Miami Dade College’s Jazz at Wolfson Presents Wolfson Jazz Ensembles

Miami, Feb. 23, 2024 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Wolfson Campus Arts and Philosophy department -t – continues its successful Jazz at Wolfson Presents series with a performance by MDC’s Wolfson Jazz Ensembles at 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12. This and all Jazz at Wolfson Presents concerts are free and open to the public.

The Wolfson Jazz Ensembles consist of three groups of exceptional music students. The Horace Silver group takes its name from the legendary pianist and composer of the 1950s and ‘60s. The Blue Note group pays tribute to the famed jazz record label of numerous groundbreaking recordings. The Hard Bop Jazz Ensemble takes its name from the jazz style which emerged in the mid-50’s.

These ensembles have historically included some of South Florida’s best emerging musicians. Over the years the ensembles have performed at jazz festivals in Switzerland, Italy and the Netherlands. They have received DownBeat magazine awards in both composition and performance.

Notable alumni include Chicago-based saxophonist Rocky Yera, New York saxophonist Hery Paz, Trinidad and Tobago multi-instrumentalist Shaquille Noel, guitarist Richard Padron, as well as pianist Kemuel Roig, formerly with Arturo Sandoval and Al Di Meola.

About Jazz at Wolfson Presents

Jazz at Wolfson Presents is Miami-Dade County’s longest continuously running free jazz series. All concerts are open to the public year-round at MDC Wolfson Campus in the heart of downtown Miami. Jazz at Wolfson Presents is funded in part with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County mayor and the Board of County Commissioners through the Hannibal Cox Jr. Cultural Grants Program. MDC’s Jazz at Wolfson Presents features live performances that run monthly from September through April. To view the complete list of concerts and for more information, visit

MDC’s Jazz at Wolfson Presents features live monthly performances from September through April.

WHAT:             Jazz at Wolfson Presents Wolfson Jazz Ensembles

WHEN:            Tuesday, March 12, at 5:40 p.m.

WHERE:          Wolfson Campus, Auditorium (Building 1, Room 1261) 300 N.E. 2nd Ave.

For more information, please contact Monica D’anetra at 305-237-3721.