The MoJazz Music Festival is a FREE event created by Jazz Forward Initiative, Incorporated, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. After a successful foray into the new (new look, new city, new venue) in 2018, the Mo Jazz Music Festival brings its 2019 lineup, complete with some Missouri favorites and other groups unique. It is Saturday, September 7 on the Rose Park outdoor stage at Rose Music Hall. Doors open at 2:00 pm and the music starts at 3:00. Still free and open to the public. Also family friendly.
Our mission statement: “Jazz Forward Initiative, Inc. (JFI, Inc.) is dedicated to the support, preservation, and continuation of America’s national treasure, Jazz music. Our mission is to provide the citizens of mid-Missouri with the opportunity to see and hear excellent live performances of this original American art form in a safe, comfortable setting, by presenting the best locally based, regional and national Jazz musicians Missouri and the world has to offer to expand their understanding and appreciation of the art form.”