The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) presented the music of Louis Armstrongâ€™s famous Hot Five and Hot Seven recordings through a series of concerts and educational activities in February 2010 to coincide with Black History Month and the rebirth of the Lincoln Theatre.
â€œWith each single that Armstrong released during this era, musicians would wait with baited breath to hear what he was going to do, and then theyâ€™d try to emulate the style,â€ describes Byron Stripling, Artistic Director of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra.
The Columbus Symphony to perform the works of Soviet Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.
Shostakovich described the 10th Symphony as a biography of Stalin, especially the second movement. Listen and youâ€™ll hear exactly what Shostakovich thought of the ruler of the Soviet Union and his government.
Head to Denison University, in Granville, Ohio this weekend for a Jazz festival.
Of guitarist Richard Smith, who is just 30 years old, Chet Atkins said: â€œHe can play anything I know, only better.â€
Lincoln Theatre, Columbus, Ohio, where Byron Stripling and Jazz Arts Group Quartet performed.
As a special treat, Byron Stripling and the Jazz Arts Group Quartet perform a number at the newly renovated Lincoln Theatre.
Ohio University campus green.
Music is, after all, organized noise, and it is through music that misfiring brain synapses are hopefully corrected.