Every Monday night, the 21-piece Vaughn Wiester's Famous Jazz Orchestra plays at the Clintonville Woman’s Club, 3951 N. High St., Columbus, just north of the Park of Roses.
This is the best big jazz band buy in Central Ohio, playing Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Woody Hermann, Mel Lewis, etc. It has produced four CDs.
Vaughn is a jazz historian, and former Woody Herman Band trombonist. Several band performers have been members of well-known big bands around the U.S. (e.g. Tommy Dorsey, Guy Lombardo, Mel Lewis, Glenn Miller). Guest vocalists and instrumental soloists are occasionally featured.
Come and go any time between 7:30 and 10:45. (7:15 for best seats). Casual and congenial..
There are both tables, and row chairs. Setups, snacks and pop are sold; you can BYOBl.
$10, $5 for students. Very ample parking.
Local Number: (614) 268-5525
Monday: 7:15 PM - 10:45 PM