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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Taking jazz to a wilder place this summer

This summer, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO) takes jazz to a wilder place with its outdoor concert series, JazZoo!, at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. JazZoo! is presented by the Jazz Arts Group in collaboration with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and is presented by Cardinal Health. The four-concert series returns to the Water’s Edge Events Park at the Columbus Zoo (4850 West Powell Road, Powell) providing a beautiful waterfront setting along the O’Shaughnessy Reservoir.

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Jazz Great Clark Terry’s Life and Legacy Honored

World Premiere Performances October 22-25 are part of “Redefining Tradition: Ellington, Basie & Beyond,” Columbus Jazz Orchestra Season Opener at the Southern Theatre. Program Also Features the Music of Big Band Giants Duke Ellington and Count Basie with Guest Soloists Jazz Violinist Christian Howes, Pianist Dave Powers and Saxophonist Shawn “Thunder” Wallace.

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