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JazZoo: Jazz Meets Tap

Columbus Zoo 4850 West Powell Road,, Powell, OH, United States

Experience a fusion of rhythm and soul like never before as "Jazz Meets Tap" brings together the extraordinary talents of vocalist Phil Clark and dancer Leo Manzari alongside your Columbus Jazz Orchestra in an electrifying concert that will leave you in awe. Get ready to witness the dynamic collaboration of two artistic powerhouses as they ignite the stage with their unparalleled skills and undeniable charisma at the Columbus Zoo!

PBJ & Jazz: Terrance Charles Quartet

Topiary Park 480 East Town Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us at 11:00 a.m. for story time at the Columbus Metropolitan Library followed by an hour of free music featuring the Terrance Charles Quartet starting at 12:00 p.m. in the Topiary Park and finish out a jam packed afternoon with an art activity provided by the Columbus Museum of Art!

PBJ & Jazz Big Band

Topiary Park 480 East Town Street, Columbus, OH, United States

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!

Soul Station with Bryan Olsheski

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

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.

Wes Bound: Exclusive Documentary Screening

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

You're invited to the Jazz Academy for a special film screening of “Wes Bound: The Genius of Wes Montgomery”. This film screening will accompany our September 28th Jazz at the Lincoln event, “Wes at 100”, and will include a meet and greet and Q&A with Robert Montgomery (son of guitarist Wes Montgomery), Rob Dixon (Artistic Director, Indianapolis Jazz Foundation), and Julia Whitehead (Executive

The Beat Goes On

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

Join us for a FREE celebration of 50 years with your Columbus Jazz Orchestra!

Columbus Community Jazz Band Fall Registration

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

The Columbus Community Jazz Band is the chance for anyone who has played an instrument to get back in the swing of things! Led by some of Columbus’ finest musicians, the CCJB performs jazz classics in a fun and engaging environment. This fall we return to making music together in a traditional big band setting, led by trombonist Jessica Sneeringer,

Jazz Academy Adult Vocal Workshop

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

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 artists Jasmine Spitzer and Rachel Azbell 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

Community Jazz: Derek DiCenzo Quartet

Long Street Studio 300 E Long St, Columbus, OH, United States

DiCenzo has been a mainstay on the Columbus music scene for over 30 years. A gifted jazz guitarist, DiCenzo can be heard playing piano, bass, steel drum, organ and the accordion as well. Derek has appeared with Monty Alexander, Diane Schuur, RJD2, and the Columbus Jazz Orchestra. He can be heard on recordings by Jim Hall, Charlie Byrd, Monty Alexander,

Swing Sunday

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

The Columbus Youth Jazz program’s annual Swing Sunday event returns for the 2023-2024 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

CYJO at the Southern Theatre

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

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 beyond. The CYJO

The Music of Horace Silver with Jon Eshelman

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

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.

CCJB Final Performance

Capital University E Main St & College Ave, Bexley, United States

The CCJB is a legacy ensemble held in the fall, spring and summer in the Jazz Academy directed by Jess Sneeringer. Consisting of community members from all occupations and backgrounds, the CCJB is a welcoming environment that performs in a variety of venues each season such as Natalie's - Grandview, JazZoo and more. Join the fall edition of the CCJB

Community Jazz: Tony Hagood Trio

Long Street Studio 300 E Long St, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us for an unforgettable evening as Tony Hagood's piano mastery takes center stage, alongside a band featuring some of Columbus’s best. Tony Hagood, a highly accomplished pianist and composer from Westerville, Ohio. A graduate of Capital University with a bachelor's degree in music performance in 2010, Tony has been enthralling audiences all over the world with his musical versatility

CYJ Lab Combo Opener Performance for Benny Benack

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

One of our Columbus Youth Jazz Combos, under the direction of Bryan Olsheski performs an opening concert for Benny Benack at the Lincoln Theatre. This group rehearses weekly on Sundays in our Jazz Academy to learn the ins and outs of small group jazz. You must have a ticket to the 8:00pm Jazz at the Lincoln show to attend the

The Benny Benack Quartet

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

Get ready to swing with the Benny Benack III Quartet, as they bring their electrifying energy to the Lincoln Theatre for an unforgettable night of jazz!

$30.00

Jazz Academy Adult Vocal Workshop Final Performance

Brothers Drake Meadery 26 E 5th Ave, Columbus, OH, United States

Join participants of the fall Jazz Academy Adult Vocal Workshop as they perform their final performance at Brothers Drake Meadery on Friday, November 10th. This concert is free and open to the public, but donations are encouraged to make programs like this continue to happen.

Jazz Academy Jam Session: Songs from Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley

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

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. 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. This jam will feature tunes from

CYJ Vocal Lab Final Performance

Long Street Studio 300 E Long St, Columbus, OH, United States

The CYJ Vocal Lab is a free 8-week group singing experience for vocalists in grades 7-12 directed by Rachel Azbell and Jasmine Spitzer. Join our 15 Columbus Youth Jazz vocalists at Long Street Studio on Thursday, November 16th as they perform their final concert of the semester with a professional rhythm section consisting of Paul Strawser (piano), Dean Hulett (bass)

PBJ & Jazz: Jasmine Spitzer Quintet

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us for the first PBJ & Jazz of the fall with the exuberant and energetic Jasmine Spitzer Quintet! 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 families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts

$5

Columbus Youth Jazz Lab Final Performance

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

Join us on Sunday, November 19th for a free concert featuring our Columbus Youth Jazz Lab and three of our Columbus Youth Jazz Combos! This concert will be held in the Lincoln Ballroom, on the 2nd floor of the Lincoln Theatre complex. This project was supported by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the National Endowment for the

CYJO at the Southern Theatre | Opening for Home for the Holidays

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

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 beyond. The CYJO

Community Jazz: Angie Coyle Project

Long Street Studio 300 E Long St, Columbus, OH, United States

The Angie Coyle Project will be performing all original compositions written by Angie Coyle. We want to share this new music with people! The Angie Coyle Project is: Angie Coyle - tenor sax, flute Ben Tweedt - piano Brandon Coleman - guitar Matt Wiles - bass Tom Buckley - drums Zion Sosa - percussion Angie Coyle is a saxophonist, flutist,

CYJ Big Bands Winter Concert

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

Join the Columbus Youth Jazz big bands as they wrap up the fall semester with a winter concert in Ft. Hayes Metropolitan Education Center's auditorium. This concert will feature: – 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 (Mark Donavan,

Holiday Favorites with Milo & Cherie Mannino

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

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. 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. This jam session will be co-led

PBJ & Jazz: Songs of the Season

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH, United States

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! 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 families.

$5

Jumpin’ JaKs Community Concert

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

Step into a winter wonderland of musical delight at the Columbus Metropolitan Library Main Branch at the Jumpin' JaKs Winter Family Concert! This FREE, interactive concert experience is specially designed for preschool-aged children and their families, and will feature some of the greatest hits and favorite activities from our Jumpin' JaKs pre-K program! It's the perfect treat for families seeking

Free

Masterclass: Jeff Hamilton (Akiko/Hamilton/Kovalcheck Organ Trio)

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

Join world-renowned drummer Jeff Hamilton with the Akiko/Hamilton/Kovalcheck Organ Trio, as he demonstrates and discusses the powerful B3 Organ Trio. From individual instrument techniques to the ways that the trio works together musically, you’ll be entertained and inspired by this deep dive into the Organ trio.  

Swingin’ in the New Year

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

Ring in the New Year with a swingin' good time featuring the renowned Jeff Hamilton Organ Trio!

Community Jazz: Logan Moore & Jerrod Shackelford Big Band

Long Street Studio 300 E Long St, Columbus, OH, United States

Jerrod and Logan are rising talents as saxophonists and arrangers in the central Ohio area. For this show, they’ve put together an all-star big band to play their own arrangements and compositions, heavily influenced by the music of Stan Kenton, Count Basie, and Terry Gibbs.  Jerrod Shackelford is Columbus's premiere engineer-by-day, musician-by-night. Having performed with jazz and pop legends like

Jazz Academy Jam Session: Famous Groove Tunes

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

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. 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. "Famous Groove Tunes" will be led

PBJ & Jazz: Jon Eshelman Plays Horace Silver

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH, United States

We are so excited to present Columbus pianist and organist Jon Eshelman playing the songbook of jazz legend, Horace Silver! 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 families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz

$5

Community Jazz: James Gaiters MUV-MeNT!

Long Street Studio 300 E Long St, Columbus, OH, United States

Step into a world of timeless jazz brilliance as tenor saxophone virtuoso, Eddie Bayard, Lovell Bradford - Piano, Dean Hulett - Bass, and band leader James Gaiters - Drums unite to lead an unforgettable jazz quartet. Don't miss the chance to immerse yourself in the legendary sounds of James Gaiters MUV-MeNT! James Gaiters MUV-MeNT Eddie Bayard - Saxophone Lovell Bradford

Nat King Cole & Friends

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

Get ready to step back in time to the era of classic jazz and swing music with "Nat King Cole & Friends" featuring the incredibly talented Kenny Washington on vocals.

$17.33 – $85.58

CYJO at the Southern Theatre | Opening for Nat King Cole & Friends

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

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 beyond. The CYJO

PBJ & Jazz: Terrance Charles Quartet 10 AM

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us as we dance to the grooves of the Terrance Charles Quartet at the Lincoln Ballroom! 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 families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts are the

$5.00 – $20.00

PBJ & Jazz: Terrance Charles Quartet 11:30 AM

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us as we dance to the grooves of the Terrance Charles Quartet at the Lincoln Ballroom! 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 families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts are the

$5.00 – $20.00

Jazz Academy Jam Session: The Great Nat King Cole

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

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. 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. This jam session will be led

The Helen Sung Quartet

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

Get ready to be transported to a world of pure jazz bliss with the Helen Sung Quartet!

$30.00

Columbus Youth Jazz Girls Project

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

The Columbus Youth Jazz (CYJ) Girls Project is a month-long jazz ensemble that celebrates female and gender expansive students in jazz. During each session, we will develop our skills as an ensemble while exploring jazz repertoire, style, improvisation and more, creating a fun and encouraging space for students to build confidence on their instrument. Led by saxophonist and Columbus City

2024 Columbus City Schools JazzFest

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

Jazz bands throughout Columbus City Schools have been working hard all year preparing repertoire for the annual Columbus City Schools JazzFest. As their families enjoy a rotation of phenomenal musicians inside the Lincoln Theatre, each band will be upstairs in the Jazz Academy warming up and participating in educational masterclasses to hone their skills as a jazz musician. The entire

And All That Jazz

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

Join your Columbus Jazz Orchestra as we experience the iconic melodies of Scott Joplin's ragtime, the swinging rhythms of Benny Goodman's big band, the sophisticated sounds of Duke Ellington's jazz orchestra, and so much more.

$17.33 – $85.58

CYJS at the Southern Theatre | “And All That Jazz” Opener

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

Come out and see our youth jazz ensemble, the Columbus Youth Jazz Studio (CYJS), under the direction of Ryan Hamilton, open for the Columbus Jazz Orchestra on their Sunday matinee. The CYJ Studio’s talented high school musicians further their experience in America’s classical music through a 30-week session during the school year and have performances at collegiate jazz festivals, the

Jazz Academy Jam Session: Celebrating Women in Jazz

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

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held each month in the Jazz Academy. 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. The Celebrating Women in Jazz Jam Session will be held

Community Jazz: Laura Camara

Long Street Studio 300 E Long St, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us for a special evening of music by local award winning vocalist & composer Laura Camara.  Prepare to be taken on a journey through her 20 plus year career featuring Laura's original compositions & arrangements with a wide variety of jazz styles, vocal improvisation and cultural influences from her musical travels across the globe.

PBJ & Jazz: We Create Jazz Ensemble at 10 AM

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH, United States

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! 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 families. Featuring some

Get Tickets $5.00 – $20.00

PBJ & Jazz: We Create Jazz Ensemble at 11:30 AM

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH, United States

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! 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 families. Featuring some

Get Tickets $5.00 – $20.00

CYJ Vocal Lab Final Performance

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

Join us for the Columbus Youth Jazz Vocal Lab's final concert, led by Rachel Azbell and Jasmine Spitzer, featuring vocalists from grades 7-12 performing a diverse repertoire of solos and ensemble pieces. This event will take place at the Columbus Main Library Auditorium on Thursday, March 21st at 6 PM, showcasing a semester's work with a professional rhythm section. This

Columbus Youth Jazz Instrumental Lab Final Performance

Club Lincoln 769 E Long Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us on Sunday, March 24th at 2pm for a free concert featuring our Columbus Youth Jazz Lab and Columbus Youth Jazz Combos! This free event will take place in the Lincoln Ballroom, located on the 2nd floor of the Lincoln Theatre complex. This project was supported by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the National Endowment for

Columbus Community Jazz Band Spring Registration

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

The Columbus Community Jazz Band is the chance for anyone who has played an instrument to get back in the swing of things! Led by some of Columbus’ finest musicians, the CCJB performs jazz classics in a fun and engaging environment. This spring we return to making music together in a traditional big band setting, led by trombonist Jessica Sneeringer,

Nadje Noordhuis presented by the Jazz Arts Group

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

Experience the transcendent artistry of trumpeter Nadje Noordhuis, whose trumpet sound has been hailed as possessing a "beyond-category beauty." With a clarion tone that seamlessly blends classical rigor, jazz expression, and world music influences, Noordhuis has spent two decades in New York, leaving an indelible mark on the global music scene. As a semi-finalist in prestigious competitions and a collaborator

Jazz Girls Columbus

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

Jazz Girls Columbus, under the direction of the 2024 Artistic Director Nadje Noordhuis, is a free educational event for girls and gender expansive youth in middle and high school, individuals that are currently in college music programs, and all Ohio music educators. We accept ALL instruments and vocalists (traditional and non-traditional). This event includes full ensemble sessions, sectionals, faculty performance,

CCJB Final Performance

The CCJB is a legacy ensemble held in the fall, spring and summer in the Jazz Academy directed by Jess Sneeringer. Consisting of community members from all occupations and backgrounds, the CCJB is a welcoming environment that performs in a variety of venues each season such as Natalie's - Grandview, JazZoo and more. Join the spring edition of the CCJB