Rose Max, South Florida’s popular
Brazilian singer and jazz stylist will headline this year’s Fete de la Musique
Coconut Grove on Friday, June 21 from 7 to 11 pm. Rose started singing with the Octeto Rio
Orchestra in Rio de Janeiro nightspots and backed up some of Brazils most
renowned singers before moving to Miami in 1993. She and Ramatis Moraes will
play jazz, bossa nova and samba at LuLu’s on Commodore Plaza and Main Highway
in Coconut Grove from 7-10 pm. Down the
street at Jaguar Café, jazz aficionados will be able to hear Latin Grammy
winner Federico Britos (above) as the jazz violinist and his trio perform classic and
Nuevo jazz as well as global music.
The 2013 Summer Fete will have musicians at located
throughout Coconut Grove on sidewalks, in courtyards, inside restaurants and
clubs and the public can stroll about and listen for free. This is Bario Activo performing on Commodore Plaza. Guide maps will be
available at restaurants and will be handed out by red beret topped guides on
the streets. A variety of musical styles from jazz and blues, to rock, Latin,
African and pop music reflective of musical culture in South Florida will be
offered. More than 450 cities worldwide
host similar Fete celebrations that began in Paris in 1982 to promote live
music and peace.
The current line-up includes: Brazil Rose Max (Brazilian Jazz), Federico
Britos (Latin & World Jazz), The Rodiles (Rock), Munera (Rock- who has
participated in the Paris Fete de la Musique), Fernando Ulibarri (Jazz),
Sunshine Stompers (Folk), Earthshine Duo (Folk and a regular on WLRN),
BarrioActivo (Latin Rock Fusion), Lunch Money (Rock), Ghost of Grayhound
(Rock), Choral Cubana (Latin Gospel), Adrian Gonzalez (Folk/Pop), Peter Betan
(Acoustic), Cuban Pete and the Hialeah Hooligans (Rock & Roll), the Kuyayky
Children’s Orchestra (Peruvian Folk), Almost Blue (Funky Soul & Roadhouse
Blues), Danny Yucra (Cellist), The Crackers (Rock), Glenn Allen (Acoustic),
Treebo (Rock), and Alan Moore (Classical Guitar)
“This is our second season and it’s wonderful that the local
community has embraced the Fete de la Musique,” according to Brigitte Kishlar,
founder of the Miami Conservatory of Music which is producing the event. “It’s a celebration of all the musical styles
we have locally and is an exciting experience for music lovers of all ages and
cultures." Munero is above, performing on Main Highway for passersby.
Fete de la Musique Coconut Grove is open to the public and
is free. For more info and a map you can
download and print out please go to www.fetegrove.com.
The Miami Conservatory of Music is a not-for-profit
organization that provides quality training for young musicians and offers
guidance to students with exceptional musical ability. MCM’s mission is to
search for and develop hidden talents within our community while providing
venues and events for musical expression.
Our future depends on the investment we make in our children today. Educating and promoting creative expression
in young people helps shape tomorrow’s musical minds. Below is the Ulibarri Trio.
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