The recording industry’s Music Performance Trust Fund (MPTF) announced today it has completed funding plans to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month throughout the month of April. In 30 days, more than 60 North American markets will enjoy 224 live, admission-free performances. Funding will support professional musicians to perform at community venues, schools and senior centers, and via livestreaming from the MPTF and community partner Facebook event pages.
“Seeing regional jazz greats working again is exciting and so important,” stated the MPTF’s Trustee, Dan Beck.
“Seeing regional jazz greats working again, coming out of the past 24 months of the pandemic, is extremely exciting and so culturally important,” stated the MPTF’s Trustee, Dan Beck. “Jazz Appreciation Month has been a significant focus of the MPTF’s efforts throughout its history,” he added. // Continue to the full article