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

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

Membership Launch Party

On Sunday, August 29th, we hosted our first ever Membership Drive launching our brand new ColaJazz Membership initiative. Over 150 people turned up to support jazz and celebrate our Columbia Jazz scene at the 701 Whaley Market! “Jazz is all about participating. We are excited to offer this new program that will extend our outreach, … Read more

ColaJazz Jazz Appreciation Month

JAM: RIchland Library & Jazz

We teamed up with Richland Library to reach new audiences of jazz lovers in the Midlands and to create awareness of the library’s extensive jazz collections. Below is a partial roundup of social media posts from April 2021! Jazz Appreciation Month (fondly known as “JAM”) was created at the Smithsonian Museum in 2001 to recognize … Read more