MOJA’s Artistic Director recognized as a “Jazz Hero”

The MOJA Arts Festival’s Artistic Director, Charlton Singleton, has been nationally recognized by the Jazz Journalist Association as its 2024 class of Jazz Heroes. This special recognition is reserved for musicians who demonstrate and share their passion for jazz with their community.

Charlton and Quintin Baxter, who has also been recognized as a Jazz Hero, are core members of the two-time Grammy Award-winning band Ranky Tanky. As a Jazz Hero both musicians share their commitment to jazz and they continuously use their platform to educate audiences about the musical riches of the Gullah culture and community. Congratulations Charlton and Quintin! Click here to read the full article.