Jazz at MOCA: Luis Disla Latin Jazz Ensemble
Fri Sep 24 2021 at 08:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami | Miami Gardens, FL
AdvertisementThe Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) is pleased to relaunch its free outdoor “Jazz at MOCA” concert series in-person on the last Friday of every month. Jazz at MOCA returns in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 24 from 8-9 p.m. featuring the Luis Disla Latin Jazz Ensemble in partnership with WDNA 88.9 FM Serious Jazz.
Grammy-nominated artist Luis Disla is a highly-regarded Latin Jazz saxophonist, flutist, producer, arranger, composer, and educator. As a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, Disla has worked with a multitude of top artists, such as Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Kirsty MacColl, Victor Manuelle, Mongo Santamaria, Mario Bauza, Juan Luis Guerra, the Tropicana All Stars, Israel Lopez (Cachao), Carlos Santana, Wyclef Jean, Tabou Combo, Nestor Torres, and more. His music has appeared on over 250 recordings, including commercials for Burger King and Budweiser, on the soundtrack of the film “I Like It Like That”, and on an episode of Showtime’s “Dexter.”
Jazz at MOCA is South Florida’s longest-running free outdoor jazz concert series and one of the museum’s most beloved public programs. Since 1999, Jazz at MOCA has been presented on the MOCA Plaza on the last Friday of the month. Hundreds of concert-goers have enjoyed a free concert, activations, and pay as you wish admission to the museum from 7 to 10 p.m.
The public is invited to enjoy the vibrant sounds of the Luis Disla Latin Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m., rain or shine.