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Offstage at the Academy with Peggy Kriha Dye & David Pruyn

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

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists Peggy Kriha Dye and David Pruyn for a casual and engaging conversation with you – the audience! “Offstage at the Jazz Academy” provides participants a FREE behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique lives and music of our guest artists – adding a new perspective to being an audience member. You will have the opportunity to hear

Free

PBJ & Jazz – Rachel Sepulveda

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

Saturday, November 18, 2017                 Two Shows: 10:00 am & 11:30am PBJ & Jazz concerts are 1-hour long interactive concerts designed to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts are a great introduction to live music for all ages.

$5

Offstage at the Academy with John Clayton & Micah Thomas

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

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists John Clayton and Micah Thomas for a casual and engaging conversation with you – the audience! “Offstage at the Jazz Academy” provides participants a FREE behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique lives and music of our guest artists – adding a new perspective to being an audience member. You will have the opportunity to

Free

PBJ & Jazz at Topiary Park with ZC7: Latin Jazz Experience

Downtown Topiary Park 480 East Town Street, Columbus

Drummer Zach Compston leads an all-star lineup of Columbus jazz favorites, including CJO musicians Pete Mills and Ryan Hamilton, in a performance of Latin Jazz songs that will have you dancing and grooving along! Take a musical journey to Cuba, Brazil, New York City and beyond with the music of Tito Puente, Poncho Sanchez, Horace Silver and other Latin-inspired jazz

PBJ & Jazz at the Topiary Park with Liz Woolley

Downtown Topiary Park 480 East Town Street, Columbus

The Liz Woolley Band is a quintet featuring the original music of singer/songwriter Liz Woolley as well as the arranging and musical talents of guitarist Dennis Hodges, vibraphonist Dylan Bram, bassist John Allen, and drummer Brian Ellerman. The band originated as Liz Woolley’s solo project in the winter of 2012, and later evolved into The Liz Woolley Band after the

CYJO at Jazz & Rib Fest

Bicentennial Park 233 S Civic Center Drive, Columbus, OH

Come out and see Columbus' finest youth jazz musicians, Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra (CYJO), led by Fort Hayes Music Director and local musician, Mark Donavan. This set also features special guest on drums, Jim Rupp. Rupp has toured extensively with the bands of Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson and Glenn Miller.   The orchestra's talented high school musicians further their experience

Free

PBJ & Jazz at the Topiary Park with Bright Moments Quintet

Downtown Topiary Park 480 East Town Street, Columbus

The Bright Moments Quintet is led Dayton-area saxophonist and educator Bill Burns who is joined by a band of first-call Dayton/Cincinnati musicians (Felita LaRock, vocals; Brian Cashwell, piano; Chris Berg, bass; and Jim Leslie, drums). Their 2016 CD release, “Jazz Advice”, is a wonderful resource for children and families to learn about jazz and Ohio history through music, and their

CAMP Blues Creekside Performance

Creekside Jazz & Blues Festival 117 Mill Street, Gahanna, OH

Enjoy a special Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival performance by the members of CAMP Blues. Led by international Blues musician Sean Carney, CAMP Blues begins as a week-long summer camp ensemble experience for young, budding blues musicians. During the week of the Festival, campers focus on learning about and playing the blues, including playing guitar, bass and drums; exploring those

$7

PBJ & Jazz at the Topiary Park with Byron Stripling & The Bobby Floyd Trio

Downtown Topiary Park 480 East Town Street, Columbus

PBJ & Jazz at the Topiary Park concerts are free and follow family story time at 11 a.m. in the main branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic and a blanket. The noon concert will conclude with a hands-on art activity, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., presented by the Columbus Museum of Art. The

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Jazz Academy Summer Jam Sessions

Lincoln Cafe 740 East Long Street, Columbus, OH

Join us for our Summer Jam Sessions, the first Fridays in June, July and August! Live at the Lincoln Cafe, this is your chance to sit in and play with past and present Columbus Youth Jazz members, college musicians and some of the finest professional musicians in Central Ohio. You never know who will show up to perform! Our jam

Free

Columbus Community Jazz Band and Youth Jazz All-Stars in Concert

Clintonville Woman's Club 3951 North High Street, Columbus

Join Jazz Arts Group's Columbus Community Jazz Band and Columbus Youth Jazz All-Stars in concert at the Clintonville Woman's Club, one of Columbus' finest venues for live jazz! The Columbus Community Jazz Band, led by Famous Jazz Orchestra saxophonist Jay Miglia, is the chance for anyone who has played an instrument to get back in the swing of things! Led by

$5 – $10

Columbus Youth Jazz Program – Final Concert

Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center 546 Jack Gibbs Boulevard, Columbus, OH

Join us for the final Youth Jazz concert of the 2016-2017 season! Our students have been working hard this school year and want to share it with you! Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra (Mark Donavan) Columbus Youth Jazz Studio Ensemble (Ryan Hamilton) Columbus Youth Jazz Workshop (Matt James) Columbus Youth Jazz Workshop (Zach Compston) This concert is FREE to the public.

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Columbus Community Jazz Band

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

Led By: Jay Miglia Date & Time: Thursdays, April 20 – May 25, 7-9pm Final Performance on May 25thFee: $75 for Jazz Academy members $100 for new participants NOTE: We have hit our maximum for drummers and are no longer able to accommodate for  more.For instrumentalists with fundamental experience on Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, or Bass (we are no longer taking drummers). 

Offstage at the Academy with Carmen Bradford, Dave Powers, Phil Clark and Quan Howell

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

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists Carmen Bradford, Dave Powers, Phil Clark and Quan Howell for a casual and engaging conversation with you – the audience! “Offstage at the Jazz Academy” provides participants a FREE behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique lives and music of our guest artists – adding a new perspective to being an audience member. You will

Offstage at the Academy with Harry Allen and Warren Wolf

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

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists, Harry Allen and Warren Wolf, for a casual and engaging conversation with you – the audience! “Offstage at the Jazz Academy” provides participants a FREE behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique lives and music of our guest artists – adding a new perspective to being an audience member. You will have the opportunity to

Offstage at the Academy with FLIPPO

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

Join one of Columbus’ favorite bands, FLIPPO, as they perform and discuss their most recent project, “Flood: The Music of Herbie Hancock”, Offstage at the Jazz Academy! "Flood" was the eighteenth album by Herbie Hancock, recorded live in Japan in 1975. Hancock remains one of the most influential jazz pianists working today and was one of the primary architects of

Free

Swing Sunday: Columbus Youth Jazz Performance

Clintonville Woman's Club 3951 North High Street, Columbus

Suggested Donation: $10 (adults), $5 (students) The Columbus Youth Jazz program brings you the magic of big band jazz at one of Columbus’ best venues for live music! Join us for an afternoon of the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, and more performed by some of Central Ohio’s finest young musicians! Snacks and beverages will be available

$5 – $10

Offstage at the Academy with Marva Hicks and Nicki Parrott

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

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists, Marva Hicks and Nicki Parrott for a casual and engaging conversation with you – the audience! “Offstage at the Jazz Academy” provides participants a FREE behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique lives and music of our guest artists – adding a new perspective to being an audience member. You will have the opportunity to hear

Offstage at the Academy with Matt Wilson

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

New York based drummer and Grammy nominee Matt Wilson is one of today’s most celebrated jazz artists. He is universally recognized for his musical and melodic drumming style as well as being a gifted composer, bandleader, producer, and teaching artist. Matt’s positive energy, sense of humor and ability to explore a broad range of musical settings keeps him in constant

Offstage at the Academy with Carly Thomas Smith and Micah Thomas

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

Join Carly Thomas Smith and Micah Thomas, our Columbus Jazz Orchestra Guest Artists, for a casual and engaging conversation with you – the audience! “Offstage at the Jazz Academy” provides participants a FREE behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique lives and music of our guest artists – adding a new perspective to being an audience member. You will have the opportunity to

Offstage at the Academy with Evan Christopher and Jamison Ross

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

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra Evan Christopher and Jamison Ross for a casual and engaging conversation with you – the audience! “Offstage at the Jazz Academy” provides participants a FREE behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique lives and music of our guest artists – adding a new perspective to being an audience member. You will have the opportunity to hear music

Masterclass with Jamison Ross

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

Columbus Jazz Orchestra Guest Artist and Florida born drummer/vocalist,  Jamison Ross is a fluid percussionist and gospel-influenced singer. He is best known as the 2012 winner of the 25th annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. Join Jamison for a FREE masterclass at the Jazz Academy, where he will discuss his musical inspiration and concepts; and he will work with YOU on

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Columbus Community Jazz Band

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

For instrumentalists with fundamental experience on Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass or Drum Set.

PBJ & Jazz Concert Series featuring Kelly McLennan

Downtown Topiary Park 480 East Town Street, Columbus

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.   The final offering on the series takes place

Free

PBJ & Jazz Concert Series featuring the Bobby Floyd Trio with Byron Stripling

Downtown Topiary Park 480 East Town Street, Columbus

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.   The third PBJ & Jazz concert on the

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PBJ & Jazz Concert Series featuring the Jailynn Lake-Noel Quartet

Downtown Topiary Park 480 East Town Street, Columbus

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.   Award-winning bassist for the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra,

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Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop

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

For students with a minimum of 2 years of experience on their instrument – Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass and Drum Set.

$250 – $350

PBJ & Jazz Concert Series featuring the Caribbean Jazz Quintet

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

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.   The Caribbean Jazz Quintet opens this summer's series

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CAMP Blues

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

Recommended for beginning to intermediate students on Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drum Set, Saxophone, Trumpet, and Trombone, ages 11 through adult.

$250 – $350

JAG Young Composer Celebration

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

From swing and bebop to funk and hip-hop, today’s young jazz composers draw from a wider array of influences than ever before to create captivating music.