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Charlotte Jazz Festival 2019

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Charlotte Jazz Festival
Charlotte, North Carolina
April 29 -May 4, 2019

Longtime Charlotte, North Carolina jazz fans have fond memories of JazzCharlotte, a free outdoor weekend jazz festival that ran for eight years from 1986 to 1993. A spinoff from the popular SpringFest, it was a Fall festival that included stages presenting ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Charlotte Jazz Festival 2019

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Patina Miller, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, The Future of Jazz Orchestra, Maria Muldaur, Carlos Henriquez, Paul Nedzela, and Donna Hopkins
Charlotte Jazz Festival
Charlotte, NC
May 1-4, 2019

Presented by the Leon Levine Foundation and staged by Blumenthal Performing Arts, the Charlotte Jazz Festival is continuing to grow incrementally ...

NEWS: ADVOCACY

Jazz Arts Initiative Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Announces Name Change To JazzArts Charlotte

Jazz Arts Initiative Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Announces Name Change To JazzArts Charlotte

International jazz legend Wynton Marsalis joined JazzArts Charlotte President and CEO Lonnie Davis on Saturday, March 30 for a re-branding kickoff event held for sponsors, volunteers and local dignitaries. Ten years ago, Lonnie and O.C. Davis came to Charlotte from their hometown of jny: New Orleans, displaced by Hurricane Katrina. They had an audacious dream to ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Making The John Coltrane Jazz Festival in High Point

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John Coltrane was born in Hamlet North Carolina on September 23, 1926. When Coltrane was a young child his family moved to the town of High Point, North Carolina where he spent the first seventeen years of his life at 118 Underhill Street.

Coltrane showed academic potential at Leonard Street School. Among his classmates ...

Jean Luc Ponty To Tour The US Summer 2018

Jean Luc Ponty To Tour The US Summer 2018

Legendary French violinist Jean Luc Ponty and his band will be continuing their “Atlantic Years” tour in the US beginning August 2018! Jean Luc Ponty is a pioneer and undisputed master of the violin in the arena of jazz and rock. He is widely regarded as an innovator who has applied his unique visionary spin that ...

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Robert Rich & Markus Reuter at Streamside Concerts

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Robert Rich & Markus Reuter
Streamside Concerts
Arden, NC
May 18, 2018

American ambient keyboardist Robert Rich and German touch guitarist Markus Reuter have known each other for over a decade, and produced two albums together. But they have never toured together until now, a short tour they are calling Flood ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017

Now in their 48th year, King Crimson will be returning to America in the Fall of 2017! The new dates see the group performing in some states and cities that have not been visited in a while. jny: Atlanta, Georgia, for example, last had live Crimson music in 2001, while Texas has experienced something of an ...

Walter Beasley, Ronnie Laws, Willie Bradley At McGlohon Theater At Spirit Square On June 9th

Walter Beasley, Ronnie Laws, Willie Bradley At McGlohon Theater At Spirit Square On June 9th

Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8:00 pm Ticket Price: $45 McGlohon Theater At Spirit Square
345 N. College St
Charlotte, NC 28202 Featuring Walter Beasley, Ronnie Laws, Willie Bradley and Shawn Marie Allen. Walter Beasley acclaimed saxophonist and vocalist intended to teach for just one year after graduating from the prestigious Berklee College of Music. ...

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Anat Cohen at Davidson College

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Anat Cohen/Davidson College Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combo
Davidson College / Duke Family Performance Hall
Davidson, NC
April 21, 2017

We've known for a long time that Anat Cohen can electrify audiences whenever she picks up her clarinet and plays. After her recent residency at Davidson College, we can now proclaim that ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Pianist/Composer Yelena Eckemoff recollects Childhood In Russia through "Sense Of Smell" On Blooming Tall Phlox, Featuring An All-Finnish Lineup Of Young Rising Stars

Pianist/Composer Yelena Eckemoff recollects Childhood In Russia through "Sense Of Smell" On Blooming Tall Phlox, Featuring An All-Finnish Lineup Of Young Rising Stars

Available January 20, 2017 on L&H Production "Blessed with prodigious classical chops, Eckemoff's a gutsy, imaginative improviser. She's also a gifted composer who's devised a totally original take on the whole jazz-classical hybrid concept. Effortlessly modern, with nothing to prove beyond total involvement in the moment, Eckemoff presents a thoroughly modern, yet intimate and highly personal sound-world."— ...