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Nat King Cole Tribute featuring Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli at McCoy Center

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Two jazz titans come to New Albany next week to celebrate the legacy of an all-time great. CAPA presents Straighten Up and Fly Right: The Nat King Cole Tribute featuring Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts (100 W. Dublin-Granville Rd., New Albany) on Sunday, March 19th, […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of March 3rd, 2017

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Friday, March 3rd Dave McMahon & Friends – Kroger Wine Tasting (Stoneridge Plaza, Gahanna) – 5pm SCAT Long Street Project 1st Friday Happy Hour – Lincoln Cafe – 5pm FLIPPO: Tribute to Chick Corea – The Refectory – 6pm Dave Powers – Solo Piano – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – March 2, 2017

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The Bobby Floyd Showcase every Sunday night at Notes presents a delightful combination of great food prepared by the Copious kitchen, featured Columbus and touring guests playing with the talented Bobby Floyd Trio, and a jam session with more great jazz musicians to end the night most weeks. This Sunday, March 5th, at 6pm will […]

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Sly & the Family Stone Tribute at Natalie’s

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For the 4th consecutive year, the Columbus-based Sly Stone Tribute Band will honor the March 15th birthday of Sly Stone with a pair of performances at Natalie’s. The band will perform its “It’s a Family Affair: A Tribute to the Music of Sly & the Family Stone” program on Friday, March 10th at 10pm (tickets […]

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Opportunities for Youth Jazz Musicians from JAG

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The Jazz Arts Group recently announced information about opportunities for Central Ohio youth jazz musicians in 2017. First, application details have been released for the 15th Annual Hank Marr High School Jazz Award. Named in honor of B3 organist Marr’s legendary career of over fifty years as a performer, teacher, arranger and conductor, the prize […]

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

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Friday, February 24th CANCELED: Dave McMahon & Friends featuring Bryan Olsheski – Kroger Wine Tasting (Stoneridge Plaza, Gahanna) – 5pm The Nostalgics: “Swing Era Memories” – Brookdale Lakeview Crossing (Groveport) – 6pm Simon Sweet – Solo Piano – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 7pm Vegan Soul Jazz with […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – February 23, 2017

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Mardi Gras comes around again this week! And while this year’s Fat Tuesday-themed jazz schedule that we’re aware of is lighter than normal, there are still plenty of chances to have a swinging celebration. The High Street Stompers, a Columbus Dixieland institution since 1987, plays its annual Mardi Gras Concert at Indianola Presbyterian Church on […]

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Dick’s Den Residency: Stan Smith

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The Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency program continues its streak of excellent jazz programming with a March schedule led by guitarist and educator Stan Smith. He has lined up a special five week slate of jazz shows by both established bands and rare lineups that include Smith on guitar, so come check out improvisational jazz in […]

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Chris Botti with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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Acclaimed jazz trumpeter Chris Botti returns to Columbus this week for a special concert with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. The CSO presents Chris Botti at the Ohio Theatre on Saturday, February 25th, at 8pm. Tickets are available here, by visiting the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.) and all Ticketmaster outlets, or by calling […]

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