Jazz Dichotomy: The Music Jackson Pollock Loved and Hated

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

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

First Thursday Jazz at Hotel Trundle

Hotel Trundle 1224 Taylor Street, Columbia

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!

HG Jam Session

Hunter-Gatherer Brewery & Alehouse 900 Main St, Columbia

The Hunter-Gatherer Jam Session led by Mark Rouse is back in session! Join Rouse and company from 8p-11p for a night of up-and-comers to seasoned veterans sitting in and partaking in a classic jam session. More info on HG: http://huntergathererbrewery.com/about/


Live Jazz at Red, Beans & Rice

Red Beans and Rice Cafe 300 St Andrews Rd, Columbia

Duo Jazz - Wednesdays Traditional - Thursdays Solo - Fridays Funk - Saturdays Fusion - Sundays Check their listings: https://www.facebook.com/RBRJazzCafe/

Mark Rapp Group at Pearlz Upstairz

Pearlz Upstairz 936 Gervais Street, Columbia

Every Thursday night from 9p-12a, there is live jazz! Real jazz. Pearlz Upstairz lounge has a great ambience overlooking Columbia's famous Vista district and there is never a cover charge. Pearlz Upstairz is one of the few REAL jazz lounges in and around Columbia, SC. Come enjoy


Smooth Jazz at Chayz Lounge

Chayz Lounge 607 Meeting Street, West Columbia

Smooth Jazz at Chayz Lounge every Friday and Saturday. See their facebook event page for current listings:  https://www.facebook.com/pg/Chayz.Lounge/events Every Friday and Saturday, Chayz Lounge offers the best in smooth jazz and R&B. Check the Facebook event page for more: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Chayz.Lounge/events/ Chayz Lounge is the live music and

Music at Travinia

Travinia Italian Kitchen 5074 Sunset Blvd, Lexington

Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar in Lexington often has live music on Friday nights. Be sure to give them a call or catch them on Facebook to find out more.

Annual Holiday Party with Carl Payne Big Band

Blue Moon Ballroom 554 Meeting Street, West Columbia

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


Mike Frost Band

The Aristocrat 1001 Washington Street, Columbia

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

Frode Gjerstad Trio + another bass player

if ART Gallery 1223 Lincoln St, Columbia

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