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CJO Artistic Director Byron Stripling sits down with Broadway vocal sensation Debbie Gravitte to preview “Home for the Holidays,” December 4 – 8 at the Southern Theatre. | Read More
The Jazz Arts Group’s Inside Track series continues its 2013-14 season at the historic Lincoln Theatre with Columbus Jazz Orchestra all-stars Byron Stripling and Bobby Floyd in “Swingin’ the New Year” on Saturday, December 28. Byron and Bobby lead a small group with a celebration that is sure to beat the post-holiday blues and make you sing and dance! Special guests Jamey Aebersold, Larry Cook and Rich Thompson hit the stage with a Jazz Academy workshop ensemble that could include you! | Read More
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 4 – 8, including a special Wednesday night performance. Tony Award-winning vocal sensation Debbie Gravitte makes a special return engagement to Columbus for the annual holiday spectacular. Each year promises a special yuletide surprise, and this year is no exception! | Read More
The Jazz Arts Group’s Inside Track series continues to scorch the Lincoln Theatre stage on Friday, November 8 with the soulful sounds of Atlanta’s Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics. | Read More
CJO Artistic Director Byron Stripling sits down with Grammy Award-winning composer/arranger/bassist John Clayton and trumpeter/vocalist David Pruyn to preview the Swingin’ with the CJO 2013-14 season opener, “What the World Needs Now: Bacharach, Brubeck & Beyond” (October 24 – 27 at the Southern Theatre). | Read More