Jazzbeat(s)

Ode to jazz great Shirley Horn

June 23, 2011 by Jack McCray No question about it. I’ve been blessed to have seen and heard some of… Read the rest
The kid and the future of jazz in Charleston

June 16, 2011 by Jack McCray I saw the future of jazz in Charleston on Monday before last. It was… Read the rest
Sometimes jazz is hidden in plain sight

June 1, 2011 by Jack McCray One of the sure signs of the growing popularity of jazz music around here… Read the rest
Spoleto + jazz

Festival holds the spirit of the genre with notable concerts May 25, 2011 by Jack McCray Jazz music abounds at… Read the rest
Upstairs at McCrady’s

Jazz music is beginning to reinvent itself — again. May 19, 2011 by Jack McCray My friend Suzanne Pollak, with… Read the rest
Outside the box at Voodoo Lounge

Jack McCray May 12, 2011 Sometimes, apples and oranges do mix. It happened west of the Ashley last week with… Read the rest
Jazz at Piccolo Spoleto

Jack McCray May 10, 2011 It’s beginning to look a lot like Spoleto time, and in just a few weeks,… Read the rest
Sister city hosts a magical musical experience

Jack McCray April 28, 2011 There are lots of reasons I like the Savannah Music Festival, but the two basic… Read the rest
S.C. State ensemble to perform at Burke

Jack McCray April 21, 2011 I got a phone call the other night from my friend, John Williams, congratulating us… Read the rest
Charleston Jazz Orchestra rolls with ‘Swing!’

JAC marks Jazz Appreciation Month April 14, 2011 Four days after its third birthday, I took the stage at the… Read the rest