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LIVE AT THE CMH: Big Band Legacy – Evolution of the Jazz Orchestra

Charleston Music Hall 37 John St, Charleston

Developing in tandem with the growing dance craze, the Jazz Orchestra (aka Big Band) took shape during the 1920s with early innovators such as Paul Whiteman and Fletcher Henderson, who merged jazz’s rhythmic and instrumental characteristics with the scale and structures of an orchestra. Big Bands then ushered in the swing era in the early […]

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LIVE AT THE CMH: Big Band Legacy – Evolution of the Jazz Orchestra

Charleston Music Hall 37 John St, Charleston

Developing in tandem with the growing dance craze, the Jazz Orchestra (aka Big Band) took shape during the 1920s with early innovators such as Paul Whiteman and Fletcher Henderson, who merged jazz’s rhythmic and instrumental characteristics with the scale and structures of an orchestra. Big Bands then ushered in the swing era in the early […]

LIVE AT FIREFLY: World of Jazz – A Global Experience (outdoor event)

Firefly Distillery 4201 Spruill Ave, NORTH CHARLESTON

LIVE AT FIREFLY: World of Jazz A Global Experience Influenced by West African culture and European classical music, an adventurous new style of music emerged in America at the dawn of the 20th century. Jazz quickly found its way beyond the borders of New Orleans, emanating its sound and message around the world. Join your […]

$25 – $30
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LIVE AT THE CMH: World of Jazz – A Global Experience

Charleston Music Hall 37 John St, Charleston

Influenced by West African culture and European classical music, an adventurous new style of music emerged in America at the dawn of the 20th century. Jazz quickly found its way beyond the borders of New Orleans, emanating its sound and message around the world. Join your Charleston Jazz Orchestra for WORLD OF JAZZ A Global […]

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LIVE AT THE CMH: World of Jazz – A Global Experience

Charleston Music Hall 37 John St, Charleston

Influenced by West African culture and European classical music, an adventurous new style of music emerged in America at the dawn of the 20th century. Jazz quickly found its way beyond the borders of New Orleans, emanating its sound and message around the world. Join your Charleston Jazz Orchestra for WORLD OF JAZZ A Global […]

LIVE AT FIREFLY: Symphonic Swing (outdoor event)

Firefly Distillery 4201 Spruill Ave, NORTH CHARLESTON

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 […]

$25 – $30
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Symphonic Swing – Jazz Meets the Classics (CMH)

Charleston Music Hall 37 John St, Charleston

Although Jazz and Classical music are different in many ways, the border between the two genres is a fluid one. With Symphonic Swing, your CJO will bring the world of improvisation and swing to notable Classical compositions. Local arrangers will bridge the gaps, bend the genres, and introduce the styles of Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk […]

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Symphonic Swing – Jazz Meets the Classics (CMH)

Charleston Music Hall 37 John St, Charleston

Although Jazz and Classical music are different in many ways, the border between the two genres is a fluid one. With Symphonic Swing, your CJO will bring the world of improvisation and swing to notable Classical compositions. Local arrangers will bridge the gaps, bend the genres, and introduce the styles of Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk […]

SOLD OUT – ART OF JAZZ: Peter Kfoury + Sully Martinez (wait list available)

Gibbes Museum of Art 135 Meeting Street, Charleston

***This event is currently SOLD OUT. We may increase capacity leading up to the performance. If you are interested in being contacted should tickets become available please register for the waitlist below.*** The Art of Jazz Series is a three-concert series featuring original music created by Charleston's talented jazz artists as inspired by works currently […]

$30 – $40

SOLD OUT – ART OF JAZZ: Matt White + the Super Villain Jazz Band

Gibbes Museum of Art 135 Meeting Street, Charleston

Art of Jazz: Matt White is part of a three-concert series featuring original music created by Charleston's talented jazz artists as inspired by works currently on view at the Gibbes Museum of Art. ART OF JAZZ: Matt White and the Super Villain Jazz Band Trumpeter, Composer and Educator, Dr. Matthew White, is currently Chair of […]

$30 – $40

CJO at Kiawah: Ellington at Newport

West Beach Conference Center 2 Shipwatch Road, Kiawah Island

***The most current CDC guidelines recommend that everyone wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission. Charleston County is currently in the Substantial level of transmission rates.*** CJO at Kiawah: Ellington at Newport By the mid-1950s, Big Bands were in a changed world as Bebop took center stage. […]

$25

SOLD OUT! ART OF JAZZ: Geoffrey Dean Trio (wait list available)

Gibbes Museum of Art 135 Meeting Street, Charleston

UPDATE! Given the current landscape with rising COVID numbers and transmission among people who have been fully vaccinated, the Gibbes Museum is requiring face coverings for anyone employed by the museum and for guests of in-person programs like concerts and lectures while inside the building. Art of Jazz: Geoffrey Dean Trio is the final performance in […]

$30 – $40