|New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Friday January 4, 7-10 PM (FREE): The City of Miami Beach presents "FIRST FRIDAY", featuring LeNard Rutledge at Normandy Fountain. Voted the Best Jazz Artist of the Year by the Miami New Times, LeNard Rutledge's robust vocals have made him one of the most sought-after talents in contemporary jazz. His music has been described as "captivating, soul-stirring, earthy, and funky", and he has often been compared to the great Lou Rawls. LeNard has shared the stage with a number of highly respectable jazz artists including Nnenna Freelon, Dee Dee
Bridgewater, Kenny Drew Jr.,Harry Allen and Wycliffe Gordon.
Normandy Fountain is located at Normandy Drive & Rue Vendome in North Beach. Table service is available from local restaurants. Music
Courtesy of KCC Productions.