Jazz Artists of Charleston (JAC) is honored to welcome renowned trombonist, vocalist, arranger, composer, bandleader, musical ambassador and music educator, WYCLIFFE GORDON, to the bandstand in our House of Swing for HELLO POPS! A Tribute to Louis Armstrong on Saturday, October 24, 2015 as Maestro Charlton Singleton and YOUR Charleston Jazz Orchestra pay tribute to arguably the greatest entertainer that the world has seen and heard, Mr. Louis Armstrong.
“It is a well-known fact that Louis Armstrong is Wycliffe Gordon’s ‘favorite and most influential hero.’ Whether it was through his horn or through his singing, Louis Armstrong managed to excite many audiences and inspire many musicians,” explains Maestro Singleton.
YOUR CJO, with Special Guest Artist Wycliffe Gordon, is set to excite and inspire YOU with memorable arrangements including: Hello Pops (Wycliffe Gordon), Pops for President!!! (Wycliffe Gordon), Hello Dolly (Arr. Charlton Singleton), Portrait of Louis Armstrong (Arr. David Berger) and more! You don’t want to miss this performance as CJO has commissioned Wycliffe Gordon to pen a very special piece for the band, making its world premiere the evening of the show!
October 24, 2015
Charleston Music Hall
37 John Street
5pm + 8pm
Adults: $35 – $45
Seniors (65+): $30 – $40