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FIU Music Festival 2023: Jazz Harmony: Alex Norris & FIU Jazz
This is a past event.
Friday, October 27, 2023 at 7:30pm
WPAC - Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall
10910 SW 17th St., Miami, FL 33199
Alex Norris, trumpet
FIU Jazz Big Band
Omar Lateef, Big Band Director
Legendary jazz trumpet player, Alex Norris, joins forces with the FIU Jazz Faculty and FIU Big Band at The Wertheim! Prepare to be enthralled by the captivating melodies, infectious rhythms, and soulful improvisations that will transport you to the heart of the jazz world.
From classic standards to contemporary gems, this musical performance promises to ignite your senses and ignite your passion for jazz. Whether you're a die-hard jazz aficionado or a newcomer eager to explore this captivating genre, this unforgettable evening will leave you spellbound and yearning for more.
Join us for a night of swinging rhythms, soulful solos, and the sheer joy of live jazz as FIU Jazz Band and Alex Norris take you on a sonic journey you won't want to miss!
About Alex Norris
Alex Norris has performed with the Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Toshiko Akiyoshi's Jazz Orchestra, Maria Schneider's Band, Ron Carter's Great Big Band, the Mingus Big Band, Alan Ferber's Big Band, Kyle Eastwood, Helen Sung, Miguel Zenon, Amina Figarova, and many other jazz and Latin jazz artists. He also served as musical director in 1998 as a member of Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead.