SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH, 2018 / 5:00 P.M. AND 8:00 P.M. / CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL
CHARLESTON, SC – APRIL 17TH, 2018 – The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) led by Music Director, Charlton Singleton, proudly presents its April concert entitled “All You Need Is Love: CJO Plays The Beatles” to be held Saturday, April 28th at the Charleston Music Hall at 37 John Street. Show times begin at 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
All You Need is Love, Yesterday, Eleanor Rigby, and Here Comes the Sun are just a few of the classic songs written and recorded by the 4 ‘young lads’ from Liverpool. When The Beatles burst onto the scene in 1963 with their music they took the world by storm. Their music catalogue is vast and has been recognized as some of the best-loved music of all time.
On this special night at the Charleston Music Hall 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 Quiana Parler.
Songs to be featured include the 60’s tunes that made The Beatles are instant sensation: Blackbird, I Want To Hold Your Hand, Here Comes The Sun, and We Can Work It Out.
‘I wake up to the sound of music, mother Mary comes to me. Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.’ Paul McCartney
About the Charleston Jazz Orchestra:
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) is an 18-person big band led by Music Director, Charlton Singleton. The band is comprised of the crème de la crème of South Carolina jazz musicians and is an entertaining, educational and stellar example of the rich history and legacy of jazz in Charleston. The CJO is in its 10th year offering a 6-concert subscription series and is known for its unique, enthusiastically received performances that contribute mightily to the ever-evolving Lowcountry arts scene.
About Charleston Jazz:
Charleston Jazz is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote musical awareness and education including the recognition and preservation of the history of jazz in the Lowcountry through performances, special events, and educational outreach. Established in 2008 as Jazz Artists of Charleston, the organization has earned a reputation for presenting, producing, and advocating for all things jazz and the artists who bring this music to life in dynamic ways. The organization manages the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, the Charleston Jazz Festival, and the Charleston Jazz Academy.
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