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Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s Suite Rosa

Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s Suite Rosa

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Columbus Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to Rosa Parks with “Suite Rosa.” Often regarded as the beginning of the modern civil rights movement, Parks’ famous refusal to give up her bus seat is commemorated in this world premiere of John Clayton’s piece “Suite Rosa.”

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Hot Fives/Hot Sevens

Hot Fives/Hot Sevens

| March 22, 2010 | 3 Comments

“With each single that Armstrong released during this era, musicians would wait with baited breath to hear what he was going to do, and then they’d try to emulate the style,” describes Byron Stripling, Artistic Director of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra.

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