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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Harrison West Jazz Stage Returns for Sixth Season September 9th – September 30th, 2018

 Columbus, OH – The Harrison West Jazz Stage returns for its sixth season September 9 – September 30 at the Harrison Park Gazebo.  Presented by Jazz Arts Group in partnership with Harrison West Society, this series of FREE concerts features local jazz musicians and showcases a wide range of jazz styles over the four concert series. Concerts take place

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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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