Richard Sanford and I had a wonderful Jazz Night Out when we saw the Alex Harding-Lucian Ban Duo (photo by Sanford) at Filament at the Vanderelli Room on October 15th. A gathering of Filament faithful made for a warm and receptive audience to the long-running collaboration of two old friends,
Happy Thanksgiving jazz fans! Coming to you a day early to provide our annual Thanksgiving Jazz Guide. There are several great options for starting your celebrations on Wednesday, November 21st. 6pm choices include piano entertainer Dave Powers’ weekly gig, accompanied by tasty Italian food and drink, at Vittoria Ristorante in
The fifth year of the Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency program continues with an outstanding November slate courtesy of drummer Aaron Scott. One of the area’s finest (and busiest) musicians, Scott is regularly heard with his TRio jazz group featuring Dave DeWitt and Derek DiCenzo, as well as R&B band Phil
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
Jazz Arts Group recently announced the schedule for the 13th annual JazZoo, taking place on four Fridays over the course of five weeks this summer at the Columbus Zoo. Held in the lovely outdoor setting of the zoo’s Water’s Edge Events Park along the O’Shaughnessy Reservoir, these concerts will pair
Before a live review and holiday weekend previews, there are updates for the week ahead. Internationally-known violinist Christian Howes’ Creative Strings Festival returns for its 15th annual installment next week. The Creative Strings Workshop (CSW) will unite over 100 string players for workshops and performances from July 2nd through 7th.
Acclaimed Columbus vocalist and instrumentalist Phil Clark (photo by Stephen Pariser) is well-known in many different circles in Columbus and beyond for his talents. He will be drawing from some of his earliest inspirations for the Phil Clark Sunday Gospel Showcase on Sunday, June 25th, at 2pm at Notes. Doors
Jazz Arts Group recently announced the schedule for the 12th annual JazZoo, taking place on four Fridays over the course of five weeks this summer at the Columbus Zoo. Held in the lovely outdoor setting of the zoo’s Water’s Edge Events Park along the O’Shaughnessy Reservoir, these concerts will pair