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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of September 28th 2018

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Friday, September 28th 8th Annual Cookies, Popcorn and Jazz with Urban Jazz Coalition – Barnett Recreation Center (East Side) – 12:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Jim Maneri – Asterisk Supper Club (Westerville) – 6:30pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Dave DeWitt TRio – Black Point – 6:30pm NexLevel – […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – September 27th, 2018

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The Outdoor Jazz schedule is relatively strong for the last weekend of September, so hang onto fresh air music season while it lasts! The Whatyouwill Festival returns to Old World Stone Carving in Sunbury for its 7th annual installment all weekend – read our preview here. On Friday, September 28th, the 8th Annual Cookies, Popcorn […]

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Dick’s Den Residency: Ted Royalty

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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, including leading “Tropicalbedlamcore” band Apocalypso […]

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Whatyouwill 7, September 28 – 30

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After taking a break last year, the Whatyouwill festival devoted to improvised and experimental music in the Midwest returns this weekend for its 7th installment. While Saturday is the focal point of the schedule, Whatyouwill 7 offers performances (and camping) over 3 days, Friday, September 28th through Sunday, September 30th, at its traditional location, Old […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of September 21st 2018

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Friday, September 21st Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Simon Sweet – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm Rhythmic Fusion – The Idle-A-While Supper Club (East Side) – 8pm Stephan Crump, Ingrid Laubrock & Cory Smythe with Sun Trash – Filament at The Vanderelli Room (Franklinton) – […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – September 20th, 2018

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I had an excellent Jazz Night Out when friends and I saw “The Compositions and Arrangements of Will England” as part of John Allen’s Dick’s Den Residency on the 12th. The all-star octet brought a full, classic sound to a swinging first set. The opening arrangement of Frank Loesser’s “I Hear Music” established the broad, […]

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Crump, Laubrock and Smythe at Filament Sept 21

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Through some fortuitous circumstances, Filament at the Vanderelli Room in Franklinton is presenting a blockbuster show for “lovers of creative and experimental music.” On Friday, September 21st, the touring trio of Stephan Crump on bass, Ingrid Laubrock on saxophones, and Cory Smythe on piano will perform. Columbus’ own multi-instrumentalist duo Sun Trash, comprised of saxophonist/keyboardist […]

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Drexel Presents Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser

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As one of many special events comprising Columbus’ celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, the Drexel Theatre, 2254 E. Main Street in Bexley, will present a special screening of the 1988 documentary Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser on Thursday, September 27th at 7pm. The film “chronicles the life of legendary jazz pianist […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of September 14th 2018

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Friday, September 14th Jerry Powell Quartet – The Social Club Lounge (East Side) – 5:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm Shadows and Light: FLIPPO featuring Kay Harris performs the music of Joni Mitchell – McConnell Arts Center […]

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