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JazzColumbus Weekly – July 26th, 2018

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I hope everyone had a good Jazz & Rib Fest weekend despite the weather – I managed to enjoy great sets by Safety Squad and the Doug Neel 5tet Friday afternoon. This weekend’s Outdoor Jazz schedule (all events are free unless otherwise noted) gets off to an early start on Friday, July 27th thanks to […]

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Dick’s Den Residency: Josh Heber

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The Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency Program roars into the second half of summer with a diverse August schedule led by drummer Josh Heber. Heber is involved with great area bands of many varieties and will showcase his different interests and collaborations with other talented musicians over the course of the month. Cover for each Wednesday’s […]

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Rez Abbasi and Junction Come to Natalie’s July 27

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Wildly acclaimed NYC-based guitarist Rez Abbasi brings his quartet Junction to Natalie’s Coal-Fired Pizza on Friday, July 27th at 10pm (tickets here). I was lucky to speak with Abbasi by phone and that conversation along with video and audio are below. For the last 20 years, Rez Abbasi has been honing a singular, unmistakable voice on the […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of July 20th 2018

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Friday, July 20th Columbus Jazz & Rib Fest – Bicentennial & Genoa Parks – All Day Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Stephen Spottswood – C’est Si Bon Café (Bexley) – 6pm Simon Sweet – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Danny Bauer Trio – Black Point – 7pm Summer Concert Series: R Lawrence Project […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – July 19th, 2018

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What a big weekend ahead! Before we get into some previews of Jazz & Rib Fest and other great events coming up, we have a rundown of this week’s Outdoor Jazz beyond the festival. On Friday, July 20th, Worthington’s Northwest Library continues its Summer Concert Series at 7pm with a “sultry mix of jazz, soul […]

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Ernie Krivda – A Bright and Shining Moment

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Legendary Cleveland saxophonist Ernie Krivda recently released a new album entitled A Bright and Shining Moment on Capri Records. Recorded with his Swing City septet, the album collects vintage recordings of the group at its prime shortly before it disbanded in 2002. The resulting product is a sterling package of classic standards, largely arranged by […]

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2018 Columbus Jazz & Rib Festival

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The biggest jazz event of the year is upon us – the 39th annual Columbus Jazz and Rib Festival is this weekend! This year’s event returns to the Scioto Mile and offers 28 live performances on two stages in Bicentennial and Genoa Parks. These three days of award-winning ribs from 23 barbecue teams, a wide […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of July 13th 2018

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Friday, July 13th Jerry Powell Quartet – The Social Club Lounge (East Side) – 5:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Just Jazz Live Duo – Cimi’s Bistro (Grove City) – 6pm Local ‘n Live: Danny Bauer Trio – Campus Gateway Beer Garden – 6pm Alex Schrock w/ Steve Perakis – Rambling House (Old […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – July 12th, 2018

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Our weekly Outdoor Jazz roundup is first up this week, with a slew of entertaining options available! All events are free unless otherwise noted. On Friday, July 13th, the Campus Gateway Local ‘n Live series continues with the Danny Bauer Trio playing the Beer Garden outside World of Beer (which is the rain location) at […]

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