2017 Harrison West Jazz Stage

The Jazz Arts Group is pleased to present the 8th summer season of its free PBJ & Jazz Concert Series, hour-long interactive concerts for kids and families, at the Topiary Park (480 E Town Street) and the main branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library (96 South Grant Avenue) in downtown Columbus.

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2017 PBJ & Jazz Summer Concert Series

The Jazz Arts Group is pleased to present the 8th summer season of its free PBJ & Jazz Concert Series, hour-long interactive concerts for kids and families, at the Topiary Park (480 E Town Street) and the main branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library (96 South Grant Avenue) in downtown Columbus.

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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 reveals a unique fusion of cultures and traditions. Unlike most American cities where each ethnic group carves out its own turf, the early residents of New Orleans respected and appreciated the music, dance, food, and language of their friends and

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2011 – 2012 Season

The Swingin’ with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra 2011-2012 enticed you to stretch your ears and experience the hottest season in town! From the smooth guitar or The Tonight Show’s Kevin Eubanks to “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.,” our electrifying tribute to the legendary soul singers. Along the way the Columbus Jazz Orchestra journeyed to the world famous Cotton Club with two of Broadway’s finest singers and dances, Led Louis Levy and Brenda Braxton.

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2010 – 2011 Season

The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) blew the roof off the joint during the 2010-2011 season. This 38th season featured both the Great American Songbook and the Swingin’ at the Southern music series. The Columbus Jazz Orchestra traveled from Broadway to New Orleans, celebrated Count Basie and Henry Mancini, and paid tribute to the guitar and the Apollo Theatre.

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