Jazz in the Neighborhood proudly presents the Jon Jang & Francis Wong with special guest Hafez Modirzadeh. Presented as part of the 30th anniversary celebration of Asian Improv Arts, this will be no ordinary event.
Starting off, the Jazz Journalists Association will be honoring Jang and Wong with the 2017 Jazz Heros Award for their work as jazz activists and advocates who have made a significant impact in their local communities. Jazz in the Neighborhood is honored to be hosting the awards presentation, which was announced after we had booked the group some months ago.
The musical portion of the evening begins with a saxophone trio improvisation by Francis Wong, Hafez Modirzadeh, and emerging artist William Berg....