Select Fridays / 7-9pm at Art After Dark
Experience intimate, informal performances by some of South Florida’s best jazz musicians and their talented friends from out-of-town.
Matthew Joy Quintet
Friday, June 7
Musician and composer Matthew Joy has been performing for decades throughout the U.S., Canada, U.K., and Europe. His music fuses jazz, folk, Latin, and classical influences, resulting in a style that balances avant-garde and traditional, primitive and sophisticated, historical and modern. His performance includes music from his new album, True North.
Jazz on J Street
Friday, July 5
Jazz on J Street brings a taste of its popular monthly Live Professional JAM Session get-togethers to the Norton! The JAM Sessions feature seasoned, internationally acclaimed, and rising Jazz performers and attract audiences of all ages to its community vibe. Experience a fun evening with a unique ensemble playing standards, swing, and free style. The group’s motto is "Life Intersects. Jazz Connects.”
Friday, August 2
Comprised of Peruvian and American musicians, Totem Cave explores the depths of improvisation, while navigating different musical styles with a distinctive sound. Its musical fabric weaves elements of Afro-Peruvian and Brazilian music with jazz and funk.
Rodolfo Zuniga Trio
Friday, September 6
Rodolfo Zuniga Surfaces perform original, contemporary compositions as well as a repertoire of traditional jazz, creating energetic improvisations in the process. The group includes long time collaborators Derek Fairholm (piano), Eric England (bass), Dave Fernandez (sax), and Rodolfo Zuniga (drums). The quartet has released two albums and frequently tours Central and South America as well as Florida. In 2005, the group was awarded a Carnegie Hall Residency.