My Dad and I had a fantastic Jazz Night Out when we saw the Joshua Breakstone Trio play Natalie’s on Tuesday the 15th. Joined by Roger Hines on bass and Reggie Jackson on drums, the veteran guitarist and New Jersey native led the band in one long set that was
Before details on anniversaries and traditions in the local jazz scene this week (don’t forget about the milestone at Natalie’s!), I want to share thoughts on a wonderful Jazz Night Out I had on Friday, July 28th, including seeing Team Players and Liver Quiver for a happy hour show at
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.
I had an action-packed Jazz Night Out on Friday the 12th that started with the Dave DeWitt TRio’s last performance at Bungalow Jazz. As one of the final shows at Becky Ogden’s bungalow, the battle-tested group performed their inventive brand of piano trio jazz in front of a literal packed
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with live jazz on Sunday. Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP is holding a second weekend fundraiser at The Idle-A-While on the East Side (see more below) which wraps up with a Mother’s Day doubleheader on their House Restaurant stage Sunday with Anna
Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP is continuing its fundraising mission to purchase permanent broadcast antenna equipment. This weekend, the station will be holding a Weekend Fundraiser at The Idle-A-While, 6068 Channingway Boulevard, 43232. The venue is offering three days of great live music and American cuisine and will donate a portion
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 the JD Allen Trio kickoff the Black History Month series at Natalie’s on Wednesday the 1st. Modern jazz star and tenor saxophonist Allen was accompanied by bassist Brandon Meeks and drummer James Gaiters for two free-flowing sets