Our top pick for the slimmer Outdoor Jazz schedule this week is the Pete Mills Quartet playing the inaugural Beer Garden Music Series on Sunday, September 16th at 3pm at Land-Grant Brewing Company in Franklinton. For the occasion, Mills is presenting a B3 band with Willie Barthel on drums, Jon
Waves de Aché, “a Columbus-based band blending modern jazz harmony with rhythms rooted in Afro-Cuban and Salsa music,” is starting a new monthly residency series this month. Waves de Aché kicks off their residency at Kafe Kerouac in Old North Columbus on Thursday, August 16th, from 8 to 11pm. Future
One notable entry on the list of Shows To See This Week is the return of a weekly way to end your weekend in sultry style. Starting last week, NiNi Love JazzySide is now holding its free weekly Sunday Shows at The Savoy Club every Sunday from 7:30 to 10:30pm.
I had a summery Jazz Day Out when Rick Sanford and I caught a couple sets of the inaugural Village at Vanderelli Festival on Saturday the 10th. The festival presented a variety of jazz and other sounds on an outdoor stage behind The Vanderelli Room, along with a chance to
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with live jazz on Sunday. Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP is holding a second weekend fundraiser at The Idle-A-While on the East Side (see more below) which wraps up with a Mother’s Day doubleheader on their House Restaurant stage Sunday with Anna
I had a marvelous Jazz Night Out when my parents and I saw the first set of Jazz Arts Group Presents: John Ellis & Double-Wide at Notes on Friday the 21st. Saxophonist Ellis and his far-flung ensemble, including an appearance by Kendrick Scott on drums, delivered a joyous blend of
The Bobby Floyd Showcase every Sunday night at Notes presents a delightful combination of great food prepared by the Copious kitchen, featured Columbus and touring guests playing with the talented Bobby Floyd Trio, and a jam session with more great jazz musicians to end the night most weeks. This Sunday,
There is news this week of works from the Columbus jazz scene receiving acclaim in the broader art world. Thanamattapoeia, a jazz-poetry film by Michael Vander Does of The JazzPoetry Ensemble and the Kate Schulte Foundation, will have a world premiere screening in New York City next week. As part