Jazz and the Philharmonic is a one-of-a-kind concert project conceived by music producer and impresario Larry Rosen featuring a star-studded roster of award-winning jazz and classical artists performing iconic compositions by legendary composers. This historic event is a collaboration of four major national arts organizations—the National YoungArts Foundation, the University of Miami’s Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and JAZZ ROOTS: A Larry Rosen Jazz Series. The program features 10-time GRAMMY® Award-winning vocalist and YoungArts Master Teacher Bobby McFerrin; 20-time GRAMMY® award-winning virtuoso pianist Chick Corea; 12-time GRAMMY® and Oscar-winning pianist/composer Dave Grusin; five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning and YoungArts alumnus trumpeter Terence Blanchard who is also the artistic director for the Henry Mancini Institute.
What does Chef Michelle Bernstein pull out of her shirt during a recent taping? Nothing the WPBT2 studio crew would have expected (but working moms out there will relate)! It’s just part of the fun behind-the-scenes of WPBT2’s restaurant review show, Check, Please! South Florida Season 11. For more info on the show: http://www.checkpleasefl.com