THIS SPECIAL “ONE TIME” EVENT WILL, FOR THE FIRST TIME, BRING TOGETHER 3 MAJOR MIAMI BASED ARTS ORGANIZATIONS… THE ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER…UM/FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC…AND YOUNGARTS…ALL IN CELEBRATION OF OUR JAZZ ROOTS 5TH ANNIVERSARY.

IN A SEARCH FOR THE INTERSECTION OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST MUSICAL ART FORMS, CLASSICAL AND JAZZ, WE BRING TOGETHER TODAY’S GREATEST AWARD WINNING STARS IN BOTH GENRES.

BOBBY MCFERRIN, VIRTUOSO VOCALIST AND CONDUCTOR AND 10 TIME GRAMMY WINNER WILL TAKE CENTER STAGE… HE IS JOINED BY A HOST OF WORLD CLASS STARS…

CHICK COREA, LEGENDARY NEA JAZZ MASTER AND 16 TIME GRAMMY WINNER.

DAVE GRUSIN, GRAMMY AND OSCAR WINNING PIANIST AND COMPOSER...

TERENCE BLANCHARD, YOUNGARTS ALUMNUS, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC’S HENRY MANCINI INSTITUTE, GRAMMY AND EMMY AWARD WINNING COMPOSER AND TRUMPET VIRTUOSO.

MARK O’CONNOR, GRAMMY WINNING VIOLINIST, COMPOSER AND EDUCATOR.

ERIC OWENS, GRAMMY WINNER, YOUNGARTS ALUMNUS, METROPOLITAN OPERA BASS-BARITONE STAR.

SHELLY BERG, DEAN OF THE FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND AWARD WINNING PIANIST.

ELIZABETH ROE, PIANO VIRTUOSO, NAMED "SIX ON THE RISE: YOUNG ARTISTS TO WATCH" BY SYMPHONY MAGAZINE.


THE HENRY MANCINI INSTITUTE ORCHESTRA…

DESMOND RICHARDSON, “ONE OF THE GREATEST AMERICAN DANCERS OF ALL TIME” – FORMER PRINCIPLE WITH ALVIN AILEY DANCE COMPANY AND THE AMERICAN BALLET.

THIS WILL BE A MAGICAL NIGHT TO LIGHT UP THE CITY OF MIAMI!