Live Music - Nicole Henry w/Melton Mustafa, Jr. Trio
Presented by The Ocean Drive Association with The Betsy's 10th Annual Overture to Overtown Jazz Festival. In partnership with WDNA Jazz Radio, National Jazz Appreciation Month, The City of Miami Beach and the Greater Miami and the Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Sundays from 5pm to 6pm, April 2022
Hosted outside on the Ocean Drive Promenade located between 14th Street and 14th Place
Rain space for outdoor concerts is The Gallery @ The Betsy Hotel (enter from 1433 Collins Ave).
- April 3 at 5PM - Jim Gasior Jazz Trio with LeNard Rutledge
- April 10 at 5PM - Edgar Pantoja Latin Jazz Trio with Magela Herrera, Vocals and Flute
- April 17 at 5PM - Nicole Yarling Quartet with Tal Cohen, Piano
- April 24 at 5PM - Melton Mustafa, Jr. Jazz Trio with special guest Nicole Henry
5PM - 6PM
Nicole HENRY (Special guest)– Since her debut in 2004, jazz powerhouse Nicole Henry has earned a Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance," and 4 Top 10 U.S. Billboard, Jazz Week & HMV Japan jazz albums. She has captivated audiences while headlining in over 20 countries & has also performed in more than 30 music festivals worldwide and in some of the world’s most famous jazz venues. Henry has recorded with some of today’s musical greats including Kirk Whalum, Julian Lage, Gerald Clayton and Gil Goldstein and has performed with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and Michael Feinstein. In late 2021, she released her 8th CD that reached #4 on U.S. jazz charts. The New York Times raved, “I had the sense of being in the presence of a pop-soul superwoman.” @nicolehenrymusic
Melton MUSTAFA, JR. – Saxophone - Melton Mustafa Jr.-Trumpet player extraordinaire, arranger/composer, producer, and educator. Melton has performed with the Count Basie Orchestra, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Woody Herman Orchestra, Bobby Watson, Jaco Pastorius, George Cables, John Hicks, Charlie Mingus Dynasty, and Gunter Schuller, among others. @meltonmustafajazzfestival