Area Musicians
Columbus, GA and Surrounding Areas
Names, Instruments, Contact Info (if available), CDs, etc

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  • Atlanta Seventeen (Big Band out of Atlanta)
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  • Auburns Knights
            Website
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  • Aucoin, Tim (Bass out of Atlanta)
            Website
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  • Baker, Ian David (Bass, CSU Alumnus)
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  • Bales, Kevin (Keys out of Atlanta)
            Website
            facebook
            CDs
                Kevin has played on many recordings. Click here for a list.
  • Banks, Kenny (Keys out of Atlanta)
            Website
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            CDs
                Dichotomy (CD with Joe Gransden)
                Truly Free
  • Banks, David (Keyboards out of Tuskegee, Al)
           Website
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  • Becks, Burdette L. (Sax, Flute out of LaGrange)
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  • Beddage, Shirantha (Sax out of Toronto - former CSU Professor and President of Columbus Jazz Society)
            Website
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            CDs
                Roots And Branches
                Identity
                Momentum
  • Bodiford, La'Roy (Sax out of Montgomery, AL)
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  • Boone, Brandon (Bass out of Atlanta)
            Website
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  • Bruce, Patrick (Guitar, Bass out of Opelika, AL)
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  • Buchanan, Eric (Drummer out of Columbus, GA)
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  • Buchanan, Lloyd (Vocals and Keys out of Manchester, GA)
            Website
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  • Byars, Trey (Drums - CSU's Jazz Combos)
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  • Carter, Kenyon (Sax out of Atlanta)
            Website
            facebook
            CDs
                Can't Wait For Perfect
                Game On
                Songs For My Father
                Right By My Side
                Misc Recordings
  • Chesarek, Justin (Drums out of Atlanta)
            Website
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  • Columbus Cavaliers (Big Band Orchestra out of Columbus, GA)
            Website
  • Columbus State University Jazz Combos (out of Columbus, GA)
            Schwob Jazz Orchestra
            Jazz Combos
  • Cooper, Ian (Sax - CSU Alumnus)
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  • Coyle, Laura (Vocalist out of Atlanta)
            Website
            facebook
            CDs
                If Poets Sing
                Laura Coyle
                Laura With Christmas Tree O
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  • David, Andy (Keys, Trumpet out of Atlanta)
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  • David, John (Drummer out of Atlanta)
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  • Davis, Mose (Keys out of Atlanta)
            Website
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            CDs
                Let the Music Take You
                The Coming of Moses
                Sunshine
  • Drake, Jane (Vocals out of Auburn/Opelika)
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  • Elevate The Quest (Progressive Jazz Band out of Atlanta)
            Website
            facebook
            CDs
                Eric Thomas Trio Mix Tape
                Music Is My Alchemy
                Take It Easy
  • Evans, Jim (Trumpet and Band Leader out of Columbus, GA)
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  • Ferguson, Tim (Sax out of Atlanta)
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  • Gransden, Joe (Vocals, Trumpet, and Band Leader out of Atlanta)
  • Griffiths, Amy (Sax - former CSU Professor)
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  • Heriveaux, Louis (Keys out of Atlanta)
  • Hibbard, Mace (Sax out of Atlanta)
  • Hoskins, Michael (Musician out of Atlanta)
  • Hyatt, Jan (Vocals out of Columbus, GA)
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  • Jackson, Seth (Drums out of Columbus, GA)
  • Jackson, Tyrone (Keys out of Atlanta)
  • Jones, Courtney (Trumpet out of Columbus, GA - CSU Alumnus)
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  • Jones, Eric (Guitar out of Columbus, GA)
  • Jazz Disciples, The (Jazz Group out of Atlanta featuring Yusef Sharif)
            Website
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  • Kaminski, Matthew (Keyboard out of Atlanta - Atlanta Braves Organist - Matthew Kaminski Quartet)
            Website
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            CDs
                Live At Churchill Grounds
                Swinging On The New Hammond
                Taking My Time
                Stadium Organ Sounds 
  • Kawamura, Eric (Trumpet out of Columbus, GA)
  • Kennedy, Taylor (Musician out of Atlanta)
  • Kidd, Emory (Bass out of Montgomery)
  • Kotan, Emrah (Drummer out of Atlanta)
  • Konda (Jazz Band out of Atlanta)
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            Band Members
                Trey Dunnahoo (Guitar)
                Dallas Dawson (Drums)
                Maxwell Boecker (Bass)
                Marquinn Mason (Alto Sax)
            CD
                Origins
  • Kravtin, Billy (Drums out of LaGrange, GA)
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  • Land, Gary (multi-instrumentalist out of Birmingham)
  • Leon, Kevin (Drums out of Atlanta)
            Website
            facebook
  • Lewis, Kenny (Bass out of Columbus, GA)
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  • Madeo, Elwood (Guitar out of Columbus, GA)
  • Mayfield, Milkshake (Trumpet out of Atlanta)
  • Mazer, Susan (Worldclass Harpist and personal friend out of Reno, NV)
  • McCurry, Patrick (Sax out of Auburn, AL)
  • Meisburg, Jack (Bass out of Atlanta)
  • Morgan, David (Drums out of Columbus, GA)
  • Morris, Moffett E. (Bass out of Atlanta)
  • Murray, Stan (Sax, Woodwinds, flute out of Columbus, GA)
  • Myers, Nate (Sax out of Atlanta)
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  • Oshima, Madoka (Keys out of Atlanta)
  • Otts, Chris (Sax out of Atlanta)
            Website
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            CDs
                Layers
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  • Parker, Mark (Drums out of Columbus, GA)
  • Parsons, Charles (Trumpet out of Columbus, GA)
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  • Pendowski, Mike (Sax out of Auburn University)
  • Perry, Bill (Pianist out of Tuskegee, AL)
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            CDs
                Straight Up
                Timeless
                Martin Theater
                The Bill Perry Group
                The Tuskegee Airmen
                Tipof The Iceburg
                We Are Tuskegee Forever
  • Pershounin, Alex (Bass out of Iowa - former CSU Professor and President of Columbus Jazz Society)
            Website
            facebook
            CDs
                Let's Touch Bass
  • Pickett, Jackie (bass out of Columbus, Atlanta, and LaGrange)
            Website
            facebook
            Founder of non-profit Torch Academy
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  • Render, Shawn (Drummer out of LaGrange, GA)
  • Roberts, Kathy (Vocals out of Columbus, GA)
  • Robinson, Charles Ray "Big Saxy" (Sax out of Columbus, GA)
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  • Robinson, Michael (Vocals, Keys, Trumpet out of Columbus, GA)
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  • Sandfort, John (Sax out of Atlanta)
  • Sellick, Annie (Vocalist out of Nashville, TN)
            Website
            facebook
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            CDs
                Street Of Dreams
                Annie Sellick And The Hot Club
                No Greater Thrill
                Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
                Let's Make A Christmas Memory
                A Little Piece Of Heaven
                Stardust On My Sleeve
  • Scruggs, Will (Sax out of Atlanta)
  • Shaw, Craig (Bass out of Atlanta)
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            Email
  • Sherif, Yusef (Sax and vocals out of Atlanta)
            Website
            facebook
            Email
  • Skelton, Sam (sax, flutes, and woodwinds out of Atlanta)
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  • Smith, Dallas (Flutes, Woodwinds, and Saxes - A Columbus, GA native now in Reno, NV)
            Website
            facebook
            CDs
                Amethyst with his wife Susan Mazer (World-Class Harpist)
                Snapshots In Time
                My Original Standards
            Founder of the C.A.R.E. Channel (Therapeutic Music in Hospitals)
  • Smith, Jeff (Bass out of Columbus, GA)
  • Snakebite Six (Dixieland Jazz Band, Jim Evans is their leader)
  • Southern Standard Time (Vocal Jazz Band out of Columbus, GA)
            Website
            facebook
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            Band Members
                Mark Parker (Drums)
                Taylor Pierce (Guitar)
                Jeff Smith (Bass)
                Rusty Taylor (Vocals)
            CDs
​               Southern Standard Time 
  • Spengler, Alice (Vocals. Piano out of Smith Station, AL)
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  • Stallard, Matt (Bass out of Atlanta)
            770-827-4339
  • Stewart, Kati (Vocals out of Atlanta)
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  • Taylor, Brandyn (Sax out of Atlanta)
  • Taylor, Rusty (Vocals out of Columbus, GA)
  • Tipton, Donald (Keys out of Columbus, GA)
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  • Tomedo, Etsuko (Keys out of Atlanta)
            Website
            facebook
            Email
            CDs
                Beauty In The Fall
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  • Vaillancourt, Paul (Drums - CSU Professor)
  • Vannoy, Kevin (Vocals, Sax, Harmonica out of Phenix City, AL)
  • Varner, Zack (Sax out of Atlanta)
  • Vernick, Gordon (Trumpet out of Atlanta)
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  • Williams, Stan (Guitar out of Columbus, GA)
  • Woodson, Coleman (Keys out of Montgomery, AL)
  • Worney, Jesse (Bass out of Columbus, GA)
  • Wright, Trey (Guitar out of Atlanta)
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  • Young, Mark (Keys out of Hamilton, GA, about 25 miles north of Columbus)













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