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, performance excellence, 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.
Acclaimed saxophonist Joshua Redman kicks off JAZZ ROOM Season 19, premiering his all-star quartet with Aaron Parks, Joe Sanders, and Brian Blade, performing music from his new Blue Note Records debut album Where Are We, featuring vocalist Gabrielle Cavassa.
JazzArts Charlotte welcomes Joshua Redman for this one-of-a-kind jazz educational workshop. This applied workshop is open to middle and high schooler musicians, with at least a year on your instrument. All instruments are welcome – you are invited to bring it along.
One of the most versatile musicians on the jazz scene today, trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg and her quartet make their JAZZ ROOM debut. This award-winning Canadian-born “Trumpeter, Singer, Songwriter, Instigator” is best known for her unique compositions, blending many influences, from soulful classics to country to modern jazz.
Back by popular demand, the world-renowned Preservation Hall All-Stars return to kick off the JAZZ ROOM holiday season with a lively and traditional New Orleans jazz twist. Join us for one of the most swingin’ annual celebrations in town as we keep the tradition going in support of the JazzArts Academy. This will be a joyous holiday celebration for the whole family that can’t be missed!
Charlottean and JazzArts alum Sean Mason is a familiar face to local supporters who watched his musical growth over the past decade. Last week he took some time while on his “When You Wish Upon a Star” tour to talk about the roots of his new album, The Southern Suite, which releases on October 27.
Thanks to a continuing partnership with The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), JazzArts Charlotte is bringing back Ride with the Music, a free concert series featuring local performers at various CATS locations on Friday evenings from October 13 through November 3.