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Jonathan Finlayson’s Sicilian Defense at Wexner Center

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The Wexner Center for the Arts’ Fall Jazz Season promises a riotous conclusion with trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson and Sicilian Defense on Friday, November 17th, at 8pm (tickets available here). For more information about the artist and videos, continue below the jump.

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2017-2018 PBJ & Jazz Series Schedule Announced

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Jazz Arts Group recently released details on its exciting 2017-18 series of PBJ & Jazz educational concerts for families. The series presents “one-hour long interactive concerts designed to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their families,” and are hosted by retired music educator and venue owner Rebecca Ogden. Each of the five […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of November 3rd 2017

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Friday, November 3rd SCAT LSP 1st Friday Happy Hour – Tribute to Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Lincoln Cafe – 5pm Jazz Arts Group’s One Night Only – The Bluestone (Downtown) – 6pm Simon Sweet – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Nostalgics Big Band: “Freedom’s Never Free” USO Dance – Sands Building, Fairfield County Fairgrounds (Lancaster) […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – November 2nd, 2017

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There is news this week from Anna Paolucci (Anna & The Consequences) about ways you can continue the work started by her dearly departed father, Akron jazz education legend Roland Paolucci: “Help keep my father Roland’s wonderful musical legacy going strong by supporting the Roland Paolucci Memorial Jazz Commission Project. Your tax-deductible gift will be […]

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Guitarist Peter Mazza in Columbus November 6-7

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New York City-based guitarist Peter Mazza will be in Columbus for two exciting events next week. As part of a jaunt to Ohio and Kentucky prompted by the support of Cincinnati guitar store DHR Guitar Experience and Ohio guitarists Brandon Coleman, Doug Neel, and Zakk Jones, Mazza will arrive in the Columbus area for a […]

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SCAT LSP 1st Friday Happy Hour at Lincoln Cafe

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Starting in 2016, Columbus musician organization SCAT Experience the Avenue has been hosting monthly Happy Hour concerts on the first Friday of the month at the Lincoln Cafe. These shows often pay tribute to legendary jazz musicians, both of local and far-flung origins, and feature the variety of talented Columbus musicians that comprise SCAT’s house […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of October 27th 2017

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Friday, October 27th The Long Street Project – Hotel St. Clair Grand Opening (King-Lincoln Bronzeville) – 5pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 7pm Dan Rowan Trio – Black Point – 7pm Cedric Easton & Circle of Friends Present The Soul 2 Soul Review – Jeffrey […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – October 26th, 2017

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I had an excellent Jazz Night Out when I saw the first set of legendary composer/arranger Bill Holman with Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra at the Clintonville Woman’s Club on Monday the 16th. The 90-year-old Holman regaled a truly packed house with tales of jazz greats and a quick wit, often directed at Wiester, and […]

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2017 Denison Jazz Guitar Festival

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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 from around the area and the […]

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