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Get Ready for Detroit Jazz Festival Livestream Preview Event

Innovation exists at the core of artistic expression, and it carries us through changing times. This year, Detroit Jazz Fest Foundation’s Livestream Preview Event will take on a new format as a virtual event on the evening of Wednesday, April 7. Stay tuned for more information about broadcasts and unique fan experiences. Also, follow our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages (listed in ‘Stay Connected’ section) for updates and watch encore performances on our YouTube channel.


Jazz Master Chick Corea Passes Away

The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation mourns the recent passing of legendary pianist and composer Chick Correa. May his musical contributions and legacy last forever. Check out this heartfelt tribute hosted by the Newport Jazz Festival.


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Coming to the Stage: JazzChat LIVE! With Omar Sosa

We’re having a conversation with Omar Sosa on Tuesday, February 23 at 7 p.m. ET. Register for the free event here.


Send Photos of yourself wearing DJFF Swag

Snap a shot of you in your favorite Detroit Jazz Fest gear and share it on social media with the hashtag #DetroitJazzFest.


Download the Detroit Jazz Fest LIVE! App

Be the first to know about upcoming events and watch them live on the Detroit Jazz Fest LIVE! App available for mobile. Register for the app at



Donor Spotlight


Detroit Jazz Festival Board Chair Emeritus, Guardian of Jazz,  and jazz aficionado  George Hill was featured in Crain’s Detroit Business for his leadership as founder, CEO, and chairman of Diversified Chemical Technologies Inc. The company celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Check out the article and show George some love!


Are you a Detroit Jazz Festival donor? Have you attended the Festival as a VIP? Do you have a business making a difference in our area?

We are showcasing donors on the blog and on the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation’s social media platforms. If you would like to be featured, send us an email at


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