Music

Museum founders Anna and Charles Taft were devoted supporters of music in the community. The Taft Museum of Art continues that tradition with a variety of concerts throughout the year, including the Chamber Music Series, Tunes at the Taft, and the Fall Jazz Series. ALL concerts are free and open to the public. Join us!
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Fall Jazz Series

The Taft’s 19th annual Fall Jazz Series returns with an all-star lineup of musicians. Grab a drink from the cash bar and settle in for an afternoon of cool rhythms and tunes.

FREE. No reservations needed for the jazz series. Cash bar.

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The Brandon Coleman Quartet
Sunday, September 23, 2:30 p.m.

This fresh young group, led by guitarist and composer Brandon Scott Coleman, will perform original compositions as well as put their signature spin on the standard jazz repertoire.

FREE.
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Cohesion Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, September 30, 2:30 p.m.

Conceived by drummer Bobby Scott and bassist Jim Anderson in 1973, Cohesion Jazz Ensemble has established itself as a progressive “underground” jazz group noted for its own compositions and original approach to the jazz standards. The group has maintained a consistent originality of sound and feel for the music to this day.

FREE.
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Sponsor: The Wohlgemuth Herschede Foundation in loving memory of Holly Ann Herschede

Special thanks: Laura Gentry and LAG Productions LLC