Doc Jones Looking To Make 2019 Biggest Year Yet For Int’l Jazz Day AZ

Doc Jones Looking To Make 2019 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 2019, 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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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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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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