With a relationship that spanned 30 years – from idol to mentor to friend, few living musicians have such a deep connection to jazz legend and pioneer of Bebop, Dizzy Gillespie, than Jon Faddis. When Faddis blasted onto the jazz scene, audiences were amazed at the young musician’s range, techniques and ability to successfully mirror the complex style of Dizzy Gillespie. Faddis soon developed his own trademark style and is now known as one of the most innovative and inspiring jazz trumpeters of our time. Even Dizzy described Faddis as “He’s the best ever – including me!” Living legend Jon Faddis will join your Charleston Jazz Orchestra to pay tribute and celebrate the musicianship and life of jazz great Dizzy Gillespie.
TWO SETS: 5PM + 8PM
This performance is made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and REV Federal Credit Union.
Tickets: $25 – $62
Senior Rate (65+) | $10 Student Tickets
Groups (10+) call 843.641.0011 for Group Rate – Save 15%