Jazz: The Sound of Freedom with Shelly Berg @ Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, Coral Gables [12 January]

Jazz: The Sound of Freedom with Shelly Berg

19:00 - 20:00

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Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ
3010 De Soto Blvd, Coral Gables, Florida 33134
FREE CONCERT — 7:00 p.m., Fri., Jan. 12
Jazz: The Sound of Freedom with Shelly Berg

Begin the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend celebration with a one-hour journey through the evolution of jazz and its influences on some of the celebrated songs and artists inspired by the Civil Rights Movement.

Taking us on this musical voyage is five-time Grammy-nominated arranger, orchestrator, and producer, Shelly Berg. A celebrated jazz pianist, Shelly is Dean and Patricia L. Frost Professor of Music at the University of Miami’s acclaimed Frost School of Music. From the keyboard, Shelly sounds his deeply-inspired interpretations, the freedom that jazz embodies, and the spring of hope it swells within humankind: “Free at last!”

Doors open and seating begins at 6:30 p.m. for the 7:00 p.m. FREE concert. Canned food and monetary freewill donations will be accepted for Feeding South Florida. As always, everyone will be welcomed!

All activities at Coral Gables Congregational UCC

Saturday, January 13
Hunger Vigil
9:00 a.m. until goal reached
Bring cans of food to help raise 10,000 lbs. for Feeding South Florida. Also donate online ($1 = 1 lb. of food) at HungerVigil.org

Festival of the Flea
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Browse and buy the treasures of over 20 vendors in this community-wide flea market.

Sunday, January 14
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Service
Speaker, The Rev. Bob Chase with Legato Vocal Ensemble
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