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Bebop and Beyond featuring Mike Longo and the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band/Martin Hand, Music Director

at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale FL

May 13 2015
Bebop and Beyond featuring Mike Longo and the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band/Martin Hand, Music Director

This jazz concert features jazz pianist Mike Longo, who was a past resident and part of the Ft. Lauderdale's local jazz scene. Mr. Longo was a protege of Cannonball Adderley, who was a band director at Dillard High School. Adderley heard Longo at a jam session and became interested in the young pianist. The two became friends. Cannonball got Longo gigs with his R&B band and the pianist began playing up and down the east coast of Florida. Adderley coached the younger musician and later hired him

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ADMISSION INFO

$45 reserved seating & $10 for students

Contact: 954-462-0222

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LOCATION

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

201 Southwest 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

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