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Columbus Youth Jazz Lab: Final Performance

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

For eight weeks, middle and high school musicians across central Ohio have met to develop their skills as jazz musicians in our Columbus Youth Jazz Lab. Students involved in the Lab program are placed into one of our five combos and learn standard jazz repertoire, arranging, improvisation and more with our Jazz Academy teaching artists. The CYJ Lab final performance

Five Play Open Rehearsal with CYJ Girls Project

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Join the CYJ Girls Project for their final rehearsal, which will be directed by the Five Play quintet, a small group drawn from the renowned Diva Jazz Orchestra. The CYJ Girls Project returns for its third season in our Jazz Academy. This ensemble is comprised of middle & high schoolers who are female or gender expansive. This is one of

Community Jazz: Rachel Azbell Quintet featuring Colleen Clark

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

This performance will feature arrangements of Rachel Azbell's and will highlight songs made famous by some of her favorite women in jazz. In celebration of Women's History Month, a talk back will follow this performance with Rachel and Colleen, highlighting their life and careers as women in jazz and discussing Colleen's residency in Columbus as part of the inaugural Jazz

Jazz Girls Day

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

An open invitation to Ohio middle, high school and college-aged students identifying as female or gender-expansive in addition to all Ohio music educators for a day of masterclasses, clinics, fellowship and learning. Jazz Arts Group in partnership with Dr. Colleen Clark and the University of South Carolina School of Music present the inaugural JAZZ GIRLS DAY, an annual initiative that


CYJ Girls Project: Final Performance

Lincoln Ballroom 769 E. Long St., Columbus, OH

Come celebrate our CYJ Girls Project ensembles at the Lincoln Ballroom on April 1st at 7pm! Our students have been developing their skills in jazz improvisation, ensemble techniques, and leadership. This performance will be a continuation of our community building event Jazz Girls Day.

Thelonious Monk with Paul Strawser

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Jazz Academy Adult Vocal Workshop

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Have you ever dreamed of being the lead singer in a band? Then the Jazz Academy Adult Vocal Workshop is the place for you! Join Jazz Academy teaching artist Jasmine Spitzer alongside a live rhythm section and explore the key components of singing including vocal style and technique, repertoire, band-leading skills and performing with confidence. This workshop is open to

CCJB Spring Concert

Columbus Metropolitan Library Main Branch 96 South Grant Avenue, Columbus, OH

Join us for another Columbus Community Jazz Band (CCJB) concert as our spring session comes to a close with a swing! Come out for a free concert by your favorite community band led by Jessica Sneeringer at the Columbus Metropolitan Library on May 3rd at 7:00 p.m.

Columbus Youth Jazz Final Concert

Columbus Metropolitan Library Main Branch 96 South Grant Avenue, Columbus, OH

Our nationally renowned Columbus Youth Jazz (CYJ) program wraps up the spring semester in a performance at the Columbus Metropolitan Library featuring all four big bands. Come see the CYJ Workshop, Ensemble, Studio, and Orchestra showcase the repertoire they have been developing this semester and their skills in improvisation and jazz style. This two hour performance is free and open