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ART INSPIRES MUSIC: Black Refractions inspires the Richard White Trio on JUNE 19th!

06.04.19

CHARLESTON JAZZ + THE GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART PRESENT THE 2019 ART OF JAZZ SERIES
RICHARD WHITE TRIO | JUNE 19, 2019 | 6PM – 7PM | GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART

CHARLESTON, SC – The Art of Jazz Series opens with the Richard White Trio on June 19, 2019 from 6pm – 7pm at the Gibbes Museum of Art located on 135 Meeting Street. The Richard White Trio will create new compositions as inspired by Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlemexhibit currently being displayed at the Gibbes Museum. The exhibition addresses themes directly relevant to our region, including race, identity, power, wealth, and memory, and will expand understanding of modern and contemporary art by artists of African descent. Tickets are on sale now: $25 general admission | $20 for Gibbes Museum of Art Members | $10 for students. The ticket price includes the jazz concert and museum admission. Tickets are available at www.charlestonjazz.com.

 

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Charleston Jazz + The Gibbes Museum of Art present the 2019 Art of Jazz Series

05.21.19

Sponsored by: The Kite Foundation Fund, Art Bridges and the Gibbes’ Women’s Council

JUNE 19 + JULY 24 + AUGUST 21, 2019 | 6PM – 7PM | GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART

CHARLESTON, SC – The Art of Jazz Series is a three-part series featuring the Richard White Trio on June 19, 2019, the Lee Barbour Trio on July 24, 2019 and the Arshak Sirunyan Quartet on August 21, 2019 from 6pm – 7pm at the Gibbes Museum of Art located on 135 Meeting Street. Tickets are on sale now: $25 general admission | $20 for Gibbes Museum of Art Members | $10 for students. The ticket price includes the jazz concert and museum admission. Tickets are available at www.charlestonjazz.com.

“The Gibbes Museum is thrilled to collaborate with Charleston Jazz on a third season of the Art of Jazz. The commingling of music and the visual arts provides a rich experience for the listener that elevates the senses. Year after year, the musicians’ art-inspired compositions are a delight!” – Lasley Steever, Director of Programs and Digital Engagement at the Gibbes Museum.

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Charleston Jazz Presents FREE Workshop Series in collaboration with Spoleto Festival USA

05.09.19

DAVID VIRELLES  | TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2019  | 1PM – 2:15PM

TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019  |  6PM – 7:15PM

CHARLESTON, SC – In collaboration with Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston Jazz is excited to host Wells Fargo Jazz Series performing artists, David Virelles and Terri Lyne Carrington, at our education facility, the Charleston Jazz Academy (3005 W. Montague Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29418) for a FREE Workshop Series. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Limited seats are available so register at www.charlestonjazz.com or call 843-745-5908.

The Charleston Jazz Academy is the only school in Charleston dedicated to nurturing the next generation of jazz artists. Enrollment has reached 130 students with 87% learning jazz on a full-scholarship. The scholarships cultivate talent found in underserved communities throughout the Charleston area.

David Carter, Director of Education and Outreach, is building an inviting and safe place for students to make music. “The goal at the Charleston Jazz Academy is to not only nurture the next generation of jazz artists, but provide an accessible, inspiring and supportive environment for our youth to thrive through the language of jazz.”

In addition to offering private and group lessons, the Charleston Jazz Academy presents workshops, masterclasses, and summer camps.

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Charleston Jazz announces 2019 Charleston Jazz Series at Piccolo Spoleto

04.29.19

MAY 27-28, 2019 | 7:30PM + 9:00PM | DOCKERY’S

CHARLESTON, SC –Charleston Jazz will present four diverse jazz ensembles as part of Piccolo Spoleto Festival on May 27 and May 28, 2019 at Dockery’s on Daniel Island. Performance times are 7:30pm and 9:00pm each day.

“We are excited to present some of Charleston’s best jazz ensembles during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Our community is filled with incredible jazz performers and we look forward to sharing their talents with the festival audience,” says Tatjana Beylotte, Acting Director of Charleston Jazz.

Tickets are on sale now at www.charlestonjazz.com. Or call the Charleston Jazz box office at 843-641-0011. Ticket prices: $25, general admission. Only drinks will be available for order during the concerts. Dinner reservations can be made at  www.dockerysdi.com.

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