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ColaJazz Virtual Crawl


The majority of in-person jazz shows for the next month or so have been obliterated. ColaJazz has created a weekly virtual club crawl supporting our jazz artists and venues. Tune in every Wednesday night from 8p-9p at facebook.com/colajazz! WEDNESDAYS @ 8PM. WATCH THE LIVESTREAM HERE: https://facebook.com/colajazz SECURELY

ColaJazz Virtual Crawl2020-03-25T13:42:14-04:00

Online Tip Jar


A new virtual tipping website for artists has launched. Since most of us can't go out to our favorite jazz venue and more and more musicians are turning to streaming their shows, why not continue to support and tip our musicians who are being hit very, very

Online Tip Jar2020-03-23T21:56:44-04:00

Teach Online Lessons


As many of our jazz musicians are looking to earn money by teaching online, we have gathered a handful of links to online lesson platforms which can expedite your efforts to be up and running in no time! We hope the following resources serve you well. We’re

Teach Online Lessons2020-03-21T10:10:38-04:00

Experience Columbia Ambassador


ColaJazz Foundation Executive Director Mark Rapp is named an "Experience Columbia Ambassador" for 2020 along with 3 other incredibly influential movers & shakers all working hard to make Columbia, SC an exciting place to live and work! Named SC Jazz Ambassador by the State Legislature in 2018,

Experience Columbia Ambassador2020-02-19T14:06:58-05:00

Gift of Story and Song


The “gift of story and song” runs through the African-American experience from slavery to the speeches of the first black president of the United States—and a portion of it emerged from the South Carolina lowcountry. Performed by Gullah people, slave songs such as “Michael, Row the Boat

Gift of Story and Song2020-02-19T12:14:07-05:00

EngenuitySC to conclude Competitiveness Week 2020 with a celebration of creative entrepreneur Mark Rapp


EngenuitySC, the local nonprofit that works with area leaders to make the Columbia, S.C., region a standout choice for top talent and competitive companies, will close out its annual Competitiveness Week 2020 with a celebration of one of the city’s greatest levers of growth — its thriving

EngenuitySC to conclude Competitiveness Week 2020 with a celebration of creative entrepreneur Mark Rapp2020-01-16T17:52:49-05:00

Amazon Prime Jazz Films


Check out the amazing jazz films on Amazon Prime! Great jazz movies and jazz documentaries for your enjoyment and edutainment! Here are a few of our picks... The Jazz Ambassadors Bolden Bill Evans Time Remembered Count Basie - At Carnegie Hall Icons Among Us The Case Of

Amazon Prime Jazz Films2019-12-15T13:31:46-05:00

ColaJazz Camp 2020 Announced


We are so excited to be entering our 4th year offering a world-class summer jazz camp! SAVE THE DATE: July 16-19, 2020 Add to Google Calendar Join the ColaJazz Camp's Facebook page: https://facebook.com/colajazzcamp Stay up-to-date with ColaJazz announcements and join our Newsletter: https://colajazz.com/contact/ Do more. Be

ColaJazz Camp 2020 Announced2019-10-22T12:52:53-04:00

Jazz for Young People Concerts


On a Friday morning in June, about 700 kids from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands and the Boys & Girls Club of Kershaw County experienced jazz music! They learned about the history of jazz, the different instruments and the sounds they make, and how

Jazz for Young People Concerts2019-10-15T14:07:33-04:00

ColaJazz in the Schools


ColaJazz is one of fifteen arts organizations chosen to beta-test the new Jazz at Lincoln Center After-School Content. ColaJazz is able to present this new jazz curriculum to underserved schools and young people by partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands. "We know from

ColaJazz in the Schools2019-09-30T20:07:35-04:00