South Florida Jazz Orchestra with Lisanne Lyons, Jazz Vocalist United in Swing

South Florida Jazz Orchestra with Lisanne Lyons, Jazz Vocalist United in Swing

The South Florida Jazz Orchestra is a modern Big Band comprised of some of the best Jazz musicians, studio musicians, and Jazz educators in the southeastern part of the United States. The members of The SFJO are some of the most experienced professionals in the country, having performed and toured with many of the greatest artists in Jazz and Popular music. These musicians’ careers include tenure with the Big Bands of Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, and Maynard Ferguson, and artists from Stan Getz, Dave Grusin, and James Moody to Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, and Joe Williams. Big Band veteran Chuck Bergeron put this group together as a “labor of love” to provide the South Florida community with an opportunity to hear classic and modern works for large Jazz ensemble, and to present concerts featuring a wide variety of musical guests. They have produced concerts featuring many great artists, including Arturo Sandoval, the late Kevin Mahogany, Eddie Daniels, Tom Scott, Wayne Bergeron, and Mark O’Connor.

Lisanne Lyons, a jazz vocalist will be joining the band for this exciting evening of modern big band music. https://summitrecords/southfloridajazzorchestra.com  

Chuck Bergeron/Director

Bassist, Chuck Bergeron, is a Professor of Jazz Bass and Program Director for Jazz Pedagogy at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music where he also is the faculty mentor for the Stamps Jazz Quintet. Aside from his teaching duties, Bergeron conducts big bands and small jazz ensembles and is an active clinician at schools throughout the country and is the host of The Frost Jazz Hour, on WDNA FM. 

Lisanne Lyons, Vocalist

Dr. Lyon’s career began immediately following high school as the featured vocalist for the Air Force Bands. During her years in the service, she performed and traveled worldwide with the “Norad Command Band, ”Travis AF “Band of the Golden Gate,” and the U.S. Air Force Academy “Falconaires.” She received her Bachelor’s and Masters of Music and Doctorate in Music from the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music. As a student, she received two Downbeat Magazine awards performed with Joel Grey  on the NBC televised Orange Bowl half-time show and replaced Monica Mancini in the national touring company of his Tony award-winning “City of Angels.”

Location: Broward Center at the Amaturo Theater

Event Information

Event Date 11-10-2021 7:45 pm
Individual Price $65.00

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