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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!

The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong

Ohio History Center 800 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH

With a golden trumpet and a keyboard smile, trumpeter Louis Armstrong ignited the flame of American Jazz. Join the Jazz Arts Group for The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong, a free presentation accompanied by live music, video, and verbal commentary, summarizes the profound influence Louis Armstrong had on music and American Culture.

Free

All Blues with Terrance Charles

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.

Offstage at the Academy: Ricky Riccardi

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

Ricky Riccardi sits down to answer your questions about his experiences and knowledge as the foremost expert on Louis Armstrong. Grammy award-winning Ricky Riccardi is currently the Director of Research Collections at the Louis Armstrong House and has given lectures on Armstrong worldwide. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in the Southern Theatre in

Free

CYJO at the Southern Theatre

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

Come out and see our flagship youth jazz ensemble, the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra (CYJO), under the direction of Mark Donavan, open for the Columbus Jazz Orchestra on their Sunday matinee.    The orchestra's talented high school musicians further their experience in America's classical music through a 30-week session during the school year and performances at the Southern Theatre and

Free

Swing Sunday

Clintonville Woman's Club 3951 North High Street, Columbus

The Columbus Youth Jazz program's annual Swing Sunday event returns for the 2022-2023 season! This year, Swing Sunday will serve as the premiere event for all four Youth Jazz big bands. - Columbus Youth Jazz Workshop (Zach Compston, director) - Columbus Youth Jazz Ensemble (Jessica Sneeringer, director) - Columbus Youth Jazz Studio (Ryan Hamilton, director) - Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra

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

Community Jazz: Sam Blakeslee Quintet

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

WHO: Sam Blakeslee & Wistful Thinking featuring: Sam Blakeslee - trombone/compositions Chris Coles - alto saxophone Brandon Coleman - guitar Matt Wiles - bass Lee Fish - drums

Free

Swing as you Sing – Phrasing Standards Like a Singer – with Rachel Azbell

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 Night at Natalie’s Grandview

Natalie's Music Hall & Kitchen: Grandview 945 King Ave., Columbus, OH

Join the Jazz Arts Group as we celebrate 50 years of jazz in Columbus! Learn more about our amazing 50th Anniversary Season and all of our education programs at JazzArtsGroup.org! This concert will feature the Jazz Academy Faculty Combo and the Columbus Community Jazz Band, under the direction of Jessica Sneeringer. This event is free! Donations encouraged (suggested donation $10)

Columbus Youth Jazz Vocal Lab Final Performance

Natalie's Music Hall & Kitchen: Grandview 945 King Ave., Columbus, OH

For eight weeks, middle and high school musicians across central Ohio have met to develop their skills as jazz singers in our Columbus Youth Jazz Vocal Lab under the direction of Rachel Azbell and Jasmine Spitzer. The Vocal Lab works to expand each students’ abilities in jazz style, improvisation and overall vocal technique through individual and group instruction with the

PBJ & Jazz: Fascinating Rhythms with George Delancey (with special guest Bobby Floyd)

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Saturday November 19 | 10:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.    The rhythm section is the heart and soul of a jazz band - after all, jazz is all about rhythm! This concert will showcase the in’s and out’s of the piano, bass, and drums as well as the musicians who made these instruments famous.   PBJ & Jazz concerts are

$5

Columbus Youth Jazz Lab Final Performance

Lincoln Ballroom 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

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

Columbus Youth Jazz Final Performance

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

Our nationally renowned Columbus Youth Jazz (CYJ) program wraps up the fall 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

Holiday Classics with Logan Moore

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.

PBJ & Jazz Songs of the Season: PBJ & Jazz Big Band

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Presenting two traditions in one, we can’t wait to bring you some holiday cheer - big band style - with a performance featuring our very own PBJ & Jazz Big Band with special guest, vocalist Rachel Azbell!   PBJ & Jazz concerts are proudly presented by Grange Insurance. These short and interactive concerts are designed to introduce jazz and American

$5

Jumpin’ JaKs Community Concert

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

Join us at Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Main Library for an hour of family-friendly music and activities for all ages. You’ll get to dance, sing, and learn all about musical instruments during this interactive concert, and we may even play some last-minute holiday favorites!

Free

Bird is the Word with Bryan Olsheski

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.

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

PBJ & Jazz: Tony Hagood Quintet Plays the Music of New Orleans

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Join us on a trip to the birthplace of jazz! Pianist Tony Hagood and his quintet will lead you on this musical journey, making sure to show you the most popular landmarks along the way!    PBJ & Jazz concerts are proudly presented by Grange Insurance. These short and interactive concerts are designed to introduce jazz and American music to

$5

McConnell Arts Center: All That Jazz with the Bobby Floyd Trio

Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center 777 Evening St., Worthington, OH

All That Jazz presented by the McConnell Arts Center Saturday February 4, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. | 777 Evening Street, Worthington, OH, 43085 Join the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center for their Cultural Connections series! These events are bringing the world to you through "paired presentations" of multicultural music, film, and dance. Build connections in your culture or immerse yourself

$10

PBJ & Jazz: Yumbambé Salsa – Happy Birthday, Tito Puente!

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Join Yumbambé Salsa, one of Columbus’ longest-running Latin jazz ensembles for a celebration of the groundbreaking timbale player, composer, and bandleader, Tito Puente, who was born 100 years ago this year!   PBJ & Jazz concerts are proudly presented by Grange Insurance. These short and interactive concerts are designed to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their

$5

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

Recurring Event PBJ & Jazz: We Create Jazz Ensemble

PBJ & Jazz: We Create Jazz Ensemble

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH

Celebrating Women’s History Month, the We Create Jazz Ensemble brings together some of Ohio's brightest female jazz musicians for a PBJ & Jazz concert you don’t want to miss! Presented in partnership with Jazz Alive.   PBJ & Jazz concerts are proudly presented by Grange Insurance. These short and interactive concerts are designed to introduce jazz and American music to

$5