More Music in March at Middle C
Middle C Jazz is honored to welcome countless National Artists to our stage this spring! Don’t miss your chance to see Mindi Abair, Norman Brown, Kat Edmonson, Paula Atherton, Eric Darius, Marion Meadows and more right here at Middle C Jazz – Charlotte’s New Home for Cool!
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Rodney Shelton & Eric Brice present Legends Night with Thomas Robinson: The Songs of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and Prince
Thursday Jazz Jam is back on Thursday, March 10 at 7pm! Join us for Rodney Shelton and Eric Brice Present Thomas Robinson: the Music of Prince, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder!
An evening with Mindi Abair
We have a CANNOT MISS national artist this month! Join us for four shows with the fabulous Mindi Abair on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12 at 7pm and 9pm. 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 in 1999.
Featured Artist of the Week: Mindi Abair
You might know her as the featured saxophonist on American Idol, sitting in with Paul Shaffer on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Roots on The tonight show starry Jimmy Fallon, or as the first solo saxophonist touring with Aerosmith since 1973. She has garnered twelve #1 radio hits in the jazz and blues world, two #1 spot on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Album Chart, and two #3 spots on the Billboard blues album chart. In 2018, Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers won 8 independent blues awards including artist of the year, and the best blues song fan award for the Independent Music Awards for “pretty good for a girl” featuring Joe Bonamassa. They won the 2019 LA critics Award for Best Holiday Album for all I got for charismas is the blues. And in 2019, 2020, and 2021 she was nominated by the Blues Music Awards as the best instrumentalist: Horn.
Soulful Sounds of Kenny Mann and Liquid Pleasure
The Carolina classic band, Liquid Pleasure with Kenny Mann brings a night of Soul to Middle C Jazz. Accompanied by their famous Philadelphia horn section, this is an intimate and rare one night show you don’t want to miss. Join us on Thursday, March 17 at 7pm!
Mandyl Evans: A Tribute to Jeffrey Osborne
Join us as Mandyl Evans leads Middle C on a journey into the world of Grammy Award winning R&B tunes of Jeffrey Osborne on Friday, March 18 at 7pm and 9pm!
Justin Ray Big Band
The Justin Ray Big Band plays original music deeply rooted in the swing of Ellington and Basie, with lyrical themes that are both current and timeless. Come swing with the Justin Ray Big Band on Saturday, March 19 at 7pm and 9pm.
Smooth Sundays with JD featuring Saxophonist Marqueal Jordan
On Sunday, March 20 at 6pm, join us for Smooth Sundays with JD featuring Marqueal Jordan! Marqueal has shared the stage with some of the greats in music, performing with legends such as: Gerald Albright, Patti Austin, Peabo Bryson, Jonathan Butler, Will Downing, George Duke, Candy Dulfer, Floetry, Aretha Franklin, Larry Graham, Buddy Guy, Lalah Hathaway, The Isley Brothers, and Al Jarreau.
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!