Niles Lewis is a dynamic player with a fun, energetic personality. He has a well-earned reputation for making the most intriguing facial expressions during his adventurous and thoughtful solos and is simply a joy to listen to, work with, watch and be around. He recently joined up
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ColaJazz is nominated in three categories in the Freetimes Best of Columbia for Best Local Music Website, Best Annual Event, and Best Music Festival! We are honored and thrilled to be recognized by these nominations. It takes a lot of hard work everyday to keep pushing the
ColaJazz in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands, the Auntie Karen Foundation and Jazz at Lincoln Center presented their 2nd after-school jazz enrichment workshop with some amazing kids at Midway Elementary in Cassatt, SC (a small town located 1-hour outside of Columbia). ColaJazz
Music can make a child forget about illness. Recently, ColaJazz helped Prisma Health Children's Hospital celebrate Music Therapy Month by inviting children to our atrium for a special jazz concert. The healing power of jazz is real. Join us in making a difference with jazz! Give to
SC Public Radio's Tut Underwood produced a wonderful segment aired nationally on NPR Radio. LISTEN TO IT NOW! For many years, jazz great Marian McPartland welcomed some of the biggest names in - and out of - jazz to her NPR program, Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz. March
ColaJazz is the only jazz organization in South Carolina selected to offer Jazz at Lincoln Center's after school pilot program. In partnership with the Auntie Karen Foundation, ColaJazz will implement the Jazz at Lincoln Center Afterschool Content (JALC-AC) to multiple Boys & Girls Clubs sites around South
In partnership with 1626 Main, ColaJazz is highlighting Columbia's amazing jazz talent in a weekend brunch series combining the best of the Soda City Market experience with an amazing menu, excellent ambiance and fantastic acoustics. "We started a few months ago trying out dinner and jazz events,
ColaJazz and the Koger Center for the Arts present a quarterly jazz series dubbed "Live in the Lobby: Jazz!" presenting world-class jazz performances in a very unique, exciting space in the Koger Center - the Grand Tier! This second story level of the lobby is surrounded by
Our summer camp dates will be July 18th-21st! We'll have two 1/2 days on Thursday and Friday and two full days on Saturday and Sunday! Please join the Facebook group for the latest information: https://www.facebook.com/usccolajazzcamp Registration will open soon! But first, we have a 2019 Festival on
Hundreds of residents were ordered out of a public housing complex Jan. 18 after authorities found two men dead in separate apartments and “multiple” gas leaks throughout Allen Benedict Court. Now the displaced residents are spread out in hotels, motels and other housing arrangements that they paid