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Big Band Concert at Fairchild
April 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| $12 - $45
Delight in a big band style outdoor concert featuring the Frost School of Music Concert Jazz Band, singer and actress Rebecca Renee Olstead, and singer James Tormé. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $45 for non-members, $35 for members, $20 for students with ID, and $12 for children 17 and under. Lawn seats are included in price of admission.
The University of Miami is home to the Frost School of Music Concert Jazz Band, an award-winning jazz ensemble that has been performing for more than 30 years. The band is directed by John Daversa and plays a mix of classic and contemporary jazz pieces.
Rebecca Renee Olstead is best known for her roles on the TV programs “Still Standing” and “Secret Life of the American Teenager.” Since her debut album was released in 2004, she has performed live on shows like “Oprah,” “The Today Show,” and “The Late Show with David Letterman.”
James Tormé is a jazz vocalist and son of 3-time Grammy Award winning jazz singer Mel Tormé. His debut album was released in 2011. He has performed at numerous venues worldwide and was a recipient of the Chuck Niles Jazz Music Award.