Who is Martin McFie

Published author, historian and passionate supporter of the arts, Martin McFie has determined to bring The Charleston Opera, with a full orchestra and thrilling, powerful singers from New York right to Hilton Head Island for the first time. Promoting the arts in paintings, drawings, photography, writing and all forms of live music is a passion for Martin, this is his most complicated and exciting project. Support for this level of production has been overwhelming, Professor of Opera David Templeton will direct and Michael Rossi will conduct the full orchestra of The Charleston Opera.

The 100-year story of jazz touches deeply on the history of this great nation, many people do not realize the impact jazz and blues has had in the worldwide music industry.  this book delves into the history of jazz and the history of The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island which is now rated among the best in the world, encouraging us all to help grow a love for this purely American music.

The book contains all the recipes from the award winning kitchen at the Jazz Corner. The musicians also wanted their contribution included, so there are two live CDs inside the covers. The book is filled with photographs from the Library of Congress and from The Jazz Corner of today. 

You can learn more about the history and intricacies of jazz music at HowJazzWorks.com

You can purchase this book online here, or locally at:

  • the Jazz Corner by night
  • the Oilerie by day

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