With a confidence reflecting an instrumental and compositional maturity that both belie his age and announce the arrival of a remarkable talent, Bryan Carter exudes what promises a highly successful career. Shortly after completing his training at The Juilliard School in New York City and still at the very outset of his career, Carter has […]
Thanks for a great 2018 Jazz Festival!
To know Yolanda Rabun is to know that she is a skilled singer with a natural storytelling instinct; she comes out the gate stunning her live audiences with her endless energy, commanding vocal power, and inventiveness. Her stage shows are engaging, full of passion, and include straight-ahead and contemporary Jazz, Blues, Folk, Pop, and even […]
Spirited, stylish and engaging, Sidecar Social Club is a shot of whiskey hitting your veins. Soaring through numerous genres effortlessly, their energetic sets take you to colorful and surprising places. From the gritty, riotous underbelly of speakeasy jazz to the bizarre cabarets of wartime Berlin. From the sounds of Latin American dance halls and the […]
Russell Malone is one of the signature guitar players of his generation. The leader often albums since 1992, Malone is as well-known on the international circuit for helming a world-class quartet and trio as he is for his long-standing participation in Ron Carter’s Golden Striker Trio, and his recent consequential contribution to the musical production […]
Huntertones brings people together around the globe with fun, imaginative and fearless music. Their high energy, horn-driven sound fuses inspired improvisation and adventurous composition melding jazz, funk, rock, and soul. Adding depth and contrast to their live set, Huntertones shift from a dynamic six-piece ensemble to a trio featuring saxophone, sousaphone, and beat-boxing, keeping their […]
From the swingin’ sounds of Major Glenn Miller to the best of contemporary big band jazz, the USAF Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble plays with style and sophistication. Made up of outstanding Airman-musicians from around the country, Rhythm in Blue takes great pride in preserving America’s true art form, developing a new generation of listeners, […]
2018 jazz festival: october 6-7
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6:
4:00 – 6:00 PM Sidecar Social Club Concert on the Green
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7:
10:00 AM Gates open for this free, non-ticketed festival in the Duck Town Park.
11:00 AM Full day of live music on two stages begins!
11:00 AM Bryan Carter and the Young Swangers
1:00 PM Huntertones
3:00 PM Yolanda Rabun
5:00 PM The Russell Malone Quartet
2:00 PM “It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swang!” with Bryan Carter
4:00 PM First Flight High School Jazz Band
2018 presenting sponsor
treble clef sponsors
whole note sponsors
This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.