Whether you are new to the Youth Jazz program, a seasoned veteran, or have only been a part of our online rehearsals, we invite you to join us on August 5th for a full rundown of what to expect as we return to in-person music making this fall. In this information session, you will learn about our big bands
Lead by Eric “the FISH” Paton, this group has hosted regular weekly shows since 1995 featuring authentic Salsa music and dance instruction.
Male and female vocals along with an eclectic mix of authentic percussion instruments make Yumbambé a unique and exciting group. The band includes some of Columbus’ most prominent Jazz musicians, who have performed with many jazz and Latin greats.
Yumbambé has performed at countless clubs and festivals, including the Columbus Arts Festival, Festival Latino and Comfest. The band has also performed for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, the Governor’s Awards for the Arts and at the inaugural celebration of Mayor Michael Coleman.