2931 East Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45403
(937) 254-8130

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Last Update:  09/30/2014

Every Sunday Night

Dayton's Longest Running Jazz Jam
Featuring the Mighty Hammond B3

    On Going Events at Jazz Central:


Check Out Our Event Schedule:

Generations Big Band

The Jazz Central Big Band

1st. Friday Blues Jam

Our Featured Hammond B3 Players
Upcoming Special Events at Jazz Central:
10/11/2014 Jack Hart and Friends
12/13/2014 Craig Jackson & Friends
Additional Items on our Website:

Report on Past Jazz Central Events

Jaming Highlight Pictures at Jazz Central

Support our Dayton Public
School all Jazz all the Time
Radio Station

Find us on FaceBook at: http://www.facebook.com/JazzCentralDayton
Read the Dayton City Paper Jazz Central article by Khalid Moss

Check out the Jazz Central Promo Video Here


Jazz Central schedule of Events


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Our Featured Hammond B3 Players:

The first, third & fifth
Sundays features
Kenny Baccus
The second and fourth
Sundays features
John Slate

Jazz Jam Sunday Hours from 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm


Check out our expanded dance floor!



Jamming Over the Years at Jazz Central
A painting - by Clifford Darrett

What is Jazz Central? 
     Jazz Central is a small club, which reminds one of New Orleans, on Daytonís east side thatís been jamming on Sundays over 38 years.  In recent years, since the major decline of jazz in Dayton, Ohio, they open the doors on Sunday night pay a small core group of regular players, the electric, staff and security and hope they make enough off the bar to keep the jazz going. 
      Over the years many young players, (twelve year olds and such), have had a chance to cut their teeth on the Jazz Central stage.  Aside from the Sunday night jams, back when times were better, they would, on occasion, pay some players to do a tribute concert or a B3 Organ face off, or the like. Jazz Central has never been able to pay for big events like some of the larger clubs, who for the most part have all dropped jazz.  On the other hand they have provided the club free gratis for just about anyone who would like to put on a jazz tribute or benefit concert Ė Jazz Advocate has done its share over many years.

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Jazz Central Presenting Big Band Jazz in Dayton

The Generations Big Band
Coming again Thursday, September 18th
(And every third Thursday)
7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
$5 Admission at the door

This month's show theme is TV and movie theme songs. You can expect our regular music and silliness from the Generations Big Band all for the same low cover of $5. Remember your dancing shoes. We added several new charts to our folders. These TV and movie themes have some great dancing music.

We are excited to announce we will have two guest artists performing with us for the  "Theme" show. Come hear Brian West and Don Brunning this Thursday!


Food available for purchase.
Secured lighted parking.


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Jazz Central Presenting Big Band Jazz in Dayton
The Jazz Central Big Band
Coming again Thursday, October 2nd
(And every first Thursday)

Oct 2 is fast approaching for Jazz Central Big Band's Jazz-O-Ween night! Come in costume and listen to some great jazz, themed around Halloween...Beulah Witch, Beauty and the Beast, Count Bubba's Revenge, and the ever swingin' vocals of Kelly McLennan from Columbus!! Come hungry, too, so you can try our club's great sandwiches and such, and have a great time!

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
$5 Admission at the door

Food available for purchase.
Secured lighted parking.


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Bringing the "Blues" back to Jazz Central:
1st Friday Blues Jam
All musicians are welcome!

(Every First Friday)

Featuring Dustin Malone and Friends


8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
$5 Admission at the door



Secured lighted parking.
 


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Jazz Advocate presents a Gabriel Foundation Benefit Concert:

Gabriel Foundation Benefit Concert
Ssturday, October 11th.

Jack Hart - B3 organ
Michael Kotur - guitar
Chuck Wade - saxophone
Ismail Muhammad - drums




8 p.m. to Midnight
$5 Admission at the door

Food available for purchase.
Secured lighted parking.
 


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Jazz Advocate presents a Gabriel Foundation Benefit Concert:
Gabriel Foundation Benefit Concert
Ssturday, December 13th.

Jack Hart - B3 organ
Michael Kotur - guitar
Chuck Wade - saxophone
Ismail Muhammad - drums




8 p.m. to Midnight
$5 Admission at the door

Food available for purchase.
Secured lighted parking.
 


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