2019 marks the 10th year of service to the Charlotte community for JazzArts Charlotte, formerly Jazz Arts Initiative. We are proud to continue our work as the premiere jazz organization in Charlotte with our focus on community enrichment through quality music education, live performances, and musician support.
In the past decade JazzArts Charlotte has grown into one of Charlotte’s most celebrated non-profit arts and education institutions. Our goal is to continue to serve this treasured community for many years to come.
Greensboro-based vocalist recently seen on NBC’s competition “The Voice”, Vanessa Ferguson returns with her band for a special Jazz Room celebration, honoring the legacy of legendary North Carolina singer and pianist Nina Simone.
"Gypsy jazz is honest music," says Andy Page, guitarist and headliner for this month's Premiere Thursday show. "It's accoustic qualities mean there is no hiding behind anything. It's down to you and your bandmates."