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Jazz Academy

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769 E. Long St,
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
Free
February 6 @ 7:00 pm
Alex Burgoyne and his quartet, featuring Stan Smith, Phil Maneri, and Ryan Folger is a group focused on the freedom of open forms and improvisation. Drawing from influences like Paul Motian and Ornette Coleman, as well as great guitarist composers from the fusion era, Alex and his band express a wide range of musical emotions, from soft and introspective to bombastic and wild. Join us in person or online for live music and the opportunity to discuss with the artists… read more
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February 22 @ 2:00 pm
Bria Skonberg sits down to answer your questions about her experiences as a successful trumpeter/vocalist and her time on stage with the CJO. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in the Southern Theatre in a fun, casual, and open environment. You, the audience, will be led in a captivating discussion with our guest artists about their music, inspirations, and life off the stage. Join us at the Jazz Academy or on Facebook @TheJazzAcademy. We encourage… read more
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February 27 @ 7:00 pm
Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Kevin began playing guitar at the age of 9. He was trained as a jazz guitarist but spent an equal amount of time playing in the pop genre. Kevin has performed, recorded and/or toured alongside a number of artists including Diane Schuur, Destiny’s Child, Dr. John, and Lalah Hathaway. He currently tours and records with Grammy award-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum and is the professor of jazz guitar at The Ohio State University. "Since I… read more
March 3 @ 6:00 pm
The Columbus Youth Jazz Girls Project is a month-long music-making program that celebrates female musicians who are dedicated to their music. During each rehearsal, we will develop our skills as an ensemble while exploring jazz improvisation and soloing, creating a fun and encouraging space for students to build confidence and courage. Featuring special guest artists and educators, the CYJ Girls Project will focus on musical topics such as jazz improvisation, ensemble techniques, and important females in jazz history. We’ll also… read more
March 14 @ 2:00 pm
Ian Finkel and Tony Glausi sit down to answer your questions during their four night run of shows with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in the Southern Theatre in a fun, casual, and open environment. You, the audience, will be led in a captivating discussion with our guest artists about their music, inspirations, and life off the stage. Join us at the Jazz Academy or on Facebook @TheJazzAcademy. We… read more
April 25 @ 2:00 pm
Don't miss your last chance of the season to ask CJO guest artists your burning questions as we sit down with Ty Taylor. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in the Southern Theatre in a fun, casual, and open environment. You, the audience, will be led in a captivating discussion with our guest artists about their music, inspirations, and life off the stage. Join us at the Jazz Academy or on Facebook @TheJazzAcademy. We… read more
$225 – $350
June 8 @ 9:00 am
Led By: Zach Compston, Mark Donavan and Special Guests Dates: Monday – Friday, June 8-12 Times: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fee: $325 for returning members, $350 for new participants ($225 for Columbus Youth Jazz members) Register by: Friday, June 5th For students with a minimum of 2 years of experience on their instrument – saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and vocals. Register Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop is an excellent opportunity for instrumentalists of all ability levels to hone… read more
$325 – $350
June 15 @ 9:00 am
CAMP Blues
Led by: Sean Carney Band Dates: Monday – Friday, June 15-19 Times: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Final Performance at the Gahanna Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival Fee: $325 for Jazz Academy members, $350 for new participants Register by: Saturday, June 13th Recommended for beginning to intermediate students on vocals, guitar, piano, bass, drum set, saxophone, trumpet, and trombone, ages 11 through adult. Register Sean Carney and the Sean Carney Band for CAMP Blues, a 5-day ensemble experience focusing on… read more
$325 – $350
July 6 @ 9:00 am
Camp Jazz: Sing with the Band!
Dates: Monday – Friday, July 6-10 Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Jazz Academy, 769 E Long Street, 4th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215 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… read more
$125
August 3 @ 10:00 am
Jazz Cats Half-Day Camp
Led By: Rebecca Ogden and Zach Compston with special musical guests Dates: Monday-Friday, August 3-7 Students will have the opportunity to perform with the band at PBJ & Jazz on August 8th at 12:00 PM. Times: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Fee: $125.00 Register by: Friday, July 31st 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… read more
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