Led By: Zach Compston and JAG Teaching Artists Date: Sunday, April 22nd Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Location: Jazz Academy The jam session is a long standing tradition for jazz musicians who want to hone their skills with a live band. Join us at the Jazz Academy for a jam session led by JAG artists! Open to all ages and ability levels. Join us in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month in April! Jazz Arts Group is hosting the 4th Floor… read more
Led by: Alex Burgoyne and his band Date: April 23rd Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fee: Free to the public Join Alex Burgoyne and his band for a look at a few of the major contributors to the free jazz movement. We'll discuss some of the musical techniques of the free jazz movement, as well as the performance practice, communication, improvisational, and compositional styles of Ornette Coleman, Paul Motian, Albert Ayler, and Lennie Tristano, to name a few. Join us… read more
Featuring Nicole Henry & Michael Lynche Chart-topping jazz vocalist, Nicole Henry, and American Idol finalist, Michael Lynche, lend vocal fireworks to concerts that get to the very heart and soul of rhythm and blues. Tickets on sale now at the CAPA Ticket Office (39 East State Street, Columbus), by phone at (614) 469-0939 or at www.ticketmaster.com.
Led by: Vaughn Wiester Dates: Thursdays, April 5th thru April 26th Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Location: Jazz Academy Fee: FREE Register Now Spend some time with a handful of Vaughn's favorite jazz records. We'll examine jazz performances from perspectives narrow and wide. We'll look at elements such as form and style while taking note of what's inside or outside the "common practice." We'll even discuss the connection between Miles Davis and Beethoven. There is sure to be something… read more
Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists Nicole Henry and Michael Lynche for a casual and engaging conversation with you – the audience! “Offstage at the Jazz Academy” provides participants a FREE behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique lives and music of our guest artists – adding a new perspective to being an audience member. You will have the opportunity to hear music and insights of each artist and ask questions in an intimate setting at the Jazz Academy.
$75 - $100
July 12 @ 7:00 pm
Led By: Pete Mills Dates/Times: Thursdays, July 12th through August 9th, 7pm-9pm Final Performance at JazZoo – August 10th Fee: $100 for new members, $75 for returning members Register by: Friday, July 5th, 2018 For instrumentalists with fundamental experience on Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass or Drum Set. REGISTER NOW! The Columbus Community Jazz Band is the chance for anyone who has played an instrument to get back in… read more