Charleston Jazz Academy

Charleston Jazz Academy

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Photos from Charleston Jazz Academy's post 12/05/2023

11/28/2023

This , consider giving the gift of music.

🙏 Every level of support makes a difference at Charleston Jazz. Whether you are passionate about helping us educate the next generation at the Charleston Jazz Academy or our Charleston Jazz Orchestra performances bring joy to your life, please consider donating. We value our donor family immensely and wouldn’t be here without the dedication and generosity of our community.

👉 https://charlestonjazz.com/support/

11/27/2023

In our Youth Combo Class, students learn the basics of jazz improvisation while playing with fellow jazz musicians. Sign-up for January classes and improve your teamwork and ear-training skills, as well as gaining live performance experience!

👉 https://charlestonjazz.com/academy/classes/

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Charleston Jazz - Presenting jazz in Charleston, SC 11/25/2023

We'll never forget our roots:

Charleston Jazz - Presenting jazz in Charleston, SC Jazz has never traveled a straightforward path. That’s as true of the music’s history as it is of the art form itself. The standard narrative – that jazz was birthed in New Orleans’ Congo Square, traveled north to Chicago, branched out in its newly cosmopolitan form to Kansas City and New Yo...

Birdland 11/23/2023

In honor of all the turkey being consumed today, enjoy this link to Maynard Ferguson's "Birdland." 🤣 🦃

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11/23/2023
11/21/2023

Shoutout to our amazing at Charleston Jazz! 🎶 They make our concerts and events so much fun and we can't appreciate them enough.

11/20/2023

Searching for a New Year's Resolution? Imagine how much better you or your student could be a year from now with private jazz lessons! Reserve your spot at charlestonjazz.com/academy


11/16/2023

Save the date!

CHARLESTON JAZZ ACADEMY RECITAL
December 10, 2023

The Jazz Academy will hold its fall/winter semester recital on Dec. 10th. The evening will feature performances by select private students, the CJA Home School Band, and all the CJA combos! More details are to come. Contact us for information: charlestonjazz.com.

11/11/2023

Happy Veterans Day - thank you to all who have served!

11/10/2023

Only a few spots left!

Several CJA students have made the All-State Jazz Band. Come learn how to prepare for an audition and put your best foot forward!

All-State Jazz Band Audition Workshop
November 11 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
Charleston Jazz Academy
$25
Register Today! Link in bio.

11/09/2023

Charleston’s jazz scene began around the mid to late 1800s, influenced by the Gullah Geechee community. Jenkins Orphanage Band, created by Rev. Daniel Jenkins, played a large part in the local and national jazz scene.

11/07/2023

Several CJA students have made the All-State Jazz Band. Come learn how to prepare for an audition and put your best foot forward!

All-State Jazz Band Audition Workshop
November 11 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
Charleston Jazz Academy
$25
Register Today! Link in bio.

11/07/2023

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11/07/2023

Our kids had a BLAST with 2x Grammy Award Winner Quiana Parler’s workshop yesterday! Thank you so much for sharing your talents and experience, Quiana. 👏

Charleston Jazz by Charleston Jazz 11/05/2023

Don't worry if you missed the Gala...our silent auction runs until November 7th at 11:59 P.M. EST. Take a look and bid now - all for the great cause of spreading the education and love of jazz throughout Charleston.

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11/01/2023

Save the date!

CHARLESTON JAZZ ACADEMY RECITAL
December 10, 2023
Forte Jazz Lounge
477 King Street

The Jazz Academy will hold its fall/winter semester recital on the stage at Charleston's premier jazz club, Forte Jazz Lounge. The evening will feature performances by select private students, the CJA Home School Band, and all the CJA combos! More details are to come. Contact us for information: charlestonjazz.com.

11/01/2023

JAZZ VESPERS
November 12, 2023
Circular Congregational Church
150 Meeting Street
6PM-7PM
Free Event

Join us at the historic Circular Congregational Church for “Jazz Vespers.” This service is in memory of Jack McCray, one of the founders of Charleston Jazz. The CJA combo will provide music for the service. Invite your friends and family as this event is free and open to the public. Contact Basil Kerr for details and directions to the Circular Church: [email protected].

10/31/2023

Your impact on the Charleston community goes a long way when you support Charleston Jazz. Join us for our annual gala on November 3rd at the Harbour Club at WestEdge. Tickets: charlestonjazz.com

10/26/2023

Don't be one of those people who says, "I wish I had learned an instrument..."
You are never too young or too old to begin. We offer classes for all ages and levels. Scholarships are available. charlestonjazz.com jazz

10/25/2023

Your impact on the Charleston community goes a long way when you support Charleston Jazz. Join us for our annual gala on November 3rd at the Harbour Club at WestEdge. Tickets: charlestonjazz.com

10/23/2023

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a professional musician? Many of our students go on to perform, record and teach. Start your journey with private lessons: charlestonjazz.com jazz

10/19/2023

Experience the transformative power of learning to play ! Boost creativity, teamwork and improvisation skills. Sign up: charlestonjazz.com jazz

10/12/2023

Charleston Jazz Academy combo students enjoy various performance opportunities throughout the year. Inquire today about joining a ! Sign up: charlestonjazz.com

10/12/2023

Have you always dreamed of playing an instrument? The Charleston Jazz Academy gives students a strong foundation in , emphasizing and . is a life-changing experience that enhances focus, teamwork and creativity. Sign up: charlestonjazz.com

10/12/2023

NOTICE: Tonight's masterclass with Charlton Singleton has been canceled. Stay tuned for the new date.

10/09/2023

** Update this event has been canceled ** Stay tuned for new date!

MASTERCLASS: An Evening With Charlton Singleton

October 12, 2023
Charleston Jazz Academy
6:30PM-7:30PM
Free - please RSVP by emailing [email protected] .

Please join the Charleston Jazz Academy and the Charleston Gaillard Education and Community Program as we welcome two-time Grammy award-winning artist Charlton Singleton back to the Academy for "An Evening with Charlton Singleton." This masterclass for students will focus on Charlton's role as Musical Director of the Gaillard's original production, "Finding Freedom: The Journey of Robert Smalls," Gullah music and Ranky Tanky.

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10/04/2023

MASTERCLASS: An Evening With Charlton Singleton

October 12, 2023
Charleston Jazz Academy
6:30PM-7:30PM
Free - please RSVP by emailing [email protected] .

Please join the Charleston Jazz Academy and the Charleston Gaillard Education and Community Program as we welcome two-time Grammy award-winning artist Charlton Singleton back to the Academy for "An Evening with Charlton Singleton." This masterclass for students will focus on Charlton's role as Musical Director of the Gaillard's original production, "Finding Freedom: The Journey of Robert Smalls," Gullah music and Ranky Tanky.

Charlton P. Singleton Gaillard Center

09/27/2023

Save the date: 11/11/23 - 9AM - 1PM

The All-State Jazz Band Audition Workshop is designed to prepare students for the coming band auditions in January.

Many deserving students, when faced with the challenging format of the audition process, underperform when they know they can do much better.

Our audition experts will help prepare all students by providing strategies for audition success! Register here: https://charlestonjazz.com/event/all-state-jazz-band-audition-workshop-2023/

09/26/2023

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09/26/2023

Tomorrow night, 9/27! 🎉 Enjoy a night of music on the rooftop of Uptown Social CHS in memory of co-founder Keith Benjamin’s mother.

Several of the region's finest musicians will take the stage to raise money for the Charleston Jazz Academy.

Get your tickets! https://charlestonjazz.com/event/an-evening-under-the-stars/

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3005 West Montague Avenue
North Charleston, SC
29418

Opening Hours

Monday 1pm - 8pm
Tuesday 1pm - 8pm
Wednesday 1pm - 8pm
Thursday 1pm - 8pm
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