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Jazz Room Presents Women In Jazz at The Jazz Room At The Stage Door Theater

Posted by Lonnie Davis on February 24, 2022

Where

The Jazz Room At The Stage Door Theater
155 N College Street
Charlotte, NC
Map
(704) 334-9300

When

Fri, March 18, 2022
6:00 pm

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Musicians

Marion Hayden
bass, acoustic
Sharel Cassity
saxophone

About

An all-female congregation of world-class instrumentalists brings the swing for a three-day JAZZ ROOM residency, in celebration of Women’s History Month.

FEATURING
Ellen Rowe, piano & bandleader
Allison Miller, drums
Marion Hayden, bass
Sharel Cassity, saxophone

The JAZZ ROOM provides a casual and intimate setting with tables and a full bar, reminiscent of the classic jazz rooms of yesteryear.

This evening we celebrate the females that are instrumental in jazz historically and today. Women like Mary Lou Williams, Alice Coltrane, and Melba Liston have been incredibly influential in the development of jazz, whether ghostwriter behind the scene or trailblazer despite it. Some were recognized in their own time, but others only discovered later. This is a unique opportunity to hear a full ensemble of all-star female jazz musicians from the region and beyond, and to celebrate the unique joy and energy they bring to the music. ...

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