Wycliffe Gordon Performs Online from Pinecrest Gardens
WHO: Wycliffe Gordon is an Eight-Time “Trombonist of the Year” & Top Trombonist of his Generation. He will be backed by Grammy Award Winner Dafnis Prieto conducting the Frost Concert JazzBand.
An original member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and a featured guest artist at the Kennedy Center, he has performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, David Sanborn, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis,Paul Simon, Anat Cohen, Arturo Sandoval, Doc Severinsen, and a host of other stars.
Your hosts are Tito Puente, Jr, Billboard Music Award winner, & Ceci Velasco, Executive Director of Miami Beach’s Ocean Drive Association.
WHAT: JazzAid Live at the Banyan Bowl is an eight concert jazz series streamed live from the Pinecrest Gardens’ Banyan Bowl Amphitheater. In an effort to both save the famed series this year and help feed families across the nation, the Village of Pinecrest will make this iconic jazz series available to anyone with internet access.
A generous portion of the proceeds from JazzAid Live will go directly to World Central Kitchen, founded by acclaimed international Chef José Andrés to help to feed families affected by the pandemic.
WHERE: Online from the beautiful Banyan Bowl at Pinecrest Gardens, https://jazzaid.eduvision.tv/liveevents. (Instructions on hooking up to a TV are at https://help.eduvision.tv/show-your-live-event-on-screen-or-tv/)
WHEN: Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. (20:00) Eastern US time (GMT – 5:00)
HOW MUCH: Tickets are $15 at http://pinecrestgardens.org/jazzaid. The rest of the series (Wycliffe Gordon, Grace Kelly, Joey Alexander, and Manhattan Transfer) is $50.
Music courtesy of KCC Productions.