'Jazz Nights' at The Raleigh in South Beach

A new jazz series launches this weekat The Raleigh’s famed Martini Bar and Restaurant Michael Schwartz in collaboration with the Miami Beach Jazz Festival. 

Intimate monthly performances are scheduled in Restaurant Michael Schwartz, adjacent to the hotel bar, through the festival’s second annual event on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 at the New World Center for the Arts.

The internationally known musical lineup kicks offs Thursday, Oct. 16 with Miami-based Cat Shell and continues with the Mike Orta Trio, Thursday, Nov. 20; Markus Gottschlich (the festival’s artistic director) and Friends, Dec. 18; and a final performance prior to the festival’s main event on Jan. 8. All shows begin at 8 p.m. 

A fixed three-course menu will be available for $49 and a selection of classic cocktails — including the Crown Colony Daiquiri, Martinez, and Vesper — are 25 percent off when ordered with the prix fixe feature.

For dinner reservations, email rms@sbe.com