Experience Charlotte’s

New home for ool

The Best in Live Jazz

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Grand Piano

The Best in Live Music

Great Craft Cocktails

Delicious Food & Craft cocktails

Great Atmosphere

Perfect Atmosphere for any Occasion

Come to Middle C Jazz, Charlotte’s New home for Coolool

Kenneth Whalum

Singer/Saxophonist Kenneth Whalum

DEC 07

In addition to extensive and highly regarded work as a session and touring saxophonist, Kenneth Whalum is a solo artist -- a singer, songwriter, arranger, and producer

Chandra Currelley

An Evening with Chandra Currelley: A Jazzed Up Christmas

DEC 09

Mrs. Currelley is currently a regular on BET+ Dramedy “Bruh” she portrays the over-the -top “Alice”. You also probably recognize Chandra as Ms. V. in Tyler Perry’s “FOR BETTER OR WORSE” and in the #1 box office movie, "DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN"

Marcus Anderson

An Evening with Kirk Whalum

DEC 15-16

Some words to describe Kirk Whalum’s music are soulful, passionate, stirring. Forged from his Memphis, (TN) gospel roots and his 1980’s initiation into the thriving Houston, TX nightclub scene, Kirk’s big, rich tenor sound is unmistakably his

Marcus Anderson

Adam Hawley and Julian Vaughn present “Holiday Jam” with special guest Adrian Crutchfield

DEC 17

Guitarist and Producer Adam Hawley has burst on to the scene as a celebrated and innovative artist, composer and band leader. Vaughn launched his solo career in 2010 with his album The Purpose Project, which springboarded him into his jazz career.

Mindi Abair

An Evening with Mindi Abair

DEC 30

One of the most recognized and sought-after saxophonists, two-time GRAMMY nominee Mindi Abair has been electrifying audiences with her dynamic live performances and sax prowess since her debut album

Gerald Albright

An Evening with Nine Time Grammy Award Nominated Artist Gerald Albright

JAN 12-13

Gerald Albright, born and raised in Los Angeles, was an accomplished saxophonist well before he enrolled into Redlands University

The New Book from Middle C Jazz Owner Larry Farber

Noted Memories


Noted Memories

Larry Farber, who has devoted his life to music, tells his story in “Noted Memories – How A Kid From Charlotte Had A Moment With Tony, Aretha, Bonnie, Sheryl And More.” That’s Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt and Sheryl Crow. They and dozens more are in this 130-page softcover celebration of Larry’s life. Larry grew up playing in bands, performing at weddings and parties. He booked bands for a living, opened a private music club called Music With Friends and then Middle C Jazz Club in uptown Charlotte. It’s all here, plus 50 photos of Larry and various legends. Read about the night he convinced Aretha to take the stage after Whitney Houston died and lots more. The book celebrates the power of music to unite us. It sells for $25, with partial sales supporting the nonprofit Arts Plus.

About Middle C Jazz

The Middle C note is the place from which music comes alive. The same can be said for Middle C Jazz, Charlotte’s newest stage for live jazz. Built by lifelong jazz devotees for curious newcomers and fellow fanatics alike, we will feature local, regional and national artists in a convergence of art, music and flavor. Whether you’re attending a show, hosting a private event or simply sipping a cocktail, here, every experience is constantly surprising yet consistently inspiring. Like the classic note itself, everything comes alive from here.


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