Richard Sanford and I had a great Jazz Day Out when we saw the 5th Annual Mark Flugge Jazz Memorial Concert on Sunday the 21st. The concert started on a picturesque note with Abhik Mazumder’s debut of his new solo piece in tribute to Flugge entitled “Mockingbird,” rendered in stately
A warm and inviting source of world-class live jazz in Columbus is coming to an end in the next month as Becky Ogden has announced the last shows at Bungalow Jazz. Longtime music educator, venue owner, promoter and presenter Ogden is selling the “Bungalow,” her 1910 East Columbus residence. Ogden
There is news this week of a locally-owned music business in need of help. Founded in 2002, Music Royale in Powell offers professional instrument repairs, high quality band instrument rentals, and music lessons to over 800 students per week. The store is staffed by musicians, and local jazz musicians number
The Ohio State University School of Music presents the 40th Annual OSU Jazz Festival from Wednesday, March 22nd, through Sunday, March 26th. The festival includes four evening concerts featuring students, faculty and headlining artists, along with five master classes, workshops for high school students and High School Jazz Band Day.
The Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency program continues its streak of excellent jazz programming with a March schedule led by guitarist and educator Stan Smith. He has lined up a special five week slate of jazz shows by both established bands and rare lineups that include Smith on guitar, so come
Esteemed music educator and jazz host Becky Ogden is presenting some great shows this winter at her house, also known as Bungalow Jazz. However, due to unfortunate circumstances, she is currently unable to update the calendar on her website. Thankfully, Palmer Moore, webmaster for Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra, has
The Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency Program rolls into 2017 with a January program led by percussionist, educator, and publisher (and much more) Dr. Cary Dachtyl. Along with a rundown of each week’s show, Dachtyl was kind enough to provide a summary of his background, so keep reading to learn more.