Jazz and Arts Event Support Artist Through Scholarships | News
Music and art filled the streets of the Riverdale area in Macon Saturday.
The annual "Jazz and Arts on Riverdale" included 4 jazz bands and 31 art booths. Sponsors say the event supports artists through scholarships and other programs. The event is sponsored by the Jazz of Association of Macon.
Jazz Association President, Kathy Hoskins says they awarded two scholarships to students who will continue their education in Music. The scholarships were a total of $15,000.
"We just want to present jazz. That's our mission. We're not saving the world. We're just saving the art form of jazz. So, that's what this is about," Kathy Hoskins.
Hoskins says the Jazz Association of Macon will celebrate two more events this year including their Holiday Jam in December.