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Charleston Artwork Inspires Original Music

08.07.19

Charleston Jazz + The Gibbes Museum of Art Present 2019 The Art of Jazz Series
ARSHAK SIRUNYAN QUARTET | AUGUST 21, 2019 | 6PM – 7PM | GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART

CHARLESTON, SC – The final performance in the 2019 Art of Jazz Series is on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, featuring the Arshak Sirunyan Quartet from 6pm – 7pm at the Gibbes Museum of Art located on 135 Meeting Street. Members of the Arshak Sirunyan Quartet will be using artwork with Charleston themes to inspire original music compositions, which will be premiered on August 21, 2019. 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.

AUGUST 21, 2019: 2019 Art of Jazz Series: Arshak Sirunyan Quartet

Born and raised in Yerevan, Armenia, composer and pianist Arshak Sirunyan moved to the United States in 2002 and has recorded several acclaimed albums as a leader. In 2014, he released ‘Hoodman’s Blind’ which featured several Grammy Award winning artists, such as Mike Stern, Omar Hakim, and Eric Marienthal. Two of its tracks won 1st place in the 2014 International Songwriting Competition.

Arshak Sirunyan – piano | Ben Wells – bass | Ron Wiltrout – drums | Robert Lewis – saxophone

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Your Charleston Jazz Orchestra Plays The Beatles!

08.05.19

Featuring Special Guest Vocalist Kanika Moore
Sponsored by the Town of Kiawah Arts and Cultural Events

AUGUST 11, 2019 | 7:30PM – 9:00PM | East Beach Conference Center, Kiawah Island Golf Resort

CHARLESTON, SC –Sponsored by the Town of Kiawah Arts and Cultural Events, the Charleston Jazz Orchestra will return to Kiawah Island for a reprisal of one of the most popular concerts from the CJO’s 10thAnniversary Season – ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE: CJO Plays The Beatles featuring guest vocalistKanika Moore. Tickets are on sale now: $25 general admission. Tickets are available at www.charlestonjazz.com.

AUGUST 11, 2019: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE: CJO Plays The Beatles
Featuring guest vocalist Kanika Moore

All You Need is Love, Yesterday, Hey Jude and Here Comes the Sun are just a few of the classic songs written and recorded by the 4 ‘young lads’ from Liverpool. The music catalog of The Beatles is vast and has been long recognized as some of the best-loved music of all time. On this special night on Kiawah Island the CJO will pay tribute to one of the world’s greatest bands. Joining them on stage to perform these Beatles classics will be the ever-versatile vocalist Kanika Moore.

 

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HEADLINERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2020 CHARLESTON JAZZ FESTIVAL

07.22.19

The 6thAnnual Charleston Jazz Festival features Regina Carter, the Monty Alexander Trio, Jane Monheit, Freddy Cole and the Charleston Jazz Orchestra

JANUARY 23-26, 2020
Tickets are on sale now and are available at www.charlestonjazz.com

 

Charleston, SC  – Charleston Jazz is excited to announce world-renowned performers for the 6thAnnual Charleston Jazz Festival. This highly-anticipated four-day festival will take place January 23 – 26, 2020featuringthe legendary Freddy Colewho will share the stage with Jane Monheitand the Charleston Jazz Orchestra with opening acttheMonty Alexander Trio. Other Festival performers includejazz violinist Regina Carter. The Festival will also showcase some of our most exciting jazz groups on Local Band Night as well as up- and-coming high school jazz bands from around South Carolina on Family Jazz Day. Performers to be announced at a later date.

“We are thrilled to present this extraordinary and diverse line-up of some of the best jazz performers touring the world today” says Tatjana Beylotte, Acting Director of Charleston Jazz, “the Festival is always memorable and we look forward to engage our audience with an incredible range of jazz.”

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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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