CJC Hall-of-Fame Awards

By Noce (other events)

Sunday, October 21 2018 5:00 PM 8:00 PM

Des Moines may not be the JAZZ "capital of the world", but that hasn't stopped the Greater Des Moines Community Jazz Center (CJC) from recognizing the musical contribuitions of the city's finest and most influential musicians.

Started in 2001, the Des Moines Jazz Hall of Fame was established to hoor those musicians who have been proud to call Des Moines (or Central Iowa) home. Musicians selected for the Des moines Jazz Hall of Fame have not only influenced future generations of musicians, but have provided the city's jazz fans with years of musical adventure and enjoyment.

Each October since 2001, Des Moines' jazz fans have gathered at Adventureland Inn in Altoona (just east of Des Moines) to celebrate the contributions of many talented and dedicated individuals.  In addition, the CJC presents Special Recognition awards to musicians, jazz educators, promoters or others that have contributed to the JAZZ tradition in Central Iowa.   Another Award known as "The Bobby Dawson Award" is also presented to a student musician involved in CJC jam sessions and activities.  For information on upcoming Hall of Fame events, contact Phyllis Leaverton at 515 / 276-0777.



Optional meal provided by TANGERINE FOOD COMPANY.

Slow roasted pork shoulder with BBQ sauce, pickled onions, and a roll                                                                              Pasta Salad with fresh basil, basil pesto, and zucchini                                                                                                    Garden salad with greens and a lemon herb vinaigrette                                                                                                    Roast green beans with orange zest                                                                                                                                Freshly baked chocolate chip cookie and ginger molasses cookie

There will be a limited amount of meals available so it is recommended to ORDER IN ADVANCE.                                          Doors open at 4:30 and meals will be served until 5:45 as the ceremony begins at 6:00.  


Mailing Address

1326 Walnut Street Des Moines, IA 50309