COVID -19 Cancellations and Postponements

COLUMBUS JAZZ ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCES & JAZZ ARTS GROUP PRESENTATIONS CANCELED OR POSTPONED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 2019-2020 SEASON We regret to announce that the Jazz Arts Group/Columbus Jazz Orchestra has canceled or postponed performances and presentations for the remainder of the 2019–20 season. “Speakeasy Hot Jazz” – Cancelled “Melissa Aldana Quartet” – Postponed “Soul Time Machine: From Cab Calloway

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Press Southworth III Named JAZZ ARTS GROUP CEO

(COLUMBUS, OH) — The Board of Directors of the Jazz Arts Group Columbus (JAG) has appointed Press Southworth III as the organization’s chief executive officer. Southworth has served as JAG’s executive director since October 2012. With this new appointment, Southworth becomes a voting member of the JAG Board of Directors while continuing his leadership role at the helm of the non-profit organization.

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JAZZOO 2019

Featuring the Columbus Jazz Orchestra and special guest artists performing favorites from the great American Songbook Plus Classic Pop, Soul & Sinatra.

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JAZZOO 2018

Featuring the Columbus Jazz Orchestra and special guest artists performing favorites from the great American Songbook Plus Classic Pop, Soul & Sinatra.

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46th ANNIVERSARY 2018-2019 SEASON

Highlights Include Appearances by Broadway’s Maurice Hines, “Blond Ambition” Tour Veteran Vocalist Niki Haris, Rising Stars Benny Benack III and Lena Seikaly, Windy City Blues Singer & Harmonicist Omar Coleman, NEA Jazz Master Vibraphonist/Drummer Jason Marsalis, Jazz-Funksters The Huntertones, Musical Celebrations Honoring Saxophone Greats from the Capital City, the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, A Collaboration with Opera Columbus and Our Annual Gala Celebration “One Night Only”

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