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LIVE AT FIREFLY: The ‘Suite’ Sounds of Ellington

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

As one of the most influential figures in jazz, Duke Ellington created a distinctive big band sound, continuing to play what he called “American music” until shortly before his death in 1974. In the words of Ellington, “music is how I live, why I live and how I will be remembered.” Throughout his 50-year career, Ellington wrote a few long-form multi-movement works, using the suite format to give his jazz a more empowering meaning, resonance and purpose. On March 25, 2022, your Charleston Jazz Orchestra will showcase two memorable, vital and innovative suites from Ellington’s late career – The New Orleans Suite and The Far East Suite. Join your CJO for Live at Firefly: The ‘Suite’ Sounds of Ellington!

This performance is made possible in part by REV Federal Credit Union and Firefly Distillery*

*Located near Park Circle in North Charleston, Firefly Distillery features beautiful large grounds with plenty of space for our audience to enjoy the performance. This is an outdoor event and guests are required to bring their own chairs. Drinks and food will be available for purchase. No outside food or drink permitted. Free parking available on site.

Firefly Distillery
4201 Spruill Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405

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Date:
March 25
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $30
Website:
https://charlestonjazz.com/event/live-at-firefly-the-suite-sounds-of-ellington/

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