26th ANNUAL MELTON MUSTAFA JAZZ FESTIVAL WEEKEND
"JAZZ ON THE PLAZA"

Celebrating International Ladies of Jazz

February 23 - 26, 2023
Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

819 NW 2nd Avenue | Miami, FL 33136


MMJF26 Artists Lineup: Endea Owens, Mariel Bildsten, Shirazette Tinnin, Tajae Veal,

Jazmin Ghent, Nicole Yarling, Quiana Lynell, The Real Tracy Fields, Radio Personality Jill Tracey,

Nicole Kidd, Yarelis Gandul, Sherie Vaughn, Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughn, Nailah Mustafa,

Michele Bazin, Broward College Jazz Band directed by Waldron Dunkley featuring Yamila Ayala, Florida's favorite entertainer Jesse Jones Jr., Vocalist Lenard Rutledge, Yamin Mustafa, James Cotman, Jim Gasior, The Legendary Melton Mustafa Orchestra, New World School of the Arts Jazz Band, and many more...


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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


DAY 1 - February 25, 2022


PRE-JAZZ FESTIVAL MIXER
Jazzy Mixer - Laid back jazz social event. Great networking opportunity.

Featuring the Incredible Jazz Vocalist Nicole Kidd and International Jazz

Trumpeter Yamin Mustafa.


February 23, 2023 - Dunns-Josephine Hotel
6:00 - 8:00PM
Tickets: FREE (Please call to make a reservation)

The Dunns - Josephine Hotel
1028 NW 3 Ave.
Miami, Florida 33136
877-571-9311 or 513-477-7781 email
staywithus@dunns-josephinehotel.com


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DAY 2 - February 24, 2023

JAZZ ON THE PLAZA - LIVE JAZZ , SPOKEN WORD & SILENT ART AUCTION

February 24, 2023 - Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater Plaza
7:00PM - 10:00PM

The Jazz on the Plaza event is an outdoor jazz concert which features Vocalist Nicole Yarling, Saxophone Recording Artist Jazmin Ghent, South Florida's favorite entertainer Jesse Jones Jr., Nailah Mustafa, Sherie Vaughn, Michele Bazin, Rebecca "Butterfly" Vaughn and many more. Our host for this years Jazz on Plaza Concert is Radio Personality Jill Tracey. Silent art auction, food trucks and vendors will be present.

Attire: Dress to impress (cool hats and socks are welcomed)


Tickets:

  • General Admission: $30 (Bring blankets, chairs, etc - no venue seating provided)
  • General Admission: At the door $35 (Bring blankets, chairs, etc - no venue seating provided)
  • VIP Tickets: VIP $60 (Seating provided)
  • VIP Tickets: At the door VIP $65 (Seating provided)

*General Admission - Picnic Style Seating (Bring blankets, chairs, etc - no venue seating provided)

*VIP Guests will sit near the performance stage and will have access to the VIP ONLY areas.

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DAY 3 - February 25, 2023


JAZZ WORKSHOPS & COLLEGE ALL STAR CONCERT
(Featuring Broward College Jazz Band directed by Waldron Dunkley)

JAZZ WORKSHOPS/FEATURED MIDDLE, HIGH SCHOOLS & COLLEGES

Location: Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

Tickets: $20 Individual $225. (Registered School band)

Clinicians: Endea Owens, Mariel Bildsten, Shirazette Tinnin, Tajae Veal,

Jazmin Ghent, Nicole Yarling, Jesse Jones Jr., Leonard Rutledge

Workshop & Performance Schedule

  •  8:30 AM-              On-site Registration
  •  9:00-9:30 AM       School Band Performance       TBA
  • 9:30-10:00 AM      School Band Performance       TBA
  • 10:00-10:30 AM    School Band Performance       TBA
  • 10:30-11:00 AM     School Band Performance      TBA
  • 11:00-12:00 PM     Jazz Workshop (Guest Clinicians -Jesse Jones Jr., Jazmin Ghent, Nicole Yarling, Teja Veal, Lenard Rutledge)
  • 12:00-1:00 PM      Break ******* Lunch*******
  • 1:00-2:00 PM        Jazz Workshops (Guest Clinicians -Endea Owens, Mairel Bildsten, Shirazette Tinnin, Quiana Lynell )
  • 2:00-4:30 PM        All-Star College Jazz Concert(Broward College featuring Yamila Ayala and directed by Waldron Dunkley)

                                      Tickets: General admission $20


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Day 4 - February 26, 2023

RED CARPET EVENT & MMJF26 FESTIVAL CONCERT


Location: Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

 5:00PM RED CARPET EVENT (Come Camera ready)
(Meet and greet our featured artists on the Red Carpet)

Special Guest Performance: New World School of the Arts Jazz Band directed by Jim Gasior

6:00PM Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Concert

Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Concert featuring: Endea Owens, Mariel Bildsten, Shirazette Tinnin,Quiana Lynell Yarelis Gondul, South Florida's favorite entertainer Jesse Jones Jr., Vocalist Lenard Rutledge, Yamin Mustafa, James Cotman, Jim Gasior , The Real Tracy Fields and The Legendary Melton Mustafa Orchestra!

Attire: Dress to impress

Tickets: General admission $40 (At the door) $45

VIP Tickets: $60 (At the door) $65
*VIP Guests will sit near the performance stage and will have access to the VIP ONLY areas.


[
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS ]



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