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Hypnotide – The Ninja and the Sea Monster

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Columbus surf-rock quartet Hypnotide recently released a new EP entitled The Ninja and the Sea Monster. Following in the footsteps of their 2015 full-length debut Landlocked, this 6-track collection again features a lineup of stalwart area (at one time) jazz musicians: Larry Marotta and Aaron Quinn (guitars), Joe Nelson (drums), and Brett Burleson (bass). The […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of April 6th 2018

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Friday, April 6th Capital University Guitar Festival – Huntington Recital Hall (Bexley) – Noon to 8pm SCAT LSP 1st Friday Happy Hour Featuring Louise Salvador – Lincoln Cafe – 5pm Tim Tolber – Monarch 614 (Short North) – 5pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Dave […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – April 5th, 2018

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Here in Jazz Appreciation Month, there is news of a short Jazz Road Trip next week for the chance to see a top-notch group. The Anat Cohen Tentet, featuring jazz clarinetist Anat Cohen and a great supporting cast, will perform in the Kennedy Union Ballroom at the University of Dayton on Wednesday, April 11th at […]

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Terell Stafford Quintet at Lincoln Theatre

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The final show of the JAG Presents 2017-2018 season will bring a high-flying quintet to Columbus next week. In collaboration with the King Arts Complex, Jazz Arts Group presents the Terell Stafford Quintet at the Lincoln Theatre on Thursday, April 12th at 8pm. Tickets and more details are available here. Trumpeter Terell Stafford is acclaimed […]

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Safety Squad – Into The Danger Zone

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Columbus-based modern fusion juggernaut Safety Squad, led by keyboardist Danny Bauer, is set to release the follow-up to their excellent 2016 self-titled debut before heading out on tour this spring (tour dates here). Woodlands Tavern will host the Album Release Party for Safety Squad’s Into The Danger Zone on Friday, April 6th. Tickets are available […]

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April is Big Month of Jazz at Capital

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As is often the case, this April is a big month for jazz programming at Capital University in Bexley. On Friday, April 6th, from noon to 8pm, the Capital University Guitar Festival will take place in Huntington Recital Hall. Enjoy clinics from guitarists Jackson Evans, Joshua Hill, and Karl Wohlwend in the afternoon, plus a […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of March 30th 2018

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Friday, March 30th Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Grand Piano Night: Richard Lopez – The Refectory – 6pm Jim Maneri – La Scala Restaurant (Dublin) – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Bobby Floyd Trio – Black Point – 6:30pm Emerald City Swing Orchestra – Emerald City Ballroom (Dublin) – […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – March 29th, 2018

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My wife and I had a fantastic Jazz Night Out when we saw “Charlie Parker With Strings,” the headliner concert of the 41st Annual OSU Jazz Festival, at Weigel Hall on Saturday March 24th. After informative opening remarks from Professor Emeritus Dr. Ted McDaniel, during which he received an exclusive honor from Phi Mu Alpha […]

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Dick’s Den Residency: Maxwell Button

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The April installment of the Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency program presents a weekly lineup of Columbus (and Dick’s) jazz favorites led by drummer Maxwell Button. Music will start each Wednesday around 9:30pm, and cover is $5. Keep reading for Button’s thoughts on what Dick’s represents to him and insights into his four bands. Maxwell Button: […]

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