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Matt Lemmler, true New Orleans Jazz

An incredibleNew Orleans jazz pianist who once feared singing, it took the devastation of Hurricane Katrina for Matt Lemmler to share his soulful voice.

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Raised on jazz

High School senior Lovell Bradford Jr has had a memorable month. He received 3rd place in the coveted Loonis McGlohon Young Jazz Artist Competition and Wynton Marsalis knows him by first name. With a scholarship to UNC Greensboro in music, he is looking forward to keep up the momentum. Meanwhile, his experiences in music at his age are inspiration for all of us.

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The power to unite us and teach us

Recently, UNCG student and JazzArts Charlotte alumni Julia Whalen was honored to interview a musical hero, Herbie Hancock. We take this opportunity to discover Julia’s journey in music and beyond.

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Holland Majors

Jazz Requires a Different Kind of Thinking

Holland Majors doesn’t remember not playing an instrument. When he was young, he wanted to bang on drums like his dad does.

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Charles Craig

Catching up on Life, Music and Inspiration with Charles Craig

The last time that Charles Craig was in The JAZZ ROOM was back in 2015 when he paid tribute to Canadian pianist and composer, Oscar Peterson.

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