Charlotte, NC based band that plays a mix of originals & covers. Fusion of Classic Rock, funk, jazz, Folk, Americana, Reggae & Cultural Jam.
Melodic Minors is partnering with Charlotte City Center Partners to begin Charlotte’s own local chapter of the national festival, Make Music Day! Join Melodic Minors on June 21 at 7th Street Public Market all day for performances of all different styles and instruments.
Here’s the schedule:
10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.: Matthew Marcus
10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.: Woodwind Chamber (Daniel Haller, Ellie Rasmussen, Gabija Zilinskaite)
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: String Quartet (Andrew DeWeese, Daniel Chabeda, Gabija Zilinskaite, Drew Dansby)
12:30 pm. to 1:30 p.m.: Jazz Piano and Violin (Holland Majors, Lois Majors)
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Sound Syndicate (Nailyah Gardener, Rixey Terry, Justin Hardy, JP Simpson, Greg Rubidge, Christoph Brown, Savr Hill, Alex Macri, Harrison Joyner)
130 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Jazz Vocal/Guitar (Aron Stornaiuolo)
2 pm. to 4 p.m.: Chamber/Solo Music (Andrew DeWeese, Drew Dansby, and Veronica Leahy)
4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Trumpet Duets (William Kressner, Jasmine Leahy)
4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Alex Lapuente
5 p.m. to 5:30 pm.: Vocal with Piano (Arella Flur, Veronica Leahy)
5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Duets (Nate Lambert and Ruth Shumway)
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Jazz Band (Grayson Boatright, Matt Gales, Veronica Leahy, Lovell Bradford, and Ariel Mejia)
6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.: Fiddle Band (Ruth Shumway, Mary Shumway, Dave Shumway, John Renwich, Eric Svenson)
7:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.: Vocals & Ukelele (Griffin Knock)
Located in the beautiful Center City Charlotte ( 4th street and Tryon), just a few blocks from the Belk Theatre, Overstreet Mall and the Bobcats Arena. Chima offers authentic Brazilian cuisine and chic dining experience. Enjoy cocktails and the best view of Uptown Charlotte in our elegant upstairs lounge. Chima also offers live music every Thursday at the bar & Lounge from 6 to 9.
I’m a Charlotte based pianist who grew up and received my first musical influences in the Chicago area. Growing up playing in the church, I have gospel roots that still show in my performances on piano. I studied at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio and began my professional career in the Columbus, Ohio jazz scene. I’ve been lucky enough to have shared the stage with Wynton and Branford Marsalis, Slide Hampton, Wes Anderson, and many others. I continue to perform in the Jazz Room Series in Charlotte, an initiative sponsored by the Jazz Arts Initiative and for which the JAI has received a $30,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. My arrangements for and performances with the Lumzy Family in Charlotte are recorded in their CDs, including Satisfied and Live in Charlotte. My most recent musical configuration, The Lovell Bradford Trio, can be heard frequently on the jazz scene in Charlotte, NC. In addition, I am currently Minister of Music at Charlotte’s Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and teach jazz piano at Davidson College.
Pax Imperium is a Progressive Jam band with strong influences of fusion, trance, jazz and instrumental rock! We’re all looking for to the Queen Park Social. Show is FREE!
Tuesdays and Fridays from April 3rd, 2018, through August 31st, 2018, enjoy live lunchtime music in Romare Bearden Park, 300 South Church Street. The concerts are from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy a night of jazz selections performed by the talented students who take part in our Loonis McGlohon Young Jazz Artist Competition!
This FREE event will be moved indoors if there is inclement weather. Concessions and beverages will be available for purchase. Don’t forget to bring your own lawn chair!
A native of Charleston, West Virginia, Nicci Canada was destined to sing. Born into a family of vocalists, she has been surrounded by music her entire life. Possessing a unique ability to connect with listeners, she uses her voice as a canvas to showcase the truths of the heart and soul. Her warm, sultry vocals are reminiscent of artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, but her amazing sound is unique to the gifts and talents she has been given.
Bill Hanna has been playing jazz in its purist form in venues around Charlotte since 1960. Countless artists have joined him on stage over the years, from students to touring musicians who are just passing through and want to share the small stage with a local legend. But as much time as he spends in the spotlight, he spends even more working behind the scenes to bring other musicians forward.
Jessica Borgnis is a multi-talented musician with the ability to add the perfect touch to your event or wedding. Her musical styles range from jazz to pop to soul to classical and everything in between. Her full band is available for your next event or party, or hire her smaller duo/trio for your cocktail reception or intimate gathering. She is also available to sing and play piano for your wedding ceremony or special service. Based in the NC/SC region, she is available for hire anywhere in the southeast.