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Live Music: Wilkie Ferguson, piano

Date:
Add to Calendar 2021-04-08 18:00:00 2021-04-08 18:00:00 Live Music: Wilkie Ferguson, piano Lobby The Betsy [email protected] America/New_York public
Time:
6:00PM - 11:00PM
Location:
Lobby
The longest running live music series on Miami Beach.

Event Details

The longest running live music series on Miami Beach, Listen along while dining in LT Steak and Seafood or enjoying a glass of wine at the Bar. Free and open to public.

Wilkie Ferguson is a native of Miami, Florida and a graduate of New World School of the Arts. He studied music and mathematics at Morehouse College, and majored in classical piano performance at Eastman School of Music. Wilkie’s first job out of college was with the faculty of the Boys’ Choir of Harlem as assistant director, piano accompanist and music theory instructor. As a performer, he was a part of the original Broadway casts of the Tony Award winning The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Motown the Musical, and Wonderland. and has toured with In the Heights; Hairspray; and Dreamgirls. Off broadway and regional shows include Cotton Club Parade at City Center and the world premieres of Sister Act and Ray Charles Live at Pasadena Playhouse. As a composer/ arranger, some of his work can be heard in Parrotheads, currently the #1 ranked documentary on iTunes; Congo Cabaret by Shoga Films; and his original musical, Take On Me, featuring big band arrangements of 80s pop hits.

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