DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER
Two-Day Festival Features Arturo Sandoval, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Nestor Torres & More!
Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce the City’s inaugural Jazz Fest, featuring a dynamic lineup of music icons. Day two is an immersive musical extravaganza at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. In the evening, Grammy® and Tony® Award-winner, singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, takes the stage inside the center’s theater. Jazz Fest Pompano Beach is a partnership with KCC Productions, a well-known concert and festival production company. Ticket information at www.pompanobeacharts.org/jazzfest“Jazz Fest Pompano Beach is an extraordinary opportunity to experience some of the greatest musicians of our time,” said Phyllis Korab, Director, Cultural Affairs Department.thewestsidegazette.com
‘JazzAid Live at the Banyan Bowl’ concert to feature trombonist Wycliffe Gordon
During the 2020-21 JazzAid Live concert season, jazz fans also can enjoy live-streamed performances by acclaimed saxophonist, singer and composer Grace Kelly, child prodigy Joey Alexander, and multi-Grammy Award winning The Manhattan Transfer. JazzAid Live concerts to date have featured international superstar Jon Secada, jazz icon Dee Dee Bridgewater, standout jazz musician Kurt Elling, and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. The emcees for the concert series are Ceci Velasco and Latin jazz icon Tito Puente Jr.For the full concert series schedule, visit www.pinecrestgardens.org/jazzaid. Due to the pandemic and social distancing requirements, JazzAid Live at the Banyan Bowl is available via pay-per-view, livestream only. Pinecrest Gardens is a premier venue for the arts, education and environmental conservation and preservation.communitynewspapers.com
Holiday movies, music specials arrive to light a bleak year
(NBC/Apple/HBO Max/Netflix/Disney + via AP)LOS ANGELES – Bring on the sentimental holiday rom-coms, the chorus of Christmas music specials and the nostalgia of last century’s animated charmers. HOLIDAY HARMONY— “My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood,” now streaming on HBO Max. — “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special,” Dec. 4, Apple TV+. Music, dancing, animation and surprise guest stars help create what the streaming service promises to be a heartwarming journey with the pop star. Dolly Parton sings hymns, holiday pop classics and tunes from her new album, and shares personal and faith-based Christmas memories.