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The Jazz Arts Group’s 2013-14 Inside Track season finale heats up the Lincoln Theatre stage with an ear-bending collaboration of funky New Orleans jazz and bluegrass when local favorites New Basics Brass Band and The Relentless Mules join forces on stage for “Brass & Grass” on Saturday, April 26. Taste how the common ingredients of gospel, blues, swing, and improvisation stir together into this tasty, toe-tapping gumbo! | Read More
CJO Artistic Director Byron Stripling talks with trumpeter/composer/educator Sean Jones and previews the CJO season finale, “Trumpet Summit,” (April 10-13 at the Southern Theate). | Read More
In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) returns to the historic Southern Theatre on April 10-13 for a special fanfare to the trumpet titled “Trumpet Summit,” featuring guest artist Sean Jones. | Read More
CJO Artistic Director Byron Stripling previews “Bravo, Benny!” (March 13-16 at the Southern Theatre) with special guests — trumpeter/vocalist Bria Skonberg and clarinetist/saxophonist Ken Peplowski. | Read More
On March 13-16 at the Southern Theatre, the CJO pays tribute to the “King of Swing” and his famous 1938 Carnegie Hall concert with “Bravo, Benny!” featuring Ken Peplowski and Bria Skonberg. | Read More