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Jazz Academy Jam Session: The Duke Ellington Songbook

June 11 @ 6:00 pm

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam, as well as community members who wish to watch. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

This jam session will be led by trombonist Ryan Hamilton and will feature tunes played famously by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, delving into the artistry and history of his band. We invite musicians and community members to come watch and/or play at this jam!

Lead sheets for all tunes are available HERE

House Band: Ryan Hamilton– leader/trombone, Robert Mason – piano, Derek DiCenzo – bass, Zach Compston – drums

Check out famous recordings of these tunes HERE

Tune List:

  • Mood Indigo
  • In a Sentimental Mood
  • In a Mellow Tone
  • Cottontail
  • The Jeep is Jumpin’
  • Take the A Train
  • Caravan
  • Things Ain’t What They Used to Be


June 11
6:00 pm
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769 E. Long St,
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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