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Sadly, the Columbus jazz scene and the world lost a bright talent when vocalist Nancy Wilson passed away at her home in Pioneertown, California on December 13th at the age of 81 (NPR obituary). A native of Chillicothe, Wilson moved to Columbus as a child and graduated from West High
The new Jazz Arts Group series “Jazz at the Lincoln” is kicking off next week with a concert for the ages. “Jazz at the Lincoln: Tenor Titans of the Capital City” will take place at the Lincoln Theatre on Saturday, September 22nd at 8pm. Tickets and more info are available
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
Rick Sanford and I had a wonderful Jazz Road Trip when we saw the afternoon portion of the 2nd annual Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival in Akron on Saturday the 26th. Among a handful of fun sets were two favorites at Blu Jazz+. The Sam Blakeslee Quintet celebrated the
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.