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Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival logoTHE 21st ANNUAL MELTON MUSTAFA JAZZ FESTIVAL WEEKEND Feb. 23-25, 2018

Celebrating Miami’s Jazz Legend Melton Mustafa!!!

Melton Mustafa Orchestra

2/23/18: Florida Memorial University OPENING VIP RECEPTION/SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER (6:30-8:00PM)

The 21st Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Opening VIP Reception/Scholarship Fundraiser. Featuring the incredible Lenard Ruthledge. 6:30-8:00PM at the Lyric Theater. The reception will be held in the Lobby of the Lyric Theater. Live Music, Art and hors-d’oeuvres.

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FEATURED ARTIST: Lenard Rutledge
Lenard Rutledge


2/23/18: ART, AUTHORS, LIVE JAZZ & FILM NIGHT (8:00-9:30PM)

The 21st Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Art, Authors, Jazz and Film Night. Friday February 23, 2018. The musical feature will be the incredible Lenard Rutledge and his band. This event will also feature the author of “GOD and GIGS” Mr. Allen Paul and a preview of Melton S. Mustafa’s new book “Communicative Tools For Music Improvisation”.

Jazz Film in the theater courtesy of Miami Jazz and Film Society. Showing “THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM” Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Pre-sale tickets: $15  |  Regular Price: $20

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Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Art, Authors, Jazz and Film Night The Case of the Three-Sided Dream


2/24/18: WORKSHOPS/MASTER CLASSES/MMJF COMBO FESTIVAL (7AM-9PM)

Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Workshops/Master Classes/Combo Festival

The 21st Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Workshops/Master Classes/Combo Festival. Saturday February 24, 2018. Master Class with Nestor Torres, Richie Cole, Winard Harper, Ira Sullivan, Lenard Rutledge, Wendy Pedersen, Tal Cohen, Jesse Jones Jr., Ashkat, Alexey, Richard Beckford, Melton Mustafa Orchestra & New Vision Sax Ensemble. Performance – Broward College Jazz Ensemble Directed by Jonathan Darduka, Mike Dolito, Featured Artists Master Class, Tri-County Honors Big Band Rehearsal, Live Music all day.

Pre-sale tickets: $15  |  Regular Price: $20

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

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Tri-County Honors Band

Rehearsal 2/24/18 7:00-9:00AM
Rehearsal 2/25/18 12:00-1:00PM
Performance 2/25/18 6:00PM

Workshop Schedule

6:45AM- On-site Registration On-site Registration  2/24 On-site Registration
7:00-9:00AM Rehearsal Tri-County Honors Big Band Rehearsal  2/24 Richard Beckford
9:00-9:30AM Concert Featured band 2/24 *************
9:30-10:00AM Concert Parkway SOTA 2/24 Diron Holloway
10:00-10:30AM Concert JECC Bootcamp 2/24 Nicole Yarling
10:30-11:00AM Workshop How to play the blues 2/24 Jesse Jones Jr.
11:00-11:30AM Workshop Sax/Trumpet Technique 2/24 Ira Sullivan
11:30-12:00PM Workshop Jazz Piano 2/24 Tal Cohen
12:00-12:30PM Break Break Break Break
12:30-1:00PM Workshop Jazz Vocals & Scatting 2/24 Wendy Pederson & Lenard Rutledge
1:00-1:30PM Concert Olympic Heights 2/24 Jacqueline Parson
1:30-2:00PM Concert CAP All-Star Jazz Ensemble 2/24 Mark Hart
2:00-2:30PM Concert Stoneman Douglass Jazz I 2/24 Matt Calderin
2:30-3:00PM Concert New World SOTA 2/24 Jim Gasior
3:00-3:30PM Workshop Jazz Drum Set 2/24 Winard Harper
3:30-4:00PM Workshop Jazz Flute/Improvisation 2/24 Nestor Torres/Richie Cole
4:00-5:00PM Competition Combo Competition 2/24 Dade, Broward & WPB Schools
5:00-6:00PM Break Break Break Break
6:00-9:00PM Concert College All-Star Concert

Florida Memorial

Miami-Dade College

Broward College Jazz Ensemble

2/24 Mike Dolito & Jonathan Dadurka

Tri-County Honors Big Band logo2/24/18: Melton Mustafa Jazz Combo Festival

Melton Mustafa Jazz Combo Festival

Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Location: Historic Lyric Theater


2/24/18 BROWARD COLLEGE ALL-STAR JAZZ CONCERT  (6:00PM-8:30PM)

FEATURING
Broward College Jazz Ensemble Directed by Arranger, Composer, Recording Artist & Director, Miami-Dade Jazz Ensemble Directed by Mike Dolito & FMU JAZZ ENSEMBLE

Pre-sale tickets: $5  |  Regular Price: $10

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2/25/18 RED CARPET EVENT (5-6pm)

Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater Lobby

Dress to impress (Free entry with Concert Ticket)

2/25/18 THE 21st ANNUAL MELTON MUSTAFA JAZZ FESTIVAL CONCERT (6-9PM)

“LIVE AT THE HISTORIC LYRIC THEATER”

21st Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival flyer

FEATURED ARTISTS

NESTOR TORRES, WINARD HARPER, RICHIE COLE, IRA SULLIVAN, MELTON MUSTAFA ORCHESTRA, JESSE JONES JR., JIM GASIOR, WENDY PEDERSEN, ASHKAT, ALEXEY, YAMIN MUSTAFA, JEAN CAZE, DOUG MICHAELS, LENARD RUTLEDGE, RICHARD BECKFORD, NEW VISION SAX, TAL COHEN, ALDO SALVENT, BROWARD COLLEGE JAZZ BAND, JONATHAN DADURKA, MIAMI –DADE JAZZ ENSEMBLE MIKE DOLITO, NEW WORLD SOTA, DILLARD SOTA, PARKWAY SOTA, OLYMPIC HEIGHTS, CAP JAZZ ALL-STARS, STONEMAN DOUGLAS, JECC BOOTCAMP, NICOLE YARLING, FMU CHOIR, FMU JAZZ BAND, TRI-COUNTY HONORS BIG BAND, MMJCF WINNERS

Pre-sale tickets: $45  |  Regular Price: $50
The 21st ANNUAL MELTON MUSTAFA JAZZ FESTIVAL WEEKEND PACKAGE: $100
This Package will allow you access to all festival events. February 23-25, 2018

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Thank you South Florida for supporting the Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival for the last 21 years. I Love You!!!

Love, Peace and Jazz!!!
Melton S. Mustafa

Melton Mustafa