The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, under the guidance of the iconic Wynton Marsalis, is celebrated for its dedication to the education and preservation of jazz. Marsalis, a virtuoso on the trumpet and a recipient of multiple Grammy Awards, guarantees an unforgettable evening of jazz excellence. Gates open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7. Tickets range from $52-$139. www.discoverfortmose.com
Fort Mose Historic State Park host the 3rd annual Fort Mose Jazz & Blues Series from February 8 to February 17. To honor the history and celebrate the cultural significance of Fort Mose, the Fort Mose Jazz & Blues Series will be comprised of five unforgettable performances over two weeks in February from some of the biggest names in their respective genres.
Proceeds of this series will support the construction of an on-site fort representation and development of additional interpretive resources. The original fort was destroyed during the Battle of Bloody Mose in 1740.