Miami Jazz Fest

About Miami Jazz Fest™

The Miami Jazz Fest® is the brainchild of event founder and producer, Carmen J. Cartiglia.  “There are many music festivals that call themselves ‘Jazz’ events, but are all too often watered down with other types of music” says Mr. Cartiglia.  The Miami Jazz Fest® will be going back to the basics and will bring in some exceptional true jazz artists from around the world.  The first night of this 2 day event, November 17th, will feature the exotic sound of Brazil as we bring in a star studded line up of international musicians to introduce you to the unique and varied styles of Brazilian jazz.

The second day and evening, November 18th, will be rocking Miami as we bring in some swinging, no nonsense, straight ahead jazz performances by world renown musicians from across the globe. This will be a REAL jazz festival with the very best musicians the jazz world has to offer coming together to create an experience not to be missed!

“We’re going ‘Old School’ for this event and bringing the people of Miami a true jazz event that they can be proud of!”  Mr. Cartiglia goes on to say that “this is the start of an annual jazz festival that will grow with each year and establish Miami as the home for ‘True Jazz’ and the revival jazz is enjoying.”

Partners in Production

Miami Jazz Fest, LLC® is proud to have such a wonderful array of staff and talented organizations who were instrumental in bringing this event to you.

Miami Jazz Fest, LLC® staff includes:
Joseph LoSchiavo, Operations Manager
Joe Carter, Musical Director and Talent Coordinator
Ana Valente, Sponsorship Coordinator
Rosie Lopez, Promotions Director
Jeannette Piña, Human Resources Manager

Mediasiv LLC – Web Design & Development
Law Offices of Barry O. Chase – Entertainment, Arts & Media Law
Off The Wall Sound Co. Inc. – Sound and Lighting
Woody Graber Associates – Public Relations, Publicity and Marketing
Live Nation – Klipsch Amphitheater Management Company



The Miami Jazz Fest, LLC, is a proud supporter of a charitable foundation dedicated to bring awareness to the public and to help find the cause and a cure for the little known disease entitled Scleroderma. A portion of each ticket sold will go to the American Society For Scleroderma Research, a grass roots non-profit organization founded in 2004. Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease affecting individuals of all age ranges, including children. To learn more about Schleroderma and A.S.F.S.R. please visit:

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