Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents LADY DAY: Billie Holiday’s Centennial Celebration
In celebration of her 100th birthday, Charleston’s resident big band presents a program dedicated to one of the quintessential and most-celebrated singers of jazz: Billie Holiday. Holiday contributed without restraint to the jazz idiom, delighting jazz lovers to this day with the intense, personal feeling attributed to her vocal style. Maestro Charlton Singleton leads the Charleston Jazz Orchestra and CJO Featured Vocalist Leah Suárez in a program recognizing the distinct and extraordinary contributions of “Lady Day” to jazz. April 25th at Charleston Music Hall, at 5pm and 8pm.