Content by tag "Charlotte"

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Steve Wilson at the Jazz Room

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Steve Wilson
The Jazz Room
Charlotte, NC
June 21, 2019

Saxophonist Steve Wilson has an extensive discography. In addition to his recordings as a leader, he has played with such jazz musicians as pianist Chick Corea, saxophonist Michael Brecker, bassist Dave Holland, big band arranger Gerald Wilson, and saxophonist Joe Henderson. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

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 ...

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. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

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 ...

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The Rhythm Future Quartet at The Evening Muse

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The Rhythm Future Quartet
The Evening Muse
Charlotte, NC
April 23, 2016

The Rhythm Future Quartet plays Gypsy jazz with one eye towards the past and the other towards the present. They've got the style, they've got the chops, and they're not afraid to try new things. As one of ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Chad Lawson: Crossing Over and Back

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Chad Lawson is a compelling musical voice that deserves wider attention. He's a masterful pianist with an extensive jazz background, but has crossed genres taking the beauty of his music into the classical world. Recently, he released The Chopin Variations, arrangements of famed composer Frédéric François Chopin. On the album, Lawson re-contextualizes Chopin's piano solo pieces, ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jazz Pianist/Vocalist Marc Hoffman To Join Wavy Train For Six Performances

Jazz Pianist/Vocalist Marc Hoffman To Join Wavy Train For Six Performances

North Carolina musician, Marc Hoffman will play Southeast dates with band SALISBURY, NC: Composer, jazz pianist, and vocalist, Marc Hoffman will perform with NC based jam band, Wavy Train for six dates in the Southeast during the band's spring/summer Southeastern 2015 Tour. The first performance will be Friday, April 10th at Second & Green Tavern in Winston-Salem. NC. Other stops ...

NEWS: TRENDS

The United Sates Of Events: America's Top Concert Going Cities By Genre

The United Sates Of Events: America's Top Concert Going Cities By Genre

Ticketing and event platform Eventbrite has released a list of America’s top event-going cities and the United States of Events, a visualization of the event-going trends in America's largest 25 cities. The company leveraged its platform of millions of events to zoom in on attendance themes. Overall Music Ticket Sales 1. jny: Austin
2. jny: San Francisco
3. ...