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For over 35 years, The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra has been Northeast Ohio’s premier jazz voice. Led by Paul Ferguson, the CJO promotes jazz in its historical and contemporary forms, through concerts with gifted jazz musicians, arrangers, composers and educators in northeast Ohio. The CJO aims for worldwide recognition in cooperation with guest artists, and looks to shepherd young musicians toward the future of jazz. This mission and vision are brought to life through a variety of new music, new compositions and arrangements, and a stellar line-up of well-known guest artists and young up-and-coming talent!

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“I’d like to take them on the road with me.”

– Sarah Vaughan –

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February 23, 2021

It’s a Family Affair!

We don't teach jazz, we teach students. Ellis Marsalis Jr. As we touched upon last week with our Mardi Gras celebration, New Orleans was the birthplace of jazz and is…
February 15, 2021

Let the Good Times Roll!

"Laissez les bons temps rouler!"   Since Mardi Gras is this week, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to share a little history behind the holiday and music. So…
February 8, 2021

Meet the CJO: Musette Vincent

I don't need time. What I need is a deadline. Duke Ellington In addition to all the fantastic musicians who you’ve seen at our concerts, behind the scenes, we have…

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