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Jazz at the Center: A Celebration of Jazz in Historic Camden, SC - May 15 & 16, 2009


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Bucky Pizzarelli
Ticket Outlets:
Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County
810 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC
803-425-7676, ext 300

Sims Music
1110 St. Andrews Road, Columbia, SC

Gibbs Guitars
505 Broad Street, Sumter, SC
(803) 775-5195

Schedule subject to change

Friday, May 15th

7:00 p.m. Opening Reception
Wood Auditorium at the Fine Arts Center
810 Lyttleton St.
(803) 425-7676, ext. 300

Sims Music and Comins Guitars will host a catered cocktail hour with cash bar featuring a display of jazz memorabilia and Comins Guitars.

8:00 p.m. A Celebration of Classic Jazz Guitar
Wood Auditorium at the Fine Arts Center
810 Lyttleton Street
(803) 425-7676, ext. 300
Adult $20.00 - Student $15.00

A Celebration Of the Music of Bucky Pizzarelli featuring jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli, vocalist Mary Ann Hurst and The Jazz Guitar Summit, with special guest Bill Comins.

Master Of Ceremonies will be WIS-TV personality Joe Pinner.

10:00 p.m. -1:30 a.m. Late Nite Jazz
The Venue on Broad
1020 Broad Street
(803) 713-8333
Sir Real
This Columbia-based fusion trio plays high-energy swing, hard-bop and funk.

9:00 p.m. -12:00 a.m. Piano Jazz
The Old Armory Steak House
514 Rutledge Street
(803) 432-3222
Free to dinner and bar patrons
Featuring Patty Blackwell playing songs from the Great American Song Book and Show Tunes.

Saturday, May 16

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Saturday Morning Workshop
Music Studio at the Fine Arts Center
810 Lyttleton Street
(803) 425-7676, ext. 300
Tickets: $5.00 (doors open @ 9:30am)

The Art of Comping on the Guitar with guitarists Jerry Sims, Dwight Spencer, and Richard Maxwell. This will be a performance workshop demonstrating how to develop rhythm chords and bass lines.

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Saturday Morning Jazz
The Kershaw County Farmers Market
corner of Market & Rutledge St
behind The TenEleven Galleria Free
The Camden Middle School Jazz Band under the direction of Nancy Neal.

11:15 a.m - 2:00 p.m. Saturday Jazz Lunch
The Carolina Cafe', at TenEleven Galleria
1011 Broad Street
Free to lunch patrons.

11:15 a.m.
Al Roberson Solo Saxophonist
Jazz from Broadway & The Movies

12:00 p.m. Mary Ann Hurst, Richard Maxwell & Kevin Jones perform songs from the great american songbook.

12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Saturday Jazz Lunch
The Old Armory Steak House
514 Rutledge Street
(803) 432-3222
Free to lunch patrons
Featuring jazz guitar duo Jerry Sims and Dwight Spencer.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Classical Guitar Performance
Kirkwood Books
944 Broad Street
(803) 432-5169
Featuring the seven-member Columbia Guitar Orchestra.

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Saturday Afternoon Guitar
Sunday Afternoon Cafe
The Shops at Midtown
Lyttleton Street
Featuring Robert Gibbs, solo jazz guitar.

7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Jazz Dinners
Free to dinner & bar patrons:

The Old Armory Steak House
514 Rutledge Street
(803) 432-3222
Featuring Jazz A'la Carte guitar, vocals & sax featuring Mary Claire Gatch and Richard Maxwell.

Sam Kendall's
1043 Broad Street

Featuring Jazz piano and vocal duo with Mary Ann Hurst & Bert Ligon.

Indigo Jones
511 Rutledge Street
Featuring Kristi Hood & Jerry Sims guitar and vocal duo.

9:00 -11:30 p.m. Late Nite Jazz
The Venue on Broad
1020 Broad Street
(803) 713-8333
Tickets: $5.00
Featuring Main Street playing classic and contemporary jazz blended with a touch of fusion.

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