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Friday, July 20th

Columbus Jazz & Rib Fest – Bicentennial & Genoa Parks – All Day
Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm
Stephen Spottswood – C’est Si Bon Café (Bexley) – 6pm
Simon Sweet – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm
Danny Bauer Trio – Black Point – 7pm
Summer Concert Series: R Lawrence Project – Northwest Library (Worthington) – 7pm
Liberated Soul Project – The Idle-A-While Supper Club (East Side) – 8pm
Columbus Jazz Orchestra: JazZoo: “The Best of Bobby Floyd” – Columbus Zoo – 8pm
Watu Utungo – The Walrus (Downtown) – 9pm
Jazz & Rib Fest After Party with Urban Jazz Coalition – Notes – 9pm
Django Jazz with Josh Hindmarsh, Brett Burleson and Doug Richeson – Rambling House (Old North Columbus) – 9:30pm
Whirlybirds – Natalie’s – 10pm
Jazz & Rib Afterparty: Alex Schrock Trio & Waves de Aché – Brothers Drake – 10pm
John Trudeau / Lisa Bella Donna Moog System Experience – Cafe Bourbon Street (Old North Columbus) – 10pm
Ernie Krivda Quartet CD Release Show – Dick’s Den – 10pm Read More →

JazzColumbus Weekly – July 19th, 2018

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What a big weekend ahead! Before we get into some previews of Jazz & Rib Fest and other great events coming up, we have a rundown of this week’s Outdoor Jazz beyond the festival. On Friday, July 20th, Worthington’s Northwest Library continues its Summer Concert Series at 7pm with a “sultry mix of jazz, soul […]

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Ernie Krivda – A Bright and Shining Moment

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Legendary Cleveland saxophonist Ernie Krivda recently released a new album entitled A Bright and Shining Moment on Capri Records. Recorded with his Swing City septet, the album collects vintage recordings of the group at its prime shortly before it disbanded in 2002. The resulting product is a sterling package of classic standards, largely arranged by […]

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2018 Columbus Jazz & Rib Festival

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The biggest jazz event of the year is upon us – the 39th annual Columbus Jazz and Rib Festival is this weekend! This year’s event returns to the Scioto Mile and offers 28 live performances on two stages in Bicentennial and Genoa Parks. These three days of award-winning ribs from 23 barbecue teams, a wide […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of July 13th 2018

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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 […]

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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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