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About Us

The International Jazz Day AZ Foundation was created with a mission to unite the State of Arizona around the Smithsonian’s Jazz Appreciation Month and the UNESCO International Jazz Day. In conjunction with the efforts from State of Arizona, affiliated Sister Cities, and the community, we can celebrate and support, Jazz music.The International Jazz Day event at Scottsdale Center for the Arts will be the first in a series of festivals to kick off Jazz Appreciation Month. Our purpose is to support arts and music programs for at risk youth through music education, festivals, and concerts. The IJD AZ Foundation was created to change the conversation and transcend cultural differences. One of America’s original art forms, Jazz, brings people together regardless of race, age, gender, or socio-economic class.