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Jazz Events for South Florida (and beyond) from Friday, Nov. 24, 2017

Fri. Nov. 24

Fri. Nov. 24, 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)

Fri. Nov. 24, Davis & Dow (Jazz vocal and guitar duo), 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., The Betsy Hotel South Beach, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 33139, no cover, $25 valet parking available (Miami Beach)

Fri. Nov. 24, Jazz/Flamenco Brazilian instrumental guitar music with Dave Feder (weather permitting), 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Morada Bay Beach Café, 81600 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada, 33036, 305.664.0604, no cover, plenty of self-parking (Islamorada)

Fri. Nov. 24, Jazz Vocals and Jazz Flute featuring Argarita & The Hot Mess Band, 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)

Fri. Nov. 24, Join Stu Grant and “Brazilian and Latin Flavors” tonight from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Your excursion to Brazil features music from Tania Maria, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Ivan Lins, Gato Barbieri, Poncho Sanchez, Arturo Sandoval, and many more! 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., on the internet at www.cooljazzflorida.com  

Fri. Nov. 24, JAZZ at MIAMI SHORES presents The Cozy Michaels Trio, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd. Miami Shores, 33138, 305.795.2360, no cover, lots of free self-parking in lot (Miami Shores)

Fri. Nov. 24, Kemuel Roig on piano featuring Gary Keller on sax, 7:00 p.m., Neme Gastro Bar, 1252 Coral Way, Miami, 33145, 305.345.9868, no cover (Miami)

Fri. Nov. 24, Electric Kif, 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)

Fri. Nov. 24, Ivan’s Cookhouse presents The DUO – Loye Hawkins on vocals and Ted McDermott on guitar with Mari Bell and others sitting in! 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Ivan’s Cookhouse 14815 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami, 33181, 305.944.4826, no cover, plenty of free parking in front (North Miami)

Fri. Nov. 24, Martin Hand on guitar and Jim Petullo on piano, 8:30 pm. – 11:30 a.m., 33rd St. Wine Bar, 3337 NE 33rd St., Ft. Lauderdale, 33308, 954.566.2111, no cover, metered parking on 33rd St. (Ft. Lauderdale)

Fri. Nov. 24, Living Room Jazz at Soyka’s presents Nikki Kidd and friends, 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)

Fri. Nov. 24, Vinyl Blvd. Quartet (featuring Yamit Lemoine on Voice and Violin, Kom Wongsawat on keyboards, Jeff Kipperman on bass and Ryan Hecker on drums), 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., Soya & Pomodoro, 120 NE 1st St., Miami, 33132, 305.381.9511, reservations recommended because the joint is not that big, no cover, $10 parking available across the street in a lot (Downtown Miami)

Fri. Nov. 24, The French Horn Quartet, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m, Vagabond Kitchen & Bar, 7301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 33138, 786.409.5635, no cover, $8 valet parking available (Miami)

Fri. Nov. 24, Patrick Bartley Jr. with Antonio Madruga on piano, Stefan Klein on drums, and Brad Adam Miller on bass, 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m., The Funky Buddha, Boca Raton, 2621 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton 33431, $10 cover charge (Boca Raton)

Fri. Nov. 24, Julito Padron’s Cuban Jazz Quintet (featuring Julito on trumpet & flugelhorn, Nestor del Prado on bass, Herlan Sariol on percussion, Tony Perez on piano and Daniel Barrios on drums), 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)Sat. Nov. 25

Sat. Nov. 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.com

Sat., Nov. 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. Nov. 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. Nov. 25, Davis & Dow (Jazz vocal and guitar duo), 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., The Betsy Hotel South Beach, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 33139, no cover, $25 valet parking available (Miami Beach)

Sat. Nov. 25, 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)

Sat. Nov. 25, “Jazz Guitar at its Very Best” featuring Special Guest, Martin Hand, and the All That Jazz Trio (featuring Jim Petullo on piano, Nicky Orta on bass, and David Brady on drums), 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. Nov. 25, Eddy Balzola – Acoustic Rhythm & Soul, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Cuenca Cigar Lounge at the Downtown Hollywood Artwalk, 1928 Harrison St., Hollywood, 33021, 954.364.7660, no cover (Hollywood)

Sat. Nov. 25, The Susan Merritt Trio (featuring Susan on bass, Brad Keller on piano and Marty Campfield on drums) with Special guest, Lynne Simone on vocals, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., The Wine Scene, 501 Fern St., West Palm Beach 33401, 561.833.3605, no cover, plenty of parking (West Palm Beach)Sat. Nov. 25, Damian J Project presents ‘An Evening of Traditional Jazz with the TRAD305’, 8:00 p.m., La Piazzetta, 5143 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, 33137, 786.409.3693, no cover, free parking (Miami)

Sat. Nov. 25, Felipe Lamoglia (saxophonist) Ensemble (featuring Martin Bejerano on piano, Gola Jose on bass, and Kyle Swan on drums  ), 8:00 p.m., The Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach, 33144, 561.450.6357, $30 – $40 – $45, BYOW – Bring your Own Whatever (drinks, munchies, etc.) $5 event parking in lot (Delray Beach)

Sat. Nov. 25, The Vinyl Blvd. Trio (featuring Yamit Lemoine on vocals/voice, Tom Lippincott on guitar, and Alex Hernandez on bass), 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m., Eden Roc Hotel, 4525 Collins Ave., 33140, 305.531.000, no cover, $26 valet parking available for 4 hours, more for more hours (Miami Beach)

Sat. Nov. 25, Living Room Jazz at Soyka’s presents LaVie, 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. Nov. 25 ,Patrick Bartley Jr. with Antonio Madruga on piano, Stefan Klein on drums, and Brad Adam Miller on bass10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m., Le Chat Noir: Cellar, Restaurant and Jazz Club, 2 South Miami Ave., Miami 33130, 305.377.8899, $17 (Downtown Miami)Sunday, Nov. 26Sun. Nov. 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. Nov. 26, Sunday Jazz Brunch with Davis & Dow (jazz guitar and vocal duo), 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Sundy House, 106 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, 33444, 561.272.5678, $75 per person (plus tax & gratuity) includes unlimited champagne, bloody Marys and vodka drinks, along with an unlimited brunch, parking available in Sundy House lot on Swinton Ave, valet parking available also (Delray Beach)Sun. Nov. 26, The FRENCH HORN Collective (at Leynia), 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Delano’s Hotel, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 33139, 305.672.2000, no cover, $26 valet parking available for 4 hours, more for more hours (Miami Beach)Sun. Nov. 26, Sunday Jazz Brunch at The Setai with the Vinyl Blvd. (featuring Kom Wongsawat on piano, Alex Hernandez on bass and Ryan Hecker on drums), 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. Nov. 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. Nov. 26, The Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society (HAGS) presents Larry Kendzora’s Hornucopia, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Boca Raton Shrine Club (near Congress Ave), THIS IS A NEW VENUE for HAGS, 601 Clint Moore Rd., Boca Raton, 33487, Light food and beverages available for purchase, HAGS members $5, non-members $10, plenty of free parking (Boca Raton)Sun. Nov. 26, Smooth Jazz with saxophonist David Kupsick, 3:00 p.m., Seaspray Inn, 123 S. Ocean Ave., West Palm Beach, 33404, 561.557.8050, no cover (West Palm Beach)Sun. Nov. 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. Nov. 26, Kemuel Roig and his Quartet (featuring Kemuel on piano, Rodner Padilla on bass, Hilario Bell on drums, and Jose Jamito Aguilera on percussion), 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Ball & Chain, 1513 Southwest 8th St. (Calle 8), Miami, 33135, www.BallandChainMiami.com, no cover, $8 valet available (Miami – Little Havana)Sun. Nov. 26, Jazz/Flamenco Brazilian instrumental guitar music with Dave Feder (weather permitting), 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Morada Bay Beach Café, 81600 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada, 33036, 305.664.0604, no cover, plenty of self-parking (Islamorada)Sun. Nov. 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. Nov. 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. Nov. 26, The Lindsey Blair Quintet (featuring Lindsey on guitar, Waldo Madera on drums, Tal Cohen on piano, John Michalak on sax, and Rafael Valencia on bass), 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Tavolino della Notte, 10181 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs, 33065, 954.509.0046, no cover, plenty of parking in the lot (Coral Springs)Sun. Nov. 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 “The Concert of the Century” Dizzy Gillespie with the All Stars — Honoring the “Bird,” Nov. 24, 1980, 8:00 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. Nov. 26, Vinyl Blvd. (featuring Yamit Lemoine on voice/violin with Jim Gasior on piano, Gary Thomas on bass and Ryan Hecker on drums), 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 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. Nov. 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. Nov. 26, The Rodolfo Zuñiga Trio (with Rodolfo on drums, Derek Fairholm on keyboards and Eric England on bass), 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)

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