Happy International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day

Happy International Jazz Day

In 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization declared 30 April as “International Jazz Day,” celebrating the political, cultural, musical and artistic influence of the genre. “Jazz empresses the power of music to build peace and bring together people of all cultures and backgrounds!”

International jazz day is celebrated around the world on April 30 with concerts and educational events. See the activities listed on the jazzday.com web site

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Colorado is blessed with a rich resource of very fine jazz players and bands.

Go out and treat yourself to some jazz this week!

 

Georgia O’Keeffe Quote – Understanding

Georgia O’Keeffe quotes from The Art Of Jazz

“The unexplainable thing in nature that makes me feel the world is big fat beyond my
understanding — to understand maybe by trying to put it into form. To find the feeling of infinity
on the horizon line or just over the next hill. ”
– Georgia O’Keeffe

American modernist Georgia O’Keeffe sometimes painted her experience of the shapes, colors and emotions of the music that she heard. Ladder To The Moon features a premier performance of original compositions, arrangements and improvisations that express shapes, colors and emotions inspired by the art of Georgia O’Keeffe.
Don’t miss Ladder To The Moon July 9, 2015 – Music inspired by the art of Georgia O’Keeffe.

Georgia O’Keeffe Quote – Fragments

Georgia O’Keeffe quotes from The Art Of Jazz

“I often painted fragments of things because it seemed to make my statement as well as or better than the whole could.”
― Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia painted what she felt weather viewing nature or when listening to music. We will express the feelings inspired by her art on July 9th in Ladder To The Moon – Music inspired by the art of Georgia O’Keefe.

Your tax-deductible donation supports this project and includes perks like show tickets.

Georgia O’Keeffe Quote – It is Felt

Georgia O’Keeffe quotes from The Art Of Jazz

“One can’t paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt.”
― Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia painted what she felt weather viewing nature or when listening to music. We will express the feelings inspired by her art in: Ladder To The Moon – Music inspired by the art of Georgia O’Keeffe, July 9

Your tax-deductible donation supports this project and includes perks like show tickets.

Georgia O’Keeffe Quote – Declare It!

Georgia O’Keeffe quotes from The Art Of Jazz

“You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare.”
― Georgia O’Keeffe

The Ladder To The Moon Project will premiere July 9, 2015 at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts CenterThe music program is a blend of styles, infused with jazz. You may hear some things that sound classical while other parts may be Latin music, rock or folk music. The presentation will also feature individual and collective improvisation.

Your tax-deductible donation supports this project and includes perks like show tickets.

Georgia O’Keeffe Quote – Taking Time

Georgia O’Keeffe quotes from The Art Of Jazz

“Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven’t time, and to see takes time – like to have a friend takes time.”
― Georgia O’Keeffe

The goal of The Ladder To The Moon Project is to create and present an engaging and inspiring experience of art for the purpose of supporting both visual art and music. The project began in July of 2104 and the premiere program of Ladder To The Moon will be presented at The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center on July 9, 2015.

Your tax-deductible donation supports this project and includes perks like show tickets.

Georgia O’Keeffe Quote – Trees

Georgia O’Keeffe quotes from The Art Of Jazz

“I wish people were all trees and I think I could enjoy them then.”
― Georgia O’Keeffe

American modernist Georgia O’Keeffe sometimes painted her experience of the shapes, colors and emotions of the music that she heard. Ladder To The Moon features a premier performance of original compositions, arrangements and improvisations that express shapes, colors and emotions inspired by the art of Georgia O’Keeffe.

See more about Ladder To The Moon – Music inspired by the art of Georgia O’Keeffe, July 9

Your tax-deductible donation supports this project and includes perks like show tickets.

Georgia O’Keeffe Quote 3

Georgia O’ Keeffe Quotes from The Art Of Jazz

I had to create an equivalent for what I felt about what I was looking at – not copy it. ”

– Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia painted what she felt weather viewing nature or when listening to music. We will express the feelings inspired by her art in: Ladder To The Moon – Music inspired by the art of Georgia O’Keeffe, July 9

Make a tax-deductible donation and gain some perks including tickets