History of Jazz in the Buckeye State

Ohio Jazz

Photo: Jazz Columbus (David Meyers)

On this hour, we'll talk with authors of this new book about the history of jazz in the Buckeye state.

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Ohio isn’t known for its jazz music and musicians… But a new book points out the many names and tunes symbolic of jazz music that have a local connection for us Ohioans. On this hour of All Sides, we’ll talk with the authors of the book as well as one local musician about Ohio’s own jazz history.

Guests

  • David Meyers (author)
  • Candy Watkins (author)
  • Vaughn Wiester (jazz musician and bandleader, Famous Jazz Orchestra)

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Click here for more information on Ohio Jazz: A History of Jazz in the Buckeye State by David Meyers, Candy Watkins, Arnett Howard and James Loeffler.

Click here for more information about the Famous Jazz Orchestra.

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