JazzArts Charlotte’s mission is to connect the cultural community and develop an audience for jazz, through quality education, performance, and musician support.
Since live events are temporarily on hold, JazzArts Charlotte is offering some live streaming events right now.
Here’s some of what’s coming up:
Live from Crown with pianist Luther S. Allison
Thursday, October 29th, 2020
8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
JazzArts Charlotte’s virtual live music series is excited to welcome back Charlotte-native multi-instrumentalist Luther S. Allison.
Currently an instructor at the Calhoun School in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, you might find Luther Allison at your favorite NY jazz venue, in a front porch gig, or as sideman on two of Michael Dease’s most recent CDs. Luther not only hails from Charlotte, he started his jazz training right here at JazzArts Charlotte.
This evenings music will be studded with some originals, plus jazz standards arranged by Memphis pianists such as Donald Brown, Mulgrew Miller and Phineas Newborn. Enjoy the jazz keys rooted in tradition with a flare of the new.
The band includes:
Luther Allison, piano
Malcolm Charles, drums
Markus Howell, alto saxophone
Butler Knowles, bass
Conversations with Curtis welcomes Grammy-winning trumpeter Maurice Brown
November 3rd, 2020
8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Free (YouTube Live or Facebook Live)
JazzArts Charlotte and Curtis Davenport welcomes Grammy winning trumpeter Maurice Brown.
Trumpet sensation Maurice “Mobetta” Brown’s music is a perfect blend of bebop and hip hop, old and new. He’s a mastermind as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and producer. Maurice has played alongside superstars like Aretha Franklin, Kamasi Washington, and Macy Grey, and enjoyed sold-out runs right up to the pandemic. Lets here what projects he’s been working on, and what has influenced his creations since then.
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Upcoming Events in the Charlotte area -- both virtual and in-person
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Monday, October 26, 2020
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Friday, October 30, 2020
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Sunday, November 1, 2020
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Saturday, November 7, 2020