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FESTIVAL MIAMI & UHEALTH PRESENT
2017 FM Dizzy Gillespie Tribute—Frost Concert Jazz Band
Sponsored by Canon Solutions America, Inc.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 8:00PM
UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Drive
A $5 CONVENIENCE FEE PER TICKET will be applied to all online, phone and box office orders upon checkout.
Join us for an upbeat celebration honoring the centennial of the late great jazz icon John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie, featuring some of the most illustrious stars of jazz—trumpeter Jon Faddis, saxophonist Jimmy Heath, and drummer Ignacio Berroa, all associated with Gillespie throughout their illustrious careers. The concert begins with a small ensemble set featuring Faddis, Heath and Berroa, plus faculty pianists, Martin Bejerano and Gonzalo Rubalcaba. Then trumpeter John Daversa and the award-winning Frost Concert Jazz Band join the guest artists in the second half to perform dazzling big band works associated with Dizzy Gillespie, beloved the world over.