Jazz Masters | UNITYFest 2023


Fri Feb 03 2023 at 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm


Jo Long Theater, Carver Community Cultural Center | San Antonio, TX

One of the leading ensembles in jazz, The Bill Charlap Trio bring a delightful mix from the American songbook and jazz composer greats.
About this Event

The Bill Charlap Trio is Grammy-winning pianist Bill Charlap, bassist Peter Washington, and percussionist Kenny Washington. The Trio earned Grammy nominations for 2017’s Uptown Downtown (Impulse!/Verve) and Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein and The Bill Charlap Trio: Live At the Village Vanguard (both on the Blue Note label). TThe trio’s most recent recording features them supporting Tony Bennett & Diana Krall on the chart-topping, Grammy-nominated "Love is Here to Stay". The Bill Charlap Trio Tours all over the world, and their New York engagements include regular appearances at Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Village Vanguard.

Doors, Check-In, Seating
  • 6 PM - Doors/seating open promptly for registered ticket holders. Please have your printed or digital QR code ready to scan at the door. Seating is unassigned.
  • 6:30 PM - Doors/seating opens for any waitlisted individuals or walk-ins (who can be registered at the door). Seating is unassigned.
  • 7 PM - Performance starts.

Waitlist & Walk-ins Policies

Once ticket registration fills up, all others will be subject to join a waitlist. MBAW will check in with ticket holders multiple times leading up to the concert if they are still coming. Any cancellations will open ticket registration to those on the waitlist.

Because it is a free event, MBAW will open seating to anyone still on the waitlist (and any walk-ins) at 6:30 PM, 30 minutes before the performance. Seating is unassigned.

Location & Parking

The concert will be in the Jo Long Theatre at the Carver Community Cultural Center.

Free Parking is available in Carver Administration, Carver Academy and St. Paul parking lots. Parking also available along Center Street and Gibbs Street by the Freidrich building.

For more detailed directions and maps, visit: https://thecarver.org/contact/#directions

Program Books & Artist Signings

MBAW's 25th Anniversary Season books with in-depth festival programs will be available for sale at each UNITYFest event for $20 (tax-free - cash, card, checks accepted) or for preorder online here for pickup at the event (provide name on order).

Performing artists will be available to sign after the concert.

About UNITYFest

UnityFest creates meaningful connections through cross-cultural collaborations and celebrates our common humanity. A union of classical and contemporary music from near and far defines our place in this melting pot that is San Antonio.

Thanks to our Sponsors & Partners!

UNITYFest Sponsor-

National Endowment for the Arts

MBAW Operational Sponsors-

Kronkosky Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, Nancy Smith Hurd Foundation, H. E. Butte Foundation, City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture, Brown Foundation, San Antonio Area Foundation, Betty Stieren Kelso Foundation, Bexar County, Joan and Herb Kelleher Charitable Foundation, The Spine Group, Texas Commission on the Arts, Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation, Terra Nova Violins, Hayward Gaude Fine Portraits, Muriel F. Siebert Foundation, Kaitlyn and Stewart Skloss Family Foundation, Digital Pro Lab, FASTSIGNS, Texas Public Radio, Visit San Antonio


Where is it happening?

Jo Long Theater, Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 North Hackberry, San Antonio, United States

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