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December 2018

Jazz Dichotomy: The Music Jackson Pollock Loved and Hated

December 6, 2018 @ 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States

It turns out Jackson Pollock was really into the music of Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Jelly Roll Morton and Fats Waller. He wasn't keen on bebop or the modern jazz of his time. Can you believe it?! It's very interesting he was painting so progressively in parallel with jazz musicians playing so progressively and yet, ... Read more

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First Thursday Jazz at Hotel Trundle

December 6, 2018 @ 11:00 pm - 2:00 am
Hotel Trundle, 1224 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States

Greg Patterson and Amos Hoffman are holding down the fort while the Mark Rapp Group plays at the CMA. Go enjoy two BRILLIANT guitarist in the lobby of Hotel Trundle!

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Annual Holiday Party with Carl Payne Big Band

December 8, 2018 @ 12:30 am - 3:00 am
Blue Moon Ballroom, 554 Meeting Street
West Columbia, SC 29169 United States
$15

Carl Payne plays the great songs from the American Songbook, as well as other favorites for this year's Annual Holiday Party! Entry is $15 per person, tables of 6 $80. Heavy hors-d'oeuvres, beer, wine, soft drinks all included. Please get tickets in advance so we have a head count. Holiday dress up attire. Wear your ... Read more

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Mike Frost Band

December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 am
The Aristocrat, 1001 Washington Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States

Mike Frost is, in the parlance of our times, all about that bass. The Aikenite is a former student of Jaco Pastorius, and his sensei’s influence shows in Frost’s deep understanding of advanced harmony with ferocious technical prowess. But there’s plenty of crisp treble in his eponymous band, whose smooth crossover jazz boasts flourishes of ... Read more

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Frode Gjerstad Trio + another bass player

December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 3:30 am
if ART Gallery, 1223 Lincoln St
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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$10.00

Norwegian reed master Frode Gjerstad with his long running trio on this tour augmented with an extra bass player. Heavy indeed on the improvesation and dynamic interaction. Frode Gjerstad, alto sax and clarinet,Jon Rune Strøm, acoustic bass,Øyvind Storesund, acoustic bass,Paal Nilssen-Love, drums

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Robert Gardiner Group

December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 am
British Bulldog Pub, 1220 Bower Pkwy
Columbia, SC 29212 United States
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Robert Gardiner

Jazz at a Sports Bar

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Free, 1-Hour Jazz Masterclass

December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CMFA, 914 Pulaski Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
Free
Harry Connick Jr Band

ColaJazz & CMFA present a FREE 1-hr, intimate, jazz workshop with New Orleans trumpeter Mark Braud & friends  Get up-close and personal with celebrated New Orleans trumpeter Mark Braud. Mark Braud is Harry Connick Jr's trumpeter and is a regular member of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He and members of Harry's band are giving ... Read more

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Time for Art

December 9, 2018 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 am
Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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$60

Time For Art celebrates the Midlands arts, nonprofit, and business communities through a unique silent art auction. Attendees bid with volunteer hours and take their winning masterpiece home once service hours are completed. The evening includes everything you would expect from a black tie optional affair with an open bar, hors d’oeuvres from F2T Productions, Management ... Read more

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Harry Connick, Jr. – A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration

December 9, 2018 @ 12:30 am - 3:30 am
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
Harry Connick in Columbia, SC

Join the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/286861305477973/ Presented by National Shows 2 Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 28 Sep 2018 at 10:00 AM Local Presale : Thu, 27 Sep 2018 at 10:00 AM Fan Club Presale : Wed, 26 Sep 2018 at 10:00 AM

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Wynton Marsalis After-Party with the Mark Rapp Group

December 10, 2018 @ 1:30 am - 4:00 am
Bar Figaro, 944 Main St.
Newberry, SC 29108 United States
Mark Rapp, Wynton Marsalis

It's a very special night of Jazz at Bar Figaro in historic downtown Newberry. Come see more holiday jazz after the Wynton Marsalis Big Band show at the Opera House. Jonathan Lovett: piano Sam Edwards: bass Edwin Eddybeat Hamilton: drums Mark Rapp: trumpet

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Jingle Bell Jazz

December 12, 2018 @ 12:30 am - 3:30 am
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
Jingle Bell Jazz 2018

Jingle Bell Jazz: A ‘Nawlins Christmas Dec 11, 7:30pm *THIS EVENT SELLS OUT SO BUY YOUR TIX TODAY From beautiful jazz vocals to the streets of New Orleans, Jingle Bell Jazz 2018 presents two awesome Christmas shows in one! We’re taking you to New Orleans as the Soda City Brass Band presents a funky, fun ... Read more

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Christmas Concert with. the Carl Payne Big Band

December 15, 2018 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
$50

Come celebrate the Christmas season with the Carl Payne Big Band. Dinner will be served. Tickets are $30 for singles and $50 for couples. Call 803-730-9748 for questions or tickets. Purchase your tickets from any member of the band beginning this Sunday, October 7.

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