Nota Musical Magazine
Jazz in the Gardens
The 6th Annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival, was hosted by Michael Baisden and presented by The City of Miami Gardens. After six years of unforgettable concert experiences and entertainment, Jazz in the Gardens has grown to become one of the most highly regarded and anticipated music festival events in the country.
Last year, this event garnered a heaping 45,000 guests, attracting both locals and thousands of out-of-towners to the beautiful City of Miami Gardens. Patrons enjoyed live performances by Grammy award-winning artists such as Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke, John Legend, Teena Marie, Boyz II Men, Cassandra Wilson and David Sanborn alongside a host of other world renowned talents such as Joe Sample, Melanie Fiona, K’Jon and Eric Roberson, all while reveling in a wide variety of ethnically diverse foods and top notch merchandise from all around the world.
On March 19th & 20th, 2011, Jazz in the Gardens will continue the magical annual tradition at SunLife Stadium, hosting an event that will surely surpass last year’s experience with another illustrious lineup that continues to make this festival second to none. Your Jazz in the Gardens weekend experience will include pre-festival events, after parties, fabulous shopping, community events and much, much more!
Every year this event gets bigger and better, and 2011 will be no different. Continue to browse this website to get updates on talent, tickets, hotel, and travel packages, vendor information, sponsor updates, JIG branded merchandise, other local and regional Jazz in the Gardens events and contests to meet and greet the artists!
Jazz Club Sarasota
The Jazz Club of Sarasota is the most active jazz club in the United Sates, with over 80 concerts and lectures each year. Founded in 1980 by the late Hal Davis, the former publicist for Benny Goodman, the club has approximately 650 members and is growing in membership. The club presents the Sarasota Jazz Festival, one of the major US jazz festivals. The club also sponsors the Venice Jazz Festival in Venice Florida.