“A Jazzy Holiday” with the Bill Mays Jazz Ensemble at Broward Center (Fort Lauderdale)


December 6, 2023    
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

On December 6, come hear the phenomenal jazz pianist, Bill Mays with the Bill Mays Jazz Ensemble. Bill has put together an entertaining program, “A Jazzy Holiday,” featuring some fun and fanciful arrangements of holiday music. Billy Mays will be joined by Jamie Ousley on bass, John Yarling on drums, Mark Marineau on keyboard and John Michalak on flute and sax!

Bill Mays’ career as a professional musician spans the last 60 years and includes a multitude of musical endeavors.  Following four years as a bandsman in the U.S. Navy, Bill spent 15 years as a session player in Hollywood studios.  In 1984 he relocated to New York City, firmly establishing himself as an in-demand sideman and leader of his own ensembles.  He has worked with jazz legends Benny Golson, Shelly Manne, Red Mitchell, Gerry Mulligan, Bud Shark, Frank Sinatra, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Sarah Vaughan and Phil Woods. His songs have been used in movies and in television and his keyboard work has been heard on hundreds of film soundtracks. He has also received rave reviews with the publication of his first book, Stories of the Road, The Studios, Sidemen & Singers: 55 Years in The Music Biz. www.billmays.net

Tickets are $65 here: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0D005EEDA147C08A?brand=broward&camefrom=cfc_broward_web

This secure, lighted 950-space parking garage is located directly across the street from the Broward Center at 101 SW 5th Avenue, on the corner of SW 5th Avenue and SW 2nd Street. Please note, this is a public garage and is not exclusive to Broward Center patrons. Self-pay by meter with credit/debit card or PayByPhone app. Valet parking is also available for most performances at $30 per vehicle. Preferred valet service is limited and costs $45 per vehicleValet parking is located at the main entrance of the Broward Center adjacent to the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office at the top of the ramp(Fort Lauderdale)