Open Trad Jazz Jam + Dance

Wed June 12, 7:30 - 11 pm

Every 2nd Wed - also July 10, Aug 14, Sept 11

Our open community jam and dance is back at
the Rambling House Music Bar, 310 E Hudson St Cbus 43202 in the Old North.
Thanks to our friends at SwingColumbus and CBal for helping out + joining in.

As always 100% FREE and open to the public!

Bring your instrument if you would like to join us on stage for a while, or bring your dancing shoes if you'd like to come and social dance. Either way, we'll be playing from 7-11! Sign-ups for musicians begin at 7, and we'll have fake books and tablets with songs on them ready to go for you. Here's a taste of the night -

NEW PLAYERS, please feel free to bring your instrument and join us for a low-pressure and learning-friendly set right at 7:30. This first set of the night will feature songs that are friendly for beginners, and backed by seasoned pros.

Hit up our Learn+Play It page for some tips on how this works, links to fake books and lead sheets, and more.

Interested but not sure if it's for you? Go here for videos of jams, how it works, + more info.

▶ Fall Show Dates - Mark 'em in Your Calendar! ◀

Sept 15 - Stay tuned on the band
Oct 27 - Sunset Stomp JB
Both 2 - 5 pm at the Clintonville Woman's Club.

Fall Harvest Festival of Bands and Charity Event
Nov 24, 1:30 - 6:30 at the Makoy Center.

~ Your Membership Support Matters! ~

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We could sure use your support to hire these musicians + the venue! Please consider joining or renewing RIGHT NOW ONLINE or at the door. Your membership support is VITAL to making COHJS events happen, and offering decent compensation to the musicians who learn + share this great music. Door admissions usually cover maybe 35-45% of the cost of a show. Most of the rest comes from memberships, and a bit more from The Columbus Foundation grant and Ohio Living's sponsorship.

For $20 a year you get $5 off the regular show admission and our newsletter - - but what you really get is doing your bit to keep hot jazz and dance live + local!

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Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber is a Proud Sponsor of Hot Jazz + Dance, Live and Near Home! For more about our senior living + services, please call 614.228.8888 or visit

The Columbus Foundation website

COJHS is grateful for the generous support of The Columbus Foundation Community Arts Fund and the Ingram-White Castle Foundation.

The Central Ohio Hot Jazz Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to enjoying and sharing traditional American jazz of the early 20th century. Comes in many styles and called by many names - traditional jazz, Dixieland jazz, classic jazz, hot jazz, New Orleans style jazz ... or San Francisco, Chicago, Kansas City, New York style jazz.
We LISTEN, PLAY, + DANCE to it, especially LIVE and NEAR HOME!

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