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 2016 “Jazz Inspired” will be in gorgeous Kiawah Island for 3 days of interviews and performances.
Monday, February 22: BILL CUNLIFFE
Judy will interview and perform with pianist/composer/arranger Bill Cunliffe and discuss his busy concert career and writing for film and television. Bill and Judy will be joined by bassist Pat O’Leary and saxophonist Harry Allen.
Tuesday, February 23: AL GREEN
Biographer Al Green will discuss his new biography about his father, guitarist Freddie Green, who was a native of Charleston and an integral part of the Count Basie sound. Guitarist James Chirillo will illustrate what is called the “Freddie Green style” and join Judy, Harry Allen and Pat O’Leary in performing songs associated with Freddie Green and Count Basie.
Wednesday, February 24: JUDY CARMICHAEL QUARTET
Judy and her quartet will perform a concert of swing music and Judy’s original compositions written with Harry Allen. Music by Harry, lyrics by Judy.
Kiawah Island is a 10,000 acres, residential-resort community 21 miles south of historic Charleston, SC. Kiawah Island has 5 golf courses, including River Course, which is hosting Jazz Inspired from Kiawah Island, SC and 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.
RIVER COURSE CLUB
10 River Course Lane
Kiawah Island, SC