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Middle C Jazz Club


Oct
27 Wed
Image for Remember WHENsdays: Theresa Renee sings Aretha Franklin accompanied by the Sean Higgins Trio

Remember WHENsdays: Theresa Renee sings Aretha Franklin accompanied by the Sean Higgins Trio

Charlotte, NC
United States
Doors at 6:00 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GENERAL ADMISSION: $29.00
BABY GRAND MEMBERS: $23.20

TICKET SALE DATES
GENERAL ADMISSION / BABY GRAND MEMBERS Public Onsale: October 5, 2021 2:34 PM to October 27, 2021 8:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Craft cocktails and small plates begin at 6:00 pm.


Middle C Jazz has General Admission seating available on a first-come basis. We also offer preferred seating for our Baby Grand members. 


For information regarding our Baby Grand Membership click here.


After Theresa Renee's stellar Middle C debut this summer, she will be returning to pay homage to the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin.  Renee will give her take on hits such as "Respect, "A Natural Woman," and "Chain of Fools" along with some lesser-known gems that are sure to please.

 

Personnel:

Theresa Renee - Vocals

Sean Higgins - Piano

Tim Scott - Drums

Ron Brendle - Bass


Theresa Renee
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Theresa Renee was born and raised in Washington DC. Theresa began singing in the 5th grade where she played Dorothy in The Wiz. She is the product of the DC public school system and a graduate of Duke Ellington School of the Arts where she sang with the New Washingtonians Big Band. There she was exposed to a master class with DeeDee Bridgewater, toured in Croatia, and opened up for Diane Schuur. She also opened up for Pattie La'Belle and performed with Earth, Wind, and Fire. After graduating from Duke Ellington: Theresa studied at Howard University for 3 years as a Jazz Studies Major. There, she had the opportunity to participate as a background singer to various artists: Yolanda Adams, Kierra Sheard, former Destiny Child member Michele Williams, and for the Obama Celebration which was filmed and aired on BET. Theresa is a proud member of Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity for women and also a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated. Theresa graduated in May 2020 with her Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from the University of the District of Columbia. While at UDC Theresa was the lead vocalist of the Calvin Jones Big Band. Theresa is currently a graduate student at North Carolina Central University working towards her M.A. in Jazz Studies.


Sean Higgins
            
Pianist and composer is an international touring and recording artist acting as a musical ambassador to audiences worldwide. While classically trained; his own group offers a modern take on the jazz trio configuration.  Higgins enjoys exploring many musical genres and has played keyboards in many commercial settings such as R&B, pop, and fusion.

Higgins completed a B.M. in Jazz Performance at UNC-Wilmington, and an M.M. at Northern Illinois University, where he received a full scholarship to lead and compose for the NIU Liberace Sextet. 

Higgins has opened for Dave Holland, Fourplay, Joe Lovano, Talib Kweli, Ryan Cohen, and Stefon Harris and Blackout. 


$23.20 - $29.00
Nov
10 Wed
Image for Remember WHENsdays: Kristin Randles sings Norah Jones accompanied by the Sean Higgins Trio

Remember WHENsdays: Kristin Randles sings Norah Jones accompanied by the Sean Higgins Trio

Charlotte, NC
United States
Doors at 6:00 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GENERAL ADMISSION: $29.00
BABY GRAND MEMBERS: $23.20

TICKET SALE DATES
GENERAL ADMISSION / BABY GRAND MEMBERS Public Onsale: September 24, 2021 12:28 PM to November 10, 2021 8:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Craft cocktails and small plates begin at 6:00 pm.


Middle C Jazz has General Admission seating available on a first-come basis. We also offer preferred seating for our Baby Grand members. 


For information regarding our Baby Grand Membership click here.


Singer song-writer Norah Jones defies categorization but draws from jazz, pop, country, and folk; and Kristin Randles perfectly fits the bill to pay her homage.  Randles' percussion accolades complement her vocal abilities, creating an eclectic musical experience not to be missed.

 

Personnel:
Kristin Randles - Vocals
Sean Higgins - Piano
Kevin Beardsley - Bass
Tim Scott - Drums 



Kristin Randles


Vocalist and Percussionist can be heard singing a sultry ballad, electrifying the party, or playing percussion in a variety of settings. While earning her Masters’ degree from Winthrop University with an emphasis in Percussion Performance, she had the opportunity to open for John Pizzarelli. Her percussion background has influenced her vocal style.  She has experience performing in Latin, classical, 20th century, African, pop, gospel, jazz, R&B, soul, funk, and folk styles which permeate her distinctive flair. Her unique blend of talents lets her shine in numerous music scenes – from the top jazz clubs and venues in the Carolinas to performing with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. Those that get to hear Randles are in for a treat.





Sean Higgins
            
Pianist and composer is an international touring and recording artist acting as a musical ambassador to audiences worldwide. While classically trained; his own group offers a modern take on the jazz trio configuration.  Higgins enjoys exploring many musical genres and has played keyboards in many commercial settings such as R&B, pop, and fusion.

Higgins completed a B.M. in Jazz Performance at UNC-Wilmington, and an M.M. at Northern Illinois University, where he received a full scholarship to lead and compose for the NIU Liberace Sextet. 

Higgins has opened for Dave Holland, Fourplay, Joe Lovano, Talib Kweli, Ryan Cohen, and Stefon Harris, and Blackout. 
     

Some performances include successful 8-week US Jazz Ambassador tours of the Middle East and Russia with Alvin Atkinson & the Sound Merchants and a Japan tour with Akio Sasajima. He has played in many NYC clubs such as The Jazz Standard, Smoke, Dizzy’s-Jazz at Lincoln Center, Lenox Lounge, Shanghai Jazz, St. Nick's Pub, and Minton's Playhouse.

$23.20 - $29.00

300 South Brevard Street
Charlotte, NC
United States