Jazz Events for South Florida (and beyond) for Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

Friday, Dec. 6Fri. Dec.6, Tony and Gloria, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Georgie’s Alibi Monkey Bar Manchester Room, 2266 Wilton Dr., Wilton Manors, 33305, 954.565.2526, no cover, plenty of parking in lot (Wilton Manors – Fort Lauderdale)Fri. Dec. 6, The Ball & Chain Jazz Quartet featuring Special Guests, 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.  Dec. 6, Join Stu Grant for “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. – 10:00 p.m., on the internet at www.cooljazzflorida.comFri. Dec. 6, Master pianist, Mike Gerber, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 33139, 305.531.6100, no cover, $20 valet parking available (Miami Beach) Fri. Dec. 6, JAZZ at MIAMI SHORES, 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. Dec. 6, Bossa Nova Night with Rose Max and Ramatis, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Rouge – international French cuisine and more, 908 71st St., Miami Beach, 305.720.9125, no cover charge but dinner is mandatory, public parking is free after 6:00 p.m. but tough to find (Miami Beach)Fri. Dec. 6, FREE Friday Drum Jams (for all shapes, sizes, and ages)! 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., South Florida Center for Percussive Arts, ​12770 SW 125th Ave., Suite 101, Miami, Fl 33186, 786.478.6899, www.theSFCPA.org, FREE, FRee, free! Lots of free self parking in lot (Kendall)Fri. Dec. 6, The Matt Wigler Duo, 8:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m., J.W. Marriott Turnberry Resort 19999 Country Club Drive, Aventura, 33180, no cover, plenty of self parking, valet parking available (Aventura)Fri. Dec. 6, The Emmet Cohen Trio SOLD OUT, 8:00 p.m., The Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach, 33144, 561.450.6357, $40 – $45, Arts Garage now has a BAR! Patrons must purchase all beverages at Arts Garage, but you may still bring all your own foods and snacks. $5 event parking in lot (Delray Beach) Fri. Dec. 6, “Guerra Grooves” featuring Nicolle Guerra on percussion, Ariel Dlp on bass, and Friends! 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., The Commodore Room at The Ritz Carlton, Coconut Grove, 3300 SW 27th Ave., Miami, 33133, 305.644.4680, no cover, valet parking available (Coconut Grove – Miami)Fri. Dec. 6, JAZZ with The Vinyl Blvd. Quartet featuring Yamit Lemoine! 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, street parking and there is a lot done the block (Downtown Miami) Fri. Dec. 6, Electric Kif featuring Rodrigo Zambrano – Fretless Jazz Bass, Suhr Classic Guitar, & Slide Guitar; Jason Matthews – Fender Rhodes; Armando Lopez – Drums; Keith Cooper – Saxophones; and  Ted Zimmermann – Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Valve Trombone, 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m., The Lagniappe House, 3425 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, 33137, 305.576.1018, no cover (Wynwood – Design District – Miami)Fri. Dec. 6, The Ben Beal Quartet, 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/one drink minimum, parking along E/W Flagler  (Downtown Miami)

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36 thoughts on “Jazz Events for South Florida (and beyond) for Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

  1. The list is in incredible detail and easy to read. I had no idea there was so much worthwhile music in South Florida. Thank you for your time and effort. And, as a Broward Count resident, please don’t separate the list as I still enjoy driving to Miami.

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  3. Excellent blog you have here but I was wanting to know if you
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    1. I communicate with many of the musicians to get their gigs via their Facebook pages. There are many FB groups that cover jazz — some more narrowly than others (for example: “on the slide” is for trombonists, but “entertainment in South Florida” covers the waterfront. I don’t really work with message boards so I’m not sure if this will be any help. I notice that you don’t even have a picture of who you are and your email address is unique. This will make you untrustworthy to some. You should put a picture on there. Good luck!

      1. Hi Jeannette,
        I’m a trombonist with the Dennis Noday/Lee Harris Super Band, I’ve been asked to publicize our upcoming engagement at the Boca Black Box Theatre January 27 from 8:00 -10:00pm.
        I don’t know how much you know about this band (we just recently started up) but it is a safe bet that you know almost everybody in the band.

        The address is:

        8221 Glades Road #10
        Boca Raton FL 33434
        info: 561-483-9036

        I don’t have any experience doing this but everybody else in the band is HOPELESS when it comes to this. I’m sure Dennis would be happy to tell you all about it. You can reach him at (954) 292-9454.

        How do we get this posted on your jazz list?

        Thanks for all you do for jazz.

        Tom Lacy
        td_lacy@hotmail.com
        (954) 600-8705

    1. Thanks Sienna! So great that you “found” me and the South Florida Jazz List. Tell all your friends about it so that we can keep live jazz going! All the best!

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  6. Great List – Some of these artists may even be a great addition to Williams Island Entertainment. I will be in touch.

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