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2022 CJF: Marcus Amaker + Ron Wiltrout
April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm$20 – $40
The Charleston Jazz Festival started in 2015 and is a special time of year when jazz fans throughout the country flock to Charleston to celebrate the Holy City’s rich jazz heritage and thriving jazz scene. From April 21 – 24, 2022, the 2022 Charleston Jazz Festival will feature student musicians during Family Jazz Day, local jazz groups during Lowcountry Jazz Day (Edwin G Hamilton Quintet, Marcus Amaker + Ron Wiltrout, The Grace McNally Trio + The Plantation Singers, and The Abdiel Iriarte Experiment), and internationally acclaimed performers including the Emmet Cohen Trio, Lucy Yeghiazaryan, Bruce Harris, the Jorge Luis Pacheco Quartet, Kandace Springs and Etienne Charles & Creole Soul.
2022 CHARLESTON JAZZ FESTIVAL
Lowcountry Jazz Day
Marcus Amaker + Ron Wiltrout
Charleston’s Poet Laureate Marcus Amaker teams up with New Music Collective percussion explorer Ron Wiltrout for a powerful performance of Jazz and Poetry.
Marcus’ poetry and music have been featured and recognized by the Washington Post, The Kennedy Center, NPR, PBS NewsHour, and many others, and he’s currently the Artist in Residence at the Charleston Gaillard Center. One of his poems is on a Grammy-nominated album! Ron performs and records regularly throughout the country, with ensembles ranging from Jazz and Salsa to Avant-Garde and Contemporary Classical music.
Don’t miss Marcus Amaker + Ron Wiltrout – this fan favorite Lowcountry duo at the Charleston Jazz Festival!
Marcus Amaker – Voice/Moog Synthesizers
Ron Wiltrout – Drums/Percussion
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Forte Jazz Lounge
Tickets: $20 – $40
If you need assistance, please call the box office at 843.641.0011
Save $5 off the total ticket price when you purchase a Lowcountry Jazz Day 2 SHOW PASS!