Evenings of Intimate Jazz: The Black Gold Orchestra – The Arts Council

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Evenings of Intimate Jazz: The Black Gold Orchestra – The Arts Council

May 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Black Gold Orchestra is a 19-piece big band based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 2021 by Grammy-nominated producer, Larry Wilson, this band is an assembly of world class musicians, artists, and music educators. The collective resume of this ensemble boasts some of the biggest names in music and entertainment, like Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Prince, , Wynton Marsalis, Tyler Perry, George Duke, Pattie Labelle, Usher, Maxwell, Kurt Elling, and Jazzmeia Horn, just to name a few. Many of them have performed on Grammy-winning and nominated albums, and hold various awards and acclamations to their respective names.

Their debut album, “Genesis,” is a dynamic celebration of ALL Black American music, fusing musical elements such as jazz, R&B, soul, hip hop, house, rock, blues, and gospel through the lens of the big band tradition. The album features both original compositions from members of the band as well as fresh new arrangements of a few classic covers. Its scheduled release date is September 8, 2023 on the newly established Sessions Lane Records, based in Atlanta, GA.


May 18
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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