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Friday, May 24th

Anthony Jackson & Friends – Two Truths (Short North) – 5pm
Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm
Simon Sweet – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm
Danny Bauer Trio – Black Point – 6:30pm
Stephen Spottswood & The Symphonic Soul – The Westin Great Southern Columbus (Downtown) – 6:30pm
Feel Good Fridays: NexLevel – The Idle-A-While Supper Club (East Side) – 8pm
Paul Strawser Quartet – Filament at The Vanderelli Room (Franklinton) – 9pm
FLIPPO: Tribute to Steely Dan – Natalie’s – 9:30pm
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JazzColumbus Weekly – May 23rd, 2019

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Part of our Memorial Day Jazz Guide is info on a sad occasion in the Columbus jazz community. Beyond being a welcoming institution at the bar, Richard Conner served as doorman at Dick’s Den for over 20 years before he recently passed away. Dick’s Den invites his family and friends to a celebration of his […]

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2019 Hank Marr Award Winners Announced

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Jazz Arts Group recently announced the results of the 2019 Hank Marr High School Jazz Award competition, and for the first time in the award’s history, there are TWO recipients: Devin Coons and Miles Smith! As award panelist Bob Breithaupt said, “The winners of this year’s Hank Marr Competition were so talented and closely matched […]

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Bexley Jazz in the Park Series 2019

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After a successful initial run in 2018, the Bexley Jazz in the Park Series returns this weekend to start its second season of monthly outdoor concerts for the summer. Held at Havenwood Park (2425 Havenwood Dr S in Bexley) on Memorial Day and the fourth Sunday of each month June through August, this series brings […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of May 17th 2019

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Friday, May 17th Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Hot Tonic – Rambling House (Old North Columbus) – 6pm Anthony Jackson & Friends – Two Truths (Short North) – 6pm Simon Sweet – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Danny Bauer Trio – Black Point – 6:30pm James Gaiters Quartet – New Harvest Cafe (Linden) […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – May 16th, 2019

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With apologies to some intrepid college student ensembles that have already braved the elements this spring, the time has come for the first Outdoor Jazz Guide of the year. All events are free unless otherwise noted. As of press time, guitar maestro Tom Carroll has wrapped up the first of his weekly patio gigs at […]

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Grammy Nominee Dan Pugach Brings Nonet to Filament

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Franklinton venue Filament brings another exciting tour to Columbus with drummer-composer Dan Pugach’s Nonet on Wednesday, May 15th at 9pm. Tickets and details here. Pugach and band come to town riding high on 2018’s acclaimed album Plus One, which earned Pugach and vocalist Nicole Zuraitis a Grammy nomination for their arrangement of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene.” […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Mother’s Day Weekend 2019

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Friday, May 10th Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Hot Tonic – Buckeye Lake Winery (Thornville, OH) – 6pm Anthony Jackson & Friends – Two Truths (Short North) – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Dave DeWitt TRio – Black Point – 6:30pm Feel Good Fridays Presents Mark Hampton & The […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – May 9th, 2019

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A great family holiday approaches – here’s our Mother’s Day Jazz Guide to help you celebrate Mom with jazz on Sunday, May 12th! There are a number of brunch options around Central Ohio: Esteemed guitarist Tom Carroll plays Three Tigers Brewing Company in Granville at 11am, Doug Neel’s weekly schedule of great guitar duos continues […]

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