Former student of Doc Jones sent him a Testimony

Former student of Doc Jones sent him a Testimony

Before we start from the very beginning, I find it appropriate to share an anecdote which accurately represents the type of man Doc Jones really is. I was a sophomore at the University of Arizona and had just gotten my heart broken for the first time. I was failing multiple classes, and I was ready to call it quits and put all my energy into music. So, of course, I call Doc to let him…

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INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY AZ FOUNDATION / GLOBAL CHAMBER PHOENIX TEAM –

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY AZ FOUNDATION / GLOBAL CHAMBER PHOENIX TEAM –

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY AZ FOUNDATION / GLOBAL CHAMBER PHOENIX TEAM FOR PEACE, EDUCATION, ARTS & CULTURAL AND JAZZ FESTIVALS International Jazz Day AZ Foundation is proud to partner up with the Global Chamber again for the 8th Annual Arizona Int’l Jazz Day Festivals I’m also happy to announce I will heading up an Arts and cultural committee for the Chamber in 2019. International Jazz day AZ Foundation and the Global Chamber Phoenix have entered into…

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Doc Jones Unites Jazz Enthusiasts around AZ Jazz Day Holiday

Doc Jones Unites Jazz Enthusiasts around AZ Jazz Day Holiday

By Karen Flemister Jazz. This music genre has seen its own peaks and valleys in terms of popularity. Periodically jazz has been written off as obsolete, a formerly popular music category left for the archives of history. Well, rumors of the death of jazz are greatly exaggerated. There is a person in Arizona who refuses to sit idly by while jazz music fades away into the dustbin of history. He is actually using jazz as…

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Governor and AZ Mayors Proclaims April 30 Int’l Jazz Day in Arizona

Governor and AZ Mayors Proclaims April 30 Int’l Jazz Day in Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey has issued a Proclamation to Doc Jones declaring April 30, “International Jazz Day.” The proclamation will be presented on April 30 at the International Jazz Day Festival in Phoenix at CityScape. In the proclamation, Governor Ducey calls jazz “the universal language of freedom spoken eloquently by people in the United States and abroad” and “an international language that bridges differences and brings people together regardless of race, age, gender or socio-economic class.”…

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UNESCO THANKS ARIZONA’S GOVERNOR FOR SUPPORTING DOC JONES

UNESCO THANKS ARIZONA’S GOVERNOR FOR SUPPORTING DOC JONES

Governor Douglas A. Ducey Office of the Arizona Governor Douglas Ducey 1700 West Washington Street Phoenix, Arizona 85007 Dear Governor Douglas A. Ducey, On behalf of UNESCO and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, we would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for pledging your support for Doc Jones and International Jazz Day 2016. Such a proclamation truly helps us to make the 5th Annual International Jazz Day such a resounding…

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One issue Republicans and Democrats agree on?Jazz Music was created in America (the city of New Orleans) and is now exported around the world.

One issue Republicans and Democrats agree on?Jazz Music was created in America (the city of New Orleans) and is now exported around the world.

When is the last time you read an article that concluded with Republicans and Democrats on the same page on any given subject respecting a common cause? There is one thing the two parties do agree on. THE CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY APRIL 30TH More Jazz Education, more influence around the world.

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With Music on Their Mind There’s No Time For Crime 2016/17 Instrument Drive

With Music on Their Mind There’s No Time For Crime 2016/17 Instrument Drive

This year 2016/17… Angry Crab Snack & BBQ, Senor Sushi,and Stratus Event Center teamed up with Nextstudent Academy of the arts ( www.nextstudemusic.com ) to help share the power of Jazz, Blues, & electronic music with children and foster music education in Arizona and Puerto Peñasco Mexico. We are on a mission to raise through collecting and buying more than 500 instruments from January 23 thru Sept.1. These instruments will be cleaned up and repaired, then distributed…

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