Jazz pianist/vocalist/radio host Judy Carmichael explores how jazz inspires the creativity of celebrated artists on her Public Radio Show “Jazz Inspired." Judy often records the show on stage and in February 2017 “Jazz Inspired” will be on gorgeous Kiawah Island for three days of performances and onstage conversation between Judy and her guests.
Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired comes to Kiawah Island for it’s third year for three days of performances and fascinating conversations onstage between Judy and her guests. All concerts start at 7:30pm.
February 6th: Pianist Mark Shane will join Judy Carmichael in duets—with two Steinways onstage! Guitarist Chris Flory will join in for an evening of classic jazz. Both Mark and Chris have played with Benny Goodman and countless other swing era greats.
February 7th: Bassist/saxophonist Mike Karn takes the stage with Judy Carmichael and Chris Flory. Mike toured for years with Ray Charles and will bring some of that blues feeling to his performance with Judy and Chris and discuss his experiences with Ray, John Pizzarelli and others he’s toured with throughout his career.
February 8th: Drummer Tom Melito joins Mike Karn, Judy Carmichael and Chris Flory for a final evening concert of swing, boogie and Judy’s sultry vocals on everything from Gershwin to Cole Porter to Judy’s original compositions.
Kiawah Island is a 10,000 acres, residential-resort community 21 miles south of historic Charleston, SC. Kiawah Island has 5 golf courses including Ocean Course, the site of the 1991 Ryder Cup and the 2012 PGA Championship. Tennis, water fun and wildlife adventures abound.
All concerts are free and open to the public but tickets will be required. For further information on tickets for Jazz Inspired from Kiawah Island, SC:
Call or email Stephanie Braswell:
For info on accommodations:
www.wyndhamvacationrentals.com/Kiawah or phone # is 800-247-5050.
Made possible with a grant from the Town of Kiawah Island Cultural Events Fund.
And special thanks to Kiawah Island Golf Resort, one of America’s top vacation destinations. Outstanding golf, tennis and recreation programs provide world-class and unforgettable oceanfront getaways, just 21 miles from beautiful and historic Charleston, South Carolina.
Special package deals for the concerts and a stay at the five-star Sanctuary Hotel are available by calling: 800-654-2924 and asking for booking ID# 14169.
Kiawah Island Golf Resort
East Beach Conference Center
One Sanctuary Beach Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455