The Charlottesville Jazz Society And Wtju Present Guitarist Charlie Ballantine In Concert at Brooks Hall At Uva

Gary Funston uploaded this event on January 3, 2019


Brooks Hall At Uva
1560 University Avenue
Charlottesville, VA


Sun, January 27, 2019
7:00 pm


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Charlie Ballantine

guitar, electric


The Charlottesville Jazz Society and WTJU are pleased to bring guitarist Charlie Ballantine and his trio to Charlottesville for the first time, kicking off the 2019 CJS jazz concert season. The concert will be held in UVA’s Brooks Hall at 7:00 pm on Sunday January 27th.

Named Indianapolis’ "Best Jazz Musician" of 2015, 2016, and 2017 by NUVO Magazine, Ballantine was born in the American heartland of Indiana. He has two recent recordings out: 2017’s Where Is My Mind? And the new Life Is Brief: The Music of Bob Dylan. These and Ballantine’s two albums prior all draw from music he heard growing up in the Midwest, and from his experiences there. He is the son of a blues guitarist, and his dad exposed him to many of the best guitarists on the scene: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Wes Montgomery, Jimi Hendrix and others. When he was 15 years old Ballantine received his first guitar, and discovered the music of John Scofield, Bill Frisell and other modern masters....

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