As we begin our celebration of 50 years of jazz excellency in Columbus, join Byron Stripling, Bobby Floyd, and a host of Jazz Arts Group All-Star musicians. We will bring together past and current Columbus Youth Jazz musicians alongside your Columbus favorites for an evening of jazz you won't forget!
Columbus Youth Jazz
Join one of four big bands, including the renowned Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra, or a host of jazz combos designed to spark your creativity. Play or sing with the band and take the stage to discover and develop your musical voice through jazz. The Columbus Youth Jazz program for 7-12 grade musicians has been swinging for nearly 30 years and is one of the most dynamic music-making programs for central Ohio student musicians. The CYJ program proudly provides opportunities to learn from the area’s finest jazz educators and world-renowned guest artists.