Columbus Jazz Orchestra Brings Jazz To 89.7 NPR News In June

Columbus Jazz Orchestra Artistic Director, Byron Stripling (left) plays trumpet during the Trumpet Summit concert.

Columbus Jazz Orchestra Artistic Director, Byron Stripling (left) plays trumpet during the Trumpet Summit concert. Photo: Stephen Pariser

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra 2013-2014 concert series, “Swingin’ with the CJO,” will be featured Friday nights in June at 7pm on 89.7 NPR News.

Beginning June 6 and broadcasting through the end of the month, listeners can wrap up the workweek with jazz classics performed by nationally renowned artists and well-known local musicians.

The concert line-up includes:

  • June 6 – What the World Needs Now: Bacharach, Brubeck & Beyond with guest artists John Clayton, David Pruyn, Bobby Floyd
  • June 13 – Don’t You Forget About Me: Molly Ringwald Sings the Great American Songbook with guest artist Molly Ringwald
  • June 20 – Bravo Benny!: The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert with guest artists Ken Peplowski and Bria Skonberg
  • June 27 – Trumpet Summit with guest artist Sean Jones

More information about each of the concerts is available at the Columbus Jazz Orchestra website.

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