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Charleston Jazz Orchestra at the Firefly: The ‘Suite’ Sounds of Ellington

Where

Charleston Music Hall 1639240708
37 John Street
Charleston, SC 29403 United States
Phone:
(843) 853-2252
Website:
https://www.charlestonmusichall.com

Details

When

March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

Tickets
$64.00

About

As one of the most influential figures in jazz, Duke Ellington created a distinctive big band sound, continuing to play what he called “American music” until shortly before his death in 1974. In the words of Ellington, “music is how I live, why I live and how I will be remembered.” Throughout his 50-year career, Ellington wrote a few long-form multi-movement works, using the suite format to give his jazz a more empowering meaning, resonance and purpose. On March 26, 2022, your Charleston Jazz Orchestra will showcase two memorable, vital and innovative suites from Ellington’s late career – The New Orleans Suite and The Far East Suite. Join your CJO for an evening dedicated to one of the major creative forces in the music of the twentieth century.