazilian and Latin Music these two groups represent, and capture, the 'Miami Sound' (and no, it just isn't a pop term!) There is a 'Jazz Miami Sound.'

Tonight's Exciting and Entertaining Show is the creation of Director & Producer, Master pianist José Negroni. He will joined by Nomar Negroni on drums, Rafael Valencia on bass, José Heredia on sax, and Special Invited Guests Rose Max & Ramatis.

Location

Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 West Flagler St, Miami, FL 33135 (Map)

Marcus Johnson

Sep 15, 2022 to Sep 17, 2022 - various times - English

While pursuing his JD and MBA at Georgetown, Marcus Johnson independently produced and distributed his first CD (Lessons in Love), which sold more than 40,000 units; a phenomenal success for an unknown independent artist’s debut release. This album helped him launch his career as a renowned jazz keyboardist/pianist, and later, he released his second CD (Inter Alia), with staggering success.

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This success caught the attention of Black Entertainment Television (BET) founder and businessman Robert L. Johnson, who invested and partnered with Marcus to establish Marimelj Entertainment Group. Under their partnership, MEG’s label Three Keys Music housed Studio 8121, a full-service recording studio, and two music publishing companies: Marimelj Music Publishing and Three Keys Music Publishing.

As head of Three Keys Music, Johnson produced and released on the Three Keys Music label national jazz artists: Michael Lington, Jaared Arosemena, Bobby Lyle, Nick Colionne, R&B singer, Alyson Williams, neo-soul songstress, Zahzarah; and smooth jazz Saxophonists Phillip Martin and Brian Lenair.

To date, Marcus has released more than fifteen Billboard charted CDs, and has the distinction of having his groundbreaking 2008 Billboard Top 20 Contemporary Jazz FLO (For the Love Of) Anthology, which consisted of three distinct CDs -- FLO Chill, FLO Romance and FLO Standards - all chart Top 10 on Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts simultaneously.

The release of Poetically Justified (2009) and This is How I Rock (2011), which were Top 20 Contemporary Jazz CDs, solidified Marcus Johnson as the heir apparent to the funky urban groove music style and sound made famous by legendary jazz greats, George Duke and Herbie Hancock.

Location

Keystone Korner Baltimore
1350 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Map)

An Evening with Pat Metheny

Sep 19, 2022 & Sep 20, 2022 - various times - English

An Evening with PAT METHENY w/ Antonio Sanchez, Linda May Han Oh & Gwilym Simcock.

NEA Jazz Master PAT METHENY first burst onto the international jazz scene in 1974. Over the course of his three-year stint with vibraphone great Gary Burton, the young Missouri native already displayed his soon-to-become trademarked playing style, which blended the loose and flexible articulation customarily reserved for horn players with an advanced rhythmic and harmonic sensibility - a way of playing and improvising that was modern in conception but grounded deeply in the jazz tradition of melody, swing, and the blues. With the release of his first album, Bright Size Life (1975), he reinvented the traditional "jazz guitar" sound for a new generation of players.

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Throughout his career, Pat Metheny has continued to re-define the genre by utilizing new technology and constantly working to evolve the improvisational and sonic potential of his instrument. METHENY'S versatility is almost nearly without peer on any instrument. Over the years, he has performed with artists as diverse as Steve Reich to Ornette Coleman to Herbie Hancock to Jim Hall to Milton Nascimento to David Bowie. Metheny's body of work includes compositions for solo guitar, small ensembles, electric and acoustic instruments, large orchestras, and ballet pieces, with settings ranging from modern jazz to rock to classical.

Location

Keystone Korner Baltimore
1350 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Map)

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 7:30 PM - English

The U.S. Army Blues featuring Ignacio Berroa: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage.

Join the U.S. Army Blues with American Afro-Cuban drumming legend and master composer Ignacio Berroa as they kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. The program will be featuring a fresh take on standard big band repertoire that highlights cultural contributions of Hispanic composers and arrangers.

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The U.S. Army Blues, part of the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Army. After informal beginnings in 1970, this 18-piece ensemble became an official element of the Army Band in 1972. Comprised of exceptional jazz musicians from across the nation, the Army Blues strive to fulfill their mission through public concerts, educational outreach, and the preservation of the tradition of America’s unique art form: jazz. The Army Blues have performed at prestigious venues such as the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Montreux Jazz Festival, the famous Birdland jazz club in New York City, and the legendary Blues Alley club in Washington, DC. The band has shared the stage with jazz greats such as Dave Brubeck, Doc Severinsen, Stanley Turrentine, Slide Hampton, Dr. Billy Taylor, Kevin Mahogany, and Terrell Stafford. The Army Blues give frequent performances at national conferences such as the Jazz Education Network annual conference, the International Trumpet Guild conference, the International Trombone Conference, and the Music Educators National Conference. The musicians of the Army Blues perform regularly at the White House, the Vice President’s Residence, the State Department, and for high level military protocol and ceremonial events in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The group plays a vital role in Army recruiting as part of the Twilight Tattoo performances seen by thousands of tourists each summer in Washington, DC, and surrounding areas. Members of the Army Blues have played for Habitat for Humanity volunteers in New Orleans during the cleanup efforts following Hurricane Katrina. In conjunction with the USO and the office of the Sergeant Major of the Army, individual members of the band have volunteered to travel to Iraq, Kuwait, and Afghanistan during the holiday season to perform concerts for the troops stationed there. Serving as musical ambassadors, the Army Blues have conducted numerous clinics at schools and colleges throughout the United States. Members of the Army Blues engage in community educational outreach, working with young musicians in local schools. In collaboration with the Library of Congress, the Army Blues play seldom-performed yet historically significant music from the Library’s jazz archives.

Location

Keystone Korner Baltimore
1350 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Map)

Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges Band, ft. Seth Kibel

Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 7:30 PM - English

  • Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges -- guitar, vocals
  • Seth Kibel -- tenor sax, flute, clarinet
  • Sam Goodall -- electric bass
  • El Torro Gamble -- drums

Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges is a nomadic musician living his life on the road. His home is wherever the next performance takes him, with annual tours in Europe, Asia, and Australia. Born in 1963 in New Orleans and raised in Amite, Louisiana, the son of Otheneil Bridges Sr, also known as blues guitarist Hideaway Slim, Eugene is the fourth child of five. His mother was from the Bullock family (the same as Anna Mae Bullock better known as Tina Turner) and Eugene claims he got his guitar skills from the Bridges side and his voice from the Bullocks.

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At five he was already playing with his father around Louisiana; with his brothers as The Bridges Brothers he sang gospel and was the musician of his church touring with the Pastor, Elder AA Edwards. At thirteen Eugene was entering R&B talent shows and had formed his first R&B band The Five Stars. In 2000, Eugene signed to UK label Armadillo Music and released his first album with them, "Man Without A Home," which got worldwide airplay. Eugene appeared, often headlining, at major festivals in the USA, all over Europe, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia, whipping up a storm wherever he went with his distinctive southern sound. His 2012 release on Armadillo Records, "Rock And A Hard Place," charted at No 4 in The Living Blues Radio Chart for July 2011 and Eugene was a triple 2012 Blues Music Award nominee in the following categories: Album of the Year, Soul Blues Album, Soul Blues Artist.

Location

Keystone Korner Baltimore
1350 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Map)

Brian Simpson

Friday, Sep 30, 2022 various times - English

Smooth Jazz Giant BRIAN SIMPSON returns to Keystone Korner Baltimore for a night of exciting music on Friday, September 30th!

Brian Simpson is a contemporary jazz pianist, composer, and recording artist with Shanachie Entertainment. After graduating from Northern Illinois University, Simpson relocated to Los Angeles where he was soon playing alongside musicians Gerald Albright and Norman Brown and eventually on a world tour with Janet Jackson. With writing and performing credits on R&B chart-topping albums and Smooth Jazz Airplay charts, it’s clear why Brian is the veteran Music Director of so many jazz events.

In 1990 Simpson received a call from George Duke that led to a decade of touring and production work with the late jazz legend. It was his tenure with George that led to working with a variety of artists, from James Ingram and Anita Baker to Dave Koz and Wayman Tisdale.The popularity of his music world wide has kept Mr. Simpson on a seemingly endless world tour which in 2019 included Japan, Australia, Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, Spain, United Kingdom, Portugal, and South Africa.

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Location

Keystone Korner Baltimore
1350 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Map)

SIX

Oct 25, 2022 to Oct 30, 2022 - various times - English

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived.

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix 500 years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over. The New York Times says SIX "totally rules!" (Critic's Pick), and The Washington Post hails SIX as "exactly the kind of energizing, inspirational illumination this town aches for! The Broadway season got supercharged!"

Written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss.

Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

2022/23 Masterworks Season

Next date: Nov 9, 2022 - click here for time schedule - English

Concerts in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and Key West.

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Join us as we celebrate 25 years of artistic excellence with an outstanding season of classical masterworks, including one of the most beloved violin concertos in history, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major; Shostakovich's final "War Symphony," No. 9; Brahms's doubly demanding Concerto for Violin and Cello; and an all-Dvorak program with audience favorite Zuill Bailey. The South Florida Symphony Chorus expands its repertoire, performing holiday favorite Handel's Messiah (a sub scription add-on), as well as one of the greatest large chorale works of its day, Bruckner's majestic Te Deum. And honoring our commitment to presenting new works, SFSO presents its third World Premiere by Composer-in-Residence John Gottsch: the Florida-inspired Ocklawaha.

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  1. Masterworks I: Tchaikovsky | Elgar | Barber
Nov. 9-10 2022
Tchaikovsky | Violin Concerto in D major
featuring Askar Salimdjanov, violin
Elgar | Enigma Variations
Barber | First Essay for Orchestra
The Parker | Wed., Nov. 9 at 7:30pm
New World Center | Thurs., Nov. 10 at 7:30pm
  • Handel's Messiah: Subscription Add-On
    Dec. 3-4, 2022
    Handel | Messiah
    Featuring the South Florida Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists
    Neil Nelson, bass-baritone Stephanie Newman, mezzo-soprano Gerardo Ortega, tenor Kyaunnee Richardson, soprano
    Subscribers save 20% on this special add-on performance
    The Parker | Sat., Dec. 3 at 7:30pm
    Barry University | Sun., Dec. 4 at 4pm
  • Masterworks II: Shostakovich | Gottsch World Premiere | Great Opera Arias
    January 24-28, 2023
    Shostakovich | Symphony No. 9
    Gottsch | Ocklawaha – World Premiere
    Great Opera Arias from Verdi, Puccini and more featuring Catalina Cuervo, soprano and Gerardo Ortega, tenor
    New World Center | Tues., Jan. 24 at 7:30pm
    The Parker | Wed., Jan. 25 at 7:30pm
    Tennessee Williams Theatre | Sat., Jan. 28 at 7:30pm
  • Masterworks III: Brahms | Sibelius | Berlioz
    February 15-18, 2023
    Brahms | Concerto for Violin and Cello featuring Geneva Lewis, violin & Gabriel Martins, cello
    Sibelius | Symphony No.
    Berlioz | Beatrice et Benedict Overture
    The Parker | Wed., Feb. 15 at 7:30pm
    Tennessee Williams Theatre: Sat., Feb. 18 at 7:30pm
  • Masterworks IV: Dvorak
    March 22-25 2023
    Dvorak | Cello Concerto in B minor featuring Zuill Bailey, cello
    Dvorak | Symphony No. 9, "From the New World"
    The Parker | Wed., March 22 at 7:30pm
    New World Center | Thurs., March 23 at 7:30pm
    Tennessee Williams Theatre: Sat., March 25 at 7:30pm
  • Masterworks V: Rachmaninov | Bruckner
    April 26, 2023
    Rachmaninov | Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor featuring Svetlana Smolina, piano Bruckner | Te Deum featuring the South Florida Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists Catalina Cuervo, soprano Andres Lasaga, tenor Neil Nelson, bass-baritone Rehanna Thelwell, mezzo-soprano
    The Parker | Wed., April 26 at 7:30pm

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Locations:

Ft. Lauderdale
The Parker
707 NE 8th Street

Key West
Tennessee Williams Theatre
at The College of the Florida Keys
5901 College Road

Miami Beach
New World Center
500 17th Street

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