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Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Bands & Ensembles

Mission: The purpose of the Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is to promote and facilitate education about, preservation of, and live performance of traditional jazz, ragtime and sing music as Original American art forms. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinating school clinics, workshops, historical presentations, and live performances by youth and professional musicians at the annual Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree.

Results: Over two decades since it's inception, the Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree continues to delight festival goers form all fifty of the United States and dozens of foreign countries. In October each year, this five day event fills the streets with adoring fans, the air with upbeat jazz music and warms the hearts of those in attendance.

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Rating: 5

Great people putting on an outstanding festival in a wondrous setting. We have gone for 5 years and it is always one of the best events of the year. The SVJJ goes to great effort to promote jazz with younger generations and it is evident each year as new groups come to the festival. They also go into the community and work with the schools and churches to promote jazz. A great combination of entertainment and doing good.