April celebrates ‘JAM’, Jazz Appreciation Month

What a fantastic idea! Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) ... a whole month dedicated to the celebration of jazz as something to treasure as part of our past, and present. Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities during the late 19th and early 20th century. It emerged in many parts of the United States in the form of independent popular musical styles, all linked by the common bonds of African American and European American musical parentage with a performance … [Read more...]

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is celebrated all April !!!

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is a music festival held every April in the United States, in honor of jazz as an original American art form. JAM was created by John Edward Hasse, PhD, curator of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), a global celebration to advance recognition of jazz as America’s original music. JAM was launched by the National Museum of American History. Jazz Appreciation Month pays tribute to jazz as both a historic … [Read more...]

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