Philly to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in April

March 28, 2011 2:27:45 PM PDT
The sweet sounds of jazz will fill the spring air throughout the month of April.

It's all part of jazz appreciation month in the City of Philadelphia.

Officials outlined a number of events where musicians will play at a news conference on Monday.

The event is designed to raise awareness and appreciate Philadelphia's jazz legacy.

"Celebrating National Jazz Appreciation Month in Philadelphia gives us a great platform for recognizing Philadelphia as a world-class jazz city," said Mayor Michael A. Nutter in a statement. "It gives us an opportunity to raise appreciation and awareness about the many places in our city where we can listen to, learn about and study the art of jazz."

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