KEEPIN’ JAZZ ALIVE – A Benefit for Charleston Jazz featuring The Charlton Singleton Project


CHARLESTON, SC – Join us to celebrate and support Charleston Jazz at our Keepin’ Jazz Alive benefit!This special evening will include a VIP dinner and auction followed by a concert put together by Charlton Singleton featuring some of Charleston’s most accomplished artists. Expect a unique performance including newly written music and arrangements of well-known songs.

Set List to include:

Avalon – Al Jolson – Arranged by David Heywood
Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby – Louis Jordan – Adapted by David Heywood
Enter to Worship –  Charlton Singleton
Gradual Lean –  Charlton Singleton
Just Friends – Sam Lewis/John Klenner – Arranged by Roger Neumann
L.O.V.E. – Bert Kaempfert/Milt Gabler – Arranged by David Heywood
Powder Puff – Shorty Rogers – Edited by Bob Curnow
Quizás, Quizás, Quizás – Osvaldo Farrés –  Arranged by David Heywood
Shiny Stockings – Frank Foster – Arranged by Tom Kubis
Sugar – Stanley Turrentine – Arranged by Bob Florence

The Charlton Singleton Project is specifically put together by Charlton Singleton for the Keepin’ Jazz Alive benefit and will feature Charleston Jazz Orchestra members, as well as some of Charleston’s highly recognized jazz artists including: Charlton Singleton (vocal/trumpet), Dan Voss (alto sax), Mark Sterbank (tenor sax), John Cobb (bari sax), Matthew White (trumpet), Mark Rapp (trumpet), Gavin Smith (trombone), Lee Barbour (guitar), Demetrius Doctor (piano), Reggie Sullivan (bass), and Quentin Baxter (drums and percussion).

For this fundraiser, I will be pulling from my FULL bag of tricks. I will be playing some solo piano, singing and playing from the piano, performing with my quintet and the newly formed Charlton Singleton Project. Please purchase your tickets now and support this important institution including the newly established Charleston Jazz Academy, which is nurturing the next generation of jazz artists and is so wonderfully run by my good friend (little brother) David Carter! I hope that you will be there!    -Charlton Singleton


Your Charleston Jazz Orchestra Plays The Beatles!


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.