Enjoy Three Days of CPCC Jazz

Come and enjoy Three Days of CPCC Jazz this week!  Tuesday, April 23 is Jazz Vocal; Wednesday, April 24 is Jazz Improv, and Thursday, April 25 is Big Band Jazz.  All concerts are at 12:30 p.m. in Bryant Hall (Sloan 101). Music
Looking ahead to next week: Tuesday, April 30  provides two opportunities — 12:30 p.m. is the Class Music Recital in Bryant Hall, and at 7:30 p.m., the Recorder Ensemble will be presenting a concert in Tate Hall, Overcash. Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. is the Baroque Ensemble in Tate Hall.  Thursday, May 2 at 12:30 p.m. is the Applied Music Student Recital in Bryant.  Our final concert of the season will be the Composition class recital at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3, in Tate Hall.

Free Concerts

If you’ve never heard a large horn ensemble or horn choir, you’re in for a treat. And, if you’ve already heard a horn choir then you already know what we’re talking about. Quite simply, we think it’s “The Greatest Sound on Earth!”  This MusicThursday, Nov. 8, at 12:30 p.m., the Horn Society of the Carolinas will present a concert in Tate Recital Hall.

Next week, there will be three jazzy days of concerts by CPCC students – Tuesday, Nov. 13, is the Jazz Vocal recital.  Wednesday, Nov. 14, will be the Jazz Improv class concert and Thursday, Nov. 15, will be the Big Band concert.  All concerts are at 12:30 p.m. in the Gene Bryant Recital Hall, SL101.  Everyone is welcome

Billy Spencer Memorial Jazz Concert

Billy Spencer Memorial Jazz Concert

Billy Spencer Memorial Jazz Concert

Billy Spencer Memorial Jazz Concert
Wednesday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Dale F. Halton Theater

The Billy Spencer Memorial Jazz Concert pays homage to a former CPCC student and professional trumpet player who passed away in 2003.  Billy played with groups as diverse as Glenn Miller and KC and the Sunshine Band and he shared his love for music with so many at CPCC and throughout Charlotte.  All proceeds from this concert support CPCC student scholarships. Adult tickets are $10 and any student or senior ticket is just $5.

The concert features the performance of the Charlotte Jazz Orchestra and will include tributes to the greats of jazz including Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Charlie Parker.  Don’t miss this evening of incredible music as some of the area’s top jazz musicians bring a big band sound to the Halton!

To buy tickets visit tix.cpcc.edu or call 704.330.6534.



Jazz x 3

You have three opportunities this week to sample the Jazz Department’s spring concerts:
Tuesday, April 10: Jazz Vocal
Wednesday, April 11: Jazz Improv
Thursday, April 12: Big Band concert
All concerts are in the Bryant Recital Hall, Rm. 101 Sloan, at 12:30 p.m.