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The Church of Byron Stripling

After 20 years of touring the country with jazz greats, Georgia-born trumpeter Byron Stripling was offered a gig he couldn’t refuse: artistic director of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra. He’s thrown out the repertoire model, collaborated with local arts groups and recruited some of the biggest names in jazz, solidifying Columbus’ place as a bona fide jazz destination.
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From the Editor: Aloha, Kahiki

Restaurants come and go, but only a beloved few remain in the collective consciousness of a city long after they close. In Columbus, the Kahiki Supper Club is king among them.
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The New Jazz Age: Etiquette for Jazz Performances

We chatted with local jazz musicians Kimberlee Goodman and Lou Fischer to get tips on how to be an active audience member.

Q&A With the Authors of “Kahiki Supper Club: A Polynesian Paradise in Columbus”

In their newest collaboration, David Meyers and Elise Meyers Walker have teamed up with Kahiki enthusiasts Jeff Chenault and Doug Motz to bring another institution back to life.

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Gifts for Guys Who Love Gadgets

We all seem to have one in our lives—the man who can’t get his hands on the latest tech gadget soon enough. You can’t keep up with his hobby, so this holiday season, appeal to the side of him that loves science and good design.

The New Jazz Age: Founding Fathers of Columbus Jazz

Even as a youngster, Columbus native Rahsaan Roland Kirk didn’t do things the predictable way.

The New Jazz Age: Fall for Jazz at Any Age

The right jazz for kids, teenagers, young adults and adults

The New Jazz Age: A Night at Bungalow Jazz

A five-piece jazz band entertains an animated audience for two hours with a loosely planned set and rousing improvisation. Their stage? Becky Odgen’s living room floor. This is Bungalow Jazz.
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