The Sunshine Jazz Organization announces our 31st Season Gala Celebration! You're invited to join in the festivities on Sunday, January 28th, 2018 from 6:00pm -10:00pm in the ballroom at Miami Shores Country Club. Expect lots of special moments with delicious dining and, of course, fabulous jazz! This very special occasion will feature sax sensation Richie Cole & The Alto Madness Orchestra!
The Sax savant says "I am honored to have been asked to perform on this landmark day!" Richie Cole’s career began in 1969 playing with the Buddy Rich Big Band followed by Lionel Hampton’s and Doc Severinsen’s Big Bands. He toured worldwide with his own quintet in the 70’s & 80’s, popularizing bebop and his own “Alto Madness” style. He’s performed and recorded with many greats: Eddie Jefferson, Manhattan Transfer, Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Stitt, Art Pepper, Nancy Wilson... Quite notably, Cole has performed at the Village Vanguard and Carnegie Hall, as well as gave a command performance for the Queen of England. Richie Cole has recorded over 50 albums and CDs.
SJO’s 31st season is made possible through your support. Please join us in celebration on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami Shores, FL 33138. General Admission is $50 / SJO members $40.
The Sunshine Jazz Organization has been promoting Jazz awareness, education and performances since 1986. As a Miami-based, non-profit entity, SJO’s mission is to create and promote Jazz awareness through our diverse, year-round programming. SJO produces opportunities for audiences of all ages to experience the beauty and importance of America’s precious, indigenous music... jazz!
Sunshine Jazz Organization’s programs are presented with the support of The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, The Cultural Affairs Council, Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. Sunshine Jazz Events are ADA Compliant.