Jessy Carolina & The Hot Mess, a New York City based blues and jazz ensemble will perform at the Community Performance Center, 249 East Main St., Rock Hill, SC, on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Doors will open at 7 PM.
Jessy Carolina & the Hot Mess specialize in American music from the late 1800’ s-1930, primarily jazz and blues reminiscent of The Ziegfield Follies, The Great American Song Book, and early medicine shows. Many have described Jessy Carolina’s voice as powerful, breathtaking and beautiful.
“Jessy Carolina’s voice touches your soul the second you hear it! If Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald had a child together, it could not be more talented.”-Christof Bergman, Composer
Over the years, the group has accumulated some very impressive accolades. Which include, but are not limited to, performing the White House Press Correspondence after party, being featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered”, and being featured on the opening credits of the Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special on FOX. With their great vocals, talented musicians, and great personalities Jessy Carolina & and the Hot Mess have created a fresh lively approach to old time jazz and popular music that helps to keep great music from the last century alive today.
The group features Jessy Carolina on vocals and washboard, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton on piano, banjo, and vocals, Jordan Hyde on guitar, Jay Sanford, of Rock Hill, on bass, Mario J. Maggio on clarinet and saxophone, an Satoru Ohashi on trumpet and trombone. For more information on Jessy Carolina & the Hot Mess visit their website www.jessycarolinahotmess.com or their Facebook page www.facebook.com/jessycarolinahotmess
Advance tickets are $20 for ACYC members, $25 general admission.
All tickets are $30 at the door, no discounts.
There are no service fees for advance purchases.