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.
How do I buy online packages and single tickets for JAG’s 2020-2021 season?
It’s easy. Go to www.jag.tv and click on the EVENTS drop-down for single purchases or the PACKAGES drop-down to buy the full packages of Jazz at the Southern Theatre, Jazz at the Lincoln Theatre, PBJ & Jazz, and the “I Want it All!” package that gives you access to all or our concerts and programs for the season, plus advance in-theatre purchase opportunities and discounts.
How do I use my credit from last season toward a purchase for this season?
Unfortunately, we are not able at this time to transfer last season’s credits held in your CAPA CBUSArts account over to the new www.jag.tv platform. While we continue to explore ways to integrate both systems, we ask that in the meantime you contact the CBUSArts Ticket Center to make arrangements to receive a refund for your credit amount or generously donate the amount to the Jazz Arts Group.
To contact the CBUSArts Ticket Center:
Allison Walker, CAPA Shared Services Ticketing Specialist
email@example.com (PREFERRED) or (614) 719-6766
How do I buy the limited, socially distanced in-theatre seats for Jazz at the Southern Theatre and Jazz at the Lincoln Theatre?
Subscribers and purchasers of the Jazz at the Southern Theatre 4-show and the “I Want it All!” packages will receive a two-week priority opportunity to buy in-theatre seats plus receive a $25 discount on in-theatre tickets purchased for Southern Theatre concerts. There will also be a similar two-week advance purchase opportunity for in-theatre seats at the Lincoln Theatre (without the $25 discount).
In-theatre tickets will go on-sale to the general public starting one-week in advance of the concert. All in-theatre seats will be sold by the CBUSArts Ticket Center (39 East State Street) and at www.CBUSArts.com.
Will I lose access to my regular subscription seats if I choose not to purchase any shows this season?
No! We are holding your subscription seats so they’re available to you for the 2021-2022 season regardless of your purchasing decisions this season.
What if I still have tickets to last season’s Melissa Aldana Quartet concert?
The CBUSArts Ticket Center has converted your purchase to a credit. Please contact the CBUSArts Ticket Center to arrange for a refund or donation. As explained earlier, credits cannot at this time be electronically transferred from your CBUSArts account to the new account you will establish for www.jag.tv.
How can school administrators/music teachers request the Jump for Jazz assembly in their school?
Contact Zach Compston at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (614) 294-5200 x107.
How much does a Jump for Jazz assembly cost?
The cost varies, depending upon available funding on behalf of Jazz Arts Group. We aim to remove cost as a barrier whenever possible..
What ages can attend PBJ & Jazz?
All ages! From infants, to toddlers, to parents, to grandparents, everyone has a great time!
Do you offer classes/camps for adults?
Yes, we do! Two of them include the Columbus Community Jazz Band and the Vocal Lab. Check our education page for more info!
Where is the Jazz Academy located?
The Jazz Academy is located at 769 E. Long Street, Columbus, OH 43203. It is on the fourth floor of the Lincoln Theatre, and the entrance is through the double red doors.
Where can I park for programs taking place in the Jazz Academy?
You can park in the lot next to the Lincoln Theatre, or across the street in the fenced in lot. If both of those areas are full, you can park in the Broad Street Presbyterian Church lot off of Garfield Avenue.
When are auditions for the Youth Jazz program?
If I want to participate in a program but can’t afford it, are there scholarships available?
Yes, there are. Please fill out this form.
Is lunch provided during the summer camps?
No, it is not. You can either pack a lunch for your child, or there are a couple options within walking distance of the Jazz Academy.
How do I purchase a Table?
The table reservation includes a table for 8 with complimentary zoo admission for each guest, and an advanced catering option.
Will there be food options available?
Yes! Catering options are available for those who purchase a table. For single ticket buyers, the Zoo provides onsite food vendors.
All guests are allowed to bring in their own food, however bringing in your own alcohol is strictly prohibited and will be confiscated. Please note that beer and wine will be available for onsite purchase. For the safety of the animals no glass is permitted into the park.
What happens if there is rain?
If there is a cancellation due to rain, ticket buyers may exchange for either a subsequent JazZoo performance or for a Columbus Jazz Orchestra performance during its regular “Swingin’ with the CJO” series of concerts at the Southern Theatre. Call (614) 294-5200.
How do I purchase tickets?
You can purchase tickets online at www.columbuszoo.org or call 1(800) MONKEYS. Tickets are $35. If you are a zoo member or CJO subscriber you may receive a discount, however these discounts do not apply day-of show. Tickets will be mailed out a week before the event or can be picked up at will call day of. All tickets serve as admission to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium day of.
PBJ & Jazz FAQ
How do I purchase tickets?
PBJ & Jazz at the Topiary Park Series is free to the public.
PBJ & Jazz at the Lincoln Theatre is $5 per person. For families of four or more there is $20 ticket. If you have a group of 8 or more please contact Jazz Arts Group directly at (614) 294 – 5200.
You can purchase tickets ahead of time at http://jazzartsgroup.eventbrite.com or you can purchase tickets at the door. We accept both cash and credit card.
Will there be food available?
PBJ & Jazz events at the Lincoln Theatre Ballroom provide peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, cookies and juice for the kids.
PBJ & Jazz at the Topiary Park does not provide food, instead make sure to bring your own blanket and picnic!
What is the rain location?
In the event of rain, all activities will be held inside the Columbus Metropolitan Library, adjacent to The Topiary Park, at 96 S. Grant Avenue in downtown Columbus.