Ragtime, Blues & Beyond: A Short History of Jazz
February 7th, 2013
- Southern Theatre
21 E. Main St.
Columbus, OH 43215
- Thursday, February 7th, 7:00pm
40th Anniversary Season sponsor: Grange Insurance
Series sponsor: The Westin Columbus
Concert sponsor: Plante & Moran
From the masters to the disciples, join the CJO and CYJO as we celebrate over a century of jazz legends and learning!
Showcasing over 100 years of toe-tapping jazz, the CJO performs side by side with the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra in this tribute to the most beloved jazz masters including Scott Joplin, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and more! The incredible talent of accomplished saxophonist Tia Fuller (Beyoncé, Nancy Wilson Jazz Orchestra) and legendary drummer Lewis Nash (Betty Carter, Branford Marsalis) will guarantee a swingin’ spectacular that cannot be missed!
Accompanying workshop (registration required):
“Offstage at the Jazz Academy” hosted by Byron Stripling
with special guest Lewis Nash
Saturday, February 9, 2:00 pm