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Jazz Arts Group

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June 21 @ 12:00 pm
Join us for our Summer Jam Sessions in June, July and August! Live at State Auto's Pein Park, on the corner of Broad Street and N 11th Street. this is your chance to sit in and play with past and present Columbus Youth Jazz members, college musicians and some of the finest professional musicians in Central Ohio. You never know who will show up to perform! Our jam sessions are for instrumentalists of all ability levels - learn a 12-bar… read more
Free
June 22 @ 6:00 pm
Synergy: A Jazz Trio Performance
Join us at the Jazz Academy on June 22nd for a performance by Synergy, a live jazz trio featuring Abhik Mazumder, Eli Pace, and Alex Davenport. Abhik (piano), Eli (bass), and Alex (drums) met through Jazz Arts Group’s Columbus Youth Jazz program, where the three of them constituted the rhythm section of the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra during the 2018–19 concert season. The performance will begin at 6:00 PM and is sure to amaze you. Abhik, who graduated this year from… read more
$300 - $350
July 8 @ 9:00 am
Camp Jazz: Sing with the Band!
Dates: Monday – Friday, July 8-12 Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Sunny 95 Park 4395 Carriage Hill Lane Upper Arlington, Ohio, 43221 Do you sing in choir, musical theatre, or simply LOVE to sing? The Jazz Arts Group’s Jazz Academy is here to bring out your inner voice! This week-long camp will provide vocalists the opportunity to rehearse and perform solo with a band, and as a member of a vocal jazz ensemble. We will explore the ins and… read more
$35
July 12 @ 8:00 pm
Maurice Hines Sings Nat King Cole & Sinatra

In reviewing Maurice Hines’ October 2019 season opener with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra at the Southern Theatre, Columbus Dispatch music reviewer, Peter Tonguette, called Maurice Hines “marvelous beyond words.”

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Free
July 13 @ 12:00 pm
Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear Grammy-nominated keyboardist Bobby Floyd and his Trio along with special guest trumpeter Dwight Adams. These in-demand artists will have you tapping your toes and feeling the beat with their soulful set of live jazz. The Topiary Park is located at 480 East Town Street in downtown Columbus. 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. Let… read more
$35
July 26 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Powers & Friends

Columbus’ favorite piano man is joined by the CJO plus his favorite guest performers for a one of a kind al fresco musical party.

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$35
August 2 @ 8:00 pm
Smooth Jazz for a Hot Summer Night with Nelson Rangell

The critically acclaimed jazz saxophone and flute virtuoso, Nelson Rangell, joins the CJO for a night of incredible jazz – both cool and hot!Jazziz magazine writes that Nelson Rangell is “an artist of depth, a master of song, and an improviser non pareil.”

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$125
August 5 @ 10:00 am
Jazz Cats Half-Day Camp
Led By: Rebecca Ogden and Zach Compston with special musical guests Dates: Monday-Friday, August 5-9 Times: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Fee: $125.00 Register by: Friday, August 2nd Recommended for ages 7-11 – no instrumental music experience required. Register The Jazz Cats half-day camp is designed to be a fun and interactive immersion into the art of jazz and improvisation. During the week, we will discover the magic of improvisation in the style of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, and… read more
$35
August 9 @ 8:00 pm
Soul Jam: From James Brown to Sam Cooke with Michael “Big Mike” Lynche

“American Idol” finalist, Michael “Big Mike” Lynche, makes his JazZoo debut performing favorite soul-stirring R&B hits.Undeniably charismatic,…

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Free
August 10 @ 12:00 pm
Led by piano/organ sensation Jon Eshelman, the Jazz Daddies will provide a swinging set of music for kids, featuring vocalist and “Jazz Mommy” Maggie Green. This group is made up of Columbus Jazz musicians who are also parents of children of a variety of ages. Jazz Bear, an oversized stuffed bear that is the PBJ & Jazz mascot, will preside over this fun concert for all ages. The Topiary Park is located at 480 East Town Street in downtown Columbus. In the event of… read more
Free
September 14 @ 12:00 pm
Ben Crowder 6 is a six-piece horn-driven jazz combo from Columbus, Ohio specializing in the music of pioneering hard-bop jazz greats Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Benny Golson, The Art Farmer Jazztet, Curtis Fuller, Sonny Clark, Horace Silver, and others. The band also performs emotionally-charged, energetic original material inspired by the hard-bop era in jazz. Ben Crowder 6 features some of the finest young musicians on the Columbus music scene today: Ben Crowder (trombone), Ian Harrah (trumpet), Terrance Farmer (tenor saxophone),… read more
$13.5 - $71.5
October 17 @ 7:30 pm
Swingin’ with the CJO
featuring Byron Stripling and the Columbus Jazz Orchestra at the Southern Theatre The Greatest Jazz Concert in the World featuring John Clayton, Benny Green and Jeff Hamilton The Southern Theatre (21 East Main Street, Columbus) Guest artists: John Clayton (Grammy-winning bassist/composer/arranger), Benny Green (pianist/composer), Jeff Hamilton (drummer) Tickets: $68, $60, $54, $50, $25, $10 (plus a $3.50 per ticket CAPA facility fee) Subscriptions are on sale now at the CAPA Ticket Office (39 East State Street). Single tickets go on… read more
$20
November 2 @ 8:00 pm
Diego Figueiredo & Ken Peplowski

In Portuguese, the word amizade means friendship. The remarkable musical friendship between virtuoso Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo and clarinet master Ken Peplowski takes center stage as the opening concert on the Jazz Arts Group’s 2019-2020 Jazz at the Lincoln Theatre concert series.

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$13.5 - $71.5
December 4 @ 7:30 pm
Nicki Parrott & Z.F. Taylor
featuring Nicki Parrott and Z.F. Taylor Guest artists: Nicki Parrott (vocalist/bassist), Z.F. Taylor (vocalist) Tickets: $68, $60, $54, $50, $25, $10 (plus a $3.50 per ticket CAPA facility fee) Subscriptions are on sale now at the CAPA Ticket Office (39 East State Street). Single tickets go on sale Monday, August 12 at the CAPA Ticket Office (39 East State Street), all Ticketmaster Outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com and by phone at (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000. Day-of tickets will be available at… read more
$20
December 28 @ 8:00 pm
Byron Stripling

Columbus Jazz Orchestra Artistic Director Byron Stripling steps into the spotlight singing, swinging and playing trumpet with his quartet in Swingin’ in the New Year. An audience favorite, the concert sold out when it was presented in 2016 and 2017.

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$20
February 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Ariel Pocock

AXS.com calls pianist/singer/composer Ariel Pocock “the real deal, a blazing combination of chops, stunning original artistry, and hidden emotional depth.” Whether re-harmonizing the Great American Songbook, dancing on Brazilian turf, or tapping into the music of modern pop masters, she remains a riveting presence.

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$13.5 - $71.5
February 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Bria Skonberg

New York Times jazz critic Nate Chinen described trumpeter/vocalist/composer Bria Skonberg as having become “the shining hope of hot jazz on the strength of a clarion trumpet style indebted to Louis Armstrong, a smooth purr of a singing voice inspired by Anita O’Day, and the wholesome glow of youth.”

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$13.5 - $71.5
March 12, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Ian Finkel & Tony Glausi

New York Times jazz critic Nate Chinen described trumpeter/vocalist/composer Bria Skonberg as having become “the shining hope of hot jazz on the strength of a clarion trumpet style indebted to Louis Armstrong, a smooth purr of a singing voice inspired by Anita O’Day, and the wholesome glow of youth.”

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$20
April 3, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Melissa Aldana

In 2013, Chilean-born saxophonist Melissa Aldana made history and shattered jazz’s glass ceiling when she became the first female instrumentalist and the first South American ever to win the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition.

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$13.5 - $71.5
April 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Ty Taylor

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra concludes its 2019-2020 season with Soul Time Machine: From Cab Calloway to Little Richard featuring Ty Taylor, lead singer of the Los Angeles-based soul/rock band Vintage Trouble.

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