The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) will relaunch the free, in-person outdoor “Jazz at MOCA” concert series on the last Friday of every month, beginning on September 24, from 7 to 8 p.m. This Friday’s performance will feature the Luis Disla Latin Jazz Ensemble in partnership with WDNA 88.9 FM Serious Jazz in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Grammy-nominated artist Disla is a Latin Jazz saxophonist, flutist, producer, arranger, composer, and educator. As a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, Disla has worked with artists like Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Kirsty MacColl, Víctor Manuelle, Mongo Santamaría, Mario Bauzá, Juan Luis Guerra, Tropicana All Stars, Cachao López, Carlos Santana, Wyclef Jean, Tabou Combo, Nestor Torres, and more. His music has appeared in more than 250 recordings, including commercials for Burger King and Budweiser, on the sound track of the film I Like It Like That, and on an episode of Dexter.
Jazz at MOCA is South Florida’s longest-running free outdoor jazz concert series and one of the museum’s beloved public programs. Since 1999, Jazz at MOCA has been presented on the MOCA Plaza on the last Friday of the month. Hundreds of concert-goers have enjoyed a free concert, activations, and “pay as you wish admission” to the museum until 10 p.m.