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SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble featuring Stefon Harris
Saturday, August 21, 2021 @ 7:30 pm$50.00
Stefon Harris, one of the best jazz vibraphonists on the planet, joins the SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble, an 18 piece All-Star Big Band at the Harbison Theatre at MTC in Irmo, SC.
As a four-time GRAMMY™ nominee and eight-time Best Mallet Player by the Jazz Journal Association, Stefon Harris provides jaw-dropping skills on the vibraphone. His hands fly through the air like fireworks as he hits each note precisely and beautifully.
The SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble, is comprised of eighteen of the finest jazz musicians, soloists, and bandleaders from across the Carolinas and its mission is to present jazz concerts at the highest artistic level. With this many amazing musicians, the musical possibilities are almost unlimited.
Stefon Harris’s passionate artistry and astonishing virtuosity have propelled him to the forefront of the jazz scene. Heralded as “one of the most important artists in jazz” (The Los Angeles Times), he has been named a recipient of the 2018 Doris Duke Artist Awards. One of the most prestigious programs in the arts, “the Doris Duke Artist Awards invest in exemplary individual artists in contemporary dance, jazz, theater and related interdisciplinary work who have demonstrated their artistic vitality and commitment to their field.” He is also a recipient of the prestigious Martin E. Segal Award from Lincoln Center, has earned four GRAMMY™ nominations, and has been named Best Mallet player eight times by the Jazz Journalists Association.