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 atContinue Reading

The Denison University Department of Music proudly hosts the longest continually running Jazz Guitar Festival in the United States. Founded in 1997 by Tom Carroll, jazz guitarist and recently retired coordinator of Jazz Studies at Denison, this weekend’s 21st Annual Denison Jazz Guitar Festival will bring together guitar greats fromContinue Reading

The Lincoln Theatre (photo by Brad Feinknopf) continues its Community Conversations series of community-oriented dialogues by focusing on the African-American artistic contributions of the Harlem Renaissance. “Heralds of the Harlem Renaissance” is a 90-minute, multi-media presentation that will be held at the Theatre on Thursday, October 26th at 6pm. AdmissionContinue Reading

The Hot Times Kate Schulte Tribute returns next month for its sixth annual installment of community-oriented jazz performances featuring world-renowned musical talent. This year’s tribute includes five events in venues around Columbus September 6th through 10th. Making his Tribute debut this year is baritone saxophonist James Carter, highly regarded byContinue Reading