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  1. Review | Columbus Jazz Orchestra: Anniversary program shows musicians keep looking forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Although the orchestra has now officially entered middle-age, the fresh, lively sound heard last night was anything but stodgy. Led by Artistic Director Byron Stripling, the orchestra brought sass, snap and soul to an assortment of works by composers ranging from George Gershwin to John Coltrane.

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    Thursday Oct 12 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Columbus Jazz Orchestra 45th Anniversary Extravaganza About 45 years ago, the wife of musician Wes Orr started jotting down the name of every singer, instrumentalist and ensemble he accompanied. She stopped writing when he reached 1,000.

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  3. Columbus Jazz Orchestra celebrates 45 years of memorable musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Columbus Dispatch

    About 45 years ago, the wife of musician Wes Orr started jotting down the name of every singer, instrumentalist and ensemble he accompanied. Orr, 74, racked up most of the numbers with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, with which he has played trumpet since its inception in 1973.

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  4. Carpenters music inspires woman's 'Superstar' tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... Carpenter's blessing, in fact, Welch - a jazz and standards singer who has performed with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra - has crafted a tribute concert to the Grammy-winning duo. On Wednesday night at Copious/Notes ...

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  5. Conert review | Columbus Jazz Orchestra: a Soul Sessiona raises roof on music of three rock legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The evening was billed as a tribute to the music of Ray Charles and Whitney Houston, but the Columbus Jazz Orchestra opened Thursday with a tip of the hat to another fallen icon: Chuck Berry. Joined by vocalist and keyboardist Dave Powers, the orchestra summoned a rock 'n' roll spirit with a raucous rendition of Berry's “Johnny B. Goode.” Along with Carmen Bradford, Phil Clark and Quan Howell, Powers was among four guest vocalists featured in the Thursday evening concert titled "Soul Session" that will run through this weekend at the Southern Theatre.

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  6. Expanded 40th Annual Jazz Festival features performances, educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Lantern

    ... the five days of the festival, jazz performances will be showcased. On Wednesday night, regular Columbus Jazz Orchestra participants The Bobby Floyd Trio and Bryan Olsheski will be performing. The Ohio Show Band will perform music a bit outside the ...

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  7. Concert review | Columbus Jazz Orchestraa s big-band show is smooth, snappy, sensuousRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Yes, the flaxen-haired bombshell is eternally linked to the song “Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend” in Howard Hawks' 1953 musical comedy “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.” On Thursday in the Southern Theatre, however, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra demonstrated that it could easily slide into Marilyn's shoes. Backed by the CJO, guest saxophonist Harry Allen was featured in a gorgeous, smooth-as-silk orchestral arrangement of “Diamonds.” The performance was among the highlights in a program inspired by big-band music, especially tunes performed by bandleaders Cab Calloway and Lionel Hampton.

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