Concerts & Events

ANNOUNCING CJO’s 2018-19 SEASON “Looking Forward, Laying Back” For 34 years, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra has promoted jazz in its historical and contemporary forms mixing the finest internationally recognized jazz musicians, arrangers, composers with the CJO. Led by Musical Director Paul Ferguson, this upcoming season the CJO will present its usual array of uniquely creative arrangements performing a celebration of jazz centennials, the music of Love, Latin music, Christmas music and our annual collaboration with The Musical Theater Project. We are also really pleased to announce the continuation of our four-concert partnership with downtown Akron’s BLU Jazz+. BLU Jazz+ is a stunning live music venue with state-of-the art stage/sound & lighting that caters to its patrons by providing a relaxing atmosphere for light socialization and the presentation of quality live jazz (regional & national). BLU Jazz+ also offers a chef-inspired menu of exquisite entrées & small plate specialties, full-service bar boasting premium liquors, signature cocktails and inspired wine & beer selections, as well as a fabulous photography gallery!