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.
Brooklyn-based French Jazz vocalist Tatiana Eva-Marie and her quartet honors the legacy of Gypsy jazz legend Django Reinhardt, taking you on a vintage musical journey back to early twentieth-century Paris.
Emmet Cohen has been a recognized powerhouse of music. In the midst of touring, he continues the online “Live at Emmet’s Place” series, and keeps jazz education at the forefront. We caught up with Emmet before the JAZZ ROOM to get a more personal sense of his inspirations and motivations.
Across this past month, Jazz Appreciation Month 2022, in a variety of ways, we have asked you – students, musicians, educators, donors, program attendees – what jazz means in your life. You responded with hundreds of descriptors. Here is some of what you told us.
“Preserving Latin Jazz! That’s the goal of the free Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble program launched by JazzArts Charlotte this Spring”, announces John Le, covering the program in a recent article by Queen City News.