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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

ColaJazz Plays for Senior-Living Community


Mark Rapp, Founder and Director of Colajazz, is passionate about bringing the sounds and message of Jazz music to everyone and creating work for musicians. He stated, "Whether we are playing for one or one-thousand, ColaJazz Outreach serves our communities - period." Recently, ColaJazz Outreach sent two

ColaJazz Plays for Senior-Living Community2019-08-31T12:40:31-04:00

Playing for the Children and Staff at the Children’s Hospital


Part of ColaJazz's multifaceted efforts to support the Midlands community comes in the form of sleepy-eyed jazz musicians arriving at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital before 10AM and promptly filling the lobby and upper floors with the sounds of jazz music. It might be a duo, trio or

Playing for the Children and Staff at the Children’s Hospital2019-08-22T16:12:03-04:00

Drink Small Day Celebration


July 30th is officially known as "Drink Small Day" in Columbia, SC. ColaJazz in partnership with the White Mule, Cottontown Soul Society, Freeway Music and Sara Williams celebrated our beloved Blues Doctor with speeches, music, and awesome community fellowship! Shelley Magee of the Cottontown Soul Society said,

Drink Small Day Celebration2019-07-31T14:44:31-04:00

Jazz Musicians in Demand


On July 10, 2019, the Founder and CEO of ColaJazz, Mark Rapp, interviewed with Mike Switzer on his popular program the "South Carolina Business Review". The South Carolina Business Review focuses on news from South Carolina's business community with interviews of leaders from around the state. "It

Jazz Musicians in Demand2019-07-14T16:13:41-04:00

Koger Center Jazz 2019/2020 Season


The Koger Center for the Arts​ is proud to introduce the inaugural, groundbreaking season of Live in the Lobby: Koger Center Jazz! ColaJazz Founder and CEO Mark Rapp says, "I'm very proud of the work we've done with the Koger Center for the Arts. It has been

Koger Center Jazz 2019/2020 Season2019-07-05T13:12:24-04:00