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Celebrate the sounds of the season with the CJO!

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JAG welcomes Jeff Coffin & The Mu'tet!

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PBJ & Jazz returns to the Lincoln!

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Director of Education Judy Shafer to retire from Jazz Arts Group after 22 years of service

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[25 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) announces the retirement of Director of Education Judy Shafer from JAG after 22 years of dedicated service with the organization, effective December 31, 2014. She will continue to serve as an independent consultant for arts organizations across central Ohio. | Read More

Columbus Jazz Orchestra welcomes Curtis Stigers for “Home for the Holidays” – Dec. 3-7

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) returns to the historic Southern Theatre to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in “Home for the Holidays,” December 3 – 7, with a special Wednesday night opening performance. Platinum-selling crooner Curtis Stigers makes his Columbus Jazz Orchestra debut for the annual holiday spectacular. Each year promises a special yuletide surprise, and this year is no exception! | Read More

“A Night at the Movies” Pre-Concert Chat

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[22 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

CJO Artistic Director Byron Stripling catches up with actress and Broadway sensation Carly Thomas Smith between rehearsals for “A Night at the Movies,” (October 23-26 at the Southern Theate). | Read More

Jazz Arts Group announces 2014-15 PBJ & Jazz family concert series

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[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) is pleased to return to the Lincoln Theatre for the 2014-2015 season of the Jazz Academy’s PBJ & Jazz concert series presented by Bob Evans Farms. Due to popular demand, this year’s season will continue to include two performance times per concert, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. | Read More

Jazz Arts Group opens 2014-15 Swingin with the CJO season with “A Night at the Movies” ft. Carly Thomas Smith – Oct. 23-26

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[26 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) kicks off the 2014-15 Swingin’ with the CJO season with “A Night at the Movies” (October 23-26 at the Southern Theatre) featuring actress and Broadway sensation Carly Thomas Smith (RENT, Jersey Boys, Smokey Joe’s Café) in her capitol city debut with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra. | Read More