25th ANNUAL MELTON MUSTAFA JAZZ FESTIVAL WEEKEND
"JAZZ ON THE PLAZA"

Celebrating 25 Years of Live Jazz

February 25 - 27, 2021
Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

819 NW 2nd Avenue | Miami, FL 33136

(Please help us to maintain a safe event by wearing your mask, keeping a

safe distance 6ft and by following the suggested guidelines given by the CDC)

  • Masks are suggested.
  • All seating will follow social distancing guidelines (unless tickets were bought in a family bundle).
  • Temperature checks will be administered at the door.

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


PRE-JAZZ FESTIVAL MIXER

Jazzy Mixer - Laid back jazz social event. Great networking opportunity.
February 24, 2022 - Dunns-Josephine Hotel
6:00 - 8:00PM
Tickets: FREE

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 1 - February 25, 2022

JAZZ ON THE PLAZA - LIVE JAZZ , SPOKEN WORD &

SILENT ART AUCTION

Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Jazz on the Plaza event features Trinidadian Jazz Trumpet Legend

Etienne Charles, South Florida's Favorite entertainer Jesse Jones Jr.,

Ingrid Bazin, Calvin "Madeson" Early, Sharonda "Eccentric" Richardson,

Mori Taiye and many more. Silent art auction and vendors.


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


Tickets:

  • VIP: $40
  • At the door - VIP: $45

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

VIP ONLY areas.

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DAY 2 - February 26, 2022


Jazz Band directed by Diron Holloway and the University of Miami Jazz

Combo.
JAZZ WORKSHOPS/FEATURED MIDDLE, HIGH SCHOOLS & COLLEGES


Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

Tickets:

  • $20: Individual
  • $225: Registered School band


Clinicians

  • Victor Lewis
  • Bobby Watson
  • Curtis Lundy
  • Ed Calle
  • Marcus Strickland
  • Jesse Jones Jr.
  • Lenard Rutledge


Workshop & Performance Schedule

  • 8:30 AM: On-site Registration
  • 9:00-9:30 AM: Concert - Tequesta Trace Middle School
  • 9:30-10:00 AM: Concert Featured Band TBA
  • 10:00-10:30 AM: Concert Featured Band TBA
  • 10:30-11:00 AM: Concert - Olympic Height HS Jazz Band
  • 11:00-12:00 PM: Jazz Workshop (Guest Clinicians - Jesse Jones Jr., Lenard Rutledge, Bobby Watson)
  • 12:00-1:00 PM:Break ******* Lunch*******
  • 1:00-2:00 PM: Jazz Workshops (Guest clinicians - Curtis Lundy, Victor Lewis, Ed Calle, Marcus Strickland)
  • 2:00-4:30 PM:All-Star College Jazz Concert (Featuring Broward College directed by Waldron Dunkley and the University of Miami Jazz Combo.)


Tickets: General admission $20

You can also view the workshops on ZOOM.


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DAY 3 - February 27, 2022

RED CARPET EVENT & MMJF25 FESTIVAL CONCERT


5:00 PM: RED CARPET EVENT(Meet and greet our featured artists on

the Red Carpet)

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

Jim Gasior

6:00 PM:
Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Concert
Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Concert featuring Grammy winning artist

Kirk Whalum, Grammy winning artist Dr. Ed Calle, Grammy winning artist

John Daversa, International drummer Victor Lewis, Curtis Lundy Umoja

Ensemble featuring Saxophonist Bobby Watson, International Saxophonist

Marcus Strickland, International Pianist Silvano Monasterios, 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 - $50
  • VIP: $60


Tickets at the door:

  • General Admission: $45 - $55
  • VIP: $65

*VIP Guests will sit near the performance stage and will have access to the VIP ONLY areas. Masks and social distancing are suggested.

MELTON MUSTAFA JAZZ FESTIVAL

It's our 25th Anniversary!!!
25 YEARS OF LIVE JAZZ IN SOUTH FLORIDA!!!


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The performance of Curtis Lundy and Umoja presented in collaboration with Crosstown Arts and Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame is supported by Chamber Music America’s Presenter Consortium for Jazz program, funded through the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Etienne Charles

Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival

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Etienne Charles