An independent JrK-12 college preparatory school 
located in Concord, North Carolina
We are the Jazz branch of the instrumental music department of Cannon School. We gig regularly on campus and in the Charlotte area. We have performed at many local and regional Jazz festivals, always to rave reviews. This webpage is the spot to dig all the happenings with the Cannon School Jazz Program and to learn about our upcoming gigs. You can also check out videos of recent performances. We hope you'll come out to hear us soon.

Our Mission

  • To keep this glorious music alive
  • To pass this gift on to anyone with open ears, an open mind, and a willingness to dig
  • To exhibit Cannon School's philosophy of Adaptive Expertise through the art of swing

Jazz Gigs 2017-2018

October 4, 2017
Upper School Night of Music
Cannon Performing Arts Center, Quad
Enjoy a variety music including chorus, strings, band, jazz combo, performed by Cannon students.

November 18, 2017
Concord Christmas Parade
The Cannon Jazz Combo will again represent our school on the Cannon float in the Concord Christmas parade, performing holiday favorites in front of thousands. It's not too early to go ahead and get into the holiday spirit! Come out and join us! 

December 2, 2017
North Mecklenburg Holiday Parade
The Cannon Jazz Combo will again represent our school on the Cannon float in the North Mecklenburg Holiday Parade (which goes through Davidson and Huntersville), performing holiday favorites in front of thousands. Come for the parade and stay for "Christmas in Davidson" which is always fun. 
Come out and join us! 

December 14, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Jazz Concert
Cannon Performing Arts Center
The Cannon Jazz Combo will take the stage to offer up lots of swing, bop, blues, along with some holiday classics to get you ready for the Christmas season. 

December 28, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Cannon School Alumni Jazz Jam
Cabarrus Brewing Company
All alumni and especially past & present members of the Cannon Jazz family are invited to join us at Cabarrus Brewery for an evening of grooving music, killer food, and a holiday hang you won't want to miss. Last year's event was a packed house. Here at year two of this now annual event, we hope you'll all come swing with us!

February 10, 2017
Time TBD
UNCC Jazz Festival
Rowe Recital Hall - UNCC
For the 12th year now, the Jazz Combo will be performing at the UNCC Jazz Festival. This is always a great festival, where our students get to receive judges commentary as well as a clinic with a member of the UNCC jazz faculty. We have won numerous soloist awards at this festival, and this year will hopefully be no different. Come out to see us, as well as the other top school jazz bands in the region. 

Cannon Jazz Combo - "Little Birdie"

    • Upper School Night of Music 2017

Cannon Big Band: "All of Me"

Audio

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Phone: 704-786-8171 | Fax: 704-788-7779