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FAENA JAZZ SERIES 2024

6th Annual Jazz Series at Faena Theater

Faena Theater Experiential, Music & Dance, Nightlife, Performance

SEVEN WEDNESDAY CONCERTS FROM JANUARY – JUNE 2024

FAENA JAZZ SERIES RETURNS!

In keeping with Faena’s commitment to delivering unparalleled offerings and experiences, once again jazz lovers from South Florida and beyond are invited to enjoy the sounds of great jazz in at the intimate and glamorous Faena Theater. The 2024 Faena Jazz Series returns with its greatest season yet: a jazz festival lineup of seven fantastic shows produced and curated by Grammy-nominated record producer and artist, Rachel Faro.  

The series kicks off on January 17th with a Grammy winner, Jazzmeia Horn and one of today’s great jazz vocalists, and closes on June 19th with Michael Mayo, one of greatest current young talents whose commanding and other worldly vocalese will serenade the crowd. Grammy nominee and legendary percussionist Sammy Figueroa, featuring Grammy winning singer, Aymee Nuviola and the superb piano maestro and composer Gonzalo Rubalcaba will also grace the stage amongst incredible talent during this series.   

 

JAZZ FESTIVAL 2024

 FULL LINEUP
 

JAZZMEIA HORN

Jazzmeia Horn

DATE: 

Wednesday, January 17 at 8:00pm 

PRICE:     
Tickets start at $65 per person 
LOCATION:
Faena Theater 
ABOUT:

To commence the 6th Annual Faena Jazz Series, Faena is pleased to welcome back Jazzmeia Horn, a spectacularly talented and important young jazz artist of today.   A Grammy winner and multiple Grammy nominee, winner of the Sarah Vaughn Vocal Jazz Competition, the Thelonius Monk Institute International Jazz Competition, and the NAACP Outstanding Image Award, Jazzmeia is an accomplished artist including being a consummate musician, composer, big band arranger and educator.

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NICOLE ZURAITIS

Nicole Zuraitis

DATE: 

Wednesday, February 28 at 8:00pm

PRICE:     

Tickets start at $65 per person

LOCATION:
Faena Theater 
ABOUT:

Called a "supreme talent and purely expressive artist like no other vocal artist, pianist and songwriter Nicole Zuraitis has been a first-rate songwriter, powerhouse vocalist and grade A pianist" (All About Jazz).   Her most recent album, "How Love Begins" co-produced with jazz hero Christian McBride, is currently up for a Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album and she is the winner of the prestigious 2021 American Traditions Vocal Competition Gold Medal.  Making her Miami debut on the eve of Women's History Month, the Jazz Series at Faena once again takes great pride in presenting an emerging woman jazz talent on the eve of global success.

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RICHARD BONA & ASANTE TRIO

Richard Bona & Asante Trio

DATE: 

Wednesday, March 13 at 8:00pm

PRICE:     

Tickets start at $65 per person

LOCATION:
Faena Theater 
ABOUT:

Cameroonian multi-instrumentalist and Grammy winner Richard Bona is one of today’s most accomplished international bass players, composers and educators.  With his unique bass sound and enchanting vocals he is continuously representing his African origins, the continent’s traditions, culture, beauty and issues.  
Richard Bona has toured, composed, recorded, and created with Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Chick Corea, Sting, Mike Stern, Pat Metheny, Stevie Wonder, Bobby McFerrin, Chucho Valdés, George Benson and many many more. 

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ACCENT

Accent

DATE: 

Wednesday, April 3 at 8:00pm

PRICE:     

Tickets start at $65 per person

LOCATION:
Faena Theater 
ABOUT:

Hailing from all over the globe, Accent’s improbable meeting of these six self-described “jazz vocal nerds” could only have happened in the age of social media.  After becoming long distance fans of each other’s YouTube videos, the group collaborated online, eventually coming together and since  released five albums, performed all over the world and been featured in two sold-out Christmas shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall. 

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SAMMY FIGUEROA FEATURING AYMEE NUVIOLA & GONZAL RUBALCABA

Sammy Figueroa

DATE: 

Wednesday, April 10 at 8:00pm

PRICE:     

Tickets start at $65 per person

LOCATION:
Faena Theater 
ABOUT:

The Faena welcomes back the legendary percussionist and multiple Grammy nominee Sammy Figueroa in his first Miami show in almost two years.  In this concert Sammy presents the music of his recently released album “Searching For A Memory (Busco Tu Recuerdo)”.  Dedicated to his father, the romantic singer Charlie Figueroa, these spectacular arrangements feature the fabulous Grammy winning singer Aymée Nuviola and the superb piano maestro and composer Gonzalo Rubalcaba.

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ARTURO O’FARRILL QUINTET & TELMARY DIAZ

Arturo O'Farrill Quintet

DATE: 

Wednesday, May 22 at 8:00pm

PRICE:     

Tickets start at $65 per person

LOCATION:
Faena Theater 
ABOUT:

Arturo has long been known as one of the most influential and active personae in Latin Jazz today.  The son of beloved Cuban composer Chico O’Farrill, Arturo continues O’Farrill family’s musical lineage with this quintet featuring Zack O’Farrill on drums and Adam O’Farrill on trumpet.  Joining them will be Telmary Diaz, generally acknowledged to be one of today’s most articulate and talented young Cuban rappers and singer-songwriters.   

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MICHAEL MAYO

Michael Mayo

DATE: 

Wednesday, June 19 at 8:00pm

PRICE:     

Tickets start at $65 per person

LOCATION:
Faena Theater 
ABOUT:

Young talented and up and coming, Michael Mayo, son of Los Angeles music royalty, his father was a member of Earth Wind & Fire signed to Mack Avenue Records, and most recently recorded and performed with Herbie Hancock, Jacob Collier, Jon Batiste, Gretchen Parlato, Josh Groban, and Nate Smith among many others. Career highlights include singing at the White House, the Kennedy Center and Renée Fleming’s American Voices Festival with solo standout performances at the North Sea Jazz Festival, the Detroit Jazz Festival and the Monterey Jazz Festival.

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The Faena Jazz Series offers a memorable evening of music in a remarkable backdrop: the Faena Theater, an unmatched venue in which to hear live performances  Designed by Alan Faena, the 150-seat venue is a remarkable jewel placed in the setting of one of Miami Beach’s most beautiful hotels Inspired by Europe’s historic opera houses with its gold-leaf and red velvet décor, the theater’s acoustics and sightlines are flawless, making it an elegant and comfortable place to spend an evening hearing great jazz.  


Reservations & More Information:

  • Tickets start at $65. 
  • For more information, call +1 786 655 5742
  • Open to guests of all ages.
  • Check-in time starts 45 minutes prior to show time 
  • For group reservations and series information, please call Faena Theater Sales at + 1 786-559-6016 or email [email protected].
  • Specially-priced season tickets for all six shows are available and priced starting at $400 ++ per person. 
     

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