I had an excellent Jazz Night Out when I saw the first set of legendary composer/arranger Bill Holman with Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra at the Clintonville Woman’s Club on Monday the 16th. The 90-year-old Holman regaled a truly packed house with tales of jazz greats and a quick wit,
While Monday nights with Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra have been a swinging good time every week for over twenty years now, the next installment will be extra special. Wiester and the FJO will be joined by special guest Bill Holman at the Clintonville Woman’s Club on Monday, October 16th.
I’ve been blessed with some free time this “Labor Day week,” so I’ve been able to get out for a series of fun Jazz Nights Out. On Friday the 1st, I made my first trip to the SCAT Experience the Avenue Long Street Project First Friday Happy Hour at Lincoln
While we’ve passed the halfway-point of outdoor music season, at least symbolically, there are still plenty of opportunities left to catch FREE great live jazz outside this summer, including this week. On Saturday, July 29th at 4pm, the monthly Summer Jazz Concert Series at New Birth Christian Ministries (East Side)
The Fourth Annual Mark Flugge Memorial Jazz Concert will be held on Sunday, June 4th at 3pm in Mees Hall at Capital University in Bexley. This annual free event honors the musical and educational legacy of the talented pianist, composer, arranger, educator, and bandleader with a program of his tunes
Mardi Gras comes around again this week! And while this year’s Fat Tuesday-themed jazz schedule that we’re aware of is lighter than normal, there are still plenty of chances to have a swinging celebration. The High Street Stompers, a Columbus Dixieland institution since 1987, plays its annual Mardi Gras Concert
February 2017 marks 20 years of weekly Monday night gigs for Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra. The 22-piece big band of volunteer professional musicians has been playing the music of bands like those of Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, and Count Basie since 1997, and has been in residence at the
The weekly Vaughn Wiester Jazz Orchestra performance has a special guest Monday, November 28th. The lovely vocal sounds of Tia Harris Roseboro will be joining the band from 7:30 to 10pm Monday evening at the Clintonville Women’s Club. Tia has toured, recorded and appeared with many local groups and artists