The 26th ANNUAL MELTON MUSTAFA JAZZ FESTIVAL WEEKEND

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The 26th ANNUAL MELTON MUSTAFA JAZZ FESTIVAL WEEKEND

CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL LADIES OF JAZZ!!!!

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Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater 819 Northwest 2nd Avenue Miami, FL 33136

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  • 3 days 4 hours
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THE 26TH ANNUAL

MELTON MUSTAFA

JAZZ FESTIVAL

Celebrates International

Ladies of Jazz!

The Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival was founded 1996 by International Jazz Trumpet Legend and Miami Native Melton Mustafa Sr. The MMJF is now considered a staple in the community and celebrates 26 years of pure Jazz. This years jazz festival is dedicated to the all of the amazing Women Jazz Artist, the late Zakiyyah Mustafa and late Melton Mustafa Sr. We thank you for your dedication to the preservation of Jazz Music. This festival is a performance platform for local artists, international artists, students, educators, local businesses and the community. The MMJF26 welcomes all Jazz lovers regardless of their age, background, gender, social economic status, sexual preference, disability or education. Let's Jazz together!!!

Mustafa Jr.

MMJF26 Artists Lineup: Endea Owens, Mariel Bildsten, Shirazette Tinnin, Teja Veal, Jazmin Ghent, Nicole Yarling, Quiana Lynell, The Real Tracy Fields, Radio Personality Jill Tracey, Nicole Kidd, Yarelis Gandul, Sherie Vaughn, Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughn, Nailah Mustafa, Michele Bazin, Broward College Jazz Band directed by Waldron Dunkley featuring Yamila Ayala, Florida's favorite entertainer Jesse Jones Jr., Vocalist Lenard Rutledge, Yamin Mustafa, James Cotman, Jim Gasior, The Legendary Melton Mustafa Orchestra, New World School of the Arts Jazz Band, and many more...

MMJF26 DAY 1, 2, 3 & 4 DETAILS ARE PROVIDED BELOW. LETS JAZZ!!!

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DAY 1 - February 23, 2023 - Dunns-Josephine Hotel

PRE-JAZZ FESTIVAL MIXER

Jazzy Mixer - Laid back jazz social event. Great networking opportunity. Featuring the Incredible Jazz Vocalist Nicole Kidd and International Jazz Trumpeter Yamin Mustafa.

February 23, 2023 - Dunns-Josephine Hotel

6:00 - 8:00PM

Tickets: FREE (Please call to make a reservation)

The Dunns - Josephine Hotel

1028 NW 3 Ave.

Miami, Florida 33136

877-571-9311 or 513-477-7781 email staywithus@dunns-josephinehotel.com

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Nicole Yarling - Jazmin Ghent - Jesse Jones Jr.

DAY 2 - February 24, 2023 - Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

JAZZ ON THE PLAZA - LIVE JAZZ , SPOKEN WORD & SILENT ART AUCTION

February 24, 2023 - Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater Plaza

7:00PM - 10:00PM

The Jazz on the Plaza event is an outdoor jazz concert which features International Bassist Endea Owens, Vocalist Nicole Yarling, Saxophone Recording Artist Jazmin Ghent, South Florida's favorite entertainer Jesse Jones Jr., Nailah Mustafa, Sherie Vaughn, Michele Bazin, Rebecca "Butterfly" Vaughn and many more. Our host for this years Jazz on Plaza Concert is Radio Personality Jill Tracey. Silent art auction, food trucks and vendors will be present.

Attire: Dress to impress (cool hats and socks are welcomed)

General Admission: $30 (Bring blankets, chairs, etc - no venue seating provided)

General Admission: At the door $35 (Bring blankets, chairs, etc - no venue seating provided)

VIP Tickets: VIP $60 (Seating provided)

VIP Tickets: At the door VIP $65 (Seating provided)

*General Admission - Picnic Style Seating (Bring blankets, chairs, etc - no venue seating provided)

*VIP Guests will sit near the performance stage and will have access to the VIP ONLY areas.

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DAY 3 - February 25, 2023 - Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

JAZZ WORKSHOPS &

COLLEGE ALL STAR CONCERT

(Featuring Broward College Jazz Band directed by Waldron Dunkley)

JAZZ WORKSHOPS/FEATURED MIDDLE, HIGH SCHOOLS & COLLEGES

February 25, 2023 - Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

Tickets: $20 Individual $225. (Registered School band)

Clinicians: Endea Owens, Mariel Bildsten, Shirazette Tinnin, Teja Veal, Jazmin Ghent, Nicole Yarling, Jesse Jones Jr., Leonard Rutledge

Workshop & Performance Schedule

8:30 AM- On-site Registration

9:00-9:30 AM School Band Performance TBA

9:30-10:00 AM School Band Performance TBA

10:00-10:30 AM School Band Performance TBA

10:30-11:00 AM School Band Performance TBA

11:00-12:00 PM Jazz Workshop (Guest Clinicians - Jesse Jones Jr., Jazmin Ghent, Nicole Yarling, Teja Veal, Lenard Rutledge)

12:00-1:00 PM Break ******* Lunch*******

1:00-2:00 PM Jazz Workshops (Guest Clinicians - Endea Owens, Mairel Bildsten, Shirazette Tinnin, Quiana Lynell )

2:00-4:30 PM All-Star College Jazz Concert

(Broward College featuring Yamila Ayala and directed by Waldron Dunkley)

Tickets: General admission $20

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Day 4 February 26, 2023 - Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

RED CARPET EVENT &

MMJF26 FESTIVAL CONCERT

February 26, 2023 - Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

5:00PM RED CARPET EVENT (Come Camera ready)

(Meet and greet our featured artists on the Red Carpet)

Special Guest Performance - New World School of the Arts Jazz Band directed by Jim Gasior

6:00PM Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Concert

Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Concert featuring Teja Veal, Mariel Bildsten, Shirazette Tinnin,Quiana Lynell Yarelis Gondul, South Florida's favorite entertainer Jesse Jones Jr., Vocalist Lenard Rutledge, Yamin Mustafa, James Cotman, Jim Gasior , The Real Tracy Fields and The Legendary Melton Mustafa Orchestra!

Attire: Dress to impress

Tickets: General admission $40 (At the door) $45

VIP Tickets: $60 (At the door) $65

*VIP Guests will sit near the performance stage and will have access to the VIP ONLY areas.

MELTON MUSTAFA JAZZ FESTIVAL

Celebrating International Ladies of Jazz!!!

26 YEARS OF LIVE JAZZ IN SOUTH FLORIDA!!!

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THE MMJF26 WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR INCREDIBLE SPONSORS!!!

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Host Site

Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

819 NW 2nd Ave

Miami, Florida 33136

Phone Number: 786-708-4610

(Parking available in the adjacent lot.)

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Please check out our host hotel:

The Dunns - Josephine Hotel

1028 NW 3 Ave.

Miami, Florida 33136

877-571-9311 or 513-477-7781 email staywithus@dunns-josephinehotel.com

Ask for the MMJF26 rate!

For More Information:

www.meltonmustafajazzfestival.com

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