Guest vocalists, Phil Clark and Helen Welch, sing and the CJO swings the classic tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra and his contemporaries. Phil Clark is a talented vocalist and multi-instrumentalist who performs with several top area bands including The Apostles, The Ramshacklers, The Sidewinders, and Phil Clark and The Soul — doubling on saxophone, keyboards, guitar and harmonica. He is also a veteran horn player and vocalist for the venerable HooDoo Soul Band.
British-born singer, Helen Welch, has performed with orchestras and big bands on both sides of the Atlantic including appearances with Glen Miller Europe and the BBC Big Band, as well as The Cleveland Orchestra, The Cleveland Pops Orchestra, The Akron Symphony and The Columbus Jazz Orchestra. Her theatrical appearances include productions of Hello Dolly!, Barnum, 42nd Street, Show Boat, Carousel and the Broadway production of the Leiber & Stoller musical, Smokey Joe’s Café.
Pre-Show Entertainment: Winchester Steel Company at 6:45 p.m.
To purchase single tickets and tables call the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium at (614) 724-3485 or (800) MONKEYS, or go online to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium website at www.columbuszoo.org.
- Click the orange “Tickets” button in the top right corner
- Under the “Special Events” drop-down, there is a JazZoo category, click JazZoo
- Ticket options are separated by DATE, and by SINGLE TICKETS and TABLE OF EIGHT
Single tickets are $35 when purchased in advance and $40 day of. Gates open at 6:30 PM and concerts begin at 8:00 PM. The purchase of any concert ticket includes free zoo admission for the entire day!
All guests are allowed to bring in their own food, however bringing in your own alcohol is strictly prohibited and will be confiscated. Please note that beer and wine will be available for onsite purchase. For the safety of the animals no glass is permitted into the park.