Commissioned Jazz Painting at The Joint

Amos Hoffman and Mark Rapp teamed up to commission a jazz painting for The Joint at 1710 Main Street where the two perform regularly. They looked to local artist and supporter of Jazz, Ashley Berendzen. Inspired by the large images of jazz icons surrounding the stage at the famous NYC venue Smalls, Amos and Mark … Read more

Jack and Jazz Concert Series

JACK-N-JAZZ LIMITED CONCERT SERIES

Thursday, May 19th, kicks off a brand new, free and open-to-the-public jazz series brought to you by Jack Daniels, Bourbon, and the ColaJazz Foundation. Show up, enjoy the music and enjoy the spirits! Part of the proceeds from the specialty Jack Daniels cocktails will help fund our ColaJazz Outreach program at the Lexington Medical Center. … Read more

Snarky Puppy Ticket Giveaway

Snarky Puppy Ticket Giveaway

WIN TICKETS TO SEE SNARKY PUPPYSaturday, April 30Asheville, NC HOW:The more you do, the more chances you have… FOLLOW / SUBSCRIBEFollow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Eventbrite SHARE & TAGShare any of our social media posts on any platform and tag ColaJazzFacebook (@colajazz)Instagram (@colajazzscene)Twitter (@colajazzscene)YouTube (@colajazz) COMMENTTag at least 3 friends in the comment … Read more

Rapp on Jazz

Rapp on Jazz

All SC Public Radio Stations: Mon-Fri, 6:19 am, 8:19 am, and 1:39 pm | April 2022 Rapp on Jazz, co-produced by South Carolina Public Radio and the ColaJazz Foundation, highlights the Palmetto State’s connection to the history of jazz music and the current jazz scene. Join Mark Rapp, executive director of the foundation and host … Read more

Mitch Butler ColaJazz

Mitch Butler Is New Director of Jazz Education

Celebrated Jazz educator, performing and recording artist Dr. Mitch Butler becomes Director of Jazz Education with the ColaJazz Foundation. The ColaJazz Foundation is proud to announce that Dr. Mitch Butler is our Director of Jazz Education. Dr. Butler received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music Performance from East Carolina University. Dr. Butler is also … Read more

NYC TO SC: LIVE IN THE LOBBY 2022

TAKE THE A TRAIN TO SODA CITY The Koger Center for the Arts and ColaJazz present the 2022 season of Live in the Lobby: Koger Center Jazz! Experience six one-of-a-kind concerts featuring top NYC jazz cats performing alongside our very own local stars. This is a celebrated jazz series bringing New York to South Carolina. … Read more

Martin Luther King Jr and Jazz

Martin Luther King Jr on Jazz

“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. The Blues tell the story of life’s difficulties, … Read more

Loft Sessions

Loft Sessions

A new listening room series presented in the historic Pastor’s Study above Lula Drake Wine Parlour takes place every 3rd Monday of the month with a few special events sprinkled in – $20 for ColaJazz Members, $25 for non-members– Limited seating capacity for health safety and to ensure the best listening experience– Concerts begin at … Read more