The International Jazz Day Arizona Foundation In Collaboration With Al Heggs, Owner of Superstition Springs Chrysler, Recently Refined And Concluded Its 6th Annual Jazz Day Arizona Festival Tour, Making It Its Best Yet! Thousands held At The State Capitol, Phoenix, Mesa, And In Alamos, Mexico, And Attended the Jazz Day AZ Festivals!
The State of AZ Has Joined More Than 196 Global Jazz Day Celebrations During The Month of April, Designated By The United Nations Educational, Scientific And Cultural Organization (UNESCO) To Celebrate And Preserve Jazz, Its Icons, Its Culture, And Signify The Role It Plays In Uniting People Around The World.
The 6th Annual Celebration of International Jazz Day Concerts Kicked off At The State Capitol on April 26th Endorsed By Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, and Several Mayors Throughout The State Including Mayor of Tucson Jonathan Rothschild, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans and Mayor of Douglass Robert Uribe. This Historical Festivals Was Marked By The Overwhelming Attendance of More Than 150 Members Of The Senate And House Cabinets!
“What A Beautiful And United Experience; Jazz Has Brought The Community To Our State Capitol,” Spoken By Reesha Mcguire, International Jazz Day AZ Host Committee Member.
The Second Event Was At The Mesa Arts Center In Mesa, Az. This Event Was Marked By Its Classic Appeal, And Featured Artists Such As Tony Monaco, Scott & Ginger Whitman and Dowell Davis Trio Featuring Jesse McGuire. International Jazz Day AZ Also Partnered This Year With Downtown Phoenix And The Phoenix Market Cafe To Host The Urban Wine And Jazz Walk. The Headline Performer Of The Night, Chicago’s Own, Max V, Serenaded The Crowd With His Sultry Style And Sounds! Hundreds Of Phoenix Patrons Enjoyed Live Jazz Coupled With Wine, And A Beautiful Time Is Indeed What Was Experienced!
International Jazz Day AZ Foundation’s Producer, The Legendary William “Doc” Jones, Has Envisioned The Fruition Of This Day For Many Years. Jones Has Worked Diligently On The Development Of His Works Not Only On Stage, But With The Development Of Young Artists. His Program, Next Student Academy, Has Provided 100’s Of Instruments For School-Age Children Unable To Purchase Instruments On Or Of Their Own. Jones Also Manages A Multimillion Dollar Multi-Media Company, 504 Mag, Offering Fans Historical Captures, And Updates Of The National And International Jazz Markets. He Has Been Praised For His Efforts By Many Greats In The Jazz Community.