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Friday, July 13th

Jerry Powell Quartet – The Social Club Lounge (East Side) – 5:30pm
Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm
Just Jazz Live Duo – Cimi’s Bistro (Grove City) – 6pm
Local ‘n Live: Danny Bauer Trio – Campus Gateway Beer Garden – 6pm
Alex Schrock w/ Steve Perakis – Rambling House (Old North Columbus) – 6pm
Stephen Spottswood – C’est Si Bon Café (Bexley) – 6pm
Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm
Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm
Urban Jazz Coalition – The Idle-A-While Supper Club (East Side) – 8pm
Columbus Jazz Orchestra: JazZoo: “Swingin’ & Singin’ the American Songbook” with Carmen Bradford – Columbus Zoo – 8pm
The Broadstreet Lineup – The Walrus (Downtown) – 9pm
TIN/BAG (Mike Baggetta/Kris Tiner Duo) – Filament at The Vanderelli Room (Franklinton) – 9pm
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JazzColumbus Weekly – July 12th, 2018

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Our weekly Outdoor Jazz roundup is first up this week, with a slew of entertaining options available! All events are free unless otherwise noted. On Friday, July 13th, the Campus Gateway Local ‘n Live series continues with the Danny Bauer Trio playing the Beer Garden outside World of Beer (which is the rain location) at […]

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AMP Trio at Natalie’s July 18th

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Next week Natalie’s welcomes an innovative modern jazz trio joined by a magnetic vocalist for a special concert. NYC’s AMP Trio featuring Tahira Clayton plays Natalie’s on Wednesday, July 18th at 9pm – tickets and more details are available here. Consisting of pianist Addison Frei, drummer Matt Young, and bassist Perrin Grace, AMP Trio formed […]

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Inaugural Whitehall WSAX Ram Jam with Marion Meadows July 14

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SEMM Foundation and Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP have teamed up with Whitehall City Schools to start a new summer jazz tradition. The first Annual Ram Jam Outdoor Stadium jazz concert will be held on Saturday, July 14th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at Mike Ferguson Stadium at Whitehall-Yearling High School, located at 675 S. Yearling Road […]

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Bi-Coastal Trumpet and Guitar Duo TIN/BAG at Filament July 13

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In its short life so far, Filament (at the Vanderelli Room gallery in Franklinton) has brought Columbus a listening-room atmosphere unlike anywhere else. Bands local and far afield use that space for exercises in deep listening and unfettered improvisation. That trend continues when long-running duo TIN/BAG rolls in at 9 pm on Friday, July 13th […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of July 6th 2018

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Friday, July 6th Jazz Academy Summer Jam Sessions – State Auto’s Pike Park (Downtown) – Noon SCAT LSP 1st Friday Happy Hour with Adria Shahid – Lincoln Cafe – 5pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Simon Sweet – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm Music in […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – July 5th, 2018

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Here’s hoping everyone had a great 4th of July! Before getting into a handful of some of the other great shows this weekend, we have details on an Outdoor Jazz schedule that is swinging mightily (All events free unless otherwise noted). One new addition to the lineup for Thursday, July 5th: After a delay for […]

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Dick’s Den Residency: Ben “Silky” Johnson

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The Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency program continues strong into the summer with an eclectic and provocative installment led by bassist Ben “Silky” Johnson. A veteran of numerous Columbus bands of numerous descriptions, including his own appropriately-titled Insane Jazz Posse, Johnson has used these connections to assemble a lineup of some of Columbus’ finest musicians for […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of June 29th 2018

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Friday, June 29th Christian Howes & Camille Vogley-Howes: “Improvisation – The Art of Spontaneous Composition” – King Arts Complex – 4:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Just Jazz Live Duo – Cimi’s Bistro (Grove City) – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm […]

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