Most jazz historians give short shrift to the Buckeye state, regarding as a go-through rather than a go-to place. However, the fact is jazz has long been practiced in Ohio and with a vengeance. Come hear author David Meyers regale you with little-known stories of Ohio’s role in jazz history. It may well change the way you think about jazz. And Ohio.
David Meyers is a supervisor at Columbus State Community College and is the author of numerous local histories, as well as two musical and other works for the stage. David received his BA from Miami University and his MBA from the Ohio State University. He was featured in an episode of the Discovery Canada/A&E series “Curious and Unusual Deaths.”