Jazz Events for South Florida (and beyond) for Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Wed. Aug. 21Wed. Aug. 21, The Ball & Chain Jazz Quartet featuring Special Guests, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Ball & Chain, 1513 Southwest 8th St. (Calle 8), Miami, 33135, www.BallandChainMiami.com, no cover, $8 valet available (Miami)Wed. Aug. 21, Tony and Gloria, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Georgie’s Alibi Monkey Bar (main room), 2266 Wilton Dr., Wilton Manors, 33305, 954.565.2526, no cover, plenty of parking in lot (Wilton Manors – Fort Lauderdale)Wed. Aug. 21, Brendan John with his accompanist, Richard Connolly, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Tropics Grille and Bar, 2200 Wilton Dr. Wilton Manors, 33305, 954.530.3361, no cover, parking in lot across the street (Wilton Manors – Fort Lauderdale)Wed. Aug. 21, Ft. Pierce Jazz & Blues Society hosts Wednesday Jazz Jams, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie (PSL) Botanical Gardens, 2410 Westmoreland Drive, Port St. Lucie, 34952, 772.337.1959, $4 for members, $5 general admission, (Port St. Lucie)Wed. Aug. 21, Live Rooftop Sessions curated by Chad Bernstein presents Joel DaSilva, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., The Citadel ROOFTOP, 8300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33138, 305.908.3849, no cover, street metered parking (Miami)Wed. Aug. 21, Master pianist, Mike Gerber, at The Betsy, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 33139, 305.531.6100, no cover, $20 valet parking available (Miami Beach) Wed. Aug. 21, Jazz at The Fish House presents The Wendy Pedersen Qtet with Jim Gasior on keys, John Yarling on drums, and Marty Quinn on bass. Jam session after the first set, join in! 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., The Fish House, 10000 SW 56th St., Miami, 33165, 305.595.8453, $7 cover charge/2 drink minimum, Musicians and STUDENTS get in FREE, plenty of self-parking in lot (Miami)Wed. Aug. 21, Child prodigy, pianist Matthew Whitaker. At only eighteen years young, and having been blind since a very early age, Matthew has gained international recognition for his “awe-inspiring talent” and performances in the world’s most famous stages, such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., FAENA Hotel, 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, Florida 33140, $35 valet parking available, tickets at: www.sevenrooms.com (Miami Beach)Wed. Aug. 21, JAZZ & Blues Wednesday at Pub 52 with The Marcelo Rosauro Jazz Trio, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.,  Pub 52 Gastropub, 5829 SW 73rd St, South Miami, 33143, 786.500.0205, no cover, street and garage parking (South Miami)Wed. Aug. 21, 88 Piano Keys Downstairs in the Cellar, 9:00 p.m., Le Chat Noir, 2 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 33130, 305.377.8899, no cover (Downtown Miami)Wed. Aug. 21, Rose Max & Ramatis and Friends, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., Lagniappe House, 3425 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, 33137, 305.576.1018, no cover, $10 parking in lot behind the joint (Wynwood – Design District – Miami)

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