Since our inception in 2009, JazzArts Charlotte has been proud to continue our work as the premiere jazz organization in Charlotte with a focus on community enrichment through quality music education, live performances, and musician support.
JazzArts Charlotte has grown into one of Charlotte’s most celebrated non-profit arts and education institutions, evolving to serve the needs of our community. Our goal is to continue to serve this treasured community for many years to come.
Havana-born Latin Jazz superstar, percussionist Pedrito Martinez delivers the vibrant Afro-Cuban sounds to the JAZZ ROOM Stage along with his powerhouse ensemble, performing his captivating traditional and high-energy dance worthy grooves.
In the 1920s, the saxophone gained prominence in jazz through touring military and brass bands, and jazz never looked back. The saxophone family includes up to 9 members showcases its versatility. Learn more about the role of sax in jazz history.