“Described as Postmodern Jukebox meets Amy Winehouse,” Columbus group Hot Tonic is “a swinging jazz band that crosses over into funky soul” in a variety of lineups and settings. The core of the group is vocalist and double bassist Victoria Woods and guitarist Josh Hindmarsh, and the pair keeps busyContinue Reading

Sadly, the Columbus jazz scene and the world lost a bright talent when vocalist Nancy Wilson passed away at her home in Pioneertown, California on December 13th at the age of 81 (NPR obituary). A native of Chillicothe, Wilson moved to Columbus as a child and graduated from West HighContinue Reading

The Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency program keeps rolling into the fall with an adventurous and exotic October slate led by talented veteran percussionist Ted Royalty. Royalty has led a distinguished career behind the drums, vibraphone, steel drums and more with a wide variety of long-running bands in Columbus and beyond,Continue Reading

The Jazz Brew Fundraising Concert Series, presented by and benefiting the SEMM Foundation and Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP, is celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month with a special Homegrown concert. On Saturday, April 28th at 7pm, the Jazz Brew Series presents Greg Bandy & the Jazz Alliance featuring Greg Bandy on drums,Continue Reading