Community Collage Jazz Night

February 21, 2019

Cincinnati Public Schools Proudly Celebrates the Accomplishments of America’s Greatest Jazz Artists

Photos of jazz artistJoin Cincinnati Public Schools administration, staff and students as we honor and celebrate the monumental artistic and social impact that pioneering Black jazz artists have had on American history.

Clark Montessori High School
3030 Erie Ave, Cincinnati OH 45208
7:00 p.m. — Thursday, February 21, 2019
Admission is Free

Clark Montessori Jazz Band directed by Joshua Roderer
Walnut Hills Jazz Ensemble directed by Andrew Peoples
SCPA Jazz Ensemble directed by Erwin Stuckey Greater
Cincinnati Youth Jazz Collaborative directed by Dr. Isidore Rudnick

The list below highlights a few of these artists:

  • Louis Armstrong – cornetist, trumpeter, bandleader
  • Count Basie – pianist, arranger, bandleader, composer
  • Sidney Bechet – clarinetist, soprano saxophonist
  • Art Blakey - drummer Ray Brown – bassist
  • Benny Carter – alto saxophonist, arranger, bandleader, composer, trumpeter
  • Charlie Christian - guitarist
  • John Coltrane – soprano and tenor saxophonist, band leader, composer
  • Miles Davis – trumpeter, bandleader, composer,
  • Duke Ellington – pianist, arranger, bandleader, composer
  • Ella Fitzgerald - vocalist
  • Dizzy Gillespie – trumpeter, bandleader, composer
  • Benny Golson – tenor saxophonist, bandleader, composer
  • Coleman Hawkins – tenor saxophonist
  • Billie Holiday – vocalist
  • J.J. Johnson – trombonist Jo Jones - drummer
  • Charles Mingus – bassist, bandleader, composer
  • Thelonious Monk – pianist, composer
  • Jelly Roll Morton – pianist, arranger, composer
  • Charlie Parker – alto saxophonist, bandleader, composer
  • Bessie Smith - vocalist
  • Sarah Vaughn - vocalist Lester Young - saxophonist

We hope you will join us!