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Luke Carlos O’Reilly will lead with Arnetta Johnson and many other artists including Michael Spearman, Arturo Stable, Monnette Sudler, and more!
The Living Legacy Jazz Award is important because it recognizes not only the body of work of an artist, but also transmission of skill through mentorship and education. It’s about artists who are more than their musical legacy—they are creating paths for future artists.
The theme of this year’s Summit, AWAKENING, invites presenters and attendees to pause, acknowledge where we are and what we continue to go through—as humans, as communities, and as an industry.
The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is a partner of Jazz Philadelphia and this year’s lead sponsor of the Jazz Philadelphia Summit in partnership with PECO. Jazz Philadelphia shares MAAF’s values, namely that they believe, “art is essential, that it has the power to transform individuals and communities, and that so doing helps define our society. Excellence, integrity, service, inclusion, and engagement are fundamental tenets of its commitment to the arts.”