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JAZZ ARTISTS OF CHARLESTON is thrilled to announce NEW DATES for Charleston Jazz Orchestra’s 5th ANNIVERSARY SEASON! The upcoming season will offer brand new arrangements and performances in addition to some annual favorites that are sure to make SEASON FIVE an unforgettable one! SEASON DATES & PROGRAMMING: January 26 - The Music of John Coltrane March 23 - Atomic Basie May 18 - Porgy & Bess, Reimagined by CJO September 21 - Latin Night, Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim October 26 - World of Bebop *November 23 - Holiday Swing
2 SETS PER …
Jack McCray tribute event October 7
Jack Arthur McCray was a man of great vision and is a man whose legacy lives on in the work he brought to life.
Jack’s Charleston Jazz family has spent nearly the last year continuing to execute and build upon many of the ideas, projects and programs that he had a significant hand in creating.
In Jack’s lifetime, he saw a dream become a reality with the birth of the Charleston Jazz Orchestra. Join us on Sunday, October 7, as we pay tribute to our dear friend with a performance by Charleston’s resident big band, the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, in honor of founding producer, Jack McCray. The event will also feature a very special guest, in combination with her small ensemble, …
Charleston Jazz Orchestra announces 2012 season
Exciting news in the the local music scene: the Charleston Jazz Orchestra has officially announced its lineup for the upcoming 2012 season
January 28 – SYMPHONIC SWINGCJO will perform some of the most recognizable works from traditional and orchestral repertoire of major composers. Expect some fun twists on familiar tunes arranged by members of the band!
March 24 – SWINGIN’ SOULLet CJO take you on a journey through the golden era of rhythm and blues, featuring hits by legendary artists including Stevie Wonder, Little Richard, Al Green and The …
Charleston Jazz Orchestra Presents LOCALOPUS
A celebration of the talent from our own backyard! CJO will feature original compositions from members of the local jazz music community.
Set 1: 7pm [doors @ 6pm]
Set 2: 10pm [doors @ 9pm]
Saturday, May 19, 2012Box Office @ 12pmCharleston Music Hall37 John St. Charleston, 29403
Charleston Jazz Orchestra Presents Swingin' Soul
Let Charleston Jazz Orchestra take you on a journey through the golden era of rhythm and blues, featuring hits by legendary music artists including Stevie Wonder, Little Richard, Al Green and the Temptations.
Saturday March 24, 2012
Set 1: 7pm [doors @ 6pm]Set 2: 10pm [doors @ 9pm]Box Office @ 12pmCharleston Music Hall37 John St. Charleston, 29403…