CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) will kick off their eighth annual season this month with "When Swing Was King".
This concert will feature a song roster that takes jazz lovers through the Big Band era and Charleston's newly elected Mayor John Tecklenburg will be performing two pieces by his great uncle Fud Livingston.
Tecklenburg has been performing and participating in the Charleston music scene for years and comes from a family deeply rooted and devoted to live music
"I always delight in the opportunity to perform with the enormously talented members of the Charleston Jazz Orchestra. It is especially personal and moving for me, as I will perform "I'm Thru With Love," which was co-written by my great-uncle, Fud Livingston. I look forward to honoring him during the performance," stated Mayor Tecklenburg.
The CJO will perform a variety of tunes from the 1930's and 1940's birth of swing era on February 20 at The Charleston Music Hall located at 37 John Street, Charleston, SC 29403.
There will be two opportunities to catch the show, with performances at 5 and 8 p.m.
For tickets and more information visit, http://jazzartistsofcharleston.org.
Tickets can also be purchased at the Charleston Music Hall Box Office.