The Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO)

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO) was established to be a way to establish performance possibilities for jazz music artists within a big band surrounding. Today, 40 year later, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra is known as the world’s best jazz orchestras, introducing big band jazz together with world-renowned guest musicians and artists to tens of thousands every year.

The leading performing collection from the Jazz Arts Team, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra is made up of artists who’re well known as musicians and tutors throughout the country and throughout the entire world. Under the direction of Creative Manager Byron Stripling, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra provides more than 20 or so membership events each and every year right in Columbus, Ohio.

By including modern set ups in to its own repertoire as well as commissioning fresh arrangements together with masterworks for jazz band, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra stimulates the future of big band jazz as well as cultivates the energetic, adventurous soul that has kept audiences coming back time and again.

The CJO has toured European countries and it has worked mutually with, BalletMet Columbus, Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus,Columbus Symphony Orchestra. the Harmony Project, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, Opera Columbus and also the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra is directed by world-renowned group leader plus trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling, previous head trumpet on the Count Basie Orchestra. Stripling is a featured soloist along with orchestras such as the Boston Pops, Cincinnati Pops, the National Symphony along with the Pittsburgh Symphony. He has actually been the listed soloist on the Hollywood Bowl as well as will play on jazz fests across the world. He has performed as well as taped thoroughly jointly with the bands and artists from Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman as well as Lionel Hampton, amongst others, as well as the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band as well as the GRP All-Star Big Band.


CJO’s “A Century with Frank Sinatra” showcasing Dee Daniels, Dwight Lenox and Phil Clark

Columbus Jazz Orchestra “100 Years of Frank Sinatra” featuring Dee Daniels, Dwight Lenox & Phil ClarkCome and fly away with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra  when we pay homage to “The Chairman of the Board” for the One hundredth anniversary of the arrival!Ol’ Blue Eyes personally, Frank Sinatra, described the traditional American Songbook for many years using verve as well as style. Long praised as being the world’s finest singer of well-known music, Sinatra is definitely the performer that elevated the bar for all those others to go by. Sinatra has been, obviously, much more than just a performer – the guy was in fact also an actor, recording singer, cabaret plus live show celebrity, tv and radio personality, and also, occasionally, producer, manager, and even conductor. Lending their remarkable singing talents on stage will be Dee Daniels, Dwight Lenox, together with Phil Clark to pay tribute to the music as well as the history of “The Voice.”

Columbus Jazz Orchestra Presents Dee Daniels

Columbus Jazz Orchestra Presents Dee Daniels

Regardless of whether accompanying her self on the keyboard, fronting a trio,

Columbus Jazz Orchestra: Dee Daniels, Dwight Lenox & Phil Clark
Dee Daniels

big band or maybe a concert, Dee Daniels’ musical career is really mixed as the woman’s four-octave vocal singing range is actually remarkable. associated her personal at the keyboard, fronting a group of 3, major music band or possibly a symphony, Dee Daniels’ music career is just as mixed like her four-octave voice collection is certainly exciting, No matter. She is a unique ability whom goes beyond musical boundaries whenever she offers her jazz music style, infused with gospel and blues flavoring, on the stage. One critic says, “Daniels’ sound features a hypnotic top quality, giving an impressive collection that gives the passionate verse and songs of 50 years back new lifestyle and raw feeling.” Continue reading Columbus Jazz Orchestra Presents Dee Daniels