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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.

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Dec 8 - 10

JAZZ ROOM Holiday Edition: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing

JazzArts Charlotte presents the region’s premiere of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s arrangement of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite. December 8, 9, & 10.

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Dec 14

JazzArts Academy Nuestro Tiempo Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble Fall 2022 Holiday Performance

Come hear Charlotte’s newest Latin jazz sensation, JazzArts Nuestro Tiempo Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble. This new ensemble of student musicians has been working on the unique rhythms, instruments, and patterns of Latin jazz, and is ready to present to you a variety of traditional Latin jazz tunes.

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Dec 18

JazzArts Academy Youth Ensembles + Workshops Fall 2022 Holiday Performance

An evening of favorite holiday and jazz standards performed by JazzArts Charlotte’s newest groups of middle and high school student jazz musicians plus their instructors.

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Jan 20 - 21

JAZZ ROOM presents Grammy-Winning Evan Christopher’s Clarinet Road Featuring Don Vappie

Grammy-winner Evan Christopher combines virtuosity, immaculate taste, and enthusiasm with a commitment to exploring the full range of possibilities in the New Orleans clarinet tradition. January 20 & 21.

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Charlotte Premiere of Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite at the JAZZ ROOM this Holiday Season

JazzArts Charlotte announces Charlotte’s regional premiere of a rare production of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s arrangement of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite for the holiday season. The biggest production of JAZZ ROOM in its 9-year history, this performance features a full onstage All-Star 16-piece Charlotte Regional Jazz Orchestra, a dynamic ensemble of modern jazz dancers, vocalists, and more.
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