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Friends of Jazz at UCLA is a community for anyone interested in learning about and supporting Jazz performances and jazz education in Southern California.

Friends of Jazz at UCLA (https://schoolofmusic.ucla.edu/about/outreach/friends-of-jazz/) provides support and other resources to advance the study of jazz at UCLA. The organization’s core objectives include: Supporting the growing needs of the UCLA Jazz Studies program with respect to student support, workshops, lectures, and master classes; Producing musical events to benefit jazz studies; Supporting the ongoing development of the Kenny Burrell Archive of African American Music; Supporting outreach to secondary school students to raise awareness of jazz; Improving knowledge of UCLA and its extraordinary educational resources including its Jazz Studies Program; Providing more positive exposure and public awareness of jazz.

Members can expect to be informed of and invited to participate in a multitude of Jazz performances and related events occurring throughout Southern California.

We invite you to support the future of Jazz by joining Friends of Jazz at UCLA. Your financial contribution will help with our continuing mission: Contribute to Friends of Jazz at UCLA (https://giving.ucla.edu/Campaign/Donate.aspx?Sitenum=1173&fund=61131O&AutoFN=y&Code=M-XXXX)

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JOIN US FOR THE ANNUAL AMERSFOORT JAZZ FESTIVAL FROM THE NETHERLANDS

3 DAYS OF WORLD JAZZ Join us for the 42th edition of the annual Amersfoort Jazz festival on November 20-22, 2020. We proudly present a varied program of World Jazz, live streamed from theatre De Lieve Vrouw and De Observant in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. The event is presented from the Amersfoort Jazz Café. All streams and concerts can be followed online, completely free of charge. • 19 World Jazz acts • Living Legends • Next Generation • 4 winners of the prestigious Boy Edgar Award • National Artist is Residence • Various ‘Festival Creations’ • Various guests at the online Amersfoort Jazz Café https://www.amersfoortjazz.nl/amersfoort-jazz-online/

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JOIN US FOR JAZZ MUSICIANS UNITE AGAINST RACISM

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