Jazz Events for South Florida (and beyond) from Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

GET READY! because here comes an amazing weekend of jazz, starting with today, Sat. Feb. 25

Sat. Feb. 25, The 20th Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival features Workshops/Master Classes, MMJF Combo Festival (EVENT IS ALL DAY), 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater lobby, 819 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, 33136,  $20 for the whole day, parking available in lot next to the Lyric Theater and across the street (Miami), http://meltonmustafa.com/jazz/2017-jazz-festival/Sat. Feb. 25, Saturday Jazz Brunch with Greg Diaz on vocals/woodwinds and Brad Keller on keys, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Sundy House, 106 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, 33444, 561.272.5678, A la Carte Brunch menu, parking available in Sundy House lot on Swinton Ave, valet parking available also (Delray Beach)Sat. Feb. 25, Eddy Balzola, Acoustic Rhythm & Soul at the Yellow Green Farmer’s Market, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Yellow Green Farmer’s Market North Stage, 1940 North 30th Rd., Hollywood, 33021, 954.513.3990, FREE, lots of free self parking in lot (Hollywood)

Sat. Feb. 25, The Amazing Lake Worth Arts Festival with Beautiful Creations painted on the sidewalk in Chalk! And, there’s a Main Stage with Jazz. Here is the line-up:

12:00 p.m — Les Nuages

2:00 p.m. — Longineau Parsons Ensemble

4:30 p.m. — Joshua Breakstone

7:00 p.m. — Grace and the Victory Riders (West African rhythms to blues of the Mississippi)

The Arts Festival takes place at the corner of Lake & Lucerne Avenue in Downtown Lake Worth, 33406, FREE, FREE, FREE (Lake Worth/Palm Beach County)

Sat. Feb. 25, And don’t miss the jazzy sounds at The Satellite Bistro located at Lucerne Ave. at J Street

11:30 – 12:30 p.m. — Jim McCreavy

1:00 p.m. – 3:15 — The Unorthodox Duo

3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. — Simona DeRosa DuoSat. Feb. 25, DANA PAUL, Jazz Vocalist, joins Martin Hand & the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band Quartet in a FREE concert, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd. Plantation, 33324, 954.765.1573, Free Concert, self parking available (Plantation)Sat. Feb. 25, “Saturdays Swing” — Join Stu Grant for a program devoted to Big Bands and their most Swinging Tunes, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on the internet at www.cooljazzflorida.comSat. Feb. 25, Jimmy Cavallo with the Danny Burger Trio, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m., Blue Jean Blues, 3320 NE 33rd St., Ft. Lauderdale, 33308, 954.306.6330, no cover, plenty of metered parking on 33rd St. (Ft. Lauderdale)Sat. Feb. 25, The Ball & Chain Jazz Trio with Nick Tannura and friends, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Ball & Chain, 1513 Southwest 8th St. (Calle 8), Miami, 33135, www.BallandChainMiami.com, no cover, $8 valet available (Miami)Sat. Feb. 25, The 20th Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival presents Broward College Jazz Band Concert under the the Direction of Arranger, Composer, Recording Artist and Director, Jason Hainsworth, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater lobby, 819 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, 33136,  $10 for the whole day, parking available in lot next to the Lyric Theater and across the street (Miami), http://meltonmustafa.com/jazz/2017-jazz-festival/Sat. Feb. 25, “Classic Jazz, Bossa Novas, Latin Rhythms & More” featuring the All That Jazz Trio (Jimmy Petullo on piano, Tommy on drums and Michael Kolber on bass), 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., All That Jazz Café & Grill, 3491 N. Hiatus Rd., Sunrise, 33351, NW Corner of Oakland Park Blvd. & Hiatus Rd., 1 Mile from Sawgrass Mills Mall off Oakland Park Blvd, 954.572.0821, no cover, plenty of free self-parking in lot (Sunrise)Sat. Feb. 25, The Sound Underground (Alec Aldred on trumpet/flugelhorn, David Leon on sax, and Jonah Udall on guitar) reunited for a Concert! 7:00 p.m. (appetizers) 8:00 show, Beth David Congregation, 2625 SW Third Ave., Miami, 33129, 305.854.3911, $10 per person, $18 at the door, $8 student (advance only), purchase your tickets at http://bit.ly/bcjazzit (bring your printed tickets for entry), parking in rear or ample street parking (Downtown Miami – Brickell) Sat. Feb. 25, The Ashley Pezzotti Trio, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m, Rouge, 908 71st St., Miami Beach, 33141, 305.720.9125, no cover, valet and street parking available, seating is limited and reservations are strongly recommended (Miami Beach)Sat. Feb. 25, Multi-instrumentalist Anthony Corrado with his Trio (featuring Anthony on sax, flute, clarinet, trumpet and vocals; Jerry Mascaro on piano and Hector Neciosup on drums), 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Timpano Italian Steakhouse, 450 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 33301, 954.462.9119, no cover, $10 valet parking available, paid parking in lot on the side of Timpano’s (Las Olas – Fort Lauderdale)Sat. Feb. 25, Rose Max & Ramatis, 7:30 p.m., KLIMA restaurant & Bar, 210 23rd St., Miami Beach, 33139, 305.453.2779, no cover, valet and street parking available (Miami Beach)
Sat. Feb. 25,
The Orchid City Brass Band presents “Legends in Brass,” 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 717 Prosperity Farms Rd., North Palm Beach, 33408, General Admission $16, student with ID FREE, plenty of free self parking  (North Palm Beach)Sat. Feb. 25, Trumpeter Freddie Jacobs, Jaui Schneider on keys and Don Wilner on bass, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., The Wine Scene, 501 Fern St., West Palm Beach, 33401, 561.420.9016, no cover (West Palm Beach)Sat. Feb. 25, Jimmy Williamson & his All-Star Band (featuring Jimmy on vocals, Leo Quintero on guitar, Isaac Velasquez on drums, José Velasquez on bass and Pablo Gil on keyboards/sax), 8:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m., Tavolino della Nonna, 10181 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs, 33065, 954.509.0046, no cover, plenty of parking in the lot (Coral Springs)Sat. Feb. 25, Living Room Jazz at Soyka’s presents Chantil, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., Soyka’s Bar Lounge & Restaurant, 5556 NE 4th Ct., Miami, 33137, 305.759.3117, no cover or minimum, $5 valet parking (Midtown Miami)Sat. Feb. 25, ORIENTE!!! Jazz – Rhythm ‘n Blues, 9:00 p.m., Q Burger Bar & Blues, Union Planters Plaza, 2376 N. Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, 33305, 954.565.2299, no cover, plenty of free parking in lot (Fort Lauderdale)Sat. Feb. 25, ‘All Jazzed Up’ Group featuring lead vocalist Jazzy Jones, 9:15 p.m. – 12:15 a.m., Barytono Café, 2020 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 33021, $5 entertainment fee for the band, metered parking available (Hollywood)Sat. Feb. 25, Brian Lynch/Emmet Cohen Band, 10:00 p.m. – 01:00 a.m., Le Chat Noir: Cellar, Restaurant and Jazz Club, 2 South Miami Ave., Miami 33130, 305.377.8899, $10 cover charge (Downtown Miami)Sun. Feb. 26Sun. Feb. 26, Start your morning while sipping that first cup of coffee and browsing the newspaper by listening to Stu Grant and his very popular Sunday Jazz Brunch (formerly of Love 94 FM), Enjoy the very best of Jazz Classics, Brazilian Jazz, Afro Cuban Jazz and more! Stu will let you know about the latest jazz recordings, all the jazz entertainment locally, and jazz news! 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., on the internet at www.cooljazzflorida.com  Sun. Feb. 26, Sunday Jazz Brunch at The Setai presents Vinyl Blvd. (with Yamit Lemoine on vocals/violin, tom Lippincott on guitar, Dan Montgomery on bass and Lucas Apostolaris), 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., The Setai Hotel, 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 33139, 855.923.7899, $85 per adult, $45 per child (5-12 years old) exclusive of service charge and tax, valet parking available, lot parking nearby (Miami Beach)Sun. Feb. 26, The FRENCH HORN Collective – it’s Brunch Time at the Carillon, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Carillon Miami Beach Hotel & Spa, 6801 Collins Ave., Miami Beach 33141, info & table reservation at 305.514.7474, $45 buffet brunch, valet parking available $15 (Miami Beach)Sun. Feb. 26, Eddy Balzola’s Acoustic Rhythm & Soul,  Sunday Brunch at The Chimney House, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., The Chimney House Grill & Café, 701 W. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, 33312, 954.900.5352, no cover, lots of free parking in lot across the street from the Café (Ft. Lauderdale)Sun. Feb. 26, LeNora Jaye’s Jazz Brunch at the Monkey Bar, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Georgie’s Alibi Monkey Bar, 2266 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, 33305, 954.565.2526, no cover, metered parking across the street in the lot on Wilton Dr.  (Wilton Manors – Ft. Lauderdale)Sun. Feb. 26, Sunday Jazz Brunch featuring Paul Stewart on solo guitar, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., The Delray Marketplace (Lyons Road & West Atlantic Ave) Terra Fiamma Restaurant, 9169 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach (approx. 1 mile west of Florida turnpike (Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach exit), no cover, lots of free self-parking (Delray Beach)

Sun. Feb. 26, The Amazing Lake Worth Arts Festival with Beautiful Creations painted on the sidewalk in Chalk! And, there’s a Main Stage with Jazz. Here is the line-up:

12:00 p.m — Gianni Bianchini Trio with their CD release (only $10)

2:30 p.m. — Nicholas Marks

5:00 p.m. — Diogo Brown

The Arts Festival takes place at the corner of Lake & Lucerne Avenue in Downtown Lake Worth, 33406, FREE, FREE, FREE (Lake Worth/Palm Beach County)

Sun. Feb. 26, And don’t miss the jazzy sounds at The Satellite Bistro located at Lucerne Ave. at J Street

11:30 – 12:30 p.m. — Frank Axtell

1:00 p.m. – 3:15 — Simona DeRosa Duo

3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. — Rico Suave TrioSun. Feb. 26, The Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society (HAGS) presents HAGS Grand Mardi Gras Party with Rob McGowan and his “Riverside Jazz Band,” 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. American Legion Post 142, 171 SW 2nd St., Pompano Beach, 33060, 954.563.5390 (NEW LOCATION for HAGS), food and refreshments available for purchase, HAGS members $5, non-members $10, plenty of free self-parking (Pompano Beach)Sun. Feb. 26, Ball & Chain World Famous Bar & Lounge presents ACLU Benefit Show (because Freedom Can’t Protect Itself) featuring AFROBETA, John Hancock III, Lemon City Trio, MillionYoung, The State of Twelve Tales, and Valde Divak, 2:00 p.m. Ball & Chain, 1513 Southwest 8th St. (Calle 8), Miami, 33135, www.BallandChainMiami.com, no cover, $8 valet available (Miami)Sun. Feb. 26, Artscape Concert Series presents The Allan Harris Jazz Quartet, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Collins Park, 2100 Collins Park, Miami Beach, 33139, FREE, parking around the area (Miami Beach)Sun. Feb. 12, Blues and Jazz at the Alligator Alley (even the gators are going), 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Alligator Alley Native Florida Tap Room & Gastro Pub, 830 E. Oakland Park Blvd. #101, Oakland Park, 33334, 954.226.2371, $1 off regular drink prices from 4 – 6, plenty of parking in lot (Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park)Sun. Feb. 26, Jazz at the UU presents The Miami Jazz Cooperative Voices with Larry Lapin on piano, Matt Bonelli on bass and Lenny Steinberg on drums, 4:00 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami, 7701 SW 76 Ave. (just east of the Palmetto Expressway and south off Sunset Drive), 305.661.0023 (Carol for info) $15 adults, $10 minors, refreshments available for purchase, plenty of free parking in lot (Miami)Sun. Feb. 26, The 20th Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Red Carpet Event (FREE with Concert Ticket, see below), 5:00 p.m.. Historic Lyric Theater lobby, 819 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, 33136, parking available in lot next to the Lyric Theater and across the street (Miami), http://meltonmustafa.com/jazz/2017-jazz-festival/Sun. Feb. 26, The 20th Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival “Live at the Historic Lyric Theater” Concert (featuring Jesse Jones Jr., Troy Roberts, Patrick Bartley, Willerm Delisfort, Leon Fost Thomas, Shareef Clayton, International Jazz Trumpeter Melton Mustafa and his 18 piece Big Band, The New Vision Sax Ensemble, the Tri-County Honors Big Band conducted by Nicole Yarling. The winners of the Melton Mustafa Jazz Combo Festival (held yesterday and the Florida Memorial University Ambassador Chorale conducted by Mel White, 5:00 p.m. (doors open); 6:00 p.m. Concert, Historic Lyric Theater lobby, 819 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, 33136, $45 pre-sale, $50 at the door, parking available in lot next to the Lyric Theater and across the street (Miami), http://meltonmustafa.com/jazz/2017-jazz-festival/

Sun. Feb. 26, Sunday Jazz Jam at the Double Roads Tavern this Sunday featuring Bossa Jazz & Special Guests, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Double Roads Tavern and Grill, 251 South U.S. Highway One, Suite 1, Jupiter, 33477, 561.203.7061, no cover (Jupiter)Sun. Feb. 26, Sunshine Jazz Organization presents “King of the Blues – Joey Gilmore,” 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores, 33138, 305.795.2360, General admission $20, SJO members $15 (FREE when you become a member or renew your membership at the door), plenty of free self parking in the lots (Miami Shores)Sun. Feb. 26, Hal Roland, Tropical Steel Pan and vocals, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Bahama Breeze Restaurant, 12395 SW 88th St., Miami, 33186, 305.598.4040, no cover, self parking available, $3 valet parking (Kendall)Sun. Feb. 26, The John Michalak (saxes/flutes) Duo, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Le Rendez-vous, 221 Datura St., #105, West Palm Beach, 33401, 561.273.5441, street and garage parking, no cover (West Palm Beach)Sun. Feb. 26,  The Mark Doyle Trio, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., The Living Room, 1709 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, 33426, 561.742.4399, no cover, free parking (Boynton Beach)Sun. Feb. 26, JAZZ with Ray Monroig on drums, Nicky Orta on bass, Tony Nicolosi on guitar, Abel Pabon on piano, and Nicole Yarling on vocals/violin, 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Tavolino della Nonna, 10181 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs, 33065, 954.509.0046, no cover, plenty of parking in the lot (Coral Springs)Sun. Feb. 26, A ‘LA ELLA! – A Concert Celebration of the Life and Works of Ella Fitzgerald by Yvette Norwood-Tiger (accompanied by Ken Burkhart on keys, Burt Boice on contrabass, Roget Pontbriand on trumpet and Emilio Valenzuela on drums), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Boca Black Box Center for the Arts, 8221 Glades Road #10, Boca Raton, 33434, 561.483,9036, $25 – $30 – $40, plenty of free self-parking in lot (Boca Raton)Sat. Feb. 25, Jazz Sundays with Nikki Kidd & Panaché, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m, Rouge, 908 71st St., Miami Beach, 33141, 305.720.9125, no cover, valet and street parking available, seating is limited and reservations are strongly recommended (Miami Beach)Sun. Feb. 26, Rose Max & Ramatis, 7:00 pm., Boteco Miami, 916 NE 79th St., Miami, 33138, 305.757.7735, no cover, metered parking on street, $8 valet parking (Miami)Sun. Feb. 26, Tune in to Ted Grossman’s “Night Train” every Sunday night featuring special recordings and highlights from the Great Jazz Musicians of our Years! Tonight Recorded Live on Nov. 24, 1980 in Montreal, Canada, “The Concert of the Century – A Tribute to Charlie Parker” featuring Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, James Moody on tenor sax, Milt Jackson on vibes, Hank Jones on piano, Ray Brown on bass and Jones on drums8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., On your radio dial FM 91.3 or stream live at www.WLRN.org, FREE on your radio or on the internet!!! Sun. Feb. 26, The Nu Jazz Collective, 8:00 p.m., Books & Books Coral Gables,  265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134, 305.442.4408, no cover, paid parking in lot directly across the street on Aragon Ave. (Coral Gables)Sun. Feb. 26, Vinyl Blvd (featuring Yamit Lemoine on voice/violin with Tom Lippincott on guitar, Gary Thomas on bass and Mike Piolet on drums), 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Faena Hotel Living Room Lounge, 3201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach 33140, 305.534.8800, no cover, $25 valet parking available or metered street parking (Miami Beach)Sun. Feb. 26, Remedy Jazz Quartet, 9:00 p.m., Blue Anchor British Pub, 804 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 33483, 561.272.7272, no cover (Delray Beach)Sun. Feb. 26, KJ Circles Band (with Kenneth Jimenez on bass, Derek Fairholm on keys and Rodolfo Zuñiga on drums), 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., The Lagniappe House, 3425 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, 33137, 305.576.1018, no cover (Wynwood – Design District – Miami)Mon. Feb. 27Mon. Feb. 27, Jimmy Cavallo and the Danny Burger Trio, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Blue Jean Blues, 3320 NE 33rd St., Ft. Lauderdale, 33308, 954.306.6330, no cover, lots of metered parking on 33rd St. (Ft. Lauderdale)Mon. Feb. 27, Eddy Balzola, Acoustic Rhythm & Soul, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., “The Riptide” Oceanfront Tiki Bar, 2300 North Surf Road (4 blocks south of the Marriott), Hollywood Beach, 33019, 954.921.7667, no cover (Hollywood Beach)Mon. Feb. 27, Bill Campbell “The Man and his Music” singer and pianist! 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Tropics Piano Bar & Restaurant, 2000 Wilton Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, 33305, 954.537.6000, no cover, parking available in lots nearby (Ft. Lauderdale)Mon. Feb. 27, Monday Jazz Jam led by The Mark Doyle Trio, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., The Living Room, 1709 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, 33426, 561.742.4399, no cover, free parking (Boynton Beach)Mon. Feb. 27, Anthony Corrado Trio, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., Blue Jean Blues, 3320 NE 33rd St., Ft. Lauderdale, 33308, 954.306.6330, no cover, lots of metered parking in 33rd St. (Ft. Lauderdale)Mon. Feb. 27 The Miami Jazz Cooperative presents NYC pianist, Emmet Cohen, 8:00 p.m., The Open Stage Club, 2325 Galiano St., Coral Gables, 33134, 305.441.7902, $10 entertainment charge, best (cheapest) parking available directly above The Open Stage with the entrance on Aragon Ave. (Coral Gables)Mon. Feb. 27, The Miami Jazz Jam with the Fernando Ulibarri Group with Surprise Guests and the Mike Wood Trio starting at 9:00 with a Jam Session starting around 11:00, followed by a late set from 1:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. by The Mike Wood Trio (with Renée Fiallos), 9:00 p.m., Churchill’s Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, 33137, 305.757.1807, no cover, come on down (Little Haiti)Mon. Feb. 27, Zach Larmer Electric Band, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., Lagniappe House, 3425 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, 33137, 305.576.1018, no cover (Wynwood – Design District – Miami)

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