Marc Hoffman Duo In Charlotte Friday, August 3
Charlotte, NC: Jazz pianist/composer/vocalist Marc Hoffman will perform this Friday, August 3rd with his duo at Wells Fargo Plaza in downtown Charlotte. Special guest bassist Dave Vergato will join Hoffman for this performance.
Hoffman and his duo, trio, and quartet are well known in the Charlotte area for their appearances at jazz clubs, concerts, and private events, most recently at the Pewter Rose in Charlotte as part of the Sai Jazz Series. Marc has performed nationally and internationally for music festivals and corporate and private events, and has entertained crowds at the North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston SC; Speedway Motorsports Inc. and the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, both in Charlotte; the Annual Old Town Blues & Jazz Festival in Rock Hill, SC; and in the UK and The Netherlands.
Wells Fargo Plaza is located at 301 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC, 28202. In addition to the Friday lunch concerts, Alive After Five takes place at WFP each April.
“It's great to play in downtown Charlotte,” Hoffman says. “Many thanks to Wells Fargo for inviting us!”
For this performance Marc will feature tunes from his latest CD, Curioso and a mix of original jazz, standards and pop.
Marc's recent performances include at Ashe Civic Center in W. Jefferson, NC, and an invitation-only concert in Charleston, SC. Other recent work includes composing the score for the feature film “40 Fears” for Charlotte-based Dalliance Films. Previous film work includes scoring the feature film, “The Mill”. Marc has been music supervisor for several films and was music historian for the film, “Revolution”.
About Marc Hoffman
Marc Hoffman received a degree in composition from the North Carolina School of the Arts and studied film composition at USC. He also attended The Dartington International Summer School of Music in Devon, England. His composition teachers have included John Corigliano, Leo Arnaud, Neil Hefti, and Sherwood Shaffer. Marc performs across the US and abroad, as a soloist and with his jazz trio. A member of BMI and the American Composer's Forum, he is also founder and artistic director of the Salisbury School of Music. Marc lives in Salisbury, NC with is wife, Anne, and their daughter August.