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Monday, August 25th, 2014
Celebrating Charlie Parker Festival

Once again Jazzonian proudly presents the 3rd Annual Celebrating Charlie Parker Festival, Monday, August 25th, 7 PM, at the Bienes Center for the Arts at St. Thomas Aquinas, 2801 SW 12th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. For information, call 305-298-2380

FREE admissiion; donations will be encouraged to benefit Jazzonian Kids Club, Jazzonian Youth Scholarship Fund, and community initiatives: taking Jazz where there is none!

From very humble beginnings growing up in Kansas City, young Charlie Parker made a personal choice to become exceptional at playing the saxophone. Thus, with hard work and determination, Charlie Parker became the greatest, as well as setting the bar high for generations to come.

Featured performers:
Jazzonian Heritage Band
with special guests TBA

Jazzonian Proudly Presents: Best Young Jazz Saxophone Competition

Honoring the music legacy of saxophone icon Charlie Parker, Jazzonian proudly presents Best Young Jazz Saxophone Player Competition.

See Photos of the 2nd annual Celebrating Charlie Parker Festival

The JAZZONIAN Youth Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to promising young high school Jazz musicians with the goal of inspiring individuals to become high achievers, developing future leaders in the community, empowering the next generation of Jazz musicians, and nurturing young fans of this artform.

Jazz Museum of Florida, Inc. (dba Jazzonian and South Florida Jazz Summit) is a 501c3 not-for-profit public charity. More info at http://www.jazzonian.org/


The mission of the South Florida Jazz Summit is to bring the Jazz industry together; committed to empowering Jazz; thereby, serving as a cultural bridge--bringing people together for this higher purpose of preserving, advancing and celebrating this precious American artform that we love called Jazz; providing networking and educational opportunity; helping to energize the local Jazz scene; bringing awareness to area Jazz institutions and organizations; showcasing the best emerging young Jazz talent from great area schools, as well as helping to empower South Florida as a world class destination for live Jazz.

The South Florida Jazz Summit is a fundraising event produced annually by the Jazz Museum of Florida, Inc (dba Jazzonian), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All proceeds from this event go to the Jazzonian Young Jazz Leaders Scholarship initiative and community outreach jazz education programs under the aegis of the Jazz Museum of Florida, Inc.


Make a tax-deductable donation to JAZZONIAN. Invest in the future of Jazz! Click here!

Letter from the Founder and President of Jazzonian: Bobby Ramirez

Attention Pro Jazz Musicians:
Join the Jazzonian Artist-in-Residence Program

2011 JAZZONIAN Legacy Awards
And the winners are: Ed Bell (WLRN), Lifetime Achievement; Phyllis Fee, Jazz Benefactor; and James Chism, Jazz Volunteer

Excellence in Jazz Education
Jazzonian is very pleased to announce its 2011 Excellence in Jazz Education Award. This year's recipient is Mr. Christopher Dorsey, Band Director of the Jazz Orchestra at Dillard Center for the Arts.



JAZZONIAN Traveling Exhibit
As part of our commitment to inspire, educate, and bring people together, JAZZONIAN is available as a traveling exhibit to local community schools, institutions and organizations seeking to create more awareness of Jazz while celebrating the rich history of this unique American art form. If you would like JAZZONIAN to be part of your special event, contact Bobby Ramirez, info@jazzonian.org



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