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NRM DAY INTO NIGHT MUSIC™, September 17, 2016, 12:00 PM (noon) to 10 PM in MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT


NRM DAY INTO NIGHT MUSIC™, Saturday, September 17, 2016, 12:00 PM [noon] to 10 PM in MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT – FREE ADMISSION / TEL: 305-741.2017 — RSVP / REGISTER FOR PERFORMANCES BEING HELD IN SUITE 200 at: also visit the Miami Design District websiteMiami fusion and roots music from AGAPE on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 3:00 PM in at the SUITE 200 at 3930 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami FL  33137

AGAPE  Featuring Nadia Harris and Erick Paredes Erick Paredes and Nadia Harris tread their own path through a diverse spectrum of sound and life experiences — bringing it all together in a collaboration that  blurs geographical locations and sounds. Their sound is called “DUB” comprised of elements drawn from their cultural roots and transformed into new forms by these “future gazing artists”.  Their sound is an “everything is everything” mix that they describe as “strolling in a backyard, a quick walk around a bustling Toronto neighborhood, exposure to a canvas of ancient smells with tastes and sounds that come from all corners of the Earth and finding harmony … “  AGAPE describes their organic sound in relation to Miami as a “symbiotic natural integration of nature and technology” within a new city creating its own unique aesthetic   It was during the frequent and prolonged stays to Miami that DJ / Producer Erick Paredes met Nadia Harris, a Jamaican singer that was no stranger to music, being the daughter of a legendary roots recording artist. It was a perfect match. Her voice was unique and complimented the sound developed by Erick and brother Patrick Paredes since their teens growing up in Toronto, Canada.  Agape has performed with a wide range of live musicians for explosive live performances. As a band and as DJs, they’ve played at some of the biggest festivals in Toronto, Miami, New York, Detroit and Rio de Janeiro. They have opened for cutting edge artists such as jazz icons Medesky, Martin and Wood and Brazil’s Seu-Jorge among others.  (above – right: Nadia Harris and Erick Paredes; above – right: Nadia Harris)

JAY RODRIGUEZ on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 6:00 PM in SUITE 200 at 3930 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami FL  33137 with special guests Adam Klipple, Phoenix Rivera and Derin Young (dei 7 free range music)JAY RODRIGUEZ with dei 7 free range music

Jay Rodriguez is a Grammy Nominated Saxophonist, Flautist, Clarinetist, Film Composer, Producer and Arranger. His family immigrated to NYC from Columbia when he was three years old in 1970. Studying music since he was seven years of age, At age 13, Jay was featured as a guest soloist by Paquito D. Rivera at the famed Salsa Meets Jazz concerts at the then well known Village Gate. There he met Jazz legends like Stanley Turrentine, Ray Barretto, Tito Puente, Victor Venegas and Dizzy Gillespie to name a few. He went on to work with the well known Jazz and Latin artists like Wilfredo Vargas, Bross Townsend, Vincente Pacheco, Celia Cruz, Jose Alberto, Candido and many more.

Jay began studying with saxophonist Phil Woods and Pianist Michael Wolf. He continued working and learning in the Latin Jazz world and began to study flute with Julius Baker at the time principal flautist with The New York Philharmonic. Jay went on to study at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music at it’s inception under a full scholarship. During that time he studied with Sir Roland Hanna, Barry Harris, George Coleman, Kenny Werner, Gil Goldstein, Walter Davis Jr., John Gilmore, Jim Pepper and Joe Henderson.  Jay co-founded the NYC phenomenon of the early 90’s the Groove Collective which influenced bands like the US 3, Roots, a Tribe called Quest and Modern Hip Hop and Dance music. He has performed, produced recorded and or arranged for such artists as, Elvis Costello, Medeski, Martin and Wood, Roy Hargrove, Fred Wesley, George Porter Jr, Teruo Nakamura, Bobby Sanabria, Musiq Soulchild, Natalie Cole, Little Louie Vega, Dennis Ferrer, Melissa Manchester, Film Directors Godfrey Reggio, Shawn Batey and Michele Stephenson, Mino Cinelu, Alex Foster, Alex Blake, Patti Labelle, Sara Dash, Guru, DJ Nicodemus, DJ Premiere, Chucho Valdez, Victor Jones, Arturo O Farrill, Bernie Worrell, The Roots, The Mingus Big Band, Al Macdowell, Widespread Panic, Mike Clark, Kenny Barron, Dave Schools, Widespread Panic, Irakere, Mongo Santamaria, Eddie Palmieri, Selah Sue, Jerry Wonda, The Gil Evans Band, Celia Cruz, Doc Cheatham, Miles Davis, Prince among many other great musicians. He has taught / lectured all over the world including at the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark, in Berlin, Estonia, Japan, University of Cairo, Uninorte in Colombia and Unam in Mexico. For more information visit (above – left:  Jay Rodriguez; below right: Derin Young)

Producer, songwriter and vocalist, Derin Young (dy7) has been a performance artist since age four, appearing with her mother and such artists as legendary percussionist and bandleader, Baba Olatunji in the late 1960’s. Since that time Derin has worked in the areas of multimedia, music, performance art and sound design also appearing as a vocalist in Europe, Indian Ocean, Japan and North America as a featured performer with numerous musicians including: Lenny Kravitz and Vanessa Paradis, rock band, Living Colour and French rapper, MC Solaar, among others.   Derin has also performed or recorded with international recording artists such as Samite, Gino Sitson, Sergio Vargas as well as with pop and rock groups such as PM Dawn and Rise Robots Rise.   In the 80s and 90s as the leader of her own ensemble, Science and Ritual, Derin produced performances and was known for her mixing of genres and “blending of the experimental and traditional” forms of music.  Moving forward during the 2000s, Derin’s dei 7 free range musicproject has featured guest musicians from Africa, the Caribbean, South America and the United States performing at numerous venues.  As a principal producer for nonradioMusic, Derin continues to develop digital, exhibition, discussion and performance content for institutions, organizations and various types of companies.

Arranger, composer and pianist, Adam Klipple, plays piano, Hammond organ, sampler and a variety of vintage keyboards.  Adam leads three of his own ensembles: Drive-By Leslie, his Hammond organ quartet, explores many styles of electric jazz; Sneak, a group making melodic, otherworldly songs and featuring vocalist Becca Stevens. The Masters of Tashkent is his eight-piece Soul-Uzbek-Hindustani-Funk orchestra.

Adam has also worked on stage and recording projects with Joseph Bowie and Defunkt, Carla Cook, Ron Affif,  His credits also include performances with the Peter Apfelbaum, Sun Ra Arkestra, Dave Fiuczynski, Ghostface Killah, David Gilmore, Vincent Gardner, Groove Collective, Joel Harrison, Lauryn Hill, Sekou Sundiata,  John Medeski, Marc Ribot, Jay Rodriguez,Josh Roseman, Kurt Rosenwinkle, and Smokey Robinson.   Adam has appeared at such renowned venues as the Blue Note, Iridium, the Jazz Standard, Blues Alley and the Knitting Factory, and at international jazz festivals ranging from the Umbria Jazz Festival, to the JVC Jazz Festival, the Moers Jazz Festival, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the Free Jazz Festival in Rio de Janeiro, the JazzNOJazz Festival in Zurich, the Akbank Jazz Festival in Turkey, and the Poretta Soul Festival in Italy. Information at (above – left: Adam Klipple)

Chill Out on The Mezzanine with mellow sounds from Ivo Carvalho on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 12:00 PM on the Mezzanine Level in Palm Court at 140 NE 29th Street, Miami FL  33137 with special guests Jay Rodriguez, Phoenix Rivera, Derin Young andTantra-zawadi

IVO CARVALHO & Special Guests, Jay Rodriguez, Phoenix Rivera, Derin Young and Tantra-zawadi  Composer, guitarist, producer and virtuoso, Ivo Carvalho hails from Sao Paulo, Brazil and is known for his beautiful playing and peaceful vibrations.  Ivo studied at the Fundação das Artes de São Caetano do Sul where he began his career as a guitarist in 1975.  As a studio and live musician he has been working with award winning artists for numerous projects from broadcast to dance, film and multimedia.  Ivo nas been combining the styles of bossa nova, samba, jazz and pop for a powerful blend that reaches a diverse audienceAfter working along side respected maestro, Claire Fisher, for recording artist João Gilberto (creator of Bossa Nova)in 1994 he decided to move to the United States.  Since then Ivo has been performing and recording with a number of artists in Europe, Japan, North and South America including his work on remixes for Earth Wind and Fire and Mariah Carey (Columbia Records).  Ivo is a wonderful musician and accompanist with a combination of musical and technical skills which allow for his enjoyable performances that highlight his musical freedom expressed through particular guitar tones and creating rich textures and rhythms for music lovers worldwide.  Other artists that Ivo has worked with include, Joao Gilberto Cezar, Will Calhoun, Roberto Carlos,  Camargo Mariano and Nestor Torres, among others. (above – right: Ivo Carvalho)

Drummer extraordinaire, Phoenix Rivera and son of legendary latin jazz great, Mario Rivera, has earned his own place as an internationally known musician.  From New York City and playing drums, among other instruments, since his teen years, Phoenix has performed and recorded on a number of distinguished projects including. “At the Point, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 recorded with Papo Vazquez, El Commandante and Mario Rivera and Por Fin with Tito Puente and Eddie Palmieri.”  Phoenix has also played with Chico O’Farrill, Dave Valentin, Eurythmics, Robert Palmer, Hilton Ruiz, and Carlos Santana.  Phoenix also participated Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz in the Schools Tour with Arturo O’Farrill, which reaching over 5,000 New York City students, teachers, and parents.  Rivera is also a musical director and producer, describing his sound as “latin, jazz and funk”.  Phoenix is appreciated for the “joy and vibrancy” that he brings to the performance stage. (above – left:  Phoenix Rivera; below – right: Tantra-zawadi)  

Tantra-zawadi, the author of three books of poetry and an international performance poet, has presented to standing room audiences around the world. She has performed original works off-Broadway and was featured at The Badilisha Poetry X-Change Festival, Lincoln Center and The American Museum of Natural History in NYC, The Montserrat Poetry Festival, The Daniel Sorano National Theatre and The Austin International Poetry Festival, among other venues.  Tantra is a 2010 Pushcart Prize nominee for her poem “Girl,” a recipient of the Kings County District Attorney’s Women’s History Month Award.  As a mentor for the Girl-Child Network Worldwide, she is donating a portion of the proceeds from her books to GCN.  Tantra performs regularly with The Senegal-America Project, appears on several global music compilations and in publications including Essence Magazine.  She is the director of two short documentaries, and her poem and video “Scarlet Waters,” was featured on the Product(RED) video wall to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS in Africa.  Follow Tantra-zawadi on-line at  (above – left: Tantra-zawadi)

THE CHILDREN OF DISCO with Richie Jones and featuring Eric Kupper on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM in Palm Court at 140 NE 29th Street,, Miami FL  33137 with Special Guest, Bonnie Pointer

THE CHILDREN OF DISCO with Richie Jones and featuring Eric Kupper with Special Guest, Bonnie Pointer …


Bonnie Pointer, co-founder of the the group, the Pointer Sisters, is noted as a Disco Diva and for her historic Grammy Award win as co-writer with her sister Anita Pointer of the top 20 country hit Fairytale in the mid 70s, which also earned the Pointer Sisters a nomination for Best Vocal by a Duo or Group, Country.  Writers, Anita and Bonnie were also nominated for Best Country Song that year. During this period, The Pointer Sisters recorded with Atlantic Records and were known for their 40s styled clothing and harmonic vocal performances which combined a number of musical genres including country, jazz and rhythm and blues. Bonnie began performing and recording as a solo artist in the late 70s, releasing hits like Free From My Freedom and Heaven Must Have Sent You.  Ms. Pointer continues to perform internationally and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with her sisters in 1994. (above – left and right: Bonnie Pointer)

Eric Kupper is keyboardist, arranger, songwriter, remix artist,
DJ and record producer.  Playing in bands in his formative years, he got his real start in the mid-1980s working as a keyboardist, guitarist, and songwriter for such producer/remixers as David Morales, Frankie Knuckles, Arthur Baker, Mark Kamins, Justin Strauss, Peter Rauhofer, and Richie Jones. Since 1986 he has played on, remixed, and/or produced over 1700 records for artists spanning all contemporary musical genres. His work in the mid-to-late 1980s/early 1990s, especially his work with Def Mix Productions, is considered to be part of the foundation for house music as it exists today. He released an album under his own name, From the Deep, in 1995.  As a remixer he has worked with Ayumi Hamasaki, Garbage,  Usher, Alicia Keys, BT, Whitney Houston, Marianne Faithfull, Goldfrapp, Cher, Shakira,  Enrique Iglesias, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Kylie Minogue, Korn,  Moloko, Smash Mouth, New Order, Yoko Ono, Dido, Brandy, Depeche Mode, Curtis Mayfield, Brand New Heavies, Robert Palmer, Afrika Bambaata & Soulsonic Force, Kate Bush, 808 State, Jessica Simpson, Anastacia, Donna Summer, PM Dawn, Miley Cyrus and RuPaul, among numerous others.  Kupper has also worked as a producer and/or mixer for many projects outside of the realm of dance music. Artists include Roisin Murphy, PM Dawn, The Butterflies of Love, Saint Etienne, Gaz Brookfield, McQueen, Lovebites, Ofra Haza, Jaymes Bullet, Laura Pausini, and Gloria Estefan.  He has made three artist albums under the name “Eric Kupper presents K-Scope.” The most recent was called Electrikiss released in January 2009 after a ten-year hiatus. Kupper also started the Hysteria Records label.   As a DJ, Kupper has played and continues to perform all around the world. (above – left: Eric Kupper)

Richie Jones is a long established and respected member of the music industry who began his career as a New York based Club DJ in the early 1980’s and helped to define many of that era’s Disco and Dance Classics. Richie’s entry into studio work during the mid 80’s was highlighted by his Remixes of hits for Taylor Dayne, Whitney Houston and Lisa Stansfield among others.  In 1991 Richie launched his own concept group, Degrees Of Motion. The first two singles, “Do You Want It Right Now” and “Shine On” both achieved Top 10 positions in the UK National Charts, and to this day are considered classic club anthems worldwide. After spending much of the 1990’s producing and/or remixing club hits for many well-known artists, Richie decided to focus exclusively on Mainstream Pop Music. His work with artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Anastacia, Marc Anthony and many others resulted in a string of hit records and worldwide sales in excess of 100 Million units. In 1999 Richie received a GRAMMY-AWARD nomination for Best Dance Recording as the Producer of “Waiting For Tonight” by Jennifer Lopez. Richie and has also contributed to the Soundtrack for the Academy-Award winning Motion Picture, “Dreamgirls”.  In 2009, Richie went back to his roots as the Sunday night, Resident DJ at Sushi Samba on Lincoln Road in South Beach, where he entertains patrons with a well-crafted mix of sexy & soulful Deep House. He also performs monthly at Segafredo on Lincoln Road in South Beach.  For more info:   discogs / Richie Jones and / Richie Jones  (above – left: Richie Jones; above – right: Eric Kupper)


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