Jazz at Pinecrest Gardens 2012-2013


Jazz at Pinecrest Gardens 2012-2013 season is in full swing. Seven extraordinary performances will be showcased under the stars on our beautiful Banyan Bowl stage. Opening night the South Florida Jazz Orchestra will be performing their Great American Songbook. It’s a big band, big sound, and a big “kick-off” to what promises to be the Gardens’ biggest jazz series yet.


Pinecrest Gardens' Banyan Bowl stage
This season’s schedule includes:

SOUTH FLORIDA JAZZ ORCHESTRA GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
Featuring Vocalist Lisanne Lyons

October 27, 8p.m.
South Florida Jazz Orchestra is a “world class” sixteen piece Big Band that comprises some of the best jazz musicians in the South Eastern Unites States. Their repertoire will please not only the jazz aficionado, but anyone with a modicum of musical taste.

SPAM ALLSTARS perform their ELECTRONIC DESCARGA
November 10, 8p.m. Latin Grammy nominated Spam Allstars is one of the pioneer bands of the new Miami-fusion sound, blending vintage funk, Latin groove, true jazz improvisation, soul, hip-hop, and electronica which they call “Electronic Descarga” not a known genre but certainly one that attracts all colors of the spectrum.

THE RODRIGUEZ BROTHERS
December 8, 8p.m. Pinecrest Gardens is excited to welcome back the incredible Rodriguez Brothers. Having just released their third album Mood Swings, these masters of Afro-Cuban jazz tempered with traditional jazz elements continue to garner critical acclaim from both their recordings and live performances.

MARIA RIVAS
January 26, 8p.m. One of Venezuela’s premier contemporary vocalists, she interprets her music in English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, and performs her own blend of traditional jazz standards as well as music and lyrics she has composed herself. Her unique sound is seductive, exotic and sensuous.

MAD ROMANCE
February 9, 8p.m. Start your Valentine’s Day celebration early with these Miami-based luminaries performing your favorite melodies with tight four-part harmony arrangements in a dizzying array of styles, including classic jazz, mambo, lush ballads, cha-cha-cha, bebop, madcap swing, and a few off-the-beaten-path songs from the 1960’s and 70’s.

ED CALLE BIG BAND
March 16, 8p.m. Latin Grammy nominated saxophonist, Ed Calle, is known for his extraordinary ability to play be-bop, Latin and contemporary jazz, and pop. He has appeared on Grammy award winning albums by Frank Sinatra, Arturo Sandoval, Jon Secada, and Vicky Carr.

MARLOW ROSADO
April 13, 8p.m. Bringing the jazz season to a close will be two time Grammy nominee Marlow Rosado. Marlow is a salsero at heart, but has successfully written, played and produced hits in a variety of musical styles for some of the most renowned artists in Latin Music.

Ticket prices start at just $20 and can be purchased through our web site at www.pinecrestgardens.org or by calling 1.877.496.8499.

Pinecrest Gardens is located at 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest, Fl 33156. For more information please contact 305.669.6990. Make sure to become a fan of our Facebook page for regular updates and promotions.

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