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
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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
ColaJazz founder Mark Rapp along with Sam Edwards and Nick Vlandis played at the Still Hopes Retirement Community as part of ColaJazz Outreach. Mark donated this special concert as a silent auction to support the McKissick Museum. Supporting the museum, supporting musicians, giving to the community, that's
ColaJazz is partnering with Lexington Medical Center, The South Carolina Gastroenterology Association, Consultants in Gastroenterology and WIS TV to offer 5 colonoscopies, at no cost to Columbia Jazz community males 45-years and older (African-American) or 50-years and older (all others) who are uninsured. Colonoscopies can cost in
God has wrought many things out of oppression. He has endowed his creatures with the capacity to create—and from this capacity has flowed the sweet songs of sorrow and joy that have allowed man to cope with his environment and many different situations. Jazz speaks for life.
We are delighted and humbled to receive a generous sponsorship from Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina who believes in ColaJazz’s mission to grow, elevate and bolster the jazz community in and around Columbia, SC through recordings, events, education and providing an organized resource for all
On December 20, 2018, the founder of the ColaJazz organization Mark Rapp met with SC Governor Henry McMaster to advocate for our jazz community in Columbia, SC and throughout South Carolina. Mark revealed to the Governor our vibrant jazz community and the palpable feeling of our collective