Happy Valentine’s Day to you from all of us at Middle C Jazz! We hope to see you and the music lovers in your life at a show soon.
Middle C Jazz celebrates the countless contributions Black artists have made to the American Jazz songbook. During February, we are honored to bring Adam Hawley, Maria Howell, Selwyn Birchwood, Jacob Webb, and Eric Darius among others to the Middle C stage.
Middle C Jazz is honored to welcome countless National Artists to our stage this spring! Don’t miss your chance to see Keiko Matsui, Sy Smith, Eric Darius, Maysa, Gerald Albright, Althea Rene, Peter White, Spyro Gyra, Marion Meadows, and more right here at Middle C Jazz – Charlotte’s New Home for Cool!
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Songs in the Key of Love: A Middle C Jazz Valentine’s Day featuring JD, Robyn Springer, & Jay D Jones
Songs in the Key of Love with JD Jones, Robyn Springer, and Jay D Jones has SOLD OUT!
A Night with Alligator Records recording artist and Contemporary Blues Star, Selwyn Birchwood
We’re excited to bring Blues Music Award Winner Selwyn Birchwood to Middle C for a for two shows on Thursday, February 16 at 7pm! Birchwood and his band have crisscrossed the U.S. and Europe repeatedly, delivering unforgettable live performances.
“A remarkable, contemporary bluesman…a powerhouse young guitarist and soulful vocalist. A major player…highly recommended” –Rolling Stone
“Rising blues star Selwyn Birchwood is the real deal. Birchwood puts his own fresh spin on the blues, taking the tradition and making it into something new.” –Guitar World
A Night with Jacob Webb
Are you ready to go to a place where you’ve never been before? Come join us for an elegant night of jazz with 6x #1 Billboard recording bassist Jacob Webb. Brace yourselves as Jacob will cover his original works as well as music from the catalogue of Earth Wind and Fire, The Gap Band, Musiq Soul Child, and many more! His Middle C debut is on Friday, February 17 at 7pm and 9:15pm!
Featured Artist of the Week: Jacob Webb
Jacob Webb is an award winning producer, bassist, pianist, and multi-instrumentalist. A native of Newton Kansas, Jacob started playing professionally at the age of 15 under the guidance of the legendary guitarist Jerry Hahn. After high school, he attended the prestigious music program at William Paterson University majoring in Jazz Performance. It was during this time that he co-founded the acclaimed Contemporary Jazz group The JT Project.
In addition to co-leading, writing, and producing for The JT Project, Jacob has collaborated and performed alongside wonderful artists including the iconic singer/songwriter Valerie Simpson of the legendary duo, Ashford and Simpson, Najee, Nick Colionne, Kim Waters, Cindy Bradley, Ladies of SKY, Freddy Jackson, Kenny Garrett, Mulgrew Miller, Jerry Hahn, Roy Hargrove, Will Donato, and several others! Jacob’s body of work with The JT Project speaks for itself incorporating the most talented jazz and soul musicians in New York City. The members of the group have toured and recorded with the top major label legends of all time!
Mandyl Evans featuring The Songs of Luther Vandross
Mandyl Evans’s tribute to Luther Vandross for two shows on Saturday, February 18 at 7pm and 9:15pm has SOLD OUT!
Fat Tuesday with the Soda City Brass Band
Fat Tuesday: the Mardi Gras Party featuring Carolina’s own Soda City Brass Band returns for a third year! Join us for a Mardi Gras celebration like none other on Tuesday, February 21 at 7pm with sounds from the streets of New Orleans! The Soda City Brass Band presents the best of the Dirty Dozen, Soul Rebels, Rebirth, and Preservation Hall brass bands.
A Tribute to Jeff Beck by Wired
Wired returns to Middle C with their tribute to the music of Jeff Beck (1944-2023) on Wednesday, February 22 at 7pm! Join us in celebrating the life of one of the 20th century’s greatest guitarists and jazz fusion icons as we remember his music and honor his legacy.
Sol Fusion returns to Middle C on Thursday, February 23 at 7pm! Unmatched in range and versatility and with impeccable harmonies, Sol Fusion’s front line vocalists cover it all, from the Chicks to Gladys Knight to Lady Gaga, and from Chris Stapleton to Earth, Wind and Fire to Bruno Mars.
For Eric Darius there are no limitations when it comes to breaking new ground. Internationally known as an elite Jazz/R&B/Pop Saxophonist, Songwriter, Producer, and Performer, Darius recently dropped, “L.O.V.E Feat. Brian Culbertson” the third single from his seventh studio album, Breakin’ Thru, which debuted at #2 on the iTunes Top 40 Jazz Albums Chart. Join us on Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 at 7pm and 9:15pm!
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