The Third Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest 10/15-17/10

The Third Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest
October 15-17
Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort
16701 Collins Avenue
Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
(305) 949-1300

Samson Oceanfront Park
17425 Collins Avenue
Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160

Acqualina Resort & Spa
17875 Collins Avenue
Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
(305) 918-8000

Come join the City of Sunny Isles Beach as it presents The Third Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest.

Sunny Isles Beach will be hosting a weekend of events, October 15th -17th, by featuring an unforgettable artist line-up that will bring smooth soothing jazz to the shores of Sunny Isles Beach

Jazz Composer/Pianist Tony Sona
Friday, October 15, 2010 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Jazz Club/Acqualina Resort and Spa

Feat.Ed Calle and Performances by Oriente and Jesse Jones, Jr.
Saturday, October 16, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Samson Oceanfront Park

Sunday Brunch featuring Grammy Nominee Troy Roberts
Sunday, October 17, 2010 from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort

Ed Calle to Headline 3rd Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest
– October 15-17, 2010 in “Florida’s Riviera” –

The Third Annual 2010 Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest is pleased to announce an artist line-up that will bring cool jazz sounds to the beautiful city on the weekend of October 15-17, 2010.

The Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest will celebrate the extraordinary sounds of jazz music throughout the event weekend; featuring renowned jazz artists. Headlining the festival is one of the most recorded saxophonists in jazz history, Ed Calle. Calle is known for his extraordinary ability to play bebop, Latin jazz, contemporary jazz, and pop. He appears on such Grammy award-winning albums by Frank Sinatra, Arturo Sandoval and Jon Secada. Ed has also recorded and performed around the world with such artists as Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias, Michael Bolton and Rihanna.

Additional musical guests include successful saxophonist and flautist Jesse Jones, JR. whose amazing talent in playing everything from traditional jazz to Bebop has allowed him to perform with such notable artists as Donald Byrd, Blue Mitchell and Ira Sullivan. Jesse Jones, JR. will be featuring multi- talented vocalist Yvonne Brown, and the performance is sponsored by the Sunshine Jazz Organization. Also, performing will be the always distinctive sounds of the Afro-Cuban Jazz band, Oriente.

The Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest, produced by the City of Sunny Isles Beach in partnership with the Sunny Isles Beach Tourism and Marketing Council, will showcase and highlight the best that the city has to offer including great music, fine dining, exclusive resorts, beautiful beaches and much more! The Jazz Fest’s special nonprofit partners, who will get partial event proceeds, are Joshua’s Heart Foundation (www.joshuasheart.org), which strives to “Stomp out Hunger” by providing necessities such as food and water to individuals in underserved communities and Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation (www.mchf.org), which aims to create awareness, funds and involvement for Miami Children’s Hospital through donations and charity fundraising events.

The weekend Festival kicks off on Friday, October 15th from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. with a spectacular performance by pianist and composer, Tony Sona at the elegant Jazz Club in Acqualina Resort & Spa, located at 17875 Collins Avenue. Admission is $25.

The festival will continue on Saturday, October 16th, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. with a blazing performance by headlining artist, Ed Calle followed by additional performances by Oriente and Jesse Jones, Jr. at the spectacular Samson Oceanfront Park. All ticket sales are final for this special event. Admission is $15

The final event of the Festival is a sumptuous Sunday brunch on Sunday, October 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. featuring the soothing sounds of Grammy Nominee, Troy Roberts at the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort, located at 16701 Collins Avenue. Admission is $22.95.

The Jazz Fest is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, The Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor, Carlos Alvarez, the Board of County Commissioners, Commissioner Sally Heyman, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, Around Town Magazine, Barefoot Wine, Polar Beer, Continental Group, Epicure Market, J. Milton & Associates, Trump International Beach Resort, Newport Beachside Resort and Acqualina Resort.

“The Third Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest keeps getting better every year!” adds Ibis Romero, Executive Director of Sunny Isles Beach Tourism and Marketing Council. “We are happy to produce an event that, after three years, continues to attract both local residents and tourists.”

For more information on the Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest, its artists, venues or corporate sponsorships please visit the website at www.sunnyislesbeachjazz.com or email Ibis Romero at ibis@sibfl.net.

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