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LIVE AT FIREFLY: Symphonic Swing (outdoor event)
May 21, 2021 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT$25 – $30
LIVE AT FIREFLY: Symphonic Swing Jazz Meets the Classics
Although Jazz and Classical music are different in many ways, the border between the two genres is a fluid one. As America’s “Classical” music, Jazz combines spontaneity with the technical mastery of a composition. With LIVE AT FIREFLY: Symphonic Swing – Jazz Meets the Classics, your Charleston Jazz Orchestra will bring the world of improvisation and swing to notable Classical compositions, bridging the gap, bending the genres, and introducing the styles of Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and Billie Holiday to Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven to name a few.
“Some of our favorite concerts highlight the writing/arranging talents of our local jazz community. In this show, we’ll be presenting a full slate of brand-new charts based on popular melodies from the classical tradition. I can’t wait to hear what everyone comes up with!”
-Robert Lewis, CJO Music Director
Doors: 5pm | Show: 6pm
Outdoor Event | Bring Your Own Chair | Masks Only Required Indoors | Free Parking | Dogs Allowed
Tickets: $25 (Seniors/Military) | $30 (Adult)
***Your Live at Firefly ticket includes access to the Virtual Performance
For $10 Student Tickets, please call the box office at 843.641.0011
This performance has been made possible in part by Firefly Distillery.
This is an outdoor event and guests are required to bring their own chairs. Seating will be spaced out between guests. Drinks and food will be available for purchase. No outside food or drink permitted. Free parking available on site.
Masks are only required when indoors. Charleston Jazz will continue to flow the mask requirements of the performance venue. Thank you for your continued patience.
This concert will also be performed at the Charleston Music Hall (View HERE) and will be available as a virtual performance (View HERE).