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Jazz great and radio host Christian McBride is returning to Xavier University on Saturday, October 27 to perform with his band New Jawn as part of the Jazz Music Series

World renowned stride pianist and jazz vocalist Judy Carmichael is coming to town to be part of the Music for Melanoma fundraiser on August 9 and this year's Cincy Blues Fest on August 11. 

After the loss of one of the group's founders and a 10-year gap between albums, the legendary jazz a capella foursome The Manhattan Transfer has just released The Junction

The next induction ceremony and concert for the Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame takes place on Sunday, April 8 at Mount St. Joseph University. 

Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame

Jan 19, 2018

The Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame is gearing up for its 2018 events, including the new induction class coming in April. 

Of all the renowned musicians from Cincinnati, are you familiar with jazz pianist Charlie Alexander

The next concert in the Xavier University Jazz Series brings together some familiar names in jazz, combined into a supergroup called Hudson

He's a Cincinnati native and one of the most acclaimed jazz musicians of this era. 

He's got a new CD (Open Book) and memoir (Good Things Happen Slowly: A Life In and Out of Jazz), and will be back in his hometown for the upcoming Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival on October 28. Fred Hersch joins our Ron Esposito to talk about his life, his health and his music.

The Joint's Still Jumpin'

Sep 26, 2017

We're so fortunate to have so many talented musicians in Cincinnati and we're grateful to them for donating their time and talent to this CD project.

Coming next to the Xavier University Jazz Series is a concert from Noah Preminger & Gary Versace with Brandon Coleman Trio on October 1. 

Local piano legend Phil DeGreg and his trio will release a new CD, Queen City Blues, at a party on September 21 at The Greenwich in Walnut Hills. 

Live Jazz Coming To Xavier University

Aug 25, 2017

The Xavier University Jazz Music Series is preparing for a new season of live performances, beginning September 17. 

This weekend's Cincinnati Music Festival is the current name for what began decades ago as The Ohio Valley Jazz Festival

Jazz, gospel and singers from a dozen African American church choirs raising their voices are all part of the upcoming Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra concert called Come Together

During this Jazz Appreciation Month, the Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame will hold its third annual induction ceremony

Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month: last year, local musicians Brad Myers and Michael Sharfe recorded their CD in the Cincinnati Public Radio Corbett Studio

Music: Legendary local jazz vocalist Mary Ellen Tanner is with the Lee Stolar Trio for this recording of But Not For Me.

Jazz Musician Eddie Gomez From Chick Corea Trilogy

Sep 30, 2016

Jazz musician Eddie Gomez is coming to Cincinnati as part of Chick Corea Trilogy, appearing as part of Xavier University’s Jazz Music Series on October 8. 

Music From Ed Moss & The Society Jazz Orchestra

Sep 9, 2016

Ron Esposito presents a song from Ed Moss & The Society Jazz Orchestra

The upcoming 2016-17 season of the Xavier University Jazz Music Series features some of the most recognizable names in music including Chick Corea and Christian McBride

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