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Emmet Cohen’s Approach to Jazz

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.

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The Voice of Milton Suggs

JazzArts Charlotte catches up with jazz vocalist Milton Suggs in anticipation of his upcoming visit to the JAZZ ROOM.

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Behind the Lens: Photographers of the JAZZ ROOM

Meet a few of the folks that help us document moments of jazz in photo.

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The Impact of Lady Day, Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday had a short but action-packed life, often sensationalized in movies that focus on the drama rather than the impact of her music. In preparation for the Billie Holiday JAZZ ROOM tribute, we spoke with vocalist Melissa Morgan and Harlem Legend Bill Saxton about the amazing “Lady Day”.

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John Dillard, “Bassist of the Stars”

Bassist John Dillard is described by many as “one of the funkiest”. This 2 time Grammy Award winning bassist grew up in NY and considers NC his home.

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