Charlton Singleton at Kiawah Island February 22

Charlton Singleton & Contemporary Flow
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Turtle Point Clubhouse | 7:30 pm
Price: $10
Ticket release: February 8 @ 9:00 am

Join Grammy Award winner Charlton Singleton and his band, Contemporary Flow, for a set of music that features the best of Contemporary Jazz, R&B, and originals from Singleton himself. Charlton Singleton is a sought-after speaker, arranger, and composer who has worked with many other talented musicians, including Darius Rucker and Bobby McFerrin.

After graduating from the Berklee College of Music and South Carolina State College, Charlton emerged within the Charleston music scene. On top of co-founding and serving as the conductor and director for the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, Charlton is involved in multiple music ensembles. His most notable ensemble, Ranky Tanky, received the 2019 Grammy award for “Best Regional Roots Music Album”. In addition to performing in many American cities, Charlton has toured internationally in over 11 different countries. In reference to his many talents, the Charleston Magazine states, “Charlton is a talented trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader cut from the same cloth as Dizzy Gillespie, Thad Jones, Slide Hampton, and Frank Foster”.

Charlton Singleton is a Lowcountry native of many talents. While growing up in Awendaw, he was constantly surrounded by music. Although most known for his skilled trumpet playing, he excels in the piano, cello, and violin. Notorious for his vibrant energy on and off the stage, this is guaranteed to be an amazing performance you won’t want to miss!

-Submitted by The Town of Kiawah Arts and Cultural Events Council

(Image credit: Kiawahisland.org)

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