On July 29, the series continues with Silvano Monasterios and the Fourth World Ensemble. Voted “Best Jazz Musician in Miami” by the Miami New Times in 2009, pianist-composer Monasterios began his professional career at the age of 18. A true piano prodigy, Monasterios has become one of the most admired and requested piano jazz players in Miami.
Monasterios has performed with a number of acclaimed artists including Ira Sullivan, Terumasa Hino & the World Jazz All-Stars, Othello Molineaux, Dave Liebman, Melton Mustafa, Marc Johnson, Donald Byrd, Alan Harris, Paquito D’Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Nathen Page, Randy Brecker, Sammy Figueroa, Paul Wertico, Mark Egan, Shakira, David Lee Roth and Nestor Torres.
Monasterios will be joined by the Fourth World Ensemble, featuring Troy Roberts on saxophone, Gabriel Vivas on bass, Rodolfo Zuniga on drums and Jose Gregorio providing additional percussion. Silvano Monasterios and the Fourth World Ensemble is presented by KCC Productions. Hot Nights Cool Jazz is free for museum members and $10 for non-members. Jazz Happy Hour offers complimentary beverages courtesy of Rex-Goliath Wines. Seating is limited.