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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of April 7th, 2017

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Friday, April 7th Capital Jazz & World Music Festival Invitational – Capital Conservatory of Music (Bexley) – 10am to 6pm SCAT Long Street Project 1st Friday Happy Hour – Lincoln Cafe – 5pm Simon Sweet – Solo Piano – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 7pm Dave DeWitt TRio […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – April 6, 2017

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First up this week is a housekeeping item. While there won’t be much of a visible change in the near-term, JazzColumbus will be undergoing some behind-the-scenes work this month. While this work will hopefully not impact readers’ ability to visit the site, outages are certainly possible. If the website becomes inaccessible, it should not be […]

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Dave Douglas and Frank Woeste’s Dada People at Wexner Center April 11

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Dave Douglas, trumpeter and frequent guest of the Wexner Center, returns to Columbus next Tuesday at 8pm with his invigorating collaboration with Parisian pianist Frank Woeste, Dada People, as one of a handful of US dates co-sponsored by the French-American Jazz Exchange (tickets available here). I was lucky enough to speak to Douglas by phone. For […]

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Charlie Hunter Trio at Natalie’s April 12 & 13

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Modern guitar master Charlie Hunter returns to Columbus with his Trio for two 9pm shows at Natalie’s on Wednesday, April 12th (tickets available here), and Thursday, April 13th (tickets available here). Hunter is touring in support of his album Everybody Has A Plan Until They Get Punched In The Mouth, recorded with a quartet of […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of March 31st, 2017

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Friday, March 31st Grand Piano Night: Whirlybirds – The Refectory – 6pm Happy Hour Jam Session – Elevator Brewing Tap Room (165 N. 4th St.) – 6pm Dave Powers – Solo Piano – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 7pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm Denison […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – March 30, 2017

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There is news this week of a locally-owned music business in need of help. Founded in 2002, Music Royale in Powell offers professional instrument repairs, high quality band instrument rentals, and music lessons to over 800 students per week. The store is staffed by musicians, and local jazz musicians number among their instructors. On March […]

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23rd Annual Capital Jazz & World Music Festival

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Capital University’s Conservatory of Music celebrates the 41st birthday of its Jazz Studies Program by presenting the 23rd Annual Jazz & World Music Festival from April 3rd to April 25th, 2017. The festival schedule features performances from a wide variety of student, faculty and and world-class jazz musicians along with clinics and workshops. All events […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of March 24th, 2017

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Friday, March 24th Happy Hour Jam Session – Elevator Brewing Tap Room (165 N. 4th St.) – 6pm Dave Powers – Solo Piano – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm OSU Master Class with Vincent Chandler: “A Study in Improvisational Motion” – Weigel Hall – 6:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 7pm Dave DeWitt […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – March 23, 2017

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This weekend, a longstanding jazz venue and art institution in Columbus reaches a major milestone. The King Arts Complex and its renovated Pythian Theater on Mt. Vernon Avenue opened on March 27, 1987. To mark the occasion, on Saturday, March 25th, from 2pm to 6pm, the Complex will hold its 30th Birthday Party. The event […]

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