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The 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival Announces a Star-Studded Line-Up for 2019

12.18.18

Festival to showcase Bobby McFerrin with Ranky Tanky, Nestor Torres, and top Charleston jazz bands and youth artists!

JANUARY 24-27, 2019  / VENUES THROUGHOUT CHARLESTON

CHARLESTON, SC December 18, 2018 – The highly anticipated Charleston Jazz Festival is back for its fifth year in the Holy City with a star-studded line-up. This 4-day festival presents over 100 professional and youth jazz artists from the national, regional and local jazz scene.

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The Charleston Jazz Orchestra Presents “Blessings: An Evening With René Marie”

09.06.18

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 / 5 AND 8PM / CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL

CHARLESTON, SC – September 4, 2018 – The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) led by Music Director, Charlton Singleton, kicks off the second half of its Season 10 by welcoming Grammy nominated vocalist René Marie to the stage on September 15 at the Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street.

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The 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Headliners: Bobby McFerrin with Ranky Tanky

08.28.18

 JANUARY 26, 2019 / CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER

CHARLESTON, SC – AUGUST 28, 2018 – The 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival proudly presents an extraordinary collaboration showcasing the great musical explorer Bobby McFerrin with Charleston’s Ranky Tanky at the Charleston Gaillard Center on January 26, 2019.

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Charleston Jazz Announces New Director of Development

08.09.18

Tatjana Beylotte joins the organization from the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

CHARLESTON, SC – August 9, 2018, Charleston Jazz is proud to announce and welcome Tatjana Beylotte as the new Director of Development. Ms. Beylotte comes to Charleston Jazz with 18 years of experience in fundraising for arts organizations. Most recently, she managed the fundraising activities for the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston as Deputy Director.

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After 10 Years, Charlton Singleton Steps Down as Music Director of the Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO)

07.20.18

CJO Saxophonist Robert Lewis is named new Music Director starting in 2019

CHARLESTON, SC – July 20, 2018 Charleston Jazz announces that Charlton Singleton will be stepping down from his role as Music Director and Band Leader of the CJO to pursue his blossoming career as a performer and music educator. Mr. Singleton will continue with the CJO until the end of Season 10 with a final performance at the Holiday Swing concert on December 1, 2018.

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Charleston Jazz and Dockery’s Present Once Upon a Summertime: The Music of Chet Baker Featuring The John Thornton Quartet

06.27.18

JULY 19, 2018  / SPONSORED BY THE SOUTHEASTERN SPINE INSTITUTE

CHARLESTON, SC – June 27, 2018 – Charleston Jazz and Dockery’s announce the second DINNER + SHOW concert to be held July 19 at the Dockery’s Restaurant and Listening Room on Daniel Island. This second concert will celebrate the music of West Coast jazz icon Chet Baker featuring the Jon Thornton Quartet.

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Charleston Jazz to Offer 14-Days of Free Jazz Concerts During Piccolo Spoleto 2018

05.15.18

17 BANDS / MAY 27 THROUGH JUNE 9 / AT PROHIBITION ON KING STREET / FREE ADMISSION

CHARLESTON, SC – MAY 15, 2018 – Charleston Jazz proudly presents its 2018 “Charleston Jazz Series at Piccolo Spoleto.” This special event features a talented line-up of 17 bands representing all styles of jazz performing at Prohibition from May 27 through June 9, 2018. Prohibition is located at 547 King Street, Charleston, SC.  All concerts are FREE ADMISSION.

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Talented Youth Jazz Artists and Teachers Take the Stage at the 4th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival

01.16.18

FAMILY JAZZ DAY / COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON SOTTILE THEATRE /
SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 3:00PM – 5:30PM

CHARLESTON, SC – January 12, 2018 – A highlight of the 4th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival is the Family Jazz Day featuring many of Charleston’s up and coming youth artists and teachers. The annual festival brings together hundreds of jazz lovers from across South Carolina for four days of jazz performances by award-winning artists. The festival will take place January 18 – 21, 2018, with events at multiple locations throughout downtown Charleston, including the Charleston Music Hall, Gaillard Center, College of Charleston Sottile Theatre, Renaissance Hotel Ballroom, Prohibition, and Barsa Tapas Lounge and Bar.

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The 4th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival Announces its Star-Studded Line-Up for 2018

10.24.17

Festival to showcase Kenny G, Nnenna Freelon, top local jazz groups, educators and students.

CHARLESTON, SC October 24, 2017 – The highly anticipated Charleston Jazz Festival is back for its fourth year in the Holy City with a star-studded line-up. The festival has expanded to a four-day event with over 100 locally, regionally, and nationally recognized jazz musicians in the lineup. The festival will take place January 18 – 21, 2018, with events at multiple locations throughout downtown Charleston, including the Gaillard Center, Charleston Music Hall, Renaissance Hotel, Sottile Theater, and Barsa Tapas Lounge and Bar.

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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.READ MORE