The Arsht Center is thrilled to announce the 11th season of JAZZ ROOTS which brings jazz legends from around the globe to our own Knight Concert Hall - acclaimed as one of the most acoustically superb concert halls of our age!
LEONARD BERNSTEIN 100 AND BEYOND
November 9, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Ann Hampton Callaway, Jon Secada, Kirk Whalum and the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra celebrate America’s greatest cultural superstar.
ARTEMIS: GREAT WOMEN IN JAZZ
December 7, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Cecile McLorin Salvant, Renee Rosnes, Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Noriko Ueda, Allison Miller and Ingrid Jensen—a stunning ensemble of powerful women in jazz today!
JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET
January 18, 2019 at 8 p.m.
An extraordinary quartet led by Joshua Redman, who The New York Times described as “one of the most visible jazz musicians of the last 15 years!”
JAZZ IN THE KEY OF ELLISON
February 8, 2019
Will Downing, Nona Hendryx, Nicholas Payton, Quiana Lynell and Andy Faber Jazz Orchestra present a concert inspired by one of America’s great novelists, author of Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison.
ROBERT GLASPER: REFLECT + RESPOND = NOW
March 8, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Christian Scott, Terrance Martin, Derrick Hodge, Justin Tyson, Taylor McFerrin and Robert Glasper, an all-star ensemble, blur genre lines and inspire “a new generation of jazzers” (Rolling Stone).
FROM BRAZIL WITH LOVE: SERGIO MENDES
April 12, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Sergio Mendes, three-time Grammy® Award-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist returns to the Arsht Center for a great evening of bossa nova and samba.