Jams and Workshops

Here are some basics to help you know what's going on, contribute, + have fun sooner.

(For a quick look at the COHJS / SwingColumbus Community Jam & Social Dance in action, hit this up.)

If you do nothing else, invest 36 minutes in "Trad Jazz 101" - see the New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp faculty explain + demonstrate the role each instrument plays in a typical trad jazz band.


  NEW Workshop materials


  Songs to start with


  From "the form" to a performance


  Circle of 4th's, your best friend


  Music materials + resources


  Camps, workshops, jams


Suggestions? Want more help? Get in touch!


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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