Camille Thurman and the Darrell Green Trio
with special guest appearance by Wynton Marsalis
Watch and listen as Camille Thurman joins forces with The Darrell Green Trio and jazz legend Wynton Marsalis to kick off the 2019 Charlotte Jazz Festival with an unforgettable night of entertainment in The Jazz Garden Tent at Romare Bearden Park!
Acclaimed by Downbeat Magazine as a "rising star" singer with “soulful inflection and remarkable, Fitzgerald-esque scat prowess” and hailed by All About Jazz as a “first class saxophonist that blows the proverbial roof of the place”, Camille Thurman has been amazing audiences throughout the world with her impeccable sound, remarkable vocal virtuosity and captivating artistry. Many have praised her vocal abilities to the likeness of Ella Fitzgerald and Betty Carter. Her lush, rich & warm sound on the tenor saxophone has led others to compare her to tenor greats Joe Henderson and Dexter Gordon.
Over a career that has spanned more than two decades Oakland, California native Darrell Green has become a master drummer and prolific sideman, sharing stages with leading jazz artists; from Blue Note vibraphonist Stefon Harris to saxophonist Red Holloway. Though jazz is his primary focus, Green is conversant in every genre from straight-ahead jazz to Latin and West African music.
For an up-close-and-personal experience, choose cabaret table seating.
Directions & Parking
A special preferred parking rate of only $5* is available for our patrons in our designated garage.
DESIGNATED PARKING GARAGE
Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage
Located at 550 S. Tryon Street with an entrance on W. Stonewall Street.
Pay as you enter the garage.
Blumenthal’s newest performance space is not your ordinary tent. With chandeliers overhead, grass underfoot and a climate-controlled environment, the tent provides a unique ambiance for audiences, merging the best of outdoor experience with the comforts of an indoor theater. The tent typically goes up for festivals hosted at Levine Center for the Arts and offers cabaret and theater seating, as well as standing room.