Cleveland Jazz Orchestra Jazz Discovery Series led by Chris Anderson – presented by PlayhouseSquare District Development Corporation
Cleveland Jazz Orchestra Jazz Discovery Series is CJO’s community outreach program offering free concerts in readily accessible venues throughout Cleveland.
This year’s series, in partnership with PlayhouseSquare, will feature Cleveland based artists with cross genre pieces led by CJO’s Chris Anderson, one of Ohio’s finest performers and educators.
Performances are held at the U.S. Bank Plaza at PlayhouseSquare, 1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland Ohio.
August 25 - Hip Hop & Jazz ”2 Not So Distant Cousins,” featuring the musical sounds of Replife.
September 8 - Blues Showcase ”How Do You Like Your Blues?” swingin, down home, funky…covering the blue sounds of B.B. King, Louis Jordan, Miles Davis and many others. Also featuring special guests.
September 22 - Music and dance have always gone together. Listen to the music and experience the dance of some of Cleveland’s best dancers and composers. “Music and Dance.”
October 6 - “Rhythm & Blues…and Soul,Plus Jazz–Ooh Girl Performs.” Add jazz and you have the musical group Ooh Girl performing the music of Dilla, MJ, Outkast and many others.
October 20 - CJO Quartet presenting ”The Young Lions Den,” jazz classics as well as music from some of Cleveland’s Up and Coming jazz musicians.