If you’re a fan of Jazz that has a Big Band feel, you don’t want to miss this series. Concerts are held in the attic of Little Rock AME Zion Cultural Center. The atmosphere is smooth and relaxing! It’s the perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon. Oh did I mention admission is only $5! It’s the perfect way to start your week off on a peaceful note.
Straight-Ahead Jazz Series 4th Sundays – April thru October
Every 4th Sunday from April to October ‘A Sign Of The Times of the Carolinas’ presents Straight-Ahead Jazz workshops and concerts from 4PM to 6PM at the Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Cultural Center located at 401 N. McDowell St. in Uptown Charlotte.
We celebrate Jazz – our “GIFT” to America – by presenting an audience participation jazz workshop featuring a jazz clinician from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. where we explain the basics of playing the ‘Blues’ and ‘Rhythm changes’.
Then from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. we play songs an array of songs in the Straight-Ahead Jazz Series genre. The First Set features the ‘A Sign Of The Times’ Core group and the Second Set features local musicians in an open jam session. Light Hors d’oeuvres provided.
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