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The Charleston Gaillard Center Presents

Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles

Featuring Take 6, Nnenna Freelon, Kirk Whalum, and Clint Holmes

 

Jazz at the Gaillard Presented by 

When
March 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
2020-03-10T19:30:00-04:00
2020-03-10T19:45:00-04:00
cost
$36-$66 (Plus Applicable Fees)
Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles @ Charleston Gaillard Center

Tickets on sale Friday, August 2 at 11am. Members get pre-sale access beginning  July 30 and will receive an email based on their membership level. Learn more about memberships here. 

Featuring: Emmy Award Winner and Grammy® Nominee – Clint Holmes; 10-time Grammy® Award Winner, 10-time Dove Award Winner, Soul Train Award Winner, 2-time NAACP Image Award nominated, & Gospel Music Hall of Famers – Take 6; 6-time Grammy® nominated vocalist – Nnenna Freelon; Grammy® Award Winner and recipient of numerous awards and acknowledgements for his musical excellence including three Dove Award nominations, an NAACP Image Award nomination and winner of two Stellar Awards-Gospel music’s highest honor – Kirk Whalum

Ray Charles, a Georgia native son, was an American treasure who won every major honor from the Georgia music hall of fame to the Hollywood walk of fame…from the Kennedy Honors to a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame. 

He transcended racism, cultural upheavals, and spread his music based on Gospel, Blues, Jazz and Country around the world…he was a genius!

Boasting iconic tunes from the catalogue of the genius himself, the artists make each son a winning part of the tapestry that is Ray Charles’ music. 

This show celebrates Ray’s music with an all-star cast of award winning performers.

Part of Jazz at the Gaillard Presented by The Establishment, which includes three jazz performances: 

Chick Corea Trilogy with Christian McBride and Brian Blade on October 29, 2019
Georgia On My Mind on March 10, 2020
Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Band on April 25, 2020 

Buy all three shows, and receive 10% off your purchase.