The Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra’s performance homes are at The Redmoor for our Big Band Series in Mt. Lookout as well as the First Unitarian Church in Avondale for our Jazz@First Chamber Jazz Series. The CCJO has previously performed at various venues around Greater Cincinnati, including: Next ChapterThe GreenwichThe MonasteryYork Street Cafe, Blue Wisp Jazz Club, National Underground Railroad Freedom CenterMemorial Hall and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. The Orchestra and our musicians also perform at various educational, orchestral, jazz and festival events across the Tri-State.


To learn more about the CCJO’s past performances, please visit our archives.


The safety of everyone at Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra events is important to the Board of the CCJO. We want to ensure that all of our performers and guests feel safe.  Therefore, we will apply with all applicable safety guidelines at the time of our performances.  


To learn more about the CCJO’s current COVID Health & Safety Protocols, please visit our Health & Safety page.


Friday, May 22, 2022 | 7pm
Campbell County Public Library Ft. Thomas/Carrico Branch (1000 Highland Ave, Fort Thomas, KY 41075)

Unforgettable: Mandy Gaines and the CCJO Quartet

The CCJO quartet welcomes world-renowned vocalist Mandy Gaines to the stage to sing favorite classics from the American Songbook and beyond.


Saturday, June 4, 2022 | 3-10pm
Dillsboro Arts Friendship Gallery - The Porch (12926 Bank St, Dillsboro, IN 47018)

CCJO at Dillsboro Jazz Festival

Dillsboro Arts is proud to present the Dillsboro Jazz Festival 2022 at The Porch in Dillsboro, Indiana, featuring vocalist Mandy Gaines and the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra!

  • 4pm | Mandy Gaines and guitarist Brad Myers

  • 5:30pm | CCJO Jazz Quartet

  • 7:15pm | Mambo Combo

  • 8:45pm | CCJO Big Band and Mandy Gaines

BBQ by Smokin' Otis and homemade ice cream available!