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Noel Freidline Quintet At The Jazz Corner's 20th Anniversary Party

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Noel Freidline Quintet
The Jazz Corner
20th Anniversary Party
Hilton Head Island
March 31, 2019

The All About Jazz worldwide poll to find member's favourite jazz clubs had closed (view results), and The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island reached the top 20 clubs in the world. At that same ...

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The Ben Paterson Trio At The Jazz Corner

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Ben Paterson Trio
The Jazz Corner
Hilton Head Island, SC
May 10-11, 2019

The Ben Paterson Trio set off with the lilting Ray Brown tune “FSR" (For Sonny Rollins). By the time they had finished the very first piece the audience was fully engaged in the performance.

Paterson ...

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The Justin Varnes Orchestra's Rhapsody In Blue At The Jazz Corner

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The Justin Varnes Orchestra
The Jazz Corner Rhapsody in Blue
Hilton Head Island, SC
May 12, 2019

For Mother's Day luncheon, The Jazz Corner presented another in their “Classical meets Jazz" series of concerts, “Rhapsody in Blue."

The opening clarinet trill, a scale, then the slowly extruded glissando ...

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The Vaché Brothers Quintet At The Jazz Corner

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Allan and Warren Vache' Quintet
The Jazz Corner
Hilton Head, SC
March 1-2, 2019

Brothers, Allan Vache' and Warren Vache', brought their quintet, their dry wit and, their brotherly banter to The Jazz Corner for their annual visit. Allan played clarinet in the style and with an attack reminiscent of early ...

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Authentic Gypsy Jazz At The Jazz Corner

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Fredric Gomes
The Jazz Corner
Authentic Gypsy Jazz
Hilton Head Island
February 22-23, 2019

Gypsy Jazz or Manouche was the invention of Django Reinhardt whose sound came from old gypsy tunes played with a swing rhythm. During the inter-war years, Django heard Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington in Europe's ...

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Ulysses Owens Jr. At The Jazz Corner

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Ulysses Owens Jr.
The Jazz Corner
Songs of Love
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
February 15-16, 2019

It was a pleasure to hear a group of skillful, energetic, and highly-educated young musicians at Hilton Head Island's Jazz Corner, led by master musician and two-time Grammy winner (including one for his work with ...

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Quentin Baxter Quintet At The Jazz Corner

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The Quentin Baxter Quintet
The Jazz Corner
Hilton Head Island
February 8-9, 2019

Playing his drums with the wooden rims, Quentin Baxter came to The Jazz Corner with his quintet of friends from Charleston, South Carolina. Brett Belinger led them off with a bass solo, picked up by tenor saxophonist Mark ...

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The Emmet Cohen Trio at The Jazz Corner

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The Emmet Cohen Trio
The Jazz Corner
Hilton Head Island
February 1-2, 2019

The Emmet Cohen Trio have been together for five years and it shows. Dynamic bassist Russell Hall from Kingston, Jamaica hummed along to the bass and ebullient, dramatic drummer Kyle Poole made up the trio.

They ...

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Peter And Will Anderson Trio At The Jazz Corner

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Peter and Will Anderson Trio
The Jazz Corner
Hilton Head Island, SC
January 25-26, 2019

Peter and Will Anderson have been playing The Jazz Corner for the last six years and for these two nights they were joined by guitarist Felix Lemerle. Over that time, they have become more secure ...

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Robert Lewis Heads the Charleston's Jazz Orchestra

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He is the director of jazz studies at the College of Charleston, a full time (and long time) member of the Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) in Charleston, South Carolina, in great demand for private lessons by aspiring jazz musicians and, when the time is right, a performer who leads his own group. So obviously, what Robert ...