In CJO Season 9


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.

This popular American music group has spanned the genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin and African. With hits like September, Shining Star, and After the Love has Gone, Earth, Wind and Fire is one of the most musically accomplished and critically acclaimed bands of the 20th century.

“We are really looking forward to bringing this energetic show and dynamic sound of Earth, Wind and Fire to the Charleston Music Hall,” said Singleton. Tickets are on sale now at www.charlestonjazz.com. Ticket prices range from $10 to $60.

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.

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 9th 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.

To schedule an interview or for hi-resolution images, please contact Deja Knight at [email protected].

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