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The Michael Orta Benefit Fund Featuring Paquito D'Rivera, Sammy Figueroa, and Nicole Henry


The Florida International University School of Music is joining with the Miami Jazz Cooperative to present a world-class concert to honor the late, Michael Orta, longtime professor of jazz piano and a mainstay in the Miami Jazz Community. Proceeds from the concert go directly to the Michael Orta Scholarship Fund. Top jazz musicians including Paquito Dí Rivera, Nicole Henry, Sammy Figueroa, along with FIU artist-faculty and other special guests, will take to the stage to honor his memory and celebrate his lifelong legacy.