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Tribute to Jaco Pastorius

Coffee Underground, 1 E Coffee St, Greenville, SC

"Jazz Underground" Series at Coffee Underground 2019!

Tuesday April 16th, 730pm at Coffee Underground

"Tribute to Jaco Pastorius" featuring GJC Bassist and Music Director Shannon Hoover and the GJC Quintet! Matt Dingledine-guitar Keith Davis-keys Matt Olson-saxophones Justin Watt-drumset

GJC Youth Jazz Ensemble opens the show!

Grab tickets for this one early! The last show was sold out!

Taste of the Upstate 2019

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ZEN - an elegant space for hire, 924 S Main St., Greenville, SC 29601

Taste of the Upstate is a Sunday jazz and gospel brunch benefiting Loaves & Fishes at Zen, Downtown Greenville, on April 7th from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and include all-you-can-eat tastings from some of Greenville’s best restaurants, live music from the Greenville Jazz Collective and St. Anthony’s Men’s Choir!

NEW in 2019!! This year, we’re incorporating art from Greenville’s Open Arts Studio! Pieces from local artists will be up for auction as well as live entertainment as artists work on pieces live at Taste of the Upstate!

All proceeds from this event stay local and help us continue our mission of rescuing food and reducing hunger in Greenville County.

Wednesday Night Jazz at Chicora Alley:George Kanzler's Birthday Bash!

Chicora Alley, 608 S. Main St., Greenville, SC

Join us for Wednesday night Jazz as we celebrate George Kanzler's birthday week at Chicora Alley. George is a retired jazz critic and great supporter of jazz in Greenville!

The Jam session starts at 8pm!

Voices of Jazz at Rainer's Bar with Tish Oney

Rainer's Cafe and Bar, 610-A South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Greenville Jazz Collective presents Jazz Vocal Night at Rainer's Cafe and Bar on Thursday March 14th at 730pm featuring vocalist Tish Oney!

Tish Oney-voice, piano Shannon Hoover-bass Justin Watt-drums

Showtime 730pm (two sets). No cover, reservations recommended!

A Forgotten Legacy-The Music of James Reece Europe

Israel Metropolitan CME Church, 307 N. Calhoun St., Greenville

A multi-level presentation that celebrates the black leaders who proved their worth as American Heroes. Join us as we explore the lives of James Reese Europe, band leader, and Freddie Stowers, the first African American to be awarded the Medal of Honor in World War I.

WHERE: Israel Metropolitan CME Church 307 N. Calhoun Street WHEN: Thursday, February 28 6:00-7:30pm FEATURING: * A first-person account of the Harlem Hell Fighters role in WWI Henry Johnson, UNCC Professor of History * Special concert of Hell Fighter Band Music The Greenville Collective Early Jazz Combo * Honoring Freddie Stowers, American Hero Ri’Chu ri Sancho, Grand Niece of Freddie Stowers

SPONSORED BY: Israel Metropolitan CME Church Unity Sports Soccer Club

Jazz for the Soul with Deanna Witkowski

Carolina Music Museum, 516 Buncombe St. , Greenville, SC 29601

New York-based pianist, composer, vocalist, and Mary Lou Williams scholar, Deanna Witkowski, will perform a special program on Monday evening, February 25th, at the Carolina Music Museum’s grand exhibit space. The performance is part of the Greenville Jazz Collective’s Celebration of Women in Jazz 2019 and will include originals, as well as, selections from the liturgical and small group music of Mary Lou Williams.

The Music of Wynton Marsalis featuring Patrick Lopez

Coffee Underground, 1 E Coffee St, Greenville, SC


Trumpeter Patrick Lopez joins the Greenville Jazz Collective Quintet on Tuesday February 5th to play the music of Wynton Marsalis!

Coffee Underground Theatre has a great atmosphere for live music! Food and drinks are available for purchase and are allowed during the performances.

Showtime 730pm!

Tickets $15 general admission, $12 students and seniors