April 30, 4-7 PM: The Global Arts Project, Inc. and the Collins Park Neighborhood Association celebrate International Jazz Day with a FREE performance by vocalist Vivian Sessoms. Dr. Ed Calle's student jazz ensemble will open the afternoon, and there will be a farmer's market courtesy of the Market Company.
Vivian Sessoms has been a featured vocalist for several artists, including Chris Botti (Jazz trumpeter), Harold Mabern (legendary jazz pianist), Eric Benet, Will Downing, Towa Tei (Dee-Lite), Ryuichi Sakamoto (Japanese composer), David Morales (DJ), Junior Vazquez (DJ), Mads Baerentzen (jazz pianist), and Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20), and has toured worldwide with these artists and others
"A POWERHOUSE!" (Quincy Jones)
"She blew the roof off!" (Nick Ashford)
"It is always such a fantastic surprise when a new artist comes to Feinstein's and just blows the roof off with their talent". Jessica Poli (Feinsteins at Loews Regency)
The concert is in Collins Park (behind the Bass Museum) at 2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. For More information call (305) 332-2623.
The organizers are especially grateful to our presenting sponsor, W Hotel and Residences.