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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.

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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 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 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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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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