The Stars Come Out for the Holidays at Jazziz Nightlife

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Celebrate the holidays at JAZZIZ Nightlife, 201 Plaza Real (Mizner Park) in Boca Raton, with a stellar line-up of top name -live entertainment through the end of 2014 and beyond. December 2-3 | 7 & 9 PM Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin JAZZIZ Nightlife welcomes to our stage Grammy winning legendary guitarist Lee Ritenour and Academy and Grammy winning musician/composer/keyboardist Dave Grusin. We also join in the worldwide celebration of Dave Grusin’s 80th birthday — from St. Moritz to the Hollywood Bowl and now to South Florida. The Graduate, Tootsie, Divorce American Sytle, On Golden Pond and the Milagro Beanfield War are just a sampling of the 60 film scores, which have earned Dave Gursin an Academy Award and 8 nominations. Considered one of the most renowned composers/keyboardist/producers of our time, he is also the recipient of 12 Grammy Awards and the co-founder of GRP Records, the ground-breaking jazz record label. December 9-10 | 7 & 9 PM David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown Since launching his recording career in 1977, David Benoit’s expansive career as a contemporary jazz pianist and composer has included over 25 solo recordings. His prolific output since 2000 includes several prominent Charlie Brown related projects (including Here’s To You, Charlie Brown: 50 Great Years and the star-studded 40 Years: A Charlie Brown Christmas) that reflect his lifelong passion for the music of original Peanuts composer Vince Guaraldi and solidify Benoit’s role as his musical heir. Benoit has also released the Billboard Contemporary Jazz charting albums Fuzzy Logic, Right Here, Right Now, Full Circle and Heroes, which paid homage to the pianist’s top jazz and pop influences. In 1965, the first ever “Peanuts” animated special took place. It was a landmark event and it was the start of a tradition that would continue year after year. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is a tradition enjoyed around the world by fans of all ages. Now, 50 years later, Contemporary Jazz Piano Legend, David Benoit, is paying tribute to this incredible piece of entertainment history. Tickets are $50 General Admission, $65 Premium and $95 VIP. December 11 | 8 PM Burlesque Magnifique: Burlesque Revue, Cabaret & Variety Show with Miami Sound Combo Live Band Join us as some of the finest Burlesque artists and Las Vegas-style show girls come together for one night only in Boca Raton. Step into a world of spectacular glamour and tease as we venture through the eras of seduction with extraordinary entertainment for a truly spectacular Burlesque Revue, Cabaret and Variety show. This 90-minute production will feature both classic and neo burlesque, along with show girls, comedy acts, special performances and our live band, Miami Sound Combo. This is a dynamite show that is sure to dazzle with its stunning costumes, elaborate choreography, and sultry performers, embodying the authentic cabaret style of the ages. Tickets are $35 General Admission, $55 Premium and $75 VIP. December 12 | 7 PM Rat Pack Trilogy The All Star cast of the finest Rat Pack tribute artists in the country, the Rat Pack Trilogy is the newest and youngest cast of Frank, Dean, and Sammy! Rat Pack Premier performers Dezhon Fields as Sammy Davis Jr., Jeff Bradford as Dean Martin, and Jeff Grainger as Frank Sinatra – bring their experience and talents in creating an almost identical Rat Pack revival. Tickets are $50. December 16-17 | 7:30 PM Ben Vereen Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy. His first love and passion is and always will be the stage. On Broadway, Vereen has appeared in Wicked, Fosse, I’m Not Rappaport, Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Pippin, Grind, Jelly’s Last Jam and A Christmas Carol. For over 40 years, Vereen has showcased his versatility and creativity, performing countless one-man shows not only in the United States, but also Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. He was the first simultaneous winner of the “Entertainer of the Year,” “Rising Star,” and “Song and Dance Star” awards from the American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA). He also earned a coveted spot in the Casino Legends Hall of Fame. Tickets are $35 General Admission, $65 Premium and $85 VIP. December 19 | 7:30 PM All-4-One If you’ve ever been in love, then you’ve heard the name All-4-One and their timeless songs “I Swear,” “I Can Love You Like That,” “So Much In Love,” “ I Turn To You,” “These Arms,” “Beautiful As You” and much more. The Grammy award winning group All-4-One is internationally known for making beautiful love songs that not only chart radio airwaves, but also garner countless awards. All-4-One’s very first single “So Much In Love,” scaled to RIAA Gold Sales and top five pop status. The California based quartet soon marked their place in the industry as premier balladeers. Their second single, “I Swear,” claimed the billboard “Hot 100” #1 spot for 11 consecutive weeks, while sales sky rocketed to hold the #1 selling single status in 1994 and third most successful single of the rock era. “I Swear” STILL holds a spot on the Billboard’s “Hot 100”as one of the most successful singles of all time and has been named by ASCAP as one of the greatest love songs of the 20th Century. Tickets are $50 General Admission, $125 Premium and $150 VIP to include a Meet & Greet in the Cigar Bar. December 23 | 7 PM Jon Secada Christmas Celebrate the holidays with Jon Secada who returns to JAZZIZ Nightlife as part of his ongoing residency. With a career spanning over two decades, two Grammy Awards, 20 million albums sold, and starring roles on Broadway, the acclaimed, romantic sounds of Secada have resulted in numerous hits in English and Spanish establishing him as one of the first bilingual artists to have international crossover success. Adored by millions around the world, he is recognized as an international superstar by both fans and peers alike for his soulful and melodic voice. In honor of the 20th Anniversary of his first hit (“Just Another Day”). Jon’s sound features soaring melodies accompanied by lush, detailed harmonies and accessible rhythms. His lyrics explore love, loss, separation and redemption while always focusing on the positive. His songs generate a tangible sense of hope to millions of fans around the globe. The Cuban-born, yet distinctly American recording artist, producer and songwriter Jon Secada has not only written and produced hit songs for his own career, but also written and produced numerous songs and #1 hits for such artists as Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin and Gloria Estefan. Tickets are $35 General Admission, $55 Premium and $85 VIP.