2023 Living Legacy Jazz Award Event

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On Thursday, November 2, 2023 Mid Atlantic friends and guests gathered at The Kimmel Cultural Campus in the Hamilton Gardens to celebrate the 2023 Living Legacy Jazz Award Presented by PECO honoree, drummer and educator Billy Hart.

In addition to the Award ceremony and dessert reception, guests were treated to a special performance by Khary Abdul-Shaheed on Drums, Dylan Band on Sax, Alex Claffy on Bass, and George Colligan on Keys. And the end of their set, Mr. Hart sat in for a number and surprised the crowd!

Thanks to all who joined us for this special evening!

A special thanks to our event supporters!

Title Sponsor

PECO logo

Table Sponsors

Maynard C. Smith Construction Company
Oberlin College and Conservatory
WRTI Radio

Friends Sponsor

Brownstone PR

Event Host Committee

Herbert and Romona Benson
Valerie Gay
Bill Golderer
Juanita and Melvin Hardy
Charisse Lillie
WHYY, Inc.
WURD Radio, www.wurdradio.com