THE ‘SUITE’ SOUNDS OF ELLINGTON The New Orleans and Far East Suites

Charleston Music Hall 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

As one of the most influential figures in jazz, Duke Ellington created a distinctive big band sound, continuing to play what he called “American music” until shortly before his death in 1974. In the words of Ellington, “music is how I live, why I live and how I will be remembered.” Throughout his 50-year career,…

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LUCIANA SOUZA & VINCE MENDOZA: STORYTELLERS

Adrienne Arsht Center 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL

Melding the worlds of Brazilian pop and American jazz, Grammy Award-winning vocalist LUCIANA SOUZA brings her deeply personal, colorful and illuminated musicality to big-band arrangements of songs by her fellow Brazilians Antonio Carlos Jobim, Edu Lobo, Chico Buarque, Guinga, Djavan, Ivan Lins and Gilberto Gil. "Her voice traces a landscape of emotion that knows no…

$115

2022 Charleston Jazz Festival Emmet Cohen Trio feat. Lucy Yeghiazaryan + Bruce Harris

Charleston Music Hall 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation's pivotal figures in music and the related arts. Downbeat praised the "nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary" he employs to communicate with other musicians and audiences at what he terms "the deepest level of humanity and individuality." Leader of the…

$2 – $45

2022 Charleston Jazz Festival: Jorge Luis Pacheco Quartet

Charleston Music Hall 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

Cuba has long shared its great cultural riches with the world, including some of the most incredible pianists on the planet. A fresh new face has emerged and is making waves with his 'flying hands' and a unique style that presents a new voice in jazz. Hailing from Havana, Cuba - Jorge Luis Pacheco is…

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2022 Charleston Jazz Festival: Kandace Springs

Charleston Music Hall 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

“Citing Nina Simone as her inspiration, Springs evinces a similarly powerful beauty, a satin ‘n sinew verve, though her soul-infused sound more strongly suggests Cassandra Wilson by way of Whitney Houston.” JazzTimes World renowned Blue Note / Capitol recording artist Kandace Springs’ latest album, released in March 2020, is her most personal work yet. Entitled…

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2022 Charleston Jazz Festival: Etienne Charles & Creole Soul

Charleston Music Hall 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

During Carnival, the island of Trinidad becomes engulfed in a cacophony of sounds – from singing, to the clash of stick fights, and lively calypso music with its hallmark steel pan cadences. As a Trinidadian raised in a musical family, trumpeter Etienne Charles feels a deep connection to the Carnival traditions. At a young age…

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EYE OF THE BEHOLDER The Music of Chick Corea

Charleston Music Hall 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

As a pianist of incomparable skill, Chick Corea broadened the scope of jazz during a career spanning more than five decades. With limitless range, Corea was an inventive composer-bandleader who never shied away from new ideas, exploring sounds ranging from fusion to classical. According to Corea, “Great art is made when the artist is free…

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CUBAN CARNIVAL Featuring the Buena Vista Legacy Band

Charleston Music Hall 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

What do you get when you place a loose collective of mostly retired musicians spanning several generations in a run-down Egrem recording studio in Havana in 1996? A unique musical experience, an exciting mixture of Cuban musical tradition, and an experience known around the world as the Buena Vista Social Club. On September 17, 2022,…

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MILES AHEAD Musings for Miles Davis featuring Sean Jones

Charleston Music Hall 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

As one of the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz, Miles Davis shaped the course of modern improvisational music more than a half-dozen times over his fifty-year career, becoming the standard bearer for successive generations of musicians. After receiving two Miles Davis albums (Kind of Blue and Tutu), Sean Jones developed…

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Jazz Sabbath

The Crescent Theatre 20 Sheepcote Street, Birmingham

Helmed by pianist Adam Wakeman (Black Sabbath and Ozzy Osbourne’s band), Jazz Sabbath explores the boundaries between jazz and the songs that defined heavy metal. Echoing already present jazz riffs and discovering new ones; transforming the songs in the process.

$26

HOLIDAY SWING A Charleston Jazz Tradition

Charleston Music Hall 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

Maestro Robert Lewis and your Charleston Jazz Orchestra will swing you into the holiday spirit with big band arrangements of winter classics and holiday favorites. Gather together with your friends and family at the Charleston Music Hall on December 3, 2022 to add some jazz to your holiday cheer with this Charleston Jazz tradition. TWO…

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