Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on October 28, 2010
Djavan, a Brazilian singing star with 19 albums and 30 years of hits, performs in Miami Beach. 8 p.m. Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $33.50-$78.50. Details: (305) 672-5202 or www.rhythmfoundation.com.
One of Haiti’s most noteworthy musicians — pianist, arranger and composer Mushy Widmaier — performs outdoors with his quartet. Mr. Widmaier combines traditional Haitian music with classical, jazz and contemporary sounds. 8 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
Venezuelan instrumental group the Saúl Vera Ensemble performs in Miami for the first time. The "Tribute to the Strings of the World" concert features traditional, jazz and chamber music. Includes guest vocal and violin artists. 8 p.m. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura. $30-$35. Details: (305) 466-8002 or www.aventuracenter.org.
Miami Dade College’s 20-piece Wolfson Latin Jazz Band performs a free concert. Includes original compositions by Miami composers. 7 p.m. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 NE Second Ave., building one, room 1261, Miami. Free. Details: www.mdc.edu.