Shelly Berg Trio, Gershwin Top 20 Celebration

Shelly Berg Trio, Gershwin Top 20 Celebration

The late Dave Brubeck raved, “Shelly Berg is a great jazz pianist who has a total command of his instrument”.   The All Music Guide says “Shelly Berg is one of the finest pianists around in the early 21st century playing modern mainstream jazz.”

Shelly Berg is a Steinway piano artist and five-time Grammy-nominated arranger, orchestrator, and producer. His album projects The Deep (Chesky), The Nearness of You (Arbors), Blackbird (Concord) and The Will (CARS) are critically acclaimed. Berg earned three Grammy nominations in the Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s) category with jazz singer-lyricist Lorraine Feather and international superstar Gloria Estefan, and a fourth Grammy nomination as co-producer of Gloria Estefan: The Standards (Sony). He earned his fifth Grammy nomination as co-arranger of “I Loves You Porgy / There’s a Boat That’s Leavin’ Soon for New York” from the album Rendezvous (2018) featuring jazz singers Clint Holmes and Dee Dee Bridgewater with The Count Basie Orchestra. Recent projects include recording and/or performing with Tony Bennett, Seal, Lizz Wright, Andra Day, Clint Holmes, Renée Fleming, and Arturo Sandoval.

Shelly Berg is Dean of the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami and was previously the McCoy/Sample Professor of Jazz Studies at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California.  He is also the host of a monthly radio show Generation Next on Sirius XM, music director of The Jazz Cruise, and artistic advisor for the Jazz Roots series at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami.  https://www.shellyberg.com/

Location: Broward Center at the Amaturo Theater

Event Information

Event Date 01-12-2022 7:45 pm
Individual Price $65.00