MOTOWN: The Groove that Changed America

Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, and South Carolina’s own James Jamerson are names associated with one of the greatest record labels of all time, MOTOWN. Founded by Berry Gordy, Jr., MOTOWN became an American institution and achieved significant crossover success, creating a style of soul music with a distinct pop influence. Join the Charleston Jazz Orchestra as they celebrate MOTOWN and the unique rhythmic groove that changed America.