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South Florida JAZZ to Present 2017-18 Season at Bailey Hall

Six-concert series to be announced

Davie, Fla. (May 9, 2017) –South Florida JAZZ, South Florida’s premier jazz organization, will present its 26th season at Bailey Hall in Davie in the upcoming 2017-18 arts season.

“Bailey Hall offers the seating capacity to accommodate our growing audience,” said South Florida JAZZ President Ronald B. Weber, M.D. “We are in the process of finalizing a season and feel our dynamic slate of acclaimed artists from all over the world will be a perfect fit for the fresh programming at Bailey Hall, which is fast becoming a real force in framing the cultural dialogue in the area.”

The South Florida JAZZ season will feature six concerts with one presented monthly between January – June 2018. The artists will be announced shortly and tickets will be available this summer to individual concerts and by subscription. Several multi-show subscription packages will also be available that will allow audiences to save on tickets to the South Florida Jazz season and other Bailey Hall events.

“I greatly admire the way in which Dr. Weber has led South Florida JAZZ in creating an audience of adventurous music lovers who know that while sometimes they may be introduced to something new, they will savor the experience,” said Dr. Dan Barnard, associate dean of cultural affairs and director of Bailey Hall. “After all, jazz is about innovation and improvisation and few present it better than South Florida JAZZ.  I am excited to welcome them to Bailey Hall.”

The flagship venue of Broward College, Bailey Hall is located on the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus at 3501 Davie Rd. in Davie and offers free parking.

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ABOUT BAILEY HALL:
Bailey Hall offers Broward College students, faculty and the South Florida community with highest quality cultural entertainment and programming which is hip, smart, engaging, and authentic. The College uses its various music, theater, and film series to incorporate an academic component for its fine arts and visual arts students through master classes, workshops and participation. Recently, Bailey Hall underwent a $5.6 million renovation to improve the experience, sound and atmosphere.

ABOUT BROWARD COLLEGE:
Serving more than 63,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu

ABOUT SOUTH FLORIDA JAZZ
Developed from African and European influences, Jazz is America’s original music capturing the spirit of the nation through its melding of cultures and characterized by the American ideals of independence, improvisation, and energy. South Florida’s premier jazz organization serving Miami, Miami Beach, Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale and the Palm Beaches, South Florida JAZZ is committed to perpetuating jazz by: offering performance venues for local, regional, national, and international musicians whom it regards as treasured talents; nurturing the next generation of jazz musicians and enthusiasts through active educational and live performance programs; collaborating with other cultural arts organizations to present serious jazz music of various styles to a diverse audience; and encouraging performance opportunities for non-professional musicians for their pleasure and skill-enhancement. Funding for South Florida JAZZ is provided in part by a grant from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. For more information visit SouthFloridaJazz.org.


 

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