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Valentine’s Day Jazz And Dance Concert Coming To Renaissance Theatre

11 Feb , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse; From Renaissance Performing Arts Association

This Valentine’s Day, Mansfield’s premiere jazz ensemble returns to the Renaissance stage as the Artistic Jazz Orchestra presents “Romance at the Ren—A Swingin’ Valentine’s Day.” 

AJO Artistic Director Paul Martin leads this fabulous ensemble in a collection of dance-worthy favorites to present the very best in big band jazz! An evening not to be missed, bring new energy to your Valentine’s Day date night with drinks, dessert, and dancing at the Renaissance with the Artistic Jazz Orchestra.


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Jazz At The Ren Backlot

7 Jul , 2021  

The Artistic Jazz Orchestra makes its premier appearance at the Renaissance Theatre this weekend. AJO Artistic Director, Paul Martin, has put together an evening of the group’s most popular numbers.

Martin is a native of Ashland and has studied with jazz legends like Vaughn Wiester (trombonist and arranger for Woody Herman) and Doug Richeson (bassist for Tony Bennett). He’s also performed with some of the finest jazz musicians in the country, includingLas Vegas vocalist/pianist George Bugatti, vocalist Cathi Muckle (the niece of Rosemary Clooney), trumpeter Bobby Shew, and drummer Louise Bellson. More…

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