During the COVID-19 pandemic, Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) is releasing pre-recorded videos of CJO performances every week on their YouTube channel and Facebook page, free of charge, to provide comfort and connection during these uncertain times.
This week’s CJO “From the Archives” performance is from the 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival. On January 25, 2019, Robbie Madison and Kanika Moore performed to a sold out crowd at Dockery’s on Daniel Island. Join them for:
CROONERS & CURRENTS: Robbie Madison and Kanika Moore
Thursday, August, 6, 2020
Crooners & Currents was a truly special performance as Robbie Madison and Kanika Moore celebrated the singers of yesteryear and today! Classics by Al Jarreau, Ella Fitzgerald, and Frank Sinatra intertwined with music by Esperanza Spaulding, Cecile McLorin Salvant, and Michael Bublé. Click here and enjoy the music.
Charleston natives Robbie Madison and Kanika Moore have entertained audiences throughout the Lowcountry and around the world. Robbie was welcomed into a family of artists and studied jazz voice and trumpet at the Charleston School of the Arts. He has been a featured performer in Argentina, the Dominican Republic and other South American countries. Kanika has toured throughout Italy and Spain mixing her blend of swing with a dash of sultry. With her powerful voice she knows how to bring the swing, blues and jazz to your soul! Joining Robbie and Kanika are three of Charleston’s favorite musicians: Jonathan Lovett on keyboards, Alex Kellner on bass, and Ron Wiltorut on drums.
Robbie Madison – Vocals
Kanika Moore – Vocals
Jonathan Lovett – Keyboards
Alex Kellner – Bass
Ron Wiltrout – Drums
Come Fly With Me – Jimmy Van Huesen and Sammy Cahn
Weak – Brian Morgan
Billie’s Bounce – Charlie Parker and Jon Hendricks
I Know You Know – Esperanza Spalding
John Henry – Traditional
Feelin’ Good – Anthony Newley
What’s the Matter Now – Bessie Smith
Body and Soul (Corpo e Alma) – Johnny Green
My Foolish Heart – Victor Young
Stepsister’s Lament – Richard Rogers