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Smooth Jazz for a Hot Summer Night with Nelson Rangell

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

The critically acclaimed jazz saxophone and flute virtuoso, Nelson Rangell, joins the CJO for a night of incredible jazz – both cool and hot!Jazziz magazine writes that Nelson Rangell is “an artist of depth, a master of song, and an improviser non pareil.”

$35

Dave Powers & Friends

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

Columbus’ favorite piano man is joined by the CJO plus his favorite guest performers for a one of a kind al fresco musical party.

$35

Maurice Hines Sings Nat King Cole & Sinatra

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

In reviewing Maurice Hines’ October 2019 season opener with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra at the Southern Theatre, Columbus Dispatch music reviewer, Peter Tonguette, called Maurice Hines “marvelous beyond words.”

$35

Classic Soul & Pop Hits

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

Vocal powerhouse and former “Sounds of Blackness” lead singer, Quan Howell, and Columbus’s favorite singer-pianist, Dave Powers, perform the songs of Billy Joel, Elton John, Al Green, and more in this final concert of the CJO’s 2018 JazZoo concert series.

$35

Sinatra & Friends

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

Guest vocalists, Phil Clark and Helen Welch, sing and the CJO swings the classic tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra and his contemporaries.

$35

The Best of Bobby Floyd

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

Vocalist Carmen Bradford opens the Great American Songbook to reveal timeless classics, plus heartfelt pop and soul favorites in this JazZoo 2018 opening night concert.

$35

Swingin’ & Singin’ the American Songbook

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

Vocalist Carmen Bradford opens the Great American Songbook to reveal timeless classics, plus heartfelt pop and soul favorites in this JazZoo 2018 opening night concert.

$35

JazZoo – Rock and Jazz Hits of The ‘70s & ‘80s

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

Jump into the hot tub time machine and travel to the ‘70s and ‘80s for some of the biggest rock-jazz hits of Blood, Sweat & Tears, Chicago, Steely Dan and more featuring Columbus’ own blue-eyed soul man Phil Clark and The Floorwalkers’ front man Jonathan Elliott. To purchase single tickets and tables call the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium at (614)

$35

JazZoo – Basie, Brubeck and Beyond

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

‘Take Five’ with Byron Stripling and the high octane Columbus Jazz Orchestra as they perform classic tunes by Dave Brubeck, Count Basie and others featuring up-and-coming jazz vocalist Lena Seikaly and Columbus’ favorite singer/pianist Dave Powers. 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

$35

JazZoo – The Ultimate American Songbook

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

Songs by George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers and Cole Porter from beloved Broadway shows and classic movie musicals come to life on this concert featuring one of Columbus’s favorite songbirds, Kelly Crum Delaveris, and the high-spirited high jinx of xylophone virtuoso Ian Finkel. Arrive early for a pre-show performance by Opera Columbus stars soprano, Kimberly Monzon, bass-baritone, Carlos Monzon, and pianist,

$35

JazZoo – Sing, Sing, Swing

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

Your favorite swing era hits by Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and more performed as only your Columbus Jazz Orchestra can featuring red-hot solos by your favorite CJO musicians along with special guest Chuck Redd on vibraphone. To purchase single tickets and tables call the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium at (614) 724-3485 or (800) MONKEYS, or go online to

$35

JazZoo — Sounds of the ’70s

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

“Sounds of the '70s” featuring guest vocalist Helen Welch Classic '70s sounds fill the air with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra and special guest vocalist Helen Welch performing unforgettable tunes by Burt Bacharach, The Carpenters, Elton John and more in this final 2016 JazZoo concert. To purchase single tickets and tables call the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium at (614) 724-3485 or (800) MONKEYS,

$30

JazZoo — Big Band Classics

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

“Big Band Classics” featuring guest vocalist Dee Daniels Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman gave “big band” its unmistakable sound.  Now the Columbus Jazz Orchestra continues the tradition with a program of classic big band tunes and arrangements showcasing the sensational instrumentalists in the orchestra and the outstanding four-octave range of guest vocalist Dee Daniels. To purchase

$30

JazZoo — A Hand Full of Keys: A Piano Extravaganza

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

“A Hand Full of Keys: A Piano Extravaganza” featuring keyboardists Bobby Floyd, Dave Powers and Micah Thomas.   Many call the piano the king of instruments.  It can bebop, boogie-woogie, honky-tonk and serenade us.  And it will do it all when a trio of outstanding guest keyboardists take center stage to "tickle the ivories" with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra in

$30

JazZoo — Bessie Smith, B.B. King & The Blues

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive,, Powell

“Bessie Smith, B.B. King & the Blues” featuring guest vocalist Miche Braden   The Columbus Jazz Orchestra is joined by powerful guest vocalist Miche Braden for "Bessie Smith, B.B. King & the Blues," celebrating the lasting legacy of two all-time blues greats -- Bessie Smith and B.B. King -- in this opening concert of the 2016 JazZoo Concert Series.   To

$30