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Wednesday, November 22nd

Alex Burgoyne and Friends – Brothers Drake – 8pm
Tony Monaco Trio – Woodlands Tavern – 9pm
Derek DiCenzo Band – Dick’s Den – 9:30pm

Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 23rd

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JazzColumbus Weekly – November 22nd, 2017

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Happy Thanksgiving jazz fans! This year I’m thankful for the support of our readers out there, and that this column is four years old and going strong! Coming to you a day early to make sure you know your jazzy options for the holiday week, so let’s get into our Thanksgiving Jazz Guide. On Wednesday, […]

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Copacetic Debut EP

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Columbus smooth jazz trio Copacetic recently released its self-titled debut EP. Formed in 2016 and comprised of veteran musicians Ed Hill (saxophones), David Jordan (keyboards), and Derek Brown (guitars), Copacetic dubs its blend of Jazz, Gospel and Soul “music for the soul.” Featuring 6 original tunes composed and produced by the group, the EP was […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of November 17th 2017

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Friday, November 17th Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 7pm Dave DeWitt TRio – Black Point – 7pm Jonathan Finlayson & Sicilian Defense – Wexner Center – 8pm OSU Jazz Ensemble: “Connections: Then and Now” – Weigel Hall – 8pm Whirlybirds – Rambling House (Old North […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – November 16th, 2017

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One of the great new weekly options that has emerged on the oft-bustling Thursday night Columbus Jazz Calendar this year is Bourbon and Jazz Night at 1808 American Bistro in Delaware. Front of House Manager Kelsey Ice provided some details on the restaurant and the night: “We are a contemporary American style Bistro with the […]

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Sam Blakeslee Quintet – “Selective Coverage”

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In October, New York City-based jazz trombonist and composer Sam Blakeslee released his debut album Selective Coverage with the Sam Blakeslee Quintet. Columbus native and recent Northeast Ohio resident Blakeslee recorded the album at Systems Two Studios in Brooklyn in September 2016 with Cincinnati-based guitarist Brandon Coleman and highly regarded NYC musicians Jorn Swart (piano), […]

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2017 COHJS Fall Harvest Festival and Charity Event

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The Central Ohio Hot Jazz Society (COHJS) will hold its Fall Harvest Festival of Bands & Charity Event on Sunday, November 19, from 1:30 to 6:30pm at the Makoy Center in Hilliard. An annual celebration of the bounty of traditional jazz in the region and a chance to give thanks by giving to those less […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of November 10th 2017

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Friday, November 10th Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 7pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm ensemble, et al. and Triangulus – Spacebar (Old North Columbus) – 9pm Debe Turnbull – Club Diversity – 9:30pm fo/mo/deep – Dick’s Den – 10pm

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JazzColumbus Weekly – November 9th, 2017

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There is news this week from Jazz Education Connection of Ohio (JECO), a non-profit group of jazz educators and performers dedicated to promoting jazz through performance, education, and workshops. “JECO is proud to present the 2018 Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble (IJE), under the direction of Matt James, Professor of Saxophone at Ohio University. The JECO IJE […]

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