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Alex Weitz Group (Wynwood Live)
May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wynwood Live is a new concert series at Wynwood Cafe & Lounge featuring some of Miami’s finest musical and visual artists. Come enjoy great music, artwork, food, drinks, and cocktails in the heart of the Miami art district.
Before the show, from 5-7pm enjoy our Happy Hour featuring 50% off on cocktails, beer, and wine.
Student Special: Quesadilla and Corona for $10
“what (Alex Weitz Group) projects together is something you (really, REALLY) don’t often find… total comfort with each other, and an extreme dedication to pleasing the listener who wants more than “just another tune”… totally unique phrasing and a most graceful style”
-Contemporary Fusion Reviews
“ It is impossible not to be knocked out by the sheer creative firepower of the artist.”
-Raul Da Gama, The Jazz Word
Saxophonist and composer Alex Weitz began his career in Arizona as a member of the award-winning Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band, versing himself in the music of its namesake and the classic repertoire of Count Basie. This foundation in swing distinguished him early on as an artist who knows that, to architect a sustainable future, one must mine raw materials from the past. Tapping the roots of tradition in the Southwest gave him more than enough minerals to sustain his relocation to the Southeast, where he studied at the prestigious University of Miami Frost School of Music. While there, he completed his undergraduate studies in Jazz Saxophone Performance and graduate studies in Studio Jazz Writing, gaining invaluable mentorship and experience as a member of the Henry Mancini Institute Jazz Septet under famed trumpeter Terence Blanchard. With Blanchard’s encouragement, Weitz strengthened his personal voice, and then some, emerging from the Miami program with an in-depth knowledge of composition that imbues his originals with robust, memorable melodies and structural integrity. Since graduating, Alex’s primary musical focus has been on performing, composing, and producing music with his ensemble, the Alex Weitz Group.