40th Annual Jazz Festival
Wednesday, March 22 to Sunday, March 26
1866 College Rd., Columbus, OH 43210
Five days of events celebrating America’s musical art form with faculty and student ensemble performances, headliner performances, master classes, workshops for high school students and High School Jazz Band Day.
Wednesday, March 22 at 8 p.m.
Bobby Floyd Trio and Bryan Olsheski, saxophone.
Both appear regularly with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra.
Thursday, March 23 at 8 p.m.
Ohio Show Band. The newly formed Ohio Show Band is a commercial music ensemble that performs contemporary music with concert-style production elements. This program will include Top 40, gospel, folk and R&B selections.
Friday, March 24 at 8 p.m.
Ohio Jaztet with guest artist Vincent Chandler, trombone. The Ohio Jaztet features Anthony Stanco, trumpet; Shawn Wallace, saxophone; Kevin Turner, guitar; Andy Woodson, bass; and Jim Rupp, drums. The group welcomes Vincent Chandler, known as a uniquely expressive trombone soloist, a versatile sideman, and innovative composer and arranger.
Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m.
Ohio State Jazz Ensemble with guest artist-in-residence Byron Stripling, trumpet. The Ohio State Jazz Ensemble welcomes Columbus' favorite jazz bandleader, Byron Stripling, trumpet. Stripling will appear as both conductor and soloist for this special concert.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information visit music.osu.edu