New York based vocalist, Veronica Swift is now being recognized internationally as one of the top young singers on the scene. She has performed regularly with Chris Botti and with the Birdland Big Band and has toured with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Ms. Swift recently released her second album on Mack Avenue records to critical acclaim with DownBeat magazine giving it a rare 5 star review in its April issue. More info at veronicaswift.com
With 18 amazing musicians, the musical possibilities are almost unlimited. The SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble comprises eighteen of the finest jazz musicians, soloists, and bandleaders from across the Carolinas and their mission is to present jazz concerts at the highest artistic level. The Jazz Masterworks ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Robert Gardiner.