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The Aaron Diehl Trio

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Columbus native Aaron Diehl represents the past, present and future of jazz on the world stage. He is hailed by the New York Times as...

$25

Swingin’ in the New Year with Byron Stripling

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

For “Swingin’ in the New Year,” internationally renowned trumpet virtuoso and Columbus Jazz Orchestra Artistic Director, Byron Stripling, will lead his quartet and the 17 members of the Jazz Arts Group’s Columbus Community Jazz Band in a rousing year-end musical celebration filled with holiday favorites, jazz standards, blues and gospel. This is a great opportunity to hear Byron step outside

$25

Ladies Sing the Blues: Songs & Sounds of The Harlem Renaissance

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

A top notch line-up of some of the city’s most respected musicians sets the tone and tempo for an evening celebrating the style, sass and songs of the Harlem Renaissance. Expect stirring performances by Columbus’-own jazz and blues songstresses, show-stopping cameos by Columbus Jazz Orchestra members...

$25

PBJ & Jazz – Rachel Sepulveda

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Saturday, November 18, 2017                 Two Shows: 10:00 am & 11:30am PBJ & Jazz concerts are 1-hour long interactive concerts designed to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts are a great introduction to live music for all ages.

$5

PBJ & Jazz – Tony Monaco Trio: “Songs of the Season”

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Saturday, December 16, 2017                 Two Shows: 10:00 am & 11:30am PBJ & Jazz concerts are 1-hour long interactive concerts designed to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts are a great introduction to live music for all ages.

$5

Swingin’ In the New Year with Byron Stripling

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

World renowned jazz trumpeter, band leader and Columbus Jazz Orchestra Artistic Director, Byron Stripling, trumpets jazzy, joyous refrains in his year-end party at the Lincoln Theatre.  The Byron Stripling quartet features the always amazing Bobby Floyd on piano and the Hammond B3, Larry Cook on bass, and Richard Thompson on drums.  Joining in this year’s revelry is special guest vocalist

$26.5

PBJ & Jazz – Ohio Jaztet

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Saturday, January 13, 2018                 Two Shows: 10:00 am & 11:30am PBJ & Jazz concerts are 1-hour long interactive concerts designed to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts are a great introduction to live music for all ages.

$5

PBJ & Jazz – Kelly McLennan

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Saturday, February 3, 2018                 Two Shows: 10:00 am & 11:30am PBJ & Jazz concerts are 1-hour long interactive concerts designed to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts are a great introduction to live music for all ages.

$5

2018 Columbus City Schools Jazz Fest

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

February 24, 2018 | 9:00am - 4:30pm Lincoln Theatre Complex: 769 E. Long St. Columbus, OH 43203 The 2018 CCS JazzFest will be held at the Lincoln Theatre Complex on February 24. This year's event will feature school performances, special guest performances and instruction from renowned Jazz Arts Group teaching artists. Come listen to the amazing talent of the jazz

Free

PBJ & Jazz – New Basics Brass Band

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Saturday, March 24, 2018 Two Shows: 10:00 am & 11:30am PBJ & Jazz concerts are 1-hour long interactive concerts designed to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their families. Featuring some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts are a great introduction to live music for all ages. PBJ & Jazz concerts are $5 per person

$5

Terell Stafford Quintet

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Trumpeter-composer, Terell Stafford brings his top flight quintet to the Lincoln Theatre for one performance only Thursday, April 12th, presented by the Jazz Arts Group in collaboration with the King Arts Complex. Stafford is renowned in the jazz world, and has garnered numerous award nominations and accolades for his work as an outstanding performer, educator and leader. Stafford is Director

$26.50

Tenor Titans of the Capital City

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Celebrating the lives and legacies of legendary tenor saxophonists Rusty Bryant, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Gene Walker, the concert will include a world premiere work composed by Columbus Jazz Orchestra principal arranger and saxophonist, Chad Eby, and feature a roster of top area saxophonists and instrumentalists. It’s especially fitting that the event takes place at the historic Lincoln Theatre where

$21.50

PBJ & Jazz with Safety Squad

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

PBJ & Jazz concerts feature some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles in a family-friendly setting.PBJ and Jazz artists are known for their ability to captivate audiences of all ages, making the series a cornerstone of Jazz Arts Group’s Jazz Academy programming. Parents love this program because “the musicians extremely family friendly,” as reported by a mom this past season. “We loved the approachability

PBJ & Jazz: Songs of the Season with Dave Powers and Friends

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

PBJ & Jazz concerts feature some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles in a family-friendly setting.PBJ and Jazz artists are known for their ability to captivate audiences of all ages, making the series a cornerstone of Jazz Arts Group’s Jazz Academy programming. Parents love this program because “the musicians extremely family friendly,” as reported by a mom this past season. “We loved the approachability

PBJ & Jazz with Anthony Stanco Ensemble

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

PBJ & Jazz concerts feature some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles in a family-friendly setting.PBJ and Jazz artists are known for their ability to captivate audiences of all ages, making the series a cornerstone of Jazz Arts Group’s Jazz Academy programming. Parents love this program because “the musicians extremely family friendly,” as reported by a mom this past season. “We loved the approachability

Songs & Sounds of the Harlem Renaissance

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

The Jazz Arts Group joins in the year-long, city-wide celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance with a reboot of its sold-out, “Ladies Sing the Blues: Songs & Sounds of the Harlem Renaissance,” from the 2016-2017 season. Only this time it’s not just “ladies” singing. We’re expanding the list of classic songs on offer, and the roster of

$21.50

PBJ & Jazz with Maggie Green Quintet

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

PBJ & Jazz concerts feature some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles in a family-friendly setting. PBJ and Jazz artists are known for their ability to captivate audiences of all ages, making the series a cornerstone of Jazz Arts Group’s Jazz Academy programming. Parents love this program because “the musicians extremely family friendly,” as reported by a mom this past season. “We loved the approachability

The Ellis Marsalis Trio

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Ellis Marsalis, NEA Jazz Master and pianist, educator and patriarch of the first family of New Orleans jazz, brings his trio to the intimate Lincoln Theatre for one performance only as part of the Jazz Arts Group’s new Jazz at the Lincoln Theatre concert series.  Don't miss your chance to see this legendary pianist in a rare concert appearance. Read Ellis Marsalis

$21.50

PBJ & Jazz with Bobby Floyd Trio featuring Mary McClendon

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

PBJ & Jazz concerts feature some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles in a family-friendly setting.PBJ and Jazz artists are known for their ability to captivate audiences of all ages, making the series a cornerstone of Jazz Arts Group’s Jazz Academy programming. Parents love this program because “the musicians extremely family friendly,” as reported by a mom this past season. “We loved the approachability

Huntertones

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Huntertones brings people together around the globe with fun, imaginative and fearless music. Their high energy, horn-driven sound features genre bending composition and unconventional covers. Every show is a social experience celebrating the joy of music. The band formed in Columbus, Ohio and is now based in Brooklyn, NY. They’ve performed in over 20 countries worldwide and continue to tour

$21.50

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PBJ & Jazz with Soul Revival

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Soul Revival brings the classic sounds of R&B and soul and blends them with jazz to create music with undeniable groove. You won’t be able to sit still when Soul Revival takes the stage! PBJ & Jazz concerts feature some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles in a family-friendly setting. PBJ and Jazz artists are known for their ability to captivate audiences of all ages,

$5

Amizade: An Evening with Ken Peplowski and Diego Figueiredo

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

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.

$20

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PBJ & Jazz with CJO All-Stars: Songs of the Season

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Soul Revival brings the classic sounds of R&B and soul and blends them with jazz to create music with undeniable groove. You won’t be able to sit still when Soul Revival takes the stage! PBJ & Jazz concerts feature some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles in a family-friendly setting. PBJ and Jazz artists are known for their ability to captivate audiences of all ages,

$5

Swingin’ in the New Year

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

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.

$20

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PBJ & Jazz with New Basics Brass Band

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Very few bands can capture the spirit of New Orleans jazz, bluegrass, rock and funk with as much fun-loving energy as the New Basics Brass Band. Their songs for kids are loved by all ages. You’ll be singing along, tapping your toes and moving to the powerful sounds of the NBBB! PBJ & Jazz concerts feature some of Columbus’ finest musicians

$5

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PBJ & Jazz with Sydney McSweeney

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Rising vocal sensation Sydney McSweeney takes a fresh approach to jazz with her wide-ranging voice and one-of-a-kind style. Her ability to inspire audiences of all ages is the perfect fit for PBJ & Jazz - you won’t want the music to stop! PBJ & Jazz concerts feature some of Columbus’ finest musicians and ensembles in a family-friendly setting. PBJ and Jazz artists are known for

$5

Ariel Pocock Quartet

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

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.

$20

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POSTPONED: PBJ & Jazz with Waves de Ache

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Due to the current global climate and state guidelines regarding COVID-19, this event will be postponed. Please check back here for more information. Waves de Ache combines the sounds of Cuban music with funk and jazz to create a blend like no other in Columbus. You will learn how Latin and jazz rhythms unite to make you want to stand

$5

POSTPONED: Melissa Aldana Quartet

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

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.

$20

CHRIS COLES’ NINE LIVES PROJECT

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Named one of Cleveland Magazine’s “Most Interesting People of 2021,” saxophonist/composer/educator Chris Coles brings his powerful meditation on the 2015 Charleston church shooting to the Lincoln Theatre for one show only.

$22.50

Pharez Whitted Quintet featuring vocalist Opal Staples

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Renowned trumpeter and educator Pharez Whitted and his quintet featuring vocalist Opal Staples perform soulful jazz grooves from his newest album, "Pharoah Smooth," and more for one show only at The Lincoln Theatre.

$22.50

BOBBY FLOYD & JOEL FRAHM

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Two of the most revered and sought-after musicians on New York’s busy and competitive jazz scene, pianist and composer Benny Green and saxophonist Joel Frahm will combine for an evening of dazzling duets, solos, jazz standards and new classics.

$22.50

ASHLEY PEZZOTTI

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

Join us as we introduce Ashley Pezzotti, a fast-rising star on the national jazz scene who is already distinguishing herself as “a singer’s singer,” and an accomplished songwriter whose works exhibit the craft and sensibility of the Great American Songbook.

$22.50

Byron, Bobby, and the JAG All-Stars

Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH

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!

$27.75