Blog2018-05-09T12:00:42-04:00

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 @

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

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

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

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