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Friday, May 18th

Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm
Tony Hagood – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm
Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm
Hosea’s State of Mind – The Idle-A-While (East Side) – 8pm
Stan Smith: Duos, Trios, More – Filament at the Vanderelli Room (Franklinton) – 8pm
Mike Casey Trio “Stay Surprising” Album Release Show – Notes – 8:30pm
The Big Badd – The Walrus (Downtown) – 9pm
Hood Smoke & Radarhill – Brothers Drake – 10pm
Up Next Jazz – Canabar (King-Lincoln Bronzeville) – 10pm
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JazzColumbus Weekly – May 17th, 2018

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As spring hurtles toward summer here in Columbus, it’s time for our first Outdoor Jazz roundup of 2018! This semi-weekly segment will provide details on all of your options (to the best of our knowledge) to see live jazz outside in the warmer months. Saturday, May 19th brings the first annual Columbus Taco Fest to […]

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Interview: David Lewis of Elizabeth’s Records

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Located at 3037 Indianola Avenue near Studio 35, Clintonville’s Elizabeth’s Records is one of Columbus’ finest record stores. And while they stock used records to suit many tastes, one thing the store is becoming known for is its strong selection of jazz records, and its interest in buying used jazz records. With Thelonious Monk’s Underground […]

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Bexley Jazz in the Park Series 2018

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There is news this week of an exciting new outdoor jazz series to enjoy in the warmer months of 2018. The inaugural Bexley Jazz in the Park Series kicks off on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28th at 4pm in Bexley’s Havenwood Park, with music from saxophonist and Bexley resident Bryan Olsheski with the Bobby Floyd […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Mother’s Day Weekend 2018

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Friday, May 11th Jerry Powell Quartet – The Social Club Lounge and Event Venue (East Side) – 5:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Simon Sweet – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm Jazz & Juleps with the Ben Maloney Trio – German Village Society Meeting House […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – May 10th, 2018

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Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mothers out there! There are plenty of ways to celebrate Mom with jazz this weekend, including a couple events ahead of the holiday. The In Full Swing big band is presenting a two-night “Swing Into Spring!” concert with the help of vocalists from The Singsations and dancers at […]

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Zach Compston Big Band at Brothers Drake

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Jazz Wednesday at Brothers Drake is always a great place to hear innovative live jazz, but next week’s event ups the ante with the debut of a new Central Ohio big band. Drummer Zach Compston, who serves as the Director of Education and Community Engagement for Jazz Arts Group, leads the Zach Compston Big Band […]

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Interview: Mike Casey

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Philadelphia-based saxophonist Mike Casey is making big waves in the modern jazz scene and is coming to Columbus to share his new album! The Mike Casey Trio Stay Surprising Album Release Show hits Notes on Friday, May 18th at 8:30pm. Doors open at 8pm – tickets and more details are available here. With Matt Dwonszyk […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of May 4th 2018

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Friday, May 4th SCAT LSP 1st Friday Happy Hour with Sabrina Tutstone – Lincoln Cafe – 5pm Tim Tolber – Monarch 614 (Short North) – 5:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Richard Lopez Trio – Black Point – 7pm Salsa Night with Al Son del […]

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