South Florida JAZZY! News
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JAZZY! NEWS is a public service of the South Florida Jazz Summit – Committed to Empowering Jazz!

SOUTH FLORIDA JAZZ 2010-11 CONCERT SERIES South Florida JAZZ celebrates its 19th anniversary on November 20th with “An Evening with Chick Corea – A Solo Piano Concert.” The subsequent six concerts, which are held on the second Saturday of January through June 2011, feature premier local, national, and international performers including Christian McBride, Kurt Elling, Mulgrew Miller, Jimmy Cobb, Amina Figarova, and others. All performances are at 8:00 p.m. in the Miniaci Performing Arts Center at Nova Southeastern University. For details visit www.southfloridajazz.org.

JAZZ ROOTS – A LARRY ROSEN JAZZ SERIES
NOV 5 – American Songbook features Michael Feinstein and Ann Hampton Callaway DEC 3 – Descarga! Latin Jam Session featuresPoncho Sanchez and Tiempo Libre JAN 21, 2011 – An Evening with Keith Jarrett fea. Gary Peacock and Jack Dejohnnette FEB 25, 2011 – Celebrating Miles fea. Marcus Miller, Christian Scott, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter MAR 3, 2011 – 3 Generations of Divas fea.Dianne Reeves, Jane Monheit, and introducing Nikki Yanofsky APRIL 1, 2011 – Guitar Virtuosos Al Di Meola, Lee Ritenour

WOMEN IN JAZZ SOUTH FLORIDA, INC
Lauderhill Jazz Jam: Sunday, October 24th, 11:30 AM to 6 PM at the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 5557 West Oakland Park Blvd. (corner of Rock Island Road). More info at: www.wijsf.com

JAZZ ARTS MUSIC SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH
The Jazz Arts Music Society of Palm Beach, Inc. (JAMS) celebrates 11 years of bringing major Jazz artists to the Palm Beaches–featuring: (Nov 11th, 2010) The Yellowjackets; (Dec 21st, 2010) Nicki Parrott Trio; (Jan 25th, 2011) Norman Simmons and Houston Person Quartet; (Feb 22nd, 2011) Marian Petrescu Trio; (Mar 22nd, 2011) Remembering Chet Baker with John Proulx and Bobby Shew Quintet; (April 26nd, 2011) Jazz Appreciation Month with Greta Matassa. All concerts are presented at The Harriet Himmet Theater in CityPlace, West Palm Beach. For ticket information: www.jamsociety.org

GOLD COAST JAZZ SOCIETY ANNOUNCES 2010-2011 SEASON OF JAZZ
LET THE MUSIC EMBRACE YOUR SOUL! – This year’s jazz series includes seven jazz concerts featuring international jazz stars as well as outstanding local jazz talent. Concerts occur at the intimate Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, which is located at 201 SW 5th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. All concerts begin at 7:45 pm. Prior to each jazz show, Stu Grant, host of WXEL FM’s “Jazz Impressions,” will present a lively pre-show jazz talk prior beginning at 7:00 pm. Full subscriptions and Jazz Sampler subscriptions are now available by calling the Gold Coast Jazz Society at 954-524-0805. Single tickets will be available after August 15. More info at: www.goldcoastjazz.org

SUNSHINE JAZZ ORGANIZATION
JAZZ @ The Caleb featuring Othello Molineaux w/ Special guest Nicole Yarlin on September 26th, 2010 from 4pm – 7pm; Joseph Caleb Auditorium, 5400 NW 22nd Ave., Miami, FL 33142. Tickets $12.00 advance & seniors, $15.00 Door; $10.00 groups of 10. For purchase and info call SJO (305)693-2594; Caleb Box Office (305)636-2350. SJO in association with the City of Isles Beach present Oriente, Jesse Jones Jr. with Yvonne Brown on October 16th from 7-10 PM as part of the Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Festival. More information at www.sunshinejazz.org

WDNA-FM 88.9 PUBLIC RADIO
14th MIAMI JAZZ FILM FESTIVAL – Thursday, September 30th through Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 at MDC-Tower Theater at 1508 SW 8 Street; JAZZ ENCOUNTERS – Young musicians invited to jam with some of the best musicians in South Florida. Jazz Encounters-events that bring together musicians of various ages and ethnic backgrounds, male and female, together in an informal setting with the common purpose of establishing a relationship around music and its history on the third Friday of the month; October 15, 2010 – Andy Harlow’s “Charanga Time.” The WDNA Jazz Gallery, 2921 Coral Way, Miami. More info at: www.wdna.org

2010 FESTIVAL MIAMI
Wednesday, October 13th, 8 PM – ESSENCE OF EXPRESSION featuring Sunny Wilkinson and the Frost Jazz Vocal 1 Ensemble; Saturday, October 16, 8 PM – Mark O’Connor and his Hot Swing Put “Le Jazz Hot” on Steroids; Thursday, October 21st, 8 PM – INSPIRED IMPROVISATION featuring the Matt Wilson Quartet with the Stamps Jazz Quintet; Saturday, October 30th, 8 PM – GIANTS OF JAZZ SALUTE presenting Wycliffe Gordon and the Frost Concert Jazz Band. More information at www.festivalmiami.com

JAZZONIAN – CELEBRATE JAZZ HERITAGE!
The Jazz Museum of Florida announces its first major initiative entitled JAZZONIAN: an educational resource library archive whose mission is to catalog artists that have been significant participants/contributors to the history and development of Jazz in the context of music and visual arts for the purpose of preserving, advancing and celebrating this precious American Artform called Jazz! More info at: www.jazzonian.com

CALL FOR JAZZ AUDITIONS
The Jazz Museum of Florida announces plans to establish the JAZZONIAN Heritage Orchestra (JHO): a full 20-piece World class concert big band Jazz ensemble composed of professional area musicians with the mission of celebrating Jazz! JHO will be the signature ensemble of the Jazz Museum of Florida, Inc featuring a repository of traditional musical works from the great Jazz masters and original contemporary works, as well as participating in educational initiatives that will help to empower young Jazz musicians in South Florida. For audition information, contact info@jazzonian.com

LENORE RAPHAEL’S JAZZ SPOT

An entertaining hour where Lenore talks and performs with many of today’s great jazz artists every Sunday 8AM and 8PM Eastern Time and every Friday 11PM Eastern Time on www.lenoreraphael.com/thejazzspot.html

“BRIGHT MOMENTS IN JAZZ” PHOTO EXHIBIT BY HOWARD MOSS
www.movision.photoshelter.com/gallery/BRIGHT-MOMENTS-IN-JAZZ/G0000xM0.OkoQlYA/0/1
The collection features about 30 black & white photographs of jazz musicians in live performances—including Dizzy Gillespie, John “Spider” Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton, Gary Mulligan, Sonny Rollins, James Moody, Arturo Sandoval, Nancy Wilson, and others.

SUNNY ISLES BEACH JAZZ FESTIVAL

Celebrate the extraordinary sounds of jazz music produced by the City of Sunny Isles Beach in partnership with the Sunny Isles Beach Resort Association to benefit Joshua’s Heart Foundation. The event features renowned acts, and notable local jazz artists. Held in October. More info at: www.sunnyislesbeachjazz.com

SOUTH FLORIDA JAZZ SUMMIT – Planning Committee Meeting

The next SFJS Planning Committee Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 at Artserve, (11 AM) 1350 Ease Sunrise Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale. As a SFJS volunteer, you will be front and center as part of what will be a historic event that will benefit the Jazz community as well as impact the area far and wide. SFJS volunteers play a vital role that will enable you to practice your talents and enhance your creativity, enrich your appreciation for the art of Jazz, meet many great Jazz artists and others in the Jazz industry; be in the forefront of helping to empower Jazz in South Florida; witness new and emerging young talented Jazz artists; and help bring awareness about the joy of Jazz to many people in the community.

South Florida Jazz Summit – Committed to Empowering Jazz!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-p78x-_sKU

Pursuant to the preservation, promotion, education and advancement of Jazz, a unique American Artform: The mission of the South Florida Jazz Summit is to empower everything “Jazz” in the area; thereby, serving as a cultural bridge–bringing together people from the Jazz community to network, education and celebrate Jazz; helping to energize the local Jazz scene; bringing awareness to area Jazz institutions; showcasing the best emerging young Jazz talent from great area schools, as well as helping to empower South Florida as a world class destination for live Jazz.

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