1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Founded in 1992 by Fred Ruffner, the Gold Coast Jazz Society is one of the premier jazz presenters in the South Florida region of classic and traditional jazz. The non-profit organization presents a annual jazz concert series featuring renowned international, national and regional jazz artists in the 590-seat Amaturo Theater of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts located in the arts district of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Gold Coast Jazz also provides a variety of jazz education and outreach programs, jazz scholarships for student musicians and jazz events for the local community.