Jan
5
8:00 PM20:00

Celebrating Ella: Live from the Apollo

  • Kravis Center / Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall (map)
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Featuring Grammy Award winner Patti Austin, Las Vegas favorite Clint Holmes, Grammy nominee Monica Mancini , New York-based blues vocalist Brianna Thomas, and Wé McDonald from The Voice, this star-studded show hails the life and legacy of Ella Fitzgerald. Each vocalist embodies a different era of the jazz legend intertwined with stories from her debut as a teenager at New York’s Apollo Theater to the peak of her fame. Also featuring Shelly Berg on piano. Produced in collaboration with the Apollo Theater and Grammy-winning producer Gregg Field, presented at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.

For information and tickets visit Kravis.org

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Jan
9
7:45 PM19:45

Shelly Berg Trio with Paquito D'Rivera

  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts (map)
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Paquito D’Rivera, clarinetist, has won 14 Grammy Awards and has over 30 solo recordings to his credit.  He is a recipient of the National Medal of the Arts, the Living Jazz Legend Award and was designated as an NEA Jazz Master. The Shelly Berg Trio is comprised of Shelly Berg on piano, Chuck Bergeron on bass and John Yarling on drums. 

Tickets at Gold Coast Jazz, contact (954) 524-0805

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Jan
19
to Jan 26

The Jazz Cruise

Join Shelly Berg, music director of The Jazz Cruise, for a very special week of jazz at sea!

January 19-26, 2019, departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Since 2001, The Jazz Cruise has presented the very best straight-ahead jazz in the world in a setting like no other. 2019 will set the bar even higher, with nearly 100 jazz musicians on the ship, combining exciting new talent with longtime favorites. Join us for almost 225 hours of incredible music, presented festival-style over 7 jam-packed days, and discover—or rediscover—why The Jazz Cruise is rightly known as  “The Greatest Jazz Festival at Sea.”
https://www.thejazzcruise.com/

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Feb
14
to Feb 17

Newport Beach Jazz Party

  • Newport Beach Marriott and Spa (map)
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Shelly Berg appears at the Newport Beach Jazz Party with musical luminaries Jack Jones, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Tom Scott, Houston Person, Scott Hamilton, Tierney Sutton, Wycliffe Gordon, Terrell Stafford, Bill Cunliffe, Larry Fuller, Akiko Tsurga, Tamir Hendelman, Christian Jacob, Harry Allen, Holly Hoffmann, Emmet Cohen Trio, Chris Colangelo, Graham Dechter, Jo Labarbera, Butch Miles, Anne Patterson Big Band, Katie Thiroux… the list goes on and on!

For tickets and information visit newportbeachjazzparty.com

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Dec
2
6:30 PM18:30

Winter Wonderful Holiday Gala

Join Dean Shelly Berg as the Frost School of Music celebrates its annual holiday candlelight dinner with carols and seasonal favorites performed by over 200 stellar choir and instrumental students. Proceeds benefit music scholarships and the Shalala MusicReach Mentoring Program. For tickets and information, visit winterwonderful.com.

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Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

Leonard Bernstein: 100 and Beyond

The 2018-2019 JAZZ ROOTS season at the Adrienne Arsht Center kicks off with a special tribute concert to the world-renowned composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein in Leonard Bernstein 100 and Beyond featuring Ann Hampton Callaway, Jon Secada, Kirk Whalum, Shelly Berg and the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, Scott Flavin, conductor.

For tickets, call 305.949.6722 or visit arshtcenter.org.

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Sep
24
to Sep 30

Gershwin Reimagined: An American in London - CD Release Tour

Gershwin Reimagined: An American in London, a new album by Shelly Berg with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on the Decca Gold label, will be released September 7.

Shelly Berg, piano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
José Serebrier conductor
Gregg Field, producer

Also featuring:
Arturo Sandoval, Ledisi, Monica Mancini
Shelly Berg Trio with Gregg Field and Chuck Berghofer

CD release tour dates to be announced soon.

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Sep
16
4:00 PM16:00

Valedictory—Trudy Kane, flute

Shelton Berg, Santiago Rodriguez and Oleksii Ivanchenko, piano

For her final recital at the Frost School of Music, flutist and associate professor Trudy Kane performs works close to her heart. Enjoy Kane’s interpretation of Philippe Gaubert’s Sonata No. 3, Valerie Coleman’s Requiem Milonga, Kane’s published transcription of Gabriel Fauré’s Violin Sonata, and more.

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Aug
9
7:30 PM19:30

Shelly Berg: An American in Wellington (New Zealand)

Five-time Grammy nominated American pianist Shelly Berg joins top musicians from the New Zealand School of Music for a spine-tingling, swinging concert of Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Debussy, and Bernstein.

The NZSM Orchestra and Big Band are the flagship ensembles of the New Zealand School of Music - Te Kōkī, at Victoria University of Wellington. Made up of Aotearoa’s future performers, both groups represent an exciting new generation of musical talent.

Soloist Shelly Berg is a Steinway piano artist and arranger, orchestrator, and producer, and has been called one of the finest jazz pianists of the 21st century.

Tickets $5-$35 from Ticketmaster

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Jul
11
5:00 PM17:00

Sunset Jazz at Newport: Shelly Berg and The Jazz Cruise All-Stars

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The Jazz Cruise All-Stars with Shelly Berg (piano), Ken Peplowski (clarinet/sax), Jeff Hamilton (drums), Christoph Luty (bass), Rickey Woodard (sax), and Chuck Reid (vibes). One night only!

Doors open at 5 p.m., music 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

The 9th Annual SUNSET JAZZ AT NEWPORT summer series, 11 amazing Wednesday summer nights July 11 through September 19, 2008, in Newport Beach, California.

Tickets and Info (949) 759-5003

http://www.sunsetjazzatnewport.com/

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Mar
9
7:30 PM19:30

Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival

Shelly Berg appears at the opening night concert, and as a festival judge, at the 48th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival, featuring the nation’s most talented middle school, high school, conglomerate, and college instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles and soloists. The festival will be held at the newly-renovated Monterey Conference Center from March 9-11, 2018.

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Feb
3
to Feb 10

The Jazz Cruise

Join Shelly Berg, music director of The Jazz Cruise, for a week of amazing straight-ahead jazz with nearly 100 jazz musicians on board the beautiful Celebrity Summit. Presented by Entertainment Cruise Productions.

https://www.thejazzcruise.com/

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Jan
22
8:00 PM20:00

Aaron Tindall: Eclectic Tuba

Frost School professor of tuba and euphonium Aaron Tindall reimagines Claude Bolling's Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano Trio, originally written for cellist Yo-Yo Ma, with Dean Shelly Berg on piano. The program also includes Fred Tackett’s The Yellow Bird, a jazz-rock concerto for tuba and rhythm section.

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Jan
12
9:00 PM21:00

PBS: Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Honoring Tony Bennett

Shelly Berg appears on PBS on January 12 as pianist and arranger for the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize honoring Tony Bennett (WPBT2 in Miami, check your local listings for broadcast information in other regions). The event, taped on November 15, 2017 at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., features performances by Bennett, as well as Chris Botti, Michael Bublé, Michael Feinstein, Savion Glover, Josh Groban, Wé McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Vanessa Williams and a special presentation by Wynton Marsalis — with Bruce Willis as host and Gregg Field as music director.

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Jan
12
7:00 PM19:00

Memorial Celebration: Free Concert

  • Coral Gables Congregational Church (map)
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A special Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration and FREE concert. Be inspired by celebrated jazz pianist Shelly Berg in a one-hour journey through the evolution of jazz and its influences on some of the celebrated songs and artists inspired by the Civil Rights Movement.  Cans of food and free-will donations will be accepted for Feeding South Florida. Brief, all-embracing words of freedom will be included. You and everyone you know will be welcomed!  

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Jan
10
7:45 PM19:45

Cyrille Aimée with Shelly Berg Trio

  • Amaturo Theater at Broward Center for the Performing Arts (map)
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French vocalist Cyrille Aimée has been called “a revelation” by the New York Daily News. The New York Times called her major label release, It’s a Good Day, “a bravura turn.”  Shelly Berg, Dean of the UM Frost School of Music, is an internationally recognized jazz pianist, composer, arranger and producer. Presented by Gold Coast Jazz Society.

Pre-show Wine & Jazz Talk with Lyn Farmer @ 6:45 pm RSVP required

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