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More Hot Jazz Happenin's around here:

SwingColumbus' events calendar – always lots of great dance and music happening - weekly dances, lessons, live music. They're putting on a great Thursday nite lesson series.

Jan 12 + 13- Indy Record Bash - Binge on Vintage Jazz! IAJRC (Int'l Assoc of Jazz Record Collectors) gathering: LOTS of JAMS with some great musicians! Dancing, records + CDs, sheet music, photos ... classic movies, trivia quizzes ... everything related to vintage jazz. More info on the Facebook event.
At the Waterfront Clarion Hotel, 2930 Waterfront Parkway West Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46214. Special rate $72 - mention "Indy Record Bash" 317-299-8400.

~ Just kick back & ENJOY IT! ~

Thur, Jan 11, 7-8 - The Ramblers Jazz at the Grandview Heights Public Library. Toe-tapping, New Orleans-flavored jazz trio performing on banjo, bass, + trumpet. 1685 W First Ave, Columbus.

~ PLAY IT! ~

Sun Jan 28, 2-5 pm- EARLYJAS Jam. Make some of your own playing with talent from top NE Ohio bands. Info: Phil Cartwright, pcartwri@kent.edu. British American Club, 8564 Ravenna Rd, Twinsburg, OH 44087, 330-963-6370. Free for musicians. A little over 2 hours from Columbus.

~ DANCE IT! ~

Tues Jan 9, 7:15-10:30 BALBOA House Party. Go all night! Great for the faster tempo's of Hot Jazz.
By CBal at Ethel's Lounge (next to the Garden Theatre), 1187 N High St (4th+5th), Cbus.
7:15 lesson, social dance at 8:00 ~ no partner or experience required ~ $7 lesson+dance, $5 dance only or student.

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Here's what we know of regular Hot Jazz gigs around Ohio:

... It's a good idea to call these places before heading out because ... well, things change.
... If you know of something we should have on here, please let us know!
... For national listings we recommend the Syncopated Times – info@SyncopatedTimes.com

Swingin' Wednesdays – a friendly + welcoming dance by SwingColumbus. DJ's most weeks, live bands monthly. Dancing 8-11, beginner lesson at 7:30. Big Room Bar, 1036 S Front St, Columbus.

Dave Greer's Classic Jazz Stompers Jimmie's Ladder 11, 936 Brown St, Dayton (937-424-1784). 1st Tuesday of the month.

Buffalo Ridge Jazz Band Just One More Tavern, 7511 Hamilton Ave, Mt Healthy (Cincinnati area) (513-522-3001). Usually on a Sunday monthly - call for dates. Food + cash bar - reservations recommended.

Lower London St Dixieland Band Red Brick Tavern, 1700 Cumberland St (Rt 40), London (740-852-1474). Last Tuesday of the month, 7-10.

Goosetown Astonishers Crosskeys Tavern, 17 E Main St, Chillicothe (740-774-4157)
  Every Thursday! 8-10:30. Amazing name - - - a terrific band + fun night out.

Ragtime Rick & the Chefs of Dixieland Sodbuster Bar Haymarket Sq, 5758 N Main St, Sylvania (Toledo). Wed's 8-11. Info: 419-517-1045.

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The Central Ohio Hot Jazz Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization 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 ... the happiest music in the world! We listen, play, + dance to it.

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