The Charleston Jazz Orchestra Presents “Jazz Elements: The Music of Earth, Wind, and Fire”

10.12.17

OCTOBER 21, 2017 / 5 AND 8PM/ CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL

CHARLESTON, SC – October 12, 2017 – The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) is excited to present the music of Earth, Wind and Fire on October 21, 2017. “Earth, Wind and Fire is the greatest band ever assembled,” said Charlton Singleton, Music Director for the CJO. “The late Maurice White put the band together to have a sound that was universal – and he succeeded,” he added.

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The Charleston Jazz Orchestra Announces its Season 10 Lineup of Concerts

09.19.17

Featuring René Marie, Carmen Bradford and popular tributes to Ella Fitzgerald, the Beatles, Stan Getz and Quincy Jones

CHARLESTON, SC SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 – The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) announces its SEASON 10 concerts beginning February 24, 2018. “We’re celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary with a stellar line-up of concerts that pay tribute to some of the most important icons in jazz and popular music,” said Charlton Singleton, music director and conductor of the Charleston Jazz Orchestra. “We’re especially thrilled to welcome three outstanding guest vocalists – Grammy Award nominee René Marie, Count Basie vocalist, Carmen Bradford, and Charleston rising star, Quiana Parler.” (more…)

The Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents “Blue Note Records: The Iconic Jazz Label and Its Stars” Featuring T.S. Monk

09.12.17

 SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 / 5 AND 8PM/ CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL

CHARLESTON, SC – September 12, 2017 – The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) kicks off the 2nd half of its Season 9 with a concert entitled “Blue Note Records: The Iconic Jazz Label and Its Stars” featuring jazz drumming legend T.S. Monk, son of jazz pioneer Thelonious Monk. The concert will be held Saturday, September 16 at the Charleston Music Hall. Show times are at 5:00 and 8:00pm. (more…)

The 4th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival Announces 2018 Headliners – Kenny G and Nnenna Freelon

08.30.17

JANUARY 18 – 21, 2018 / GAILLARD CENTER AND CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL

CHARLESTON, SC – AUGUST 30, 2017 – The fourth annual Charleston Jazz Festival announces its headliner artists for 2018. Grammy Award winning saxophonist, Kenny G, will perform at the Gaillard Center on January 20, 2018. Six-time Grammy Award nominee and vocalist Nnenna Freelon will join the Charleston Jazz Orchestra to perform ONE STANDARD TIME: The Great American Songbook at the Charleston Music Hall on January 18, 2018. (more…)