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Piano Jazz With Marian McPartland
Piano Jazz With Marian McPartland Wed, May 24th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Terence Blanchard
Multiple Grammy winner, trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard carries the torch of New Orleans jazz in the tradition of the great Louis Armstrong, who shares his hometown. This spring Blanchard comes to Charleston, South Carolina, with his quintet, The E-Collective, to perform at the Spoleto Festival. In 2004 he was McPartland’s guest on Piano Jazz. McPartland and Blanchard are joined by bassist Gary Mazzaroppi for a trio set of standards such as I Thought about You and Now’s the Time.
Jazz Profiles With Nancy Wilson
Jazz Profiles With Nancy Wilson Thu, May 25th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Bessie Smith
No blues singer can escape the influence of Bessie Smith, "The Empress of the Blues". For over 100 years, this legendary, singer has been and continues to be a major influence on singers and instrumentalists of today. She was larger than life, inexhaustibly creative, and undeniably distinctive. Her legacies of songs speak to everybody; she gave the music its raw, regal poignancy-and marketability.
Crazy 'Bout The Blues with Kathleen Lawton
Crazy 'Bout The Blues with Kathleen Lawton Fri, May 26th from 9:00PM - 12:00AM
From the earliest recorded blues to 21st century blues; from the depths of the Mississippi Delta to the grooves of Oaktown - Crazy 'Bout the Blues explores the whole gamut of emotions that make up the wild, witty, heartbreaking and unpredictable genre called the blues, the roots of so much of America's popular music.