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4th Annual ‘Jazz In The Gardens’ Hosted by Tom Joyner March 28 & 29, 2009, at Dolphin Stadium

February 4, 2009

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ — The City of Miami Gardens
announces the star-studded lineup for the 4th Annual “Jazz in the Gardens”
hosted by #1 rated, nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner, taking
place on Saturday, March 28th and Sunday, March 29th at Dolphin Stadium, 2269
Dan Marino Blvd, Miami Gardens, Florida 33056.

Confirmed artists include the dynamic and popular Maze featuring Frankie
Beverly
; soul singing sensation, Anthony Hamilton; renowned Grammy
award-winning saxophonist, Kenny G; hip-hop emcee and actor, Common;
Grammy-winning soul singer and writer, Erykah Badu; R&B singer and songwriter,
Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds; smooth and sexy, Will Downing; funk, soul and old
school jazz composer, Roy Ayers; West-African-born and critically acclaimed
jazz vocalist, Angelique Kidjo; and two-time Grammy-nominated songwriter,
guitarist and producer, Jonathan Butler.

“Four years ago, we were just another jazz festival, now it is really
amazing to know that nationally and internationally, we are a well-known and
respected music festival. ‘Jazz in the Gardens’ has become an economic
resource; infusing a new stream of revenue into the South Florida area;
creating business opportunities for local businesses and sponsors; and driving
tourists into South Florida and the local community. In 2009 we will exceed
our past attendance records and continue to make Miami Gardens the
winter-break destination for adults,” says Mayor Shirley Gibson.

With attendance doubling each year, “Jazz in the Gardens” is one of the
top cultural events in South Florida and across the country. The jazz festival
is a diverse mix of music genres that range from Jazz, R&B, Caribbean and
African sounds. “Jazz in the Gardens” is an exciting multi-cultural event that
has something to offer all music aficionados. With an expected turnout of
30,000, it is positioned to break its own attendance record yet again.

Tickets are on sale now, available through the Dolphin Stadium Box office,
www.jazzinthegardens.com or www.ticketmaster.com. For additional information
about “Jazz in the Gardens” 2009 visit www.jazzinthegardens.com or contact the
City of Miami Gardens (305.622.8043). For media inquiries contact Circle of
One Marketing (305.576.3790). Artists’ photos and interviews are available
upon request.

SOURCE City of Miami Gardens


Source: newswire



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