jazz http://blog.wlrn.org en Aaron Lebos Reality Returns To South Florida Arts Beat To Perform New Tunes From Their Latest Record http://blog.wlrn.org/post/aaron-lebos-reality-returns-south-florida-arts-beat-perform-new-tunes-their-latest-record <p></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 34169 at http://blog.wlrn.org Aaron Lebos Reality Returns To South Florida Arts Beat To Perform New Tunes From Their Latest Record JazzRoots Series, Bassist Christian McBride, Miami-Dade Arts Calendar http://blog.wlrn.org/post/jazzroots-series-bassist-christian-mcbride-miami-dade-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 33493 at http://blog.wlrn.org JazzRoots Series, Bassist Christian McBride, Miami-Dade Arts Calendar Remembering Miami's Music, Clubs and the Good Old Times http://blog.wlrn.org/post/remembering-miamis-music-clubs-and-good-old-times <p><strong>Listen to the audio below. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on <em><strong>Night Train</strong></em>, Ted Grossman takes a trip down memory lane with </span>WLRN's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ed Bell, Seth </span>Bramson<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and Charlie Cinnamon sharing stories of South Florida music, the clubs and rare recordings.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Ted Grossman, Ed Bell & Paul Leary 33095 at http://blog.wlrn.org Saturn Still Swings: Celebrating Sun Ra At 100 http://blog.wlrn.org/post/saturn-still-swings-celebrating-sun-ra-100 <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrIIW_pKLBA</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 14:33:20 +0000 Joel Rose 32760 at http://blog.wlrn.org Saturn Still Swings: Celebrating Sun Ra At 100 Gramps Celebrates The Ghost Of Sun Ra, Jazz's Cosmic Renegade http://blog.wlrn.org/post/gramps-celebrates-ghost-sun-ra-jazzs-cosmic-renegade <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sun Ra, whose human name was Herman Poole Blount, was a trailblazing afro-futurist who explored the entire history of jazz throughout his many compositions. One single caveat: It was a history of jazz from another planet (in the future).</span></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 23:03:44 +0000 Rob Goyanes 32668 at http://blog.wlrn.org Gramps Celebrates The Ghost Of Sun Ra, Jazz's Cosmic Renegade Jazz In The Gardens Fest Mostly R&B, Hip-Hop -- But For A Reason http://blog.wlrn.org/post/jazz-gardens-fest-mostly-rb-hip-hop-reason <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">South Florida’s Jazz in the Gardens festival kicks off this weekend at </span>SunLife<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Stadium. Now in its ninth&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">year, the festival has a line-up of mostly&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">funk, hip-hop, and R&amp;B artists. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">So the event is hardly about jazz and not in a garden.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:31:01 +0000 Arianna Prothero 29177 at http://blog.wlrn.org Jazz In The Gardens Fest Mostly R&B, Hip-Hop -- But For A Reason Topical Currents Theme Music Composer Mike Levine http://blog.wlrn.org/post/topical-currents-theme-music-composer-mike-levine <p style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</p><p><strong style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"><em>Mike Levine is the composer behind the Topical Currents and South Florida Arts Beat theme music. &nbsp;His biography from <a href="http://www.mikelevinemusic.com">www.mikelevinemusic.com</a>:</em></strong></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:56:00 +0000 Paul Leary 28983 at http://blog.wlrn.org Topical Currents Theme Music Composer Mike Levine Brenda Alford Performs Live with her Jazz Trio http://blog.wlrn.org/post/brenda-alford-performs-live-her-jazz-trio <p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 28189 at http://blog.wlrn.org Brenda Alford Performs Live with her Jazz Trio Latin Jazz Concert, Cleveland Orchestra, Jimi Hendrix, & Broward Arts Calendar http://blog.wlrn.org/post/latin-jazz-concert-cleveland-orchestra-jimi-hendrix-broward-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 27211 at http://blog.wlrn.org Latin Jazz Concert, Cleveland Orchestra, Jimi Hendrix, & Broward Arts Calendar Van Dyke, Lincoln Road's Legendary Jazz Venue, Plays Last Tune http://blog.wlrn.org/post/van-dyke-lincoln-roads-legendary-jazz-venue-plays-last-tune <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After almost two decades a famed South Florida live music venue is no more.</span></p><p>Located on the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Lincoln Road on Miami Beach, in the historic Van Dyke building built in 1924, <a href="http://www.thevandykecafe.com/" target="_blank">Van Dyke Cafe</a> had its last call on Sunday, Jan. 26. Patrons were invited for a special celebration and toast at 5 p.m. to commemorate the closing. The venue was well known for hosting live jazz and became a staple of the beach's people-watching haven,&nbsp;Lincoln Road Mall.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:53:52 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman & Diego Saldaña-Rojas 27059 at http://blog.wlrn.org Van Dyke, Lincoln Road's Legendary Jazz Venue, Plays Last Tune Allan Harris Performs Live on South Florida Arts Beat http://blog.wlrn.org/post/allan-harris-performs-live-south-florida-arts-beat <p></p><p>01/17/14 -<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Next time on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SouthFloridaArtsBeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a> you can enjoy another in our monthly series of performances from our Miami studios. Our featured performer will be the award-winning Jazz and Blues vocalist and musician <a href="http://www.allanharris.com/"><strong>Allan Harris</strong></a> with his powerful band including Miami’s Jesse Jones, Jr. on sax and Doug Wimbish, bassist with Living Color, among other musical greats. Catch Tony Bennett’s “favorite singer,” Friday on <a href="https://twitter.com/sofloartsbeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat </strong></a>at 1:00pm. &nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.AllanHarris.Com">www.AllanHarris.Com</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 26565 at http://blog.wlrn.org Allan Harris Performs Live on South Florida Arts Beat Night Train with special guest Bob Weinberg http://blog.wlrn.org/post/night-train-special-guest-bob-weinberg <p>01/12/14 - With special guest co-host, <strong>Bob Weinberg</strong>. Bob has written about jazz and blues in South Florida for 20 years. He was a longtime columnist and feature writer for City Link magazine,&nbsp;and currently writes for&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://www.jazziz.com/">Jazziz&nbsp;Magazine,</a></strong>&nbsp;for which he also serves as reviews editor, and <strong><a href="http://www.jazzbluesflorida.com">Jazz &amp; Blues Florida</a></strong>, a monthly online publication. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Ted Grossman & Paul Leary 26414 at http://blog.wlrn.org "In A Jazz Holiday Spirit" Live Performance http://blog.wlrn.org/post/jazz-holiday-spirit-live-performance <p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 25326 at http://blog.wlrn.org "In A Jazz Holiday Spirit" Live Performance South Florida Jazz Concert Series, MOCA’s new director, and Miami-Dade Arts Calendar http://blog.wlrn.org/post/south-florida-jazz-concert-series-moca-s-new-director-and-miami-dade-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 24082 at http://blog.wlrn.org South Florida Jazz Concert Series, MOCA’s new director, and Miami-Dade Arts Calendar Miami/Nice Jazz Festival, Florida Grand Opera, Key West Film Festival, Miami-Dade Arts Calendar http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miaminice-jazz-festival-florida-grand-opera-key-west-film-festival-miami-dade-arts-calendar <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 22596 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami/Nice Jazz Festival, Florida Grand Opera, Key West Film Festival, Miami-Dade Arts Calendar