Local musicians and educators Zakk Jones and Danny Bauer have collaborated with Jazz Arts Group to create the 4th Floor Live Series at the Jazz Academy. With a name inspired by the Jazz Academy’s location on the 4th floor of the Lincoln Theatre building, this monthly series of free events
I had a fun Jazz Night Out when Richard Sanford and I saw The JazzPoetry Ensemble’s tribute to Hamiet Bluiett at Dick’s Den on Sunday the 28th. Joined by Mark Donavan on baritone sax, the band’s two sets of wide-ranging funky improvised tunes with poetry and insights from leader Michael
While we have entered the last full month of summer, the area Outdoor Jazz schedule shows no signs of slowing down! On Friday, August 3rd, the final monthly installment of the Jazz Academy Summer Jam Sessions gets the weekend started for young musicians at State Auto’s Pike Park at noon
Happy 1st day of summer! The week’s Outdoor Jazz Schedule (All events are free unless otherwise noted) is appropriately active, topped by ComFest 2018 at Goodale Park – click here for the festival’s jazz schedule and see below for a preview. Outdoor live jazz is available downtown before ComFest on
There is news this week of an exciting new outdoor jazz series to enjoy in the warmer months of 2018. The inaugural Bexley Jazz in the Park Series kicks off on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28th at 4pm in Bexley’s Havenwood Park, with music from saxophonist and Bexley resident Bryan
I ended a big week of live jazz for me personally with three more Jazz Nights Out last week. On Wednesday the 6th, Rick Sanford and I saw the kickoff of the 2017 Hot Times Kate Schulte Tribute at Natalie’s, featuring The JazzPoetry Ensemble (JPE) and an internationally known cast.