The Hilton Head International Piano Competition is pleased to present THE SULLIVAN FORTNER JAZZ TRIO appearing at SoundWaves on February 14. One of the top jazz pianists of his generation, Sullivan Fortner is recognized for his virtuosic technique and captivating performances. Sullivan’s music embodies the essence of the blues and jazz as he connects music of all eras and genres through his improvisation. The Sullivan Fortner Trio has performed on many of the world’s most prestigious stages including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Newport Jazz Festival and Monterey Jazz Festival. Part of the proceeds will benefit the HH Junior Jazz Foundation. Hot Hors d’ Oeuvres, Cash Bar. 6–8 p.m. Tickets, $45 online at www.hhso.org or by calling (843) 842-2055.