Legendary bassist and Latin Grammy Award winner Eddie Gomez will join FIU’s Jazz Faculty Quartet on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in a concert to benefit the FIU School of Music.
Eddie has been on the cutting edge of music for over four decades. He has performed with jazz giants such as Miles Davis, Dizzie Gillespie, Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Michael Brecker, Jack DeJonnette, and others. He has also collaborated with classical and popular music figures including Richard Stoltzman, Carly Simon, Art Garfunkel, Mark Knoffler, and many more. His unique sound and style has been heard in hundreds of performances and recordings spanning the worlds of jazz, classical, rhythm and blues, as well as popular and contemporary music.
For this special benefit performance, Eddie will share the stage with saxophonist Gary Campbell, pianist Mike Orta, and drummer Rodolfo Zuniga. This concert is presented by WDNA Radio and the FIU School of Music and will take place at the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall, located inside the FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, 10910 SW 17 Street, Miami, FL 33199.
Tickets are $25.00 for general admission, $15.00 for seniors and FIU faculty/staff, and $10.00 for FIU students and FIU Alumni Association members and can be purchased online at music.fiu.edu or by calling 305-348-0496.