I hope everyone is having a joyous holiday season. Before I get into the final Holiday Jazz Guide of the year, I wanted to rundown my personal choices for favorite Columbus jazz shows of 2017. I enjoyed an abundance of world-class live jazz this year, so it was very difficult
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.
The Hot Times Community Music and Arts Festival, the annual independent and all volunteer music and arts festival, returns this weekend, September 8th through 10th, on the corner of Parsons Ave. and Main Street on the grassy lawns of the Columbus Health Department. The festival hosts dozens of live music
The Hot Times Kate Schulte Tribute returns next month for its sixth annual installment of community-oriented jazz performances featuring world-renowned musical talent. This year’s tribute includes five events in venues around Columbus September 6th through 10th. Making his Tribute debut this year is baritone saxophonist James Carter, highly regarded by
Before a rundown of the Jazz & Ribs schedule, there is news this week of an annual source of world-class improvised jazz returning in early September. Details have been announced for the 2017 Hot Times Kate Schulte Tribute jazz series, taking place around Columbus September 6th – 10th, including a
One of the things Columbus does best is transmuting our pain into something positive and life-sustaining. Long time poet, trombonist, and bandleader Michael Vander Does outdid himself in 2012 when the Kate Schulte Foundation started to honor attorney and civil rights activist Kate Schulte and its tributes at Hot Times