February 6 – 9, 2014
Thursday 7:30 p.m., Friday – Saturday 8:00 p.m., Sunday 3:00 p.m.
Saturday night's performance broadcast Friday, June 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. on WOSU 89.7 FM
ARTISTS:Columbus Jazz Orchestra
Artistic Director, Byron Stripling
Guest Artist: Molly Ringwald
SHOW DESCRIPTION:Everyone's favorite former teenager joins the CJO in a salute to the Great American Songbook!
From the big screen to the stage, Molly Ringwald has done it all. Making a name for herself as one of the greatest teen stars of all time in John Hughes' classics like Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, and The Breakfast Club, Molly has now made her imprint in the jazz world releasing her new album, Except...Sometimes. An homage to the Great American Songbook, Ringwald has crafted a carefully chosen selection of jazz standards which she caps off with her take on The Breakfast Club classic, "Don't You (Forget About Me)."
JAZZ ACADEMY WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY: Saturday, February 8, 2:00 p.m. featuring Molly RingwaldJoin us for a new workshop series titled "Offstage at the Jazz Academy" hosted by Byron Stripling.
Join Byron for a casual and engaging conversation with the wonderful guest artists of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra. "Offstage at the Jazz Academy" provides participants a behind-the-scenes glimpse from the artist perspective on performing with the CJO – adding new perspective to being an audience member. Registration is free for CJO subscribers. Pre-registration is requested and available by clicking here.