International Jazz Day - November 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe. International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots, future and impact; raise awareness of the need for intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding; and reinforce international cooperation and communication.
Jazz Foundation of America - Dedicated to providing financial, medical and legal assistance to those great jazz and blues veterans who find themselves in crisis due to illness, age and/or circumstance.
Jazz Gallery - An international cultural center where the youngest generation of emerging professional jazz musicians are nurtured with opportunities to collaborate with their peers, discover and refine their creativity, and perform in front of eager audiences.
National Jazz Museum in Harlem (JMIH) - A Smithsonian affiliate and thriving center for jazz, with a mission is to preserve, promote and present jazz by inspiring knowledge, appreciation and the celebration of jazz locally, nationally and internationally.
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