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Lenard Rutledge
Overtown

Live Music: Leonard Rutledge w/ the Jim Gasior Trio

Date:
Add to Calendar 2023-04-08 18:00:00 2023-04-08 18:00:00 Live Music: Leonard Rutledge w/ the Jim Gasior Trio Lobby Bar The Betsy [email protected] America/New_York public
Time:
6PM TO MIDNIGHT
Location:
Lobby Bar
LeNard RUTLEDGE, Named Best Jazz Singer by the Miami New Times, LeNard has shared the stage with Wycliffe Gordon, Kenny Drew Jr., Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kirk Whalum, Marion Meadows and the late George Duke.

Event Details

All Jazz performances from April 1 thru April 30, 2023 are presented as part of The Betsy’s 11th Annual Overture to Overtown Jazz Festival. 

LOBBY BAR
6PM TO MIDNIGHT

The longest-running live music series on Miami Beach, with Latin Jazz on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Listen along while dining in LT Steak & Seafood or enjoying a refreshing libation at the Bar.

LeNard RUTLEDGE – Vocals - LeNard Rutledge, born and raised in Miami, is often compared to the legendary Lou Rawls. LeNard grew up in the historic St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Overtown and began his musical career as a drummer, playing in the marching band at Miami Central Senior High. While attending Saint Augustine College in North Carolina he started singing in local clubs and began his vocal career in 1997 performing with the Melton Mustafa Orchestra.  He was named The Miami New Times Best Jazz Artist in 2006 and is currently recording new songs across several musical genres. @rutvoice

JIM GASIOR – Piano - has performed with Ricky Martin, Kelly  Clarkson, Alih Jey, Chayanne, Little Richard, Michael  Bolton, Jose Feliciano, Smokey Robinson, Benny  Golson, Slide Hampton, Freddie Hubbard, Terell  Stafford, Patti Austin, John Fedchock, Duffy Jackson,   Jason Marsalis, Donald Harrison, Robin Eubanks,  Jeremy Pelt, Jay Leonhart and the Jaco Pastorius  Reunion Big Band. Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree in  Studio Music and Jazz Performance, a Master’s degree in Jazz Pedagogy - both from University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, where he is  in the final stages of his Doctorate in Jazz.

 

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