The Absolutes to perform at the Gibbes Museum August 15

The Gibbes Museum and Charleston Jazz present their third concert in the 2018 summer music series with original compositions inspired by artwork on view at the Gibbes. The ticket price includes a creative jazz concert, admission to the museum, and a complimentary cocktail from 5Church Charleston.

The Absolutes jazz quartet is led by pianist Maxx Bradley and saxophonist Kevin Patton. Maxx recently graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition and Jazz Piano. He will soon be off to the California Institute of Arts (CalArts) to work on a Master’s Degree in Composition and Experimental Sound Practices. His music has been performed by the Anatolia College ensemble in Thessaloniki, Greece, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and several College of Charleston ensembles. Kevin Patton graduated from the College of Charleston in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Jazz Saxophone Performance and recently released a full-length jazz album that he composed and arranged himself. It is titled ‘Full Authority’ and is available on iTunes. Get ready for technical mastery and soulful exploration at this Art of Jazz finale.

Tickets are on sale now.

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