Every city has its own jazz sound, and for Columbus, it’s undoubtedly the sound of the B3 organ and the tenor saxophone. Star organist Bobby Floyd and his band will tell a musical story about two legends of the B3/Tenor combination from Columbus, the late Hank Marr and Gene Walker. From opening for the Beatles at Shea Stadium to making
Under the leadership of artistic director and trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO) is breaking new ground while continuing to honor the rich heritage of jazz. Byron directs this talented ensemble in new commissioned works as well as exciting new arrangements of jazz classics, making it a can’t-miss performance destination for visiting guest artists.
Music is food for the soul, and with season after season of inspiring, uplifting performances, the CJO is making audiences stand up and shout for more.