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August 13, 2020 — 7:00pm to 8:30pm


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8/13/2020 – From the Archives: Charleston Jazz Festival Edition – Nnenna Freelon with your Charleston Jazz Orchestra

Nnenna Freelon and the Charleston Jazz Orchestra kicked off the 4th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival with their performance of NEW STANDARD TIME: The Great American Songbook. As a six-time Grammy Award nominee, Nnenna has earned a well-deserved reputation as a compelling and captivating live performer. In 2014, Nnenna starred in the critically acclaimed show “Georgia on My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles” at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Nnenna is no stranger to the music of Ray Charles as she toured with him, as well as many other great jazz artists including Ellis Marsalis, Al Jarreau, George Benson, and others.

FROM THE ARCHIVES

NEW STANDARD TIME: The Great American Songbook – Nnenna Freelon and your Charleston Jazz Orchestra
Originally performed live on January 18, 2018

SETLIST
Let the Good Times Roll – Louis Jordan, Arranged by Mark Taylor
Out of This World – Harold Arlen, Arranged by John Charles
They Can’t Take That Away From Me – George Gershwin,  Arranged by Slide Hampton
I Like the Sunrise – Duke Ellington, Arranged by Jay Meachum
Lately – Stevie Wonder, Arranged by Alan Baylock
Little Girl Blue – Rogers and Hart
Wouldn’t it be Loverly – Lerner and Lowe, Arranged by Peter Matz
Bewitched – Rogers and Hart, Arranged by Mark Taylor
Skylark – Hoagy Carmichael
Come Rain or Come Shine – Arlen and Mercer, Arranged by Jeff Martin
Feelin’ Good – Anthony Newley, Arranged by Alan Baylock

 

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