As we begin our celebration of 50 years of jazz excellency in Columbus, join Byron Stripling, Bobby Floyd, and a host of Jazz Arts Group All-Star musicians. We will bring together past and current Columbus Youth Jazz musicians alongside your Columbus favorites for an evening of jazz you won't forget!
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.