Middle C Jazz is honored to welcome countless National Artists to our stage! Don’t miss your chance to see Keiko Matsui, Sy Smith, Maysa, Gerald Albright, Althea Rene, Peter White, Spyro Gyra, Marion Meadows, Alex Bugnon and more right here at Middle C Jazz – Charlotte’s New Home for Cool!
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Good Shot Judy- The Great American Songbook
Grounded in the swinging cadence of the big band era, Good Shot Judy boldly ventures wherever whimsy leads them. The big amp jazz band brings melodic muscle to every show, fueled by revelers young and old who eagerly follow them on an exhilarating ride through this golden age of music. Catch them at Middle C on Wednesday, March 1 at 7pm!
Saxophonist Mike Jones and Friends presents Hot Buttered Soul: Celebrating Isaac Hayes with his daughter Heather Hayes
Mike Jones and Friends presents Hot Buttered Soul: A Tribute to Isaac Hayes featuring his daughter Heather Hayes. We are celebrating Isaac Hayes and highlighting his legendary genius and mastery of the funk. This promises to be one funky, soulful and exciting show on Thursday, March 2 at 7pm!
Brandon Stevens Presents: Stories Behind His Favorite Songs – Selections from Marvin Gaye, Brian McKnight, Maxwell and more!
Join Brandon Stevens as he takes you on an enthralling journey chronicling the songs and artists who have shaped his style. Don’t miss this night of smooth R&B and Soul, featuring classics by Marvin Gaye, Brian McKnight, Maxwell, and more on Friday, March 3 at 7pm and 9:15pm!
A Tribute to Living Legend Stephanie Mills featuring: Tracy Hamlin
Vocalist Tracy Hamlin returns to Middle C for two shows on Saturday, March 4 at 7pm and 9:15pm! Join us for hertribute to Living Legend Stephanie Mills and experience a night of music from an unparalleled songstress!
Featured Artist of the Week: Tracy Hamlin
Trying to describe her with one word would be impossible. Few can master one genre of music, but pure, God-given talent allows her to master all. Her movements attract you, her music captivates you, and her voice soothes your soul with joy. Her immeasurable vocal, songwriting, and producing talents bestow upon audiences a remarkable experience, replenishing one’s hopefulness, love, and aspiration.
On a substantial foundation of education, Tracy Hamlin developed classical proficiency and skill, learning to sing in French, German, and Italian at the Baltimore School of the Arts and the prestigious Peabody Preparatory School of Music. She has performed alongside numerous music legends, including Carlos Santana, Marcus Miller, Peabo Bryson, Will Downing, Jonathan Butler, Esperanza Spalding, and Chaka Khan, to name a few. She toured internationally as a lead background vocalist for Disco Queen Gloria Gaynor, as well as being credited as a vocal arranger on Gloria’s last project. Tracy also toured internationally as the lead vocalist with the Jazz recording group, Pieces of a Dream.
The Jive Aces, The UK’s No. 1 Jive & Swing Band
On Tuesday, March 7 at 7pm, join us in welcoming the UK’s No. 1 Jive and Swing Band, the Jive Aces! Renowned worldwide for their high-energy spectacular showmanship, their viral video “Bring Me Sunshine”, and for being the first live band to reach the final rounds of Britain’s Got Talent, the Jive Aces have firmly established themselves as the UK’s No. 1 Jive & Swing band.
House of Funk: Curated by Stefan Kallander
Middle C will be filled with the sounds of PFunk, Prince, Rick James, James Brown, and other timeless funk legends. Throw on your favorite pair of bell bottoms and join us for House of Funk: Curated by Stefan Kallander on Wednesday, March 8 at 7pm. The band features some of Charlotte’s finest musicians: Courtney Gibson, Jesse Lamar Williams, Zach Wheeler, Braxton Bateman, Simon George, and Stefan Kallander, in addition to monthly sit ins and features of other stunning artists from the deep well of Charlotte Funk.
Rodney Shelton & Eric Brice Present: Jay D Jones Sings Classic Earth, Wind, and Fire
Rodney Shelton and Eric Brice return to Middle C on Thursday, March 9 at 7pm and present Jay D. Jones Sings the Classic Earth Wind and Fire! Come hang out and kick back during the Thursday Night Middle C series with The Rodney Shelton Group.
House of Music Present Keiko Matsui: Curated by Stefan Kallander
Acclaimed pianist, composer and humanitarian Keiko Matsui on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11 at 7pm and 9:15pm! An unparalleled artist and storyteller, Keiko has worked alongside icons Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Hugh Masekela and Bob James!
The 7pm Saturday show has SOLD OUT!
Contemporary Jazz Sax-Man ELAN TROTMAN
Saxophonist Elan Trotman, has quickly become one of jazz’s most thrilling and emotive performers as he continues to stand out and push boundaries as a composer, performer, teacher and recording artist. Trotman’s playing, though inspired by Grover Washington, Jr., Kirk Whalum and Najee, displays his own fresh ideas and distinctive tone. Don’t miss him on Sunday, March 12 at 6pm!
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