Middle C Jazz is honored to welcome countless National Artists to our stage! Don’t miss your chance to see Jazmin Ghent, Alyson Williams, Jonathan Butler, Special EFX, Jazz Funk Soul, Jessy J, Richard Elliot, Bob Baldwin, Lindsay Webster, and more right here at Middle C Jazz – Charlotte’s New Home for Cool!
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WE’RE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THAT DRESSER’S HAS JOINED THE MIDDLE C JAZZ CLUB TEAM AS OUR NEW FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE AS DRESSLER’S IMPROV KITCHEN!
A Night with Award Winning Alligator Records Artist and Soul Blues Music Icon, Curtis Salgado
Award-winning vocalist, instrumentalist and songwriter Curtis Salgado, the man NPR calls “an icon” with “a huge voice,” is revered worldwide for his ability to wring every ounce of soul out of every song he performs. Salgado is famed not only for his powerhouse live shows and ten previous albums, but also for his passionate and insightful original songs. He has been nominated three times for the Blues Music Award for Song Of The Year. Don’t miss his show on returns to Middle C on Wednesday, May 31 at 7pm!
Middle C Presents Atlanta’s Amazing Band Groove Centric- A Blend of R&B, Jazz, & Blues
As adept musicians, Groove Centric will take you on a ride beginning with sounds reminiscent of a classic Miles Davis tune, transition to the smooth sounds of Jill Scott and end by leaving you grooving to head bopping funk like that of James Brown and Earth Wind and Fire. Groove Centric’s mission is to captivate you with their eclectic blend of R&B, jazz and blues and leave you yearning for more. Join us on Thursday, June 1 at 7pm for a Blend of R&B, Jazz & Blues!
Tygressa Sings Natalie- Remembering Natalie Cole, A Tribute
Tygressa Sings Natalie…Remembering Natalie Cole, a tribute, along with The Natalie Cole Tribute Band, has turned this “bucket list,” “one and done” dream into the highly sought-after show it has become today, having performed notable stages such as 8 performances aboard the 2022 Soul Train Cruise, the legendary and historic Blues Alley, Birchmere Music Hall, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and now, Middle C Jazz! This is a show that every lover of great music and of Natalie Cole would not want to miss on Friday, June 2 at 7pm and 9:15pm!
An Evening of Smooth Jazz with Jazmin Ghent
Jazmin Ghent is an international smooth jazz and gospel recording artist as well as an accomplished music educator. She was awarded the prestigious 2019 “NAACP Image Award” for Outstanding Jazz Album, “The Story of Jazz”. She was nominated for 2019 Smooth Jazz Network’s Best Artist of the Year and was voted 2017’s Best New Smooth Jazz Artist. Join us for two shows on Saturday, June 3 at 7pm and 9:15pm!
Featured Artist of the Week: Jazmin Ghent
Jazmin Ghent is an international smooth jazz and gospel recording artist as well as an accomplished music educator. She was awarded the prestigious 2019 “NAACP Image Award” for Outstanding Jazz Album, “The Story of Jazz”. She was nominated for 2019 Smooth Jazz Network’s Best Artist of the Year and was voted 2017’s Best New Smooth Jazz Artist.
Jazmin is also an accomplished music educator. She taught music to students in grades K-5 for 5 years. In 2020 Jazmin was invited by the US Embassy in Haiti to spend 7 days presenting music workshops to adults and children. She worked with musicians demonstrating the origin of jazz from standards to jazz of today. The week culminated with Jazmin headlining the International Jazz Festival in Port Au Prince, Haiti. She has also presented workshops to young musicians in Syracuse, New York, Long Island, New York and Elmira, New York.
From the entertainment perspective, Jazmin has 6 top 5 Billboard singles: Kickin It Up: Stride: Amends: Work Wit It: Heat: and Compared to What. Her most successful hit to date is Kickin It Up which was #1 on Billboard Smooth Jazz Charts (June 2, 2021). Stride, Amends, Heat and Compared to What remained on Billboard Smooth Jazz Airplay Charts for 20+ weeks and was played in rotation by most smooth jazz stations including Sirius XM Watercolors Channel for 7+ months. Jazmin has performed at various major festivals and venues throughout the country, in Europe and recently on the 2019 Dave Koz Cruise to Australia.
According to Art Good of Catalina Island’s Jazz Trax radio and festival, “… unknown Jazmin Ghent was one of the BEST FINDS the festival has EVER uncovered. Obviously…she OUTSOLD ALL 30 stars of smooth jazz in the JazzTrax Store, selling more CDs than anyone. She had stage presence, a show and she could play!”
Jazmin received a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and a Master’s Degree from Tennessee State University. She is currently a PhD student at the University of South Florida. Her latest CD, “Forever…Jaz” was released January 2021.
Smooth Sundays with JD featuring Carl Ratliff and Dawn Anthony: The Music of Grover Washington
Smooth Sundays with JD returns to Middle C this summer! Join us on Sunday, June 4 at 6pm for a show featuring Carl Ratliff: The Music of Grover Washington!
The Rebecca Kleinmann Quintet
On Wednesday, June 7 at 7pm, join us for the Rebecca Kleinmann Quintet! This group explores original compositions by band members, Brazilian musical genres, jazz of all eras, and music inspired by Cuba, Columbia and the Dominican Republic.
Rodney Shelton and Eric Brice Present Shana Blake: Singing The Great Women of Soul, With Special Guest, Ziad Rabie
Thursday Jazz Jam is back agin, so grabb your tickets today to one one of our most popular series! Rodney Shelton and Eric Brice Present Shana Blake: Singing the Great Women of Soul, with Special Guest Ziad Rabie on Thursday, June 8 at 7pm!
An Evening with Vincent Ingala
Join us on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 at 7pm and 9:15pm, for one of the fastest emerging contemporary jazz recording artists in recent history, multiinstrumentalist, composer and producer, Vincent Ingala! He has been named Billboard Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year in 2012, Sirius XM Watercolors Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 2013, and his music is consistently found atop the most noteworthy music charts in the world, including eight number one hits on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Chart, and twenty songs on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Top 10.
Gospel Sunday: Tribute to Fred Hammond, featuring Jay D. Jones
Gospel Sunday returns on Sunday, June 11 at 3pm! Fuel your body and move your soul when the El Lambert Band presents a Tribute to Fred Hammond featuring Jay D. Jones!
MIDDLE C SPOTIFY PLAYLIST
Ready for a preview of some of our upcoming performers or want to catch up on the latest happenings at Middle C? Check out our monthly Spotify playlist below!