The Bridge Hotel is â€śjazzing upâ€ť summer nights in Boca Raton with its Jazz, Bossa & Blues series at the â€śTop Of The Bridgeâ€ť. Two opening-night celebrations will feature the top names in South Florida Jazz. Beatriz Malnic, heralded with the Brazilian Press Award as the â€śBest Brazilian Singer in the United States,â€ť kicks off Jazz, Bossa & Blues with a bang on June 1st and on June 8th, Nicole Henry will serve up her soulful turn on jazz classics, old and new.
Online PR News – 29-May-2011 – – The Bridge Hotel is â€śjazzing upâ€ť summer nights in Boca Raton with its Jazz, Bossa & Blues series at the â€śTop Of The Bridgeâ€ť. Two opening-night celebrations will feature the top names in South Florida Jazz. Beatriz Malnic, heralded with the Brazilian Press Award as the â€śBest Brazilian Singer in the United States,â€ť kicks off Jazz, Bossa & Blues with a bang on June 1st and on June 8th, Nicole Henry will serve up her soulful turn on jazz classics, old and new.
â€śIâ€™ve been in show business for more than 20 years and I can honestly say that I am very excited about the talent weâ€™re bringing to the Bridge,â€ť said Producer Joseph Mirrione. â€śWe have world-class musicians every single night of this series â€“ itâ€™s going to be a first-class experience for our audiences.â€ť
Attendees can mix and mingle with other music lovers perched atop the Boca Raton Bridge Hotel, featuring a full bar, sumptuous small plates and sweeping panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Intracostal Waterway and Lake Boca. On Wednesdays, The Jazz, Bossa & Blues series transforms Carmenâ€™s at the Top of the Bridge into an intimate New York style upscale lounge from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. through the summer.
A $10 entertainment charge applies to enjoy all the evening's festivities and complimentary valet parking. Doors open at 7 p.m.; Call (561) 886-4570 for reservations or visit www.jazzbossablues.com for the full performance schedule as well as audio and video clips of each entertainer.
The Bridge Hotel is located at 999 East Camino Real in Boca Raton. To book guest room reservations at this pet-friendly, all-balcony waterfront boutique hotel located less than a mile from vibrant Downtown Boca and the areaâ€™s pristine beaches, call (561) 368-9500 or toll-free (866) 909-2622, or visit www.bocaratonbridgehotel.com. For dining reservations Thursday thru Saturday and Sunday Brunch at Carmenâ€™s, call (561) 886-4570 or visit www.opentable.com.
About Beatriz Malnic:
Beatriz Malnic appears on our first opening night as part of a quartet featuring guitarist Ivo de Carvalho. Prepare to be transported as Bea weaves a tapestry of American classics with a Brazilian twist and Bossa Nova with unparalleled flair. (Of course, you shouldnâ€™t be surprised to find a few threads of samba in the eveningâ€™s blend.) Beatriz has performed and recorded with musical luminaries such as Toquinho, Chico Buarque, Roberto Menescal, Al Di Meola, Nestor Torres and others. She is the featured vocalist on several CDs, including a CD of bossa nova and samba songs that was produced by Roberto Menescal and directed by Nelson Motta for Warner Music of Brazil. Her second CD, Estrada do Sol, was released in 2006. Her first live DVD â€śBossa and Bluesâ€ť was released in December 2010. Ivo de Carvalho has recorded with Joao Gilberto, Maria Carey and Earth, Wind & Fire, among others.
About Nicole Henry:
Nicole Henry appears on our second opening night celebration with a level of class, beauty and talent rarely seen even in the worldâ€™s finest music venues. Sophisticated, soulful and fun, Nicole Henry has won praise from both critics and audiences worldwide for her powerful ability to truly touch and inspire people with her beautiful voice and stunning presence. She has released three international top 10-selling jazz CDs within the past six years and has toured in over fourteen countries. Jazz Improv writes that Nicole is â€śbeautiful, emotionally evocativeâ€¦a terrific voice and a sensitive way with a lyric.â€ť Itâ€™s with that same sensitivity that Nicole Henry mesmerizes audiences wherever she goes. Career highlights include performing 14 concerts in Japan with the Duke Ellington Orchestra; sharing the headline with Michael Feinstein in Dallas for a Larry Rosen Jazz Roots concert; being honored by Miami-Dade Countyâ€™s In the Company of Women â€śArts & Entertainment Awardâ€ť; singing the National Anthem on FOXâ€™s 2010 FedEx Orange Bowl for over 15 million viewers and the average of 150 annual performances she is involved in throughout the world. Nicoleâ€™s latest CD release, The Very Thought of You reached #7 on the U.S. Billboard Jazz Chart in 2008, positioned between Diana Krall and Tony Bennett. Sheâ€™s been everywhere from Shanghai to Madrid and from Kosovo to Paris, but on June 8th, sheâ€™s all ours - right here in Boca Raton.
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