A Tribe For Jazz to Receive Resolution from the City of Columbus Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day

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Preserving the legacy and advancing the future of Jazz throughout the world

Columbus, OH (PRUnderground) April 14th, 2023

A Tribe For Jazz announced today that they would receive a resolution from Councilmember, Lourdes Barroso de Padilla of Columbus City Council, in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day. Stephanie Matthews, Executive Director of A Tribe For Jazz, will accept the resolution at the City Council meeting on Monday, April 17, 2023, at 5:00 pm. Her statement will be televised live on C-TV and live-streamed on the City of Columbus YouTube channel.

“We are honored to receive this recognition for our work in celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day,” said Stephanie Matthews, Executive Director of A Tribe for Jazz. “We believe that Jazz is more than just a genre of music – it is a cultural force that has shaped our society in countless ways, and Jazz Appreciation Month celebrates the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz.”

Jazz Appreciation Month was created in 2001 at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, and International Jazz Day in 2011 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), officially designated as April 30 and the culmination of Jazz Appreciation Month. Both are intended to draw public attention to jazz and its impact on the world. “Jazz unites people in all corners of the globe, and we look forward to doing the same with our events in April,” said Matthews. All will be free and open to the public.

About A Tribe for Jazz

The mission of A Tribe for Jazz is to preserve the legacy and advance the future of jazz through visual storytelling, live and virtual performances, education, and community engagement. A Tribe for Jazz positions jazz artists to break through to a wider audience by harnessing the power and universal human appeal of their own stories that elevate and transform the encounter between artist and listener. Such is the holistic, interdisciplinary magic that A Tribe for Jazz brings about with its creative and technical teams. The goal is to tell these artists’ stories in a way that reflects their excellence and authentic humanity, and to explore how their lives and creative processes are shaped by relationships. For more information, visit www.atribeforjazz.org. IG: @atribeforjazz_ and FB: A Tribe for Jazz.

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