Renowned musician and composer, Wycliffe Gordon, brings to life some of the most popular Louis Armstrong songs. Backed with a variety of instruments, Gordon's Quintet pays tribute to a legendary jazz artist while bringing their own artistic vibes and original songs as well. Wycliffe Gordon has performed and been acknowledged throughout his career from performing at the 2000 Grammy Awards show, appearing on the soundtrack for the 2016 film, "Race," and even being recognized in 2015 as the Artist of the Year by the Augusta Arts Council. Wycliffe Gordon was also named "Best Trombone" in 2016 by Downbeat Magazine's Critic Poll- the fourth time Gordon received this acknowledgement. He was also recognized as the Trombonist of Year 2016 awarded by the Jazz Journalists Association.
Join us at the East Beach Conference Center on Kiawah Island to enjoy some jazzy rhythm and blues. $15 tickets available beginning Jan. 5, 2017, and can be purchased online at kiawahisland.org/special-events or in person at Kiawah Island Town Hall 843-768-9166.