Summer Jazz Series with Veronica Swift & The Shelly Berg Trio
Celebrated jazz singer Veronica Swift makes her way to Faena Theater for an intimate performance with The Shelly Berg Trio on June 19 at Faena Theater.
Veronica Swift & The Shelly Berg Trio | June 19
At 24 years old, Veronica Swift is widely recognized as one of the top jazz singers on the scene.
In the fall of 2015, the young artist won second place at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. Since graduating from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami in December 2016, she has performed with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Chris Botti, and Benny Green Trip, among many others.
Veronica Swift will be accompanied by The Shelly Berg Trio for her Faena Theater performance. A five-time Grammy-nominated pianist, arranger and composer, Shelly Berg is also the dean of the prestigious Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.
Faena LIVE and American Airlines proudly present the third annual Summer Jazz Series at Faena Theater, a five-month concert series featuring jazz’s brightest stars and emerging talent.
Curated by Grammy-nominated producer Rachel Faro and hosted by the legendary Grammy-nominated percussionist, Sammy Figueroa, the 2019 installment of Faena’s Summer Jazz Series will feature intimate performances by rising pianist Brandon Goldberg, singer Veronica Swift with the Shelly Berg Trio, singer Alicia Olatuja, and pianist Matthew Whitaker. Host Sammy Figueroa will close out the spectacular series alongside The Latin All-Stars and Maria Rivas.
The third annual Summer Jazz Series at Faena Theater debuts on May 15 with monthly performances through September. Past artists of this exciting series include Grammy award-winner Jazzmeia Horn, Grammy nominee Christian Sands, Brazilian singer Mirella Costa and singer/composer Allan Harris.