This year’s Piccolo Spoleto presents an impressively solid variety of jazz, blues, and soul acts in late May and early June. Special events include various gigs at A Dough Re Mi Pizzeria in Mt. Pleasant, the Blues on the Dock series at Bowen’s Island Restaurant, the Early Bird Blues Series at Mad River Bar & Grille, John Street Jazz (with Ann Caldwell) at Gallery Chuma, and the Piccolo Jazz Harbor Cruise (on the Spirit of Charleston).
May 22 – The Rudy Waltz
May 23 – Hedgepeth & Holstein Duo
May 24 – Leah Suárez
May 25 – Caravan
May 26 – Gradual Lean (pictured)
May 28 – The Charleston All-Stars
May 29 – The Pulse Trio
May 30 – Elise Testone
June 1 – The Duda Lucena Quartet
June 3 – Tommy Gill Trio
June 4 – Scandal in Bohemia
June 5 – Tenor Madness
See www.piccolospoleto.com and www.jazzartistsofcharleston.org for more.
(photo by Tony Bell)