Our mission statement: "Jazz Forward Initiative, Inc. (JFI) 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."

 

Mo Jazz

Music Festival

Saturday 9-10-22

Doors open at 1:00 pm

Music starts at 2:00 pm


The Outdoor Stage in




Forrest Rose Park

of Rose Music Hall

1013 Park Ave.

Columbia, Missouri


Columbia, Missouri (Directions)


Jazz Forward Initiative, Inc.

P.O. Box 104994

Jefferson City, MO  65110

mojazzinfo@gmail.com

573-635-6866


2021’s music lineup starts

at 2:00 PM


LA MOVIDA 2:00 PM

Mix latin, salsa, and rock and you get the Columbia group La Movida.  Dance the day away!


TENOR TALK 3:25 PM

Two tenor saxes, killer rhythm section, all originals from KC.  A great combination!


MR. FUN 4:50 PM

Columbia’s own, Mr. Fun, lays down some creative neck factor for all to hear and enjoy.


BRANJAE 6:15 PM

Inventive, heartfelt, lyrically thought provoking, a marriage of opposing styles and sounds. From Tulsa.


HUNTERTONES 7:40 PM Huntertones brings people together around the globe with fun, imaginative and fearless music. Their high-energy, horn-driven sound features genre bending composition and

unconventional covers.

Our Sponsors, Supporters, Friends!

ATTENTION!

                          Jazz Forward Initiative, Inc. is happy to announce:

                                        The Mo Jazz Music Festival placed first in two Culture categories

                                         in Missouri Life Magazine’s 2021 Best Of Missouri LIfe Awards!



                       Best Outdoor Festival

                   Best Music Festival









We wish to thank our supporters who voted for us to win a second year in a row.

THANK YOU!!