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Jazz Academy Jam Session: Study in Brown

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam, as well as community members who wish to watch. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will

Jazz Academy Jam Session: The Duke Ellington Songbook

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam, as well as community members who wish to watch. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will

Jazz Academy Jam Session: The Art of the Bossa Nova

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam, as well as community members who wish to watch. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will

Jazz Academy Adult Vocal Workshop

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Have you ever dreamed of being the lead singer in a band? Then the Jazz Academy Adult Vocal Workshop is the place for you! Join Jazz Academy teaching artists Jasmine Spitzer and Rachel Azbell alongside a live rhythm section and explore the key components of singing including vocal style and technique, repertoire, band-leading skills and performing with confidence. This workshop

Jazz Girls Columbus

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Jazz Girls Columbus, under the direction of the 2024 Artistic Director Nadje Noordhuis, is a free educational event for girls and gender expansive youth in middle and high school, individuals that are currently in college music programs, and all Ohio music educators. We accept ALL instruments and vocalists (traditional and non-traditional). This event includes full ensemble sessions, sectionals, faculty performance,

Jazz Academy Jam Session: Sonny Side Up

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from. This jam session will be led

Columbus Community Jazz Band Spring Registration

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Columbus Community Jazz Band is the chance for anyone who has played an instrument to get back in the swing of things! Led by some of Columbus’ finest musicians, the CCJB performs jazz classics in a fun and engaging environment. This spring we return to making music together in a traditional big band setting, led by trombonist Jessica Sneeringer,

Jazz Academy Jam Session: Celebrating Women in Jazz

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from. The Celebrating Women in Jazz Jam Session will be held

Columbus Youth Jazz Girls Project

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Columbus Youth Jazz (CYJ) Girls Project is a month-long jazz ensemble that celebrates female and gender expansive students in jazz. During each session, we will develop our skills as an ensemble while exploring jazz repertoire, style, improvisation and more, creating a fun and encouraging space for students to build confidence on their instrument. Led by saxophonist and Columbus City

Jazz Academy Jam Session: The Great Nat King Cole

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from. This jam session will be led

Jazz Academy Jam Session: Famous Groove Tunes

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from. "Famous Groove Tunes" will be led

Holiday Favorites with Milo & Cherie Mannino

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from. This jam session will be co-led

Jazz Academy Jam Session: Songs from Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from. This jam will feature tunes from

The Music of Horace Silver with Jon Eshelman

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Jazz Academy Adult Vocal Workshop

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Have you ever dreamed of being the lead singer in a band? Then the Jazz Academy Adult Vocal Workshop is the place for you! Join Jazz Academy teaching artists Jasmine Spitzer and Rachel Azbell alongside a live rhythm section and explore the key components of singing including vocal style and technique, repertoire, band-leading skills and performing with confidence. This workshop

Columbus Community Jazz Band Fall Registration

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Columbus Community Jazz Band is the chance for anyone who has played an instrument to get back in the swing of things! Led by some of Columbus’ finest musicians, the CCJB performs jazz classics in a fun and engaging environment. This fall we return to making music together in a traditional big band setting, led by trombonist Jessica Sneeringer,

Wes Bound: Exclusive Documentary Screening

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

You're invited to the Jazz Academy for a special film screening of “Wes Bound: The Genius of Wes Montgomery”. This film screening will accompany our September 28th Jazz at the Lincoln event, “Wes at 100”, and will include a meet and greet and Q&A with Robert Montgomery (son of guitarist Wes Montgomery), Rob Dixon (Artistic Director, Indianapolis Jazz Foundation), and Julia Whitehead (Executive

Soul Station with Bryan Olsheski

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook with Jasmine Spitzer

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Trad Jazz with Logan Moore

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Kind of Blue with Terrance Farmer

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Community Jazz: Honk, Wail, & Moan

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Formed in 1991, Honk, Wail & Moan crosses paths with the music of Sun Ra, Charles Mingus, Ellington, Miles Davis, Frank Zappa, Raymond Scott, Lightnin Hopkins, Howlin Wolf, and Stravinsky, and are influenced by everything from Avant Garde to New Orleans Traditional to Film scores and Cartoon music.  HWM have performed all over Columbus, the Midwest, and beyond, with stints

Latin Jazz with Zach Compston

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Community Jazz: Sydney McSweeney Quintet

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us at the Jazz Academy for familiar favorites, standards, and more with the Sydney McSweeney Quintet! Sydney McSweeney is a vocalist from Columbus who at a young age developed a deep love of music. That love directed her to Otterbein University where she studied classical voice and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in music. Sydney has been a

Offstage at the Academy: Ty Taylor

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

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 artist Ty Taylor about his music, inspirations, and life off the stage. Join us at the Jazz Academy or on Facebook @TheJazzAcademy. We encourage

Thelonious Monk with Paul Strawser

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Jazz Girls Day

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

An open invitation to Ohio middle, high school and college-aged students identifying as female or gender-expansive in addition to all Ohio music educators for a day of masterclasses, clinics, fellowship and learning. Jazz Arts Group in partnership with Dr. Colleen Clark and the University of South Carolina School of Music present the inaugural JAZZ GIRLS DAY, an annual initiative that

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Community Jazz: Rachel Azbell Quintet featuring Colleen Clark

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

This performance will feature arrangements of Rachel Azbell's and will highlight songs made famous by some of her favorite women in jazz. In celebration of Women's History Month, a talk back will follow this performance with Rachel and Colleen, highlighting their life and careers as women in jazz and discussing Colleen's residency in Columbus as part of the inaugural Jazz

Five Play Open Rehearsal with CYJ Girls Project

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join the CYJ Girls Project for their final rehearsal, which will be directed by the Five Play quintet, a small group drawn from the renowned Diva Jazz Orchestra. The CYJ Girls Project returns for its third season in our Jazz Academy. This ensemble is comprised of middle & high schoolers who are female or gender expansive. This is one of

Columbus Youth Jazz Lab: Final Performance

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

For eight weeks, middle and high school musicians across central Ohio have met to develop their skills as jazz musicians in our Columbus Youth Jazz Lab. Students involved in the Lab program are placed into one of our five combos and learn standard jazz repertoire, arranging, improvisation and more with our Jazz Academy teaching artists. The CYJ Lab final performance

Community Jazz: Kelly Delaveris Quintet

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Antonio Carlos Jobim was one of Brazil’s most innovative and prolific composers, with over 400 compositions to his credit. His collaborations with Stan Getz, Frank Sinatra and others helped to facilitate his popularity in the United States. This concert will feature some of his well-known songs, in addition to a few more obscure pieces from the Jobim library. The Community Jazz concerts are

Offstage Live: John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, and Tamir Hendelman

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

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 you to

Celebrating Women in Jazz with Rachel Azbell & Linda Landis

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

2023 Columbus City Schools JazzFest

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Jazz bands throughout Columbus City Schools have been working hard all year preparing repertoire for the annual Columbus City Schools JazzFest. As their families enjoy a rotation of phenomenal musicians inside the Lincoln Theatre Ballroom, each band will be upstairs in the Jazz Academy warming up and participating in educational masterclasses to hone their skills as a jazz musician. The

Community Jazz: Paul Francis Quartet

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Paul Francis Quartet plays improvised music using pop hits from the 1960's-2000's as a vehicle for exploration. Their current release, All Your Life:Interpretations of The Beatles, celebrates the music of the Fab 4 with a unique arrangement on each tune. Styles represented on the album include salsa, post-bop, odd-meter and straight-eighth grooves coupled with new and exciting chord changes that make the listening experience

Offstage at the Academy: Maria Schneider

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Maria Schneider sits down to answer your questions about her experience as an NEA Jazz Master, composer, arranger, and music rights advocate. Maria has been conducting her orchestra for over 30 years and is a 7 time Grammy Award Winner. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in the Southern Theatre in a fun, casual,

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My Funny Valentine with Josh Newburry

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Community Jazz: Stan Smith

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Stan Smith is a guitarist, composer, and associate professor of music in the Conservatory of Music at Capital University. His compositions have been performed internationally and recorded by the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Michael Cox, The Keith Henson Octet, The Afro Rican Ensemble, and Spectrum. The Community Jazz concerts are free events produced by the Jazz Arts Group that bring a diverse selection of jazz musicians and styles

Bird is the Word with Bryan Olsheski

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Community Jazz: Jasmine Spitzer Quintet

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jasmine Spitzer Quintet was born out of a need for new. Jasmine seeks out tunes that aren’t found in the traditional canon of jazz standards, instead searching out modern compositions that still pay tribute to the rich history of this art form. The Jasmine Spitzer Quintet believes that jazz is a highly collaborative means of musical communication in which

Holiday Classics with Logan Moore

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Swing as you Sing – Phrasing Standards Like a Singer – with Rachel Azbell

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

Community Jazz: Sam Blakeslee Quintet

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

WHO: Sam Blakeslee & Wistful Thinking featuring: Sam Blakeslee - trombone/compositions Chris Coles - alto saxophone Brandon Coleman - guitar Matt Wiles - bass Lee Fish - drums

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Offstage at the Academy: Ricky Riccardi

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Ricky Riccardi sits down to answer your questions about his experiences and knowledge as the foremost expert on Louis Armstrong. Grammy award-winning Ricky Riccardi is currently the Director of Research Collections at the Louis Armstrong House and has given lectures on Armstrong worldwide. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in the Southern Theatre in

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All Blues with Terrance Charles

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.

CYJ Information Session & Workshop

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Whether you are new to the Youth Jazz program, a seasoned veteran, or have only been a part of our online rehearsals, we invite you to join us on August 5th for a full rundown of what to expect as we return to in-person music making this fall.   In this information session, you will learn about our big bands

Jazz Academy Vocal Workshop

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Do you sing in choir, musical theatre, play an instrument or simply LOVE to sing? The Jazz Academy is here to bring out your inner voice! The Jazz Academy Vocal Workshop is a week-long in-person workshop will provide vocalists the opportunity to explore the ins and outs of jazz singing, including style, improvisation and vocal technique through a series of masterclasses, listening

$125

Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop: Week Four

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop is back in-person for 2021! Join us for 1-4 weeks of music-making, where we will play jazz together in small, socially-distanced combos. You will have the opportunity to play alongside your peers in a band led by one of our renowned teaching artists. Areas of focus include: – How to learn a jazz song

$125

Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop: Week Three

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop is back in-person for 2021! Join us for 1-4 weeks of music-making, where we will play jazz together in small, socially-distanced combos. You will have the opportunity to play alongside your peers in a band led by one of our renowned teaching artists. Areas of focus include: – How to learn a jazz song

$125

Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop: Week Two

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop is back in-person for 2021! Join us for 1-4 weeks of music-making, where we will play jazz together in small, socially-distanced combos. You will have the opportunity to play alongside your peers in a band led by one of our renowned teaching artists. Areas of focus include: – How to learn a jazz song

$125

Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop: Week One

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop is back in-person for 2021! Join us for 1-4 weeks of music-making, where we will play jazz together in small, socially-distanced combos. You will have the opportunity to play alongside your peers in a band led by one of our renowned teaching artists. Areas of focus include: – How to learn a jazz song

$125

POSTPONED: 4th Floor Live: Sanctuary

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Due to the effects of COVID-19, this event has been postponed... read more What better way to spend Jazz Appreciation Day than at 4th Floor Live? SANCTUARY is a dynamic supergroup of Columbus musicians that pays homage to the "electric" period of Miles Davis. Led by drummer Tony McClung, the band has played once/twice a year since 2013 and the

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POSTPONED: Offstage at the Academy: Ty Taylor

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Due to the effects of COVID-19, this event has been postponed... read more   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.

POSTPONED: 4th Floor Live

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Due to the current global climate and state guidelines regarding COVID-19, this event will be postponed... read more About the Series: 4th Floor Live provides artists with a platform for creativity while providing curious listeners the intimate experience they want. The 4th Floor of the historic Lincoln Theatre becomes a true listening room where artists and audiences can share live

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POSTPONED: 4th floor Live: Sydney McSweeney

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Due to the current global climate and state guidelines regarding COVID-19, this event will be postponed. Please check back here for more information. Sydney McSweeney is a Jazz vocalist from Columbus Ohio. Her vocal style is influenced by Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nancy Wilson, Cécile McLorin Salvant, and many more. She also finds inspiration through the many talented musicians and

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Offstage at the Academy: Ian Finkel and Tony Glausi

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

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

4th Floor Live: Kevin Turner

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

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

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Offstage at the Academy: Bria Skonberg

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

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

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4th Floor Live: Stan Smith & Alex Burgoyne Quartet

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

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

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4th Floor Live: Joey Skoch

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Cleveland native Joey Skoch leads his piano trio for an evening of stellar jazz at 4th Floor Live. The trio features Chicago-based musicians Dennis Carroll and Neil Hemphill, both of whom are known for their work with master guitarist Bobby Broom. The great song, from Berlin to McCartney, becomes their canvas as they strive for the nexus of individual expression

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Offstage at the Academy: Nicki Parrott & Z.F. Taylor

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Visit with Nicki Parrott and Z.F. Taylor after seeing them on stage with the CJO in this FREE opportunity to ask your burning questions. 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

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Offstage at the Academy: John Clayton, Benny Green, & Jeff Hamilton

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

John Clayton, Benny Green, and Jeff Hamilton are coming to the Jazz Academy to answer your questions! 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

Synergy: A Jazz Trio Performance

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

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

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Columbus Youth Jazz Summer Workshop

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Led By: Zach Compston, Mark Donavan and Special Guests Dates: Monday – Friday, June 3 – 7 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, May 24th For students with a minimum of 2 years of experience on their instrument – saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano,

$225 – $350

4th Floor Live: Birdshack

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Birdshack is a trio that plays more than just jazz standards, diving into AC/DC, the Beatles, Hank Williams, and more. Mixing their sound through various Americana style music including jazz, bluegrass, and old country, Birdshack is a one of a kind Columbus treasure that is sure to blow you off your feed. About the Series: 4th Floor Live provides artists

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4th Floor Live: Clave, The Heart of American Music

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Waves de Aché will be presenting a concert and masterclass surrounding the different cultures and culmination of rhythms from Latin America and other countries that make modern dance music. Waves de Aché blends salsa and Afro-Cuban rhythms with mid-western American funk, rock and hip-hop, creating music to make both body and mind dance. About the Series: 4th Floor Live provides

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Offstage at the Academy with Quan Howell and Shayna Steele

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

In our April show, Gospel and Soul Meet Rock and Roll; and now you get to meet the guests artists who made it happen. Quan Howell and Shayna Steele will be joining us at Offstage at the Jazz Academy to engage in an in depth conversation with you! Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in

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4th Floor Live: Anthony Stanco Ensemble

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Born in Southeast Michigan, raised in the Blues and Soul mecca of Detroit, and tutored by the community's finest (Rodney Whitaker, Marcus Belgrave), Stanco joins a generation of jazz musicians that both reveres the roots of the music and energetically seeks its future. With a big, brilliant sound and a fearless command of the horn, Stanco brings to mind such

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Huntertones Masterclass

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Before performing a SOLD OUT show at the Lincoln Theatre on April 5th, join the Huntertones for a masterclass and discussion about their dynamic, innovative sound and their approach to developing original music and content. 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.

4th Floor Live: Columbus Video Game Ensemble

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The Columbus Video Game Ensemble is a dynamic group that plays iconic video game songs with a modern blend of funk, hip-hop, R&B and jazz. This four piece ensemble plays imaginiate and spontaneous improvisations on songs from poplar video game franchises such as Super Mario, Sonic, and The Legend of Zelda. Our aim is to entertain concert-goers and gamers alike!

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Offstage at the Academy with Joel Frahm and Omar Coleman

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Joel Frahm and Omar Coleman will be joining us at Offstage at the Jazz Academy while in Columbus performing at the March Swingin’ with the CJO show, Nothing But the Blues. Bring your questions and comments to our open discussion and find out what these talented artists are like outside of their extraordinary music careers. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding

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Columbus Youth Jazz Lab Final Performance

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

For eight weeks, middle and high school students across central Ohio have met to develop their skills as a jazz musician in our Columbus Youth Jazz Lab (CYJL) program. Many of these students joined us in the fall semester as well, showing their dedication to the art of jazz music. The CYJL works to expand each students’ abilities in jazz

4th Floor Live: Brandon Coleman’s Fourth Kind

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

A new incarnation of his previous projects, Brandon Coleman's Fourth Kind is a modern jazz group focused on interplay, texture, and adventure.  Drawing upon themes from science fiction, late-night AM radio, and personal stories, Fourth Kind plays a repertoire of prog-infused jazz that showcases not only the individuals' musical abilities, but the ability of the group as a whole to shift gears at a

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Offstage at the Academy with Benny Benack III and Lena Seikaly

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us and be a part of our discussion with the guest artists from Unforgettable Love Songs of Nat King Cole and Others. Offstage at the Jazz Academy this February will feature phenomenal jazz artists, Benny Benack III and Lena Seikaly. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in the Southern Theatre in a fun, casual, and

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4th Floor Live: Blastozoa

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Blastozoa is a new contemporary trio, putting a different take on old soul, funk, R&B, and rock tunes. Everything from Al Green, Jeff Beck, D'Angelo and many others, this group will be discussing how to create an accessible and fun atmosphere for an audience, while staying true to the music. Join us for live music and in depth discussion at

4th Floor Live: Thelonious Monk Tribute

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us December 6th to celebrate the world-class artistry of our local jazz community through a tribute to Thelonious Monk! The Danny Bauer and Zakk Jones Quintet will be bringing the individualistic and unique voice of Monk to the Jazz Academy. Join us for live music and in depth discussion about the music and life of Thelonious Monk. About the

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Offstage at the Academy with Niki Haris

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Niki Haris will be at the Jazz Academy to answer all your questions on Saturday, December 1, at 2 PM. Be sure to join us for Offstage to be blown away by the talent and charisma that she brings to the stage with the CJO. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in the Southern

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Columbus Youth Jazz Lab Final Performance

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

For eight weeks, middle and high school students across central Ohio have met to develop their skills as a jazz musician in our Columbus Youth Jazz Lab (CYJL) program. The CYJL works to expand each students’ abilities in jazz style, improvisation and overall technique through a combo-based curriculum. Join us at 2 PM for the CYJL final performance and witness

Offstage at the Academy: Maurice Hines, Leo Manzari, John Manzari

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us at the Jazz Academy on Saturday, October 20th, at 2 PM for a chance to share your thoughts and ask questions with our guest artists from the Fascinating Rhythm show; Maurice Hines, Leo Manzari, and John Manzari. Offstage is a chance to engage the outstanding guest artists you saw in the Southern Theatre in a fun, casual, and open environment.

Tenor Titans Listening Party

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

The musical contributions of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Rusty Bryant and Gene Walker are on display at the Jazz Academy! Ahead of the September “Tenor Titans of the Capital City” performance at the Lincoln Theatre, we dive into the legendary musical personalities of three “Tenor Titans” who have left an undeniable impression on the Columbus musical community. Join us as we

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Event Series Columbus Community Jazz Band

Columbus Community Jazz Band

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

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

$75 – $100

Offstage at the Academy with Nicole Henry & Michael Lynche

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

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

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Event Series Famous Jazz Recordings

Famous Jazz Recordings

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Led by: Vaughn Wiester Dates: Thursdays, April 5th thru April 26th Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Location: Jazz Academy Fee: FREESpend 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

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Spotlight on Free Jazz: The Breakdown of Convention

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Led by: Alex Burgoyne and his band Date: April 23rd Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fee: Free to the publicJoin 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​,

Jazz Academy Jam Session

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Led By: Zach Compston and JAG Teaching Artists Date: Sunday, April 22nd Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Location: Jazz AcademyThe 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

Jazz Composers Celebration

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Moderated by: Zach Compston Date: Monday, April 16 Time: 7-9pm Fee: Free to composers and audience membersFrom swing and bebop to funk and hip-hop, today’s jazz composers draw from a wider array of influences than ever before to create captivating music. On April 16th, JAG celebrates the original compositions of musicians from the Columbus jazz scene. Participants will have an opportunity

Watu Utungo: A Musical Conversation on Jazz and Civil Rights

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Led by: James Gaiters and Watu Utungo, with special guests Date: Monday, April 9th Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fee: Free to the publicJazz has long served as a vehicle for creativity, personal expression and the quest for social and political justice. Watu Utungo, led by renowned Columbus-area drummer James Gaiters, will perform in an intimate setting at the Jazz

Offstage at the Academy with Herlin Riley & Vaughn Wiester

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists Herlin Riley and Vaughn Wiester 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

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Offstage at the Academy with Roberta Gambarini & Jeff Hamilton

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists Roberta Gambarini and Jeff Hamilton 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

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Offstage at the Academy with Peggy Kriha Dye & David Pruyn

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists Peggy Kriha Dye and David Pruyn 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

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Offstage at the Academy with John Clayton & Micah Thomas

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists John Clayton and Micah Thomas 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

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Event Series Columbus Community Jazz Band

Columbus Community Jazz Band

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Led By: Jay Miglia Date & Time: Thursdays, April 20 – May 25, 7-9pm Final Performance on May 25thFee: $75 for Jazz Academy members $100 for new participants NOTE: We have hit our maximum for drummers and are no longer able to accommodate for  more.For instrumentalists with fundamental experience on Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, or Bass (we are no longer taking drummers). 

Offstage at the Academy with Carmen Bradford, Dave Powers, Phil Clark and Quan Howell

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists Carmen Bradford, Dave Powers, Phil Clark and Quan Howell 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

Offstage at the Academy with Harry Allen and Warren Wolf

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists, Harry Allen and Warren Wolf, 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

Offstage at the Academy with FLIPPO

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join one of Columbus’ favorite bands, FLIPPO, as they perform and discuss their most recent project, “Flood: The Music of Herbie Hancock”, Offstage at the Jazz Academy! "Flood" was the eighteenth album by Herbie Hancock, recorded live in Japan in 1975. Hancock remains one of the most influential jazz pianists working today and was one of the primary architects of

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Offstage at the Academy with Marva Hicks and Nicki Parrott

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra guest artists, Marva Hicks and Nicki Parrott 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

Offstage at the Academy with Matt Wilson

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

New York based drummer and Grammy nominee Matt Wilson is one of today’s most celebrated jazz artists. He is universally recognized for his musical and melodic drumming style as well as being a gifted composer, bandleader, producer, and teaching artist. Matt’s positive energy, sense of humor and ability to explore a broad range of musical settings keeps him in constant

Offstage at the Academy with Carly Thomas Smith and Micah Thomas

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join Carly Thomas Smith and Micah Thomas, our Columbus Jazz Orchestra Guest Artists, 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

Offstage at the Academy with Evan Christopher and Jamison Ross

Jazz Academy 769 E. Long St,, Columbus, OH, United States

Join our Columbus Jazz Orchestra Evan Christopher and Jamison Ross 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