David Nuby inducted into Jazz Hall of Fame
South Florida Jazz Hall of Fame, co-sponsored by the Sunshine Jazz organization held its 5th Annual Induction Ceremony & Concert. The event was held at the Miami Shores Golf & Country Club on July 27, this annual event was open to the public and free to all who attended.
One of South Florida’s own legends from Dania Beach, Fla., Mr. David Nuby was awarded this honor for his contributions to jazz as a drummer with finesse and natural talent. His career spans from “Jamming” at the Sir John Lounge in the 50’s until he joined the Charlie Austin Band where they were the first Black Jazz group to play on Fort Lauderdale Beach at the Boca Key Hotel. Under the direction of Charlie Austin, Dave Nuby is well remembered as the house drummer at the famed Hampton House in Miami. Nuby has played and enjoyed touring with some of the greatest jazz musicians in the world.
Congratulations to all the Jazz Hall of Fame Inductees for 2013: Pete Minger – Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Nestor Torres- Flute, Jimmy Crawford –Piano/Vocals, Panama Francis – Drums, Paquito D’Rivera – Alto Saxophone and Dave Nuby – Drummer.