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Friday August 16, 2019 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

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Ryan Hamilton is a versatile and active trombonist and educator. A former member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra, he currently is a member and soloist with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra. He can be heard as a soloist on their latest recording, Come Together. 

He is also a member of the Cathedral Brass Ensemble, Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra, Yumbambe, as well as his own quartet. In addition he performs with the HooDoo Soul Band and pit orchestras of Broadway Columbus; has shared the stage with such performers as Frankie Valli, Bill Dobbins, Johnny Mathis, Spoon, the Temptations, Jiggs Whigham, and the O’Jays; and world tours with the Guy Lombardo Orchestra. You can hear him as a soloist on a recent recording by Still Motion, in addition to recordings by the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Wet Darlings, New Basics Brass Band, Jesse Henry, and the Famous Jazz Orchestra.

As an educator he teaches low brass and jazz trombone studies at Denison. He also teaches jazz trombone and jazz studies at Capital University and jazz trombone at Otterbein University. He is also the director of the Columbus Youth Jazz Workshop, an honors ensemble for young jazz musicians. In the summer he is on faculty at the annual Miami Valley Jazz Camp. Previous teaching positions include at Kenyon College, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and as jazz faculty at Music For All’s Summer Symposi

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Friday September 13, 2019 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

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The great artistry of Ella Fitzgerald and legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson brought some of the greatest jazz recordings and duets in the 20th Century. Join renowned jazz pianist Jackie Warren and singer Michael Shirtz as they highlight the work of these two jazz giants and the great tunes of the American Songbook.
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Friday October 18, 2019 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

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Jazz drummer Reggie Jackson pays tribute to the legendary drumming of Gene Krupa, Papa Joe Jones, Joe Morello, Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, and others. Join us for a night of stories, styles, and swing as Reggie and friends jam to the rhythmic influence of some of America’s greatest drummers.
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Friday November 15, 2019 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

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Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of two albums that introduced a new style of jazz – Miles Davis Kind of Blue and Dave Brubeck’s Time Out. Join Michael Shirtz and friends as they share the legendary tunes that changed the musical world.
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