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Songs for the Community

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On October 26 at 5 p.m., The Columbus Foundation premiered Songs for the Community, a series of weekly performances to help boost the spirit of Columbus, spread joy, and inspire others in a time of unprecedented uncertainty. Recorded at the Foundation and released every Monday and Thursday at 5 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube through November 25, each video features a local artist or group in an energetic and personal performance.

The series kicked off with the Bobby Floyd Trio in an interpretation of Donny Hathaway’s “Someday We’ll All Be Free.”

Performance Schedule

11/9: Jim Maneri
11/12: Counterfeit Madison
11/16: Mark Gonzalez
11/19: Tower Duo
11/23: Talisha Holmes
11/25: Popgun


RSVP to the Facebook event or subscribe to The Columbus Foundation YouTube channel and set reminders for the next premiere!

Bobby Floyd Trio performs “Someday We’ll All Be Free”
Paisha performs “Water Wash”
UCelli performing “Serenade (Critelli)”
Dr. E performs “To Be Young, Gifted and Black (Donny Hathaway)”



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On Monday, November 9 at 5 p.m., Jim Maneri performs a comedic version of “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life,” by Eric Idle.


A full time working professional musician for decades, Jim has played thousands of concerts and gigs in almost every big city in North and South America. Mr. Maneri graduated from The Ohio State University on a full scholarship majoring in classical music composition, and also brought his energy and enthusiasm for music as a public school teacher.

The Columbus Foundation hopes these community songs add love and happiness to your day and that you feel uplifted through the Spirit of Columbus.

Songs for the Community was produced by and recorded at The Columbus Foundation. Recorded, mixed, & mastered by Jon Fintel at Relay Recording (http://relayrecording.com/) and videography by Charles Hairston & Jason Wood for Faseis (http://faseis.com/).

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