Doc Jones Looking To Make 2018 Biggest Year Yet For Int’l Jazz Day AZ

Doc Jones Looking To Make 2018 Biggest Year Yet For Int’l Jazz Day AZ

Ed Masley, The Republic | azcentral Doc Jones is a man on a mission. No sooner had International Jazz Day ended in late April than Jones, a music educator who plays saxophone and keyboards, was making plans for 2018, which he hopes will be the biggest year yet for the annual event here in the Valley. “My wife says, ‘You don’t ever stop,’” Jones says. “But it’s all one thing. It’s all about International Jazz…

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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 for the 7th Annual Arizona Int’l Jazz Day Festivals i’m also happy to announce I will heading up a Arts and cultural committee for the Chamber in 2018. International Jazz day AZ Foundation and the Global Chamber Phoenix have entered into a…

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WHO IS THIS DOC JONES, A MAN ON A MISSION

WHO IS THIS DOC JONES, A MAN ON A MISSION

The legendary Jazz Saxophone & Keyboard player William Doc Jones is known to music lovers as the “keeper of the Jazz flame alive ” for traditional Arizona and now New Orleans jazz and to critics as one of the top musicians produced by the Windy City of Chicago and now New Orleans. “The mission of the Doc Jones Quintet is to expose audiences everywhere to the authentic music of New Orleans and Chicago, the music…

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WORLD-CLASS JAZZ IN TUCSON :: JANUARY 11-21, 2018

WORLD-CLASS JAZZ IN TUCSON :: JANUARY 11-21, 2018

The Tucson Jazz Festival attracts jazz fans from the East Coast, Midwest, Northwest and elsewhere with hot and cool jazz and toasty temperatures during January, historically a slow time for business and tourism in the Old Pueblo. The festival boosts spending by locals in our thriving downtown with its trendy restaurants and historic performance venues. Post-festival surveys show that 86% of the concertgoers have dinner or go shopping downtown before or after the shows. Located…

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Mr. Richard Booker,official artist for the Int’l Jazz Day Festival in AZ

Mr. Richard Booker,official artist for the Int’l Jazz Day Festival in AZ

International Jazz Day AZ Foundation Executive Host Committee has chosen Richard Booker to be the official artist for the 2018 7th Annual International Jazz Day Festival in Arizona. Richard Booker has been painting for over 30 years. He has painted International icons such as Grammy nominated Jazz Artist Jonathan Butler and renown Civil Rights Icon Coretta Scott King. Mr. Booker has agreed to lend his, sometimes impressionist, style of painting to the International Jazz Day…

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Herbie Hancock Received International Jazz Day AZ Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award At The Mesa Arts Center In Arizona

Herbie Hancock Received International Jazz Day AZ Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award At The Mesa Arts Center In Arizona

SOURCE: 504MultiMedia Aug 17 2017 HERBIE HANCOCK WAS HONORED AND RECEIVED IJDAZF’s 2017 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AFTER HIS CONCERT IN ARIZONA AS PART OF HIS WORLD TOUR AT THE MESA ARTS CENTER IN MESA ARIZONA. Legendary musician and genre-defying artist Herbie Hancock received a lifetime Achievement Award after his concert in Mesa Arizona; the International Jazz Day AZ Foundation recognizes lifetime contributions and exceptional service of certain individuals to African-American culture in music, media, film,…

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WELCOME TINA SWEIS TO THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF INT’L JAZZ DAY AZ FOUNDATION

WELCOME TINA SWEIS TO THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF INT’L JAZZ DAY AZ FOUNDATION

Int’l Jazz Day AZ Foundation Appointed New Director Of International Affairs Under new Programs and Development Director Tina Sweis, International Jazz Day AZ Foundation, the goal will be to bring the eyes of the world on the State of Arizona. Under the auspices of UNESCO, which created International Jazz Day in celebration of the art form of Jazz music. The mission of the Director of Programs and Development is to support the achievements of Founder…

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Doc Jones Discusses Using Jazz To Promote AZ Tourism

Doc Jones Discusses Using Jazz To Promote AZ Tourism

AXS: What is the mission of the International Jazz Day AZ Foundation? Doc Jones: The mission is to utilize International Jazz Day and jazz month to produce concerts and events that will bring attention to tourism to our state of Arizona. Funds raised on International Jazz weekend will go to sponsor smaller organizations like NextStudent Academy, Academy of Excellence and the Boy Scouts of America. These organizations have a commitment to develop curriculums that will…

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Join Membership Club Today,

Join Membership Club Today,

International Jazz Day AZ Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuate and advance the cultural art form of jazz through festivals performances, education and outreach activities. Our activities are supported in part through membership donations. Membership is an investment in the continuation of this great American music. Your membership donation helps to support our jazz festivals presentations, free in-school jazz lessons, free jazz concerts in the community, free jazz jam sessions for students…

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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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