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PBJ & Jazz 2016-2017 Concert Series

PBJ & Jazz – “Jazz for Kids”

Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St, Columbus, OH 43215 United States

One Night Only

Copious-Notes, 520 South High Street Columbus, 43215 United States

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At The Jazz Arts Group we take great pride in providing the right music for your event. With over 35 years of booking experience we work with our clients to ensure that the musicians we recommend and that you ultimately choose are the perfect fit for your event.


Seeking to defy the ordinary, this diverse collective of seasoned pros keeps things stirred up with unpredictable energy that moves. fo/mo/deep released their 3rd and most eclectic work yet, “The Groovy Goodness” on June, 2014.

Shawna Corder

Shawna was publicized on the Speed Channel singing the National Anthem for a Nascar Craftsman Series truck race. She also has sung the National Anthem for the NHRA US Nationals in Indianapolis and other NHRA races,…

Urban Jazz Coalition

UJC has electrified audiences for years performing their unique and energetic blend of R&B/Jazz/Fusion at a multitude of prominent jazz festivals around the country, including The Capital Jazz Festival, The Seabreeze Jazz Festival,…

Columbus Jazz Orchestra


The Columbus Jazz Orchestra is the flagship performing ensemble of the Jazz Arts Group and consists of musicians who are highly regarded as performers and educators across the country and around the globe. The CJO is led by world-renowned band leader and trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling, former lead trumpeter for the Count Basie Orchestra. Under Stripling’s leadership, the CJO presents over 20 subscription concerts each season in Columbus, Ohio.

By incorporating contemporary arrangements into its repertoire and commissioning new arrangements and masterworks for jazz orchestra, the CJO promotes the future of big band jazz and cultivates the dynamic, adventurous spirit that has kept audiences coming back again and again.

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New Orleans: The Birthplace of Jazz by Byron Stripling

In many ways the city of New Orleans was a great American experiment. A peek into this small Louisiana town...

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A Magical Trip to Havana, Cuba. May, 2016

Jazz Arts Group (JAG) along with Cuba Rhythm and Views (based out of Tempe, Arizona) embarked on a people to...

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