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For Immediate Release:
May 12, 2015
Media Contact:
Trenae Floyd
trenae@miamidade.gov
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George Tandy Jr. excites and entertains Music in the Park crowd


Left: Breakout music star George Tandy Jr. played host to a crowd of 350 during the Music in the Park event at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex in Miami Gardens. Inside Left: While lots of toe-tapping was going on, the vibe compelled many to get out of their seats and dance. Inside Right: A night of rhythm and blues kept the crowd engaged during the Music in the Park free Jazz and Blues concert. Right: South Florida entertainers Ike & Val Woods kicked off the concert with a mix of Jazz and Blues.

(MIAMI GARDENS, FL) – A mix of upbeat Jazz and downhome Blues got music lovers out of their seats to enjoy two hours of pure entertainment on May 8 at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex in Miami Gardens. More than 350 music enthusiasts clapped their hands, tapped their toes and grooved to the sounds of George Tandy Jr. and Ike & Val Woods during the semiannual concert sponsored by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, the Sunshine Jazz Organization, City of Miami Gardens Councilwoman Lisa Davis and the Miami-Dade Parks Foundation.  

“Our May concert was the largest to date,” Commissioner Jordan said. “We expanded our outreach initiatives, which helped court more attendees.”  

The next Music in the Park event will be held on December 4, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199th Street, in Miami Gardens.