Jazz in the Key of Life: Music of the ’60s and ’70s | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism
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Jazz in the Key of Life: Music of the ’60s and ’70s

Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts
430 South Tryon St. Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704-372-1000
Discover a fresh jazz take on the iconic songs of the ’60s and ’70s! Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, led by music director and trombonist Vincent Gardner, will debut more than a dozen new jazz arrangements of R&B and pop classics from the late 1960s and 1970s. During this spectacular evening, the music will take you down memory lane as it surprises you with new takes on legendary songs from artists like The Beatles; Stevie Wonder; Elton John; Cream; Crosby, Stills & Nash; Dionne Warwick; and Donny Hathaway. A member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra since 2000, Gardner has also toured and/or recorded with The Count Basie Orchestra, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Harry Connick Jr., Lauryn Hill, Chaka Khan and A Tribe Called Quest. He is also a talented vocalist who was a DownBeat “Rising Star” Critic’s Poll nominee in the male vocalist category in 2014. Gardner has contributed many arrangements to the JLCO and other ensembles.
Information & Amenities
Location:Center City (Uptown)
Type:African-American, Fairs & Festivals, Music & Concerts
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