Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on January 29, 2009
The Museum of Contemporary Art’s Jazz Talk series continues with musician Ira Sullivan who will speak about spirituality and jazz immediately before a performance of his Inter/Outer Continental Quartet. Mr. Sullivan plays a multitude of musical instruments, including trumpet, flugelhorn, peck horn, tenor saxophone, flute and drums. 7:30 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
A FILLMORE LEGEND
Grammy-winning, multi-platinum recording artist John Legend will perform on Miami Beach accompanied by London-based singer/songwriter Estelle. 8 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $40.50-$70.50. Details: (305) 358-5885 or www.livenation.com.
The Bass Museum of Art hosts a tribute to Russia’s long history of innovation in classical music. The program will transport the audience to the early romantic era beginning in the 19th Century, continue through the late Romantic era and finish with the great modernists of the early 20th Century. 3 p.m. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $8. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
Straight from Madrid, this sought-after brass quintet makes a rare Florida appearance. Their program includes work by Johann Sebastian Bach, Paquito d’Rivera, "Fats" Waller, Duke Ellington and Spanish works from the Renaissance to the
present. 7:30 p.m. St. Martha’s Church, 9301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. $10. Details: (800) 595-4849 or www.saintmartha.tix.com.