SAXOPHONE SUPERNOVA – Charleston Jazz Orchestra + Melissa Aldana
October 21, 2023 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Prestigious Blue Note recording artist and Grammy-nominated musician Melissa Aldana is a Chilean-born tenor saxophonist who is making big waves in the jazz scene. At the age of 24, Aldana became the first female instrumentalist and the first South American musician to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. This marks her first collaboration with the world-renown Charleston Jazz Orchestra as she delves into the greatest hits of her saxophone heroes through the generations.
ABOUT THE CHARLESTON JAZZ ORCHESTRA
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Robert Lewis, has been performing for audiences in the Lowcountry for over 14 years. The Charleston Jazz Orchestra is comprised of 18 accomplished jazz musicians and is an entertaining and educational example of the rich history of jazz in Charleston. The Charleston Jazz Orchestra offers a six concert subscription series known for its unique, enthusiastically received performances that contribute mightily to the ever-evolving Lowcountry arts scene. Find out more about the Charleston Jazz Orchestra members HERE.
Watch past Charleston Jazz Orchestra performances HERE.
ABOUT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL
Steeped in history, the Charleston Music Hall is one of the oldest buildings on the block. Today, this versatile space combines historical elegance with modern functionality. Above all else, the Music Hall is a listening room; an intimate environment in which the audience and the artist can interact on a more personal level. In this space, that boasts the best acoustics in town, there literally isn’t a bad seat in the house.