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Jazz Arts Group Announces its 46th Annual Concert Season

Jazzed Magazine • News • June 28, 2018

The Jazz Arts Group (JAG) has announced the lineup of concerts, guest artists, and special events for its 2018-2019 season, including the Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s (CJO) popular Swingin’ with the CJO concert series at the Southern Theatre and Jazz at The Lincoln, a series of chamber concerts featuring both internationally renowned touring artists and locally-curated events presented in the intimate setting of the historic Lincoln Theatre. JAG’s 46th anniversary season also includes the free Off-Stage at the Academy series that brings audiences and artists together for informal conversation and sharing with CJO guest artists, “Opera Swings Jazz,” a collaboration with Opera Columbus, and “One Night Only,” the annual gala fundraising event held this season at the Bluestone.

Highlights include appearances by Broadway’s Maurice Hines, “Blond Ambition” tour veteran vocalist Niki Haris, rising stars Benny Benack III and Lena Seikaly, Windy City blues man and harmonicist Omar Coleman, NEA Jazz master vibraphonist/drummer Jason Marsalis, and jazz-funksters The Huntertones.

Season subscriptions for the Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s Swingin’ with the CJO series are on sale now at the CAPA Ticket Office (39 East State Street) or via the Jazz Arts Group’s website, Single tickets for all CJO concerts plus Jazz at the Lincoln concert series tickets go on sale to the general public Monday, August 13 at 10 a.m. at the CAPA Ticket Office (39 East State Street), by phone at (614) 469-0939 or online at Single tickets range in price from $15 – $68 (plus a $3 per ticket CAPA facility fee). $10 and $15 student tickets will be available throughout the season two hours in advance of show time at the door with I.D.

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