Tony Ellis began playing banjo alongside bluegrass legends from a young age. He stood next to greats like legendary mandolinist Bill Monroe, a pioneer the genre. For last 25 years, he has written a different kind of banjo music that focuses on melody and unique tunings.
More than three decades ago, in collaboration with friends, colleagues, and musicians, Timothy Russell established a unique and enterprising young organization, which has evolved into a fiscally stable and artistically admired orchestra, valued by the community as a Columbus gem. Today, his original vision propels ProMusica Chamber Orchestra into the future as we welcome a [...]
Columbus Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to Rosa Parks with â€œSuite Rosa.” Often regarded as the beginning of the modern civil rights movement, Parksâ€™ famous refusal to give up her bus seat is commemorated in this world premiere of John Claytonâ€™s piece â€œSuite Rosa.â€
“Columbus Blues” April 6 & 7 at Woodlands Tavern Sean Carney is a blues guitarist with a mission.Â With a little help from his friends, he has been raising money to help fund cancer research over the past two years with performances and concerts.Â On Friday and Saturday, he’s got a lineup of the nation’s [...]
As summer festival season continues, hereâ€™s a sampling of whatâ€™s going on around Central Columbus through the rest of July.
This fall, after a two-year whirlwind tour performing at some of the worldâ€™s hottest jazz festivals, Monaco is launching an undergraduate major in Hammond B3 organ playing at Capital Universityâ€™s Conservatory of Music.