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- To go along with the Heritage Jazz Festival, we would like to have weekly events on every Thursday night in July and August. As a part of some of these events, I am interested in hosting local musicians. Times: 5pm until 6:30pm
Location: Homeport Gallery at 779 East Long Street Columbus, OH at the corner of East Long Street and North Garfield Ave.
Dates: July 26, August 9, and August 30
Our gallery is very close to the Heritage Jazz Festival and we would like to celebrate the arts with the King Arts Complex. The gallery is a part of a local affordable housing non-profit called Homeport. We would like to welcome the community into our gallery space with a reception, live music and the display of work from local artist, Kojo Kamau before the festivals start every Thursday. If you would like to be a part of these celebrations, please send me your information at firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Jazz guitarist wanted that can also sing quality harmony parts, in tune and in balance. 4-part vocal Jazz harmony making use of close intervals of 1 step and ½ step will be used in Jazz Standards and Modern Jazz arrangements. It will be similar to the harmony of Manhattan Transfer, the Singers Unlimited, and the 4 Freshmen. Some a-capella will be performed. Other music will be performed also, including Rock Era music such as R&B, Pop, and Rock hits. This very versatile band, that will start rehearsing this summer, needs a guitarist that is open to the use of many different guitar tones; clean, distorted, and everything in between. Charts in music notation will be provided. Limited rehearsals – Paid rehearsals – Performances pay nothing less than $75 in town – and after 4 months – nothing less than $100 in town – those are the minimum payouts – More is a possibility, no maximum payouts are set – out of town pays more – No touring.If interested, please contact me. email@example.com
- The Barder Project is currently auditioning for a trumpet and trombone player for live performance. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you or anybody you know are interested.
- I’m interested in having a Soul Food Sunday – Jazz Event, where the proceeds will benefit our “Women Respite Program” Organization. Our program was establish 1998…which offers a mini vacation to low income women, who can’t otherwise afford a vacation. Please contact: Carla L. King – Program Recruiter