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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of February 1st 2019

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Friday, February 1st SCAT LSP 1st Friday Happy Hour – Lincoln Cafe – 5pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Anthony Jackson & Friends – Two Truths (Short North) – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 6:30pm Maestro J – Notes – 9pm Phil […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – January 31st, 2019

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My parents and I had a fantastic Jazz Night Out when we saw “Tony Hagood Presents The Music of Horace Silver” at the McConnell Arts Center on January 25th. Pianist Tony Hagood and his all-star ensemble shared a loving tribute to one of the true jazz greats. The bright bop of “Sister Sadie” got the […]

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Review: Songs & Sounds of the Harlem Renaissance

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My wife and I had a wonderful Jazz Night Out when we saw the latest installment of JAG’s Jazz at the Lincoln series, “Songs & Sounds of the Harlem Renaissance,” at the Lincoln Theatre on January 18th (Photo by Stephen Pariser). This sold out extravaganza truly realized series organizer Pete Mills’ vision of “Columbus celebrating […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of January 25th 2019

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Friday, January 25th Anthony Jackson & Paul Strawser – Two Truths (Short North) – 5pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Dan White’s Raft Captain – The Refectory – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 6:30pm Right at Zero – The Westin Great Southern […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – January 24th, 2019

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Up first on our list of Shows To See This Week is the return of Cincinnati guitarist Bob Ross with a quartet at Dick’s Den on Friday, January 25th at 10pm. Ross will be joined onstage by Cincinnati musicians Dan Barger (tenor sax) and Sean Herzig (drums) plus Columbus legend Roger Hines on bass. Expect […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of January 18th 2019

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Friday, January 18th Jerry Powell Quartet – The Social Club Lounge (East Side) – 6pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Anthony Jackson & Friends – Two Truths (Short North) – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 6:30pm Mirth Stellar Regions Trio and Stan […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – January 17th, 2019

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Two news items this week! First of all, a great Columbus jazz musician is in need of help. Drummer Matt Wagner, who has played beautifully with a host of greats over the years, has had serious health issues over the past several years that have left him unable to work and in dire financial straits. […]

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Jazz at the MAC: Tony Hagood Presents The Music of Horace Silver

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After a successful opener featuring TV and movie themes in November, pianist Tony Hagood’s 2018-2019 Jazz at the MAC series returns in the new year with a nuanced look at a true jazz master. “Tony Hagood Presents The Music of Horace Silver” takes place at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington on Friday, January 25th […]

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Mark Lomax II Premieres 400: An Afrikan Epic at the Lincoln January 26

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Synchronicity doesn’t get much more righteous than Columbus’ preeminent modern interdisciplinary arts institution, the Wexner Center, awarding our finest composer, Mark Lomax II, with their residency award for one of the most ambitious projects in Columbus music, 400: An Afrikan Epic (pre-order at the link). Lomax premieres a suite of work from this 12-album epic […]

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