Brenda Alford's Birthday Celebration- Songs and The Stories Behind Them

Brenda Alford's Birthday Celebration- Songs and The Stories Behind Them


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Join us for a magical night of live music with Brenda Alford and her Quintet at the Sandrell Rivers Theater!

Ms. Alford is joined in this concert by Venezuelan pianist and album producer, Antulio Mora, the renowned bassist, Paul Shewchuk, the brilliant drummer, J.D. Anderson, and the great Jesse Jones, Jr. on saxophone.
The Brenda Alford Quintet will have you tapping your toes to the swinging rhythms of some of the greatest jazz standards from her mentors and idols, Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae, and Billie Holliday.

You’ll hear the soulful jazz side of Aretha Franklin as well as some of the unique arrangements that were created by and for Brenda-- a real testament to her artistry.
Music from Brenda Alford’s latest cd, “Messages…Songs for the Soul” will be included in this concert!

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Sponsors: This program was made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, the Broward County Cultural Division, sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Age Appropriateness  All ages!

This is a Live Sensory Friendly Performance at the Sandrell Rivers Theater. Sensory-friendly performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all with autism or with sensory sensitivities.

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Teens and young adults ages 13-22 can buy tickets for $5 using the Get Tickets button below. With the purchase of one $5 ticket for someone within the age range, a second $5 ticket can be purchased for an individual of any age to join them.

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