MDC Live Arts Presents Iraqi-American Trumpet Player Amir ElSaffar

MDC Live Arts along with the Rhythm Foundation will host trumpet player Amir ElSaffar and jazz ensemble Two Rivers at North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., on March 3 at 8 p.m.

ElSaffar’s work combines Middle Eastern and American jazz. He has also been awarded the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award in 2013 and won the Carmine Caruso Jazz Trumpet Competition in 2001.

His performance is a continuation of MDC Live Arts 2017-18 series Ojalá/Inshallah: Wishes from the Muslim World, which is dedicated to Muslim culture.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the show.

For more information, contact Alexa Burneikis at (305) 237-7733 or at

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