Before details on more great jazz in the sunshine (fingers crossed) – The Columbus Jazz Calendar for Saturday, August 17th is bursting with a variety of fun options! Carnaval Columbus featuring the Brazilian Hemispheres Band gets started at 8pm at Woodland’s Backyard (Grandview area) – tickets and details here. The
As one of many special events comprising Columbus’ celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, the Drexel Theatre, 2254 E. Main Street in Bexley, will present a special screening of the 1988 documentary Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser on Thursday, September 27th at 7pm. The film “chronicles the
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
Our weekly Outdoor Jazz roundup is first up this week, with a slew of entertaining options available! All events are free unless otherwise noted. On Friday, July 13th, the Campus Gateway Local ‘n Live series continues with the Danny Bauer Trio playing the Beer Garden outside World of Beer (which
This weekend, a longstanding jazz venue and art institution in Columbus reaches a major milestone. The King Arts Complex and its renovated Pythian Theater on Mt. Vernon Avenue opened on March 27, 1987. To mark the occasion, on Saturday, March 25th, from 2pm to 6pm, the Complex will hold its
I had a wonderful Jazz Night Out when Rick Sanford and I saw Mark Lomax lead an all-star band in tribute to Ohio tenor saxophonist and theorist Logan Rollins at Notes. Rollins, a relative of the great Sonny Rollins, was an inmate in the Ohio Penitentiary who was allowed to
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.