Middle C Jazz is honored to welcome countless National Artists to our stage! Don’t miss your chance to see Jonathan Butler, Veronica Swift, 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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House of Funk Presents the Music of Prince
On Wednesday, June 21 at 7pm, join us or this our House of Funk Wednesday series every month! Middle C will be filled with the sounds of PFunk, Prince, Rick James, James Brown, and other timeless funk legends. Charlotte guitarist Stefan Kallander leads the band this month with a tribute to Prince!
An Evening with Tatiana Eva-Marie
Nicknamed the Gypsy-jazz Warbler by the New York Times, Tatiana Eva-Marie is a transatlantic bandleader, singer, author, and actress based in Brooklyn. Best known for her work with the Avalon Jazz Band – and accruing over 70 million views on YouTube, – she was acclaimed as a millennial shaking up the jazz scene by magazine Vanity Fair. Join us for her Middle C debut on Thursday, June 22 at 7pm!
An Evening with Charlotte’s Very Own Harvey Cummings II- Hip Hop & Jazz Fusion
Charlotte native Harvey Cummings II is an award winning saxophonist, pianist, songwriter, and producer. His unique sound blends jazz, hip-hop, and soul to create an incredible listening experience. Join us for An Evening with Charlotte’s Very Own Harvey Cummings II – Hip Hop & Jazz Fusion on Friday, June 23 at 7pm and 9:15pm!
Featured Artist of the Week: Harvey Cummings
Charlotte native Harvey Cummings II is an award-winning saxophonist, pianist, songwriter, and producer. His unique sound blends jazz, hip-hop, and soul to create an incredible listening experience. His straight ahead band, The Harvey Cummings Project, is a driving force in today’s modern jazz movement, performing for television, podcast series, festivals and with clients such as President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, CLTure, Blumenthal Performing Arts, Lowes, The Carolina Panthers, Rapper DaBaby, Justice Initiatives, Creative Mornings, 20th Century Fox’s Our Kind of People and much more!
Since graduating from North Carolina Central University with a BA and a BM in Music and Jazz, Harvey’s music has been featured on Cartoon Network’s “The Boondocks” and on assets for brands that include CLTure, Allen Edmonds and the Harvey B Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture. Harvey has worked with Mez (Heirs Ent.), TLC, Angie Stone, Anthony Hamilton, Carlitta Durand, Cyanca, Elevator Jay, Fantasia, Lute, Erick Lottary and many more. Harvey has even been recognized as “a cornerstone of Charlotte’s music scene” by The Charlotte Post.
Coconut Groove Performs A Tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young
Join us on Saturday, June 24 at 6pm and 8:15pm, when The Coconut Groove Band brings a riveting repertoire of classic Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young Tunes that has made waves all over the country to our audiences here at Middle C Jazz! CGB is a local group consisting of four dynamic musicians/Singers. They are especially known for their tight vocal harmonies and are in great demand here in the Queen City.
Gena Does Tina
Mark your calendars for a very special concert on Sunday, June 25 at 6pm. We honor the late, great Tina Turner with a special performance of Sundays with JD: featuring Gena Does Tina!
Java: 90’s R&B and Dance Hits
On Thursday, June 29 at 7pm, join us for the best party in town: a JAVA BAND party. Their versatile style combines music including all genres to satisfy the music enthusiast as well as the person that’s the life of the party. Jazz standards, Rock, Motown/Beach, R&B, Hip Hop, and Country–they do it all!
The Lao Tizer Quartet Featuring Karen Briggs
“Jazz Group of the Year” nominee, The Lao Tizer Quartet feat Karen Briggs make their return appearance to the intimate setting of Middle C Jazz, on Friday, June 30 in support of their latest, Billboard Jazz Top 10 CD/DVD combo-pack release, Songs From The Swinghouse! Led by pianist, keyboardist, composer and former “Best New Jazz Artist” nominee, Lao Tizer (Special EFX, Down To The Bone), the group also features violinist extraordinare Karen Briggs (Yanni, Stanley Clarke), Grammy-winning drum phenom Gene Coye (Leslie Odom Jr, Larry Carlton, Terence Blancherd) and Senegalese bassist, composer and producer, Cheikh N’Doye (Baaba Maal, Weedie Bramah, Mike Stern). Please join us for a memorable evening of music not to be missed!Join us for two shows on Saturday, June 30 at 7pm and 9:15pm with the Lao Tizer Quartet featuring Karen Briggs!
The Joe Gransden Quartet “Songs of Sinatra & Friends”
We’re excited to bring Joe Gransden to Middle C for two shows of “The Joe Gransden Quartet “Songs of Sinatra & Friends” on Saturday, July 1 at 6pm and 8:15pm! At 50 Years old, Joe Gransden has already performed worldwide and released 17 CDs under his own name. Renowned first for the hard bop approach of his trumpet, Gransden’ssinging voice has been compared to that of Chet Baker and Frank Sinatra.
A Night with #1 Billboard Artist Julian Vaughn
A Julian Vaughn show includes the works: love songs, funky songs, dance songs, ballads, and the occasional fusion tune. Julian has a total of 8 Billboard #1 songs under his belt and you can be assured you’ll be hearing some of those hits such as “On Your Feet”, “Black Dynamite” and the latest: “Sway”. This is a performance you definitely don’t want to miss! Catch the #1 Billboard artist’s Middle C return on Sunday, July 2 at 6pm and 8:15pm.
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!