•Every Monday, Vaughn Wiester Famous Jazz Orchestra,
7:30, $6 including the Monday between Christmas and
•Every Tuesday, Yumbambé, 8:30, $7, including the
Tuesday between Christmas and New Year's!
•Thursday, Dec. 22, 8:30pm $8, Chris Howes and Brett
"Chris Howes and friends featuring the music of Bret
A rare appearance in town by violinist Howes, this
performance celebrates a longtime musical friendship
and collaboration surrounding the original music of
Cols. native/guitarist Brett Allen. Also featuring new
music by Howes and arrangements by pianist, Erik
Augis. A "Columbus collaboration", featuring lyrical,
provocative, listenable modern jazz drawn from the
strains of Columbus and NYC sounds
will update as we get players into place-
• Friday, Dec. 23, 8:00pm Red Hot Holiday Stomp with the
Todd Stoll Septet featuring Hal Milia, Chad Eby, & Kai
Watkins and including the music of the Wynton Marsalis
Crescent City Holiday Album.
• Monday , December 26, FJO
• Tuesday, December 27, Yum
• Wednesday, December 28, 8pm, Larry Cook Trio with
special "home for the holidays" college guests.
• Friday, December 30, 8pm, Jon Eshelman at the B3
organ - Jon is back from New Jersey for the holidays!
• Saturday, December 31, 9pm New Year's Eve with Wes
"Warm Daddy" Anderson and CYJO members. $25( includes
complimentary drink, champagne at midnight and light
snacks), students, $15
• The Famous Jazz Orchestra and Yumbambé continue their
9 year run at the Columbus Music Hall.
• The Larry Cook Trio and college combo guests with jam
session continues in 2006 on the 2nd Wednesday of the
month beginning January 11 at 7:30 pm. $5, $3
• Teen Jazz begins it's 5th year one Wednesday a month
featuring Matt Ellis' Thomas Worthington High School
Jazz Ensemble with high school ensemble guests and
local professional musicians. The dates are: January
25, February 22, March 29 and April 19.
Check the calendar for local musicians performing
Thursdays through Saturdays.
Special Events for 2006
• January 18, 8pm Gabriel Alegria's "4future music" tour
Gabriel Alegria was born in Lima, Peru and today is
one of the most important contemporary figures of the
Jazz Music scene in Latin America. After receiving his
Master's degree in jazz music in New York City, Mr.
Alegria combined his personal approach to the trumpet
with a passionate interest in the music of the coast
of Peru and started working on a uniquely
Afro-Peruvian jazz music concept. His visit to
Columbus Music Hall is combined with a clinic for high
school jazz ensembles at 3;30 on January 18.
• April 8, Capital University Jazz Week guest,
guitarist, Fred Hamilton.
• April 13, tenor saxophonist, Greg Abate
Info? Check out the Columbus Music Hall website