2019 marks the tenth 12 months of service to the Charlotte neighborhood for JazzArts Charlotte, previously Jazz Arts Initiative. We are proud to continue our work because the premiere jazz organization in Charlotte with our focus on neighborhood enrichment through high quality music training, reside performances, and musician support. Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospance Agency and Flight Engineer Rick Mastraccio of NASA sent a message of goodwill to all those celebrating International Jazz Day in 2014. Representing the Expedition 39 crew aboard the International Space Station, their message equated science and music. The science aboard the International Space Station, very similar to music, is all about attempting to understand the unseen.
“Paul Hardcastle’s Jazzmasters Are Choice of Adult Alternative Radio”. Top-promoting saxophonist Dave Koz was a former air persona on the Smooth Jazz and Smooth AC networks. In some markets, the smooth jazz format has also found a … Read More