Category: jazz styles
Flutist Itai Kriss, Telavana, & Eclectic Inspiration
Born in Israel, Mr. Kriss has been a vital part of the New York jazz family, for over 20 years. The renowned jazz journalist, Marc Myers, in his Jazzwax blog, called Mr. Kriss “one of the most exciting new flutist composers on the scene”.
What does Jazz Mean to You?
Jazz Appreciation Month is here and we’re asking you what jazz means to the community of Charlotte.
Experiencing a Jazz Jam Session
Jam sessions have a long history in the jazz scene and have played an integral role in the development of jazz musicians and styles.
What is Latin Jazz
As we highlight the Latin Jazz Scene this month, check out a playlist and description of the most influential musicians in the genre, historically and today.
Celebrating a New Year with the Music of Carnival
More than ever, we need a way to connect, an opportunity to unite, a way to turn from the past and look at the future, a celebration of the joys of life – this just described Mardi Gras. The rhythmic heartbeat of the season of Carnival, enjoyed each year locally, famously in New Orleans, and around the globe, has become jazz. This month, we explore that beat.