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JAZZOO 2018

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill JAZZOO 2018

Trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling and the hard-swinging 16-piece Columbus Jazz Orchestra return to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (4850 West Powell Road, Powell, OH) this summer for the 13th installment of the annual JazZoo concert series on four Fridays – July 13, July 20, August 3 and August 10. JazZoo 2018 is presented in collaboration […]

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GCAC Presents: “Don’t Listen To This!”

Scott Vezdos Scott Vezdos GCAC Presents: “Don’t Listen To This!”

Music censorship didn’t begin in the ‘80s with Tipper Gore and the PMRC. For more than sixty years, music lyrics have been banned repeatedly no matter the greatness of their singers. Dean Martin’s hit song “Wham! Bam! Thank You Ma’am” was banned by radio stations for having suggestive lyrics. Rosemary Clooney’s “Mambo Italiano” was deemed […]

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Philanthropy Friday: A Conversation with Local Jazzman Byron Stripling

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: A Conversation with Local Jazzman Byron Stripling

Supporting your local jazzman is easy when that man is Byron Stripling. He has been leading the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO) with passion and vision for a decade. His love of performing and “feeding the souls of young people” in the Jazz Academy at Jazz Arts Group of Columbus grounds his impressive stance on both […]

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Byron Stripling on mission to share great music

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Performer, director on mission to share great music Sunday, July 20, 2008 BY GARY BUDZAK Summertime is no time to chill out for Byron Stripling. The jazz trumpeter and singer is spending the hot months juggling national appearances with performances near and far by the orchestra he directs. On June 25, the […]

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