Drummer and percussionist Shannon Powell's technique stems from New Orleans drumbeats and from early influences including neighbor James Black, Ellis Marsalis and the men at Preservation music Hall. The Shannon Powell Quartet includes Mr. Powell on drums and vocals, Jason Marsalis on the vibraphone, Steve Masakowski on guitar and Roland Guerin on bass. 8 p.m. Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 DeSoto Blvd., Coral Gables. $30-$45. Details: www.communityartsprogram.org.