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PBJ & Jazz: Songs of the Season

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Ring in the season with two of our esteemed Jazz Academy performers and educators and their band of Columbus musicians. Vocalist Jasmine Spitzer and trumpeter Miles Smith will put together a mix of holiday hits for you to sing AND swing along to, all the way home!   PBJ & Jazz concerts are proudly presented by Grange Insurance. These short

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Pharez Whitted Quintet featuring vocalist Opal Staples

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

Renowned trumpeter and educator Pharez Whitted and his quintet featuring vocalist Opal Staples perform soulful jazz grooves from his newest album, "Pharoah Smooth," and more for one show only at The Lincoln Theatre.

$22.50

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VALENTINE ROMANCE

Southern Theatre 21 E. Main Street,, Columbus, OH

The perfect prelude to a kiss for valentine weekend with guest vocalists David Pruyn and Carly Thomas Smith. Fall head over heels for classic and contemporary love songs performed to perfection by your Columbus Jazz Orchestra.

$10 – $68
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PBJ & Jazz: Samba School

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Nothing gets you moving quite like the sound of Brazilian music. Take a trip with us to Brazil as fan-favorite vocalist Kelly Delaveris teaches us all about the art of samba and more. You may even learn some Portuguese along the way!   PBJ & Jazz concerts are proudly presented by Grange Insurance. These short and interactive concerts are designed

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Columbus Youth Jazz Girls Project

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

The Columbus Youth Jazz Girls Project is a month-long music-making program that celebrates female musicians who are dedicated to their music. During each session, we will develop our skills as an ensemble while exploring jazz improvisation and soloing, creating a fun and encouraging space for students to build confidence and courage. Featuring special guest artists and educators, the CYJ Girls

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THE ROLLING STONES PROJECT

Southern Theatre 21 E. Main Street,, Columbus, OH

The Rolling Stones songbook with a jazzy twist featuring two current members of the Rolling Stones’ backup band – saxophonist Tim Reis and vocalist Bernard Fowler.

$10 – $68
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PBJ & Jazz: Big Band Blowout

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

The biggest band we’ve ever had at PBJ & Jazz is ready to blow you away with some swinging jazz classics. From the smooth sound of the saxophones to the majestic brass and “tippin’” rhythm section, the big band experience is one your family will not soon forget!   PBJ & Jazz concerts are proudly presented by Grange Insurance. These

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BOBBY FLOYD & JOEL FRAHM

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

Two of the most revered and sought-after musicians on New York’s busy and competitive jazz scene, pianist and composer Benny Green and saxophonist Joel Frahm will combine for an evening of dazzling duets, solos, jazz standards and new classics.

$22.50

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SINATRA!

Southern Theatre 21 E. Main Street,, Columbus, OH

An evening bursting with Sinatra’s greatest hits sung by Tony DeSare, one of the hottest singer/pianists on the jazz and concert scene today.

$10 – $68

PBJ & Jazz: Jammies Jam

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

This event has been rescheduled from January 15th.   It’s the coziest PBJ & Jazz concert we’ve ever hosted! Kids and parents alike are invited to join the Crossbop Collective for a pajama party at the Lincoln Theatre. Led by sensational saxophonist Robert Dove, their mix of fun and energetic jazz tunes make this a PJ party unlike any you’ve

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PBJ & Jazz: Jammies Jam

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

This event has been rescheduled from January 15th.   It’s the coziest PBJ & Jazz concert we’ve ever hosted! Kids and parents alike are invited to join the Crossbop Collective for a pajama party at the Lincoln Theatre. Led by sensational saxophonist Robert Dove, their mix of fun and energetic jazz tunes make this a PJ party unlike any you’ve

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ASHLEY PEZZOTTI

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

Join us as we introduce Ashley Pezzotti, a fast-rising star on the national jazz scene who is already distinguishing herself as “a singer’s singer,” and an accomplished songwriter whose works exhibit the craft and sensibility of the Great American Songbook.

$22.50

Byron, Bobby, and the JAG All-Stars

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

As we begin our celebration of 50 years of jazz excellency in Columbus, join Byron Stripling, Bobby Floyd, and a host of Jazz Arts Group All-Star musicians. We will bring together past and current Columbus Youth Jazz musicians alongside your Columbus favorites for an evening of jazz you won't forget!

$27.75

PBJ & Jazz: Cedric Easton & Circle of Friends

Topiary Park 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Cedric Easton returns to PBJ & Jazz along with some friends! Join us for exciting renditions of all your favorite jazz classics with one of the most dynamic and exciting groups in Columbus!

PBJ & Jazz: Largemouth Brass Band

Topiary Park 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Get down with all your favorite pop and jazz tunes played by the genre-busting Largemouth Brass Band. Sing along to all the songs you know and love with a funky and fresh twist!

Charleen & Charles Hinson Amphitheater Performance Series

Hinson Amphitheater 170 E Dublin Granville Rd, New Albany

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra, along with world famous vocalist Niki Haris and the Milt Ruffin Chorale come together in a soul-stirring concert featuring gospel, blues, and spirituals in a tribute to the legendary Aretha Franklin.

$10 – $1000

Jazz & Rib Fest

Bicentennial Park 233 S Civic Center Drive, Columbus, OH

Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winning Jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-envisioning jazz classics.

FREE

Fifty Years Forward

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

Kick off our 50th Anniversary in style as we bring together some of our greatest hits and look forward to all that is to come! Join your Columbus Jazz Orchestra in celebration with special guests vocalist Rachel Azbell and pianist Micah Thomas for an electrifying performance featuring the works of all your favorite composers!

$37

PBJ & Jazz: Jeanette Williams Tribute

Topiary Park 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Join us for a tribute to the late Jeanette Williams, a Columbus, Ohio vocalist and jazz star, performed by her friends Thomas Carroll on guitar, Bobby Floyd on piano, Mary McClendon on voice, and Jim Rupp on Drums.

Byron’s Birthday Bash hosted by the CJO

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

It’s the biggest birthday bonanza ever in celebration of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s artistic director, Byron Stripling!

$37

PBJ & Jazz Big Band

Topiary Park 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Our biggest band returns to the PBJ & Jazz stage with more of your favorite tunes! Dance with us as the PBJ & Jazz Big Band swings into the Topiary Park to close out our summer series with a bang!

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Louis Armstrong & Friends

Southern Theatre 21 E. Main Street,, Columbus, OH

A celebration of Satchmo, America’s most beloved vocalist and trumpet extraordinaire with jazz royalty Carmen Bradford on vocals and your favorite, Byron Stripling on trumpet.

$14.70 – $82.95

Aaron Diehl Trio

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

Jazz Academy Alum and Hank Marr Award Winner, pianist Aaron Diehl returns to Columbus with a concert full of dazzling and ethereal jazz.

$28.35

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Home for the Holidays

Southern Theatre 21 E. Main Street,, Columbus, OH

It’s the most wonderful time of the year with a collaboration alongside Columbus’ own Shadowbox superstar, Stacie Boord, here to bring you a truckload and more holiday cheer.

$14.70 – $82.95

Micah Thomas Quartet

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

Columbus Youth Jazz Alum and Hank Marr Award Winner pianist Micah Thomas returns to the Lincoln stage with his quartet for an evening of inventive and futuristic jazz.

$28.35

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Maria Schneider, NEA Jazz Master

Southern Theatre 21 E. Main Street,, Columbus, OH

An evening with the most prolific and profound composer in the jazz scene, seven time grammy award winner, Maria Schneider, who is returning to lead your Columbus Jazz Orchestra for a night of dazzling music.

$28.35

Kenny Banks & Kenny Banks Jr. Band

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

Sensational pianists and father and son duo and Columbus natives, Kenny Banks and Kenny Banks Jr., are joining us at the Lincoln Theatre for a breathtaking performance alongside their band.

$28.35

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The Greatest Jazz Concert in the World Part II

Southern Theatre 21 E. Main Street,, Columbus, OH

We are bringing back our legendary night of jazz with guest star bassist and composer John Clayton, drummer extraordinaire Jeff Hamilton, and renowned pianist Tamir Hendelman guaranteed to knock your socks off for a second time!

$14.70 – $82.95

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Ray Charles and the Roots of R&B

Southern Theatre 21 E. Main Street,, Columbus, OH

Close out our historic 50th season with an evening of excitement and exuberance featuring vocalist Ty Taylor as we take you through the history of Rhythm and Blues.

$14.70 – $82.95