The NYC City Council is set to vote on the Justice for Jazz Artists resolution TODAY. Come out and show your support for working jazz artists!

Following the vote on the resolution, musicians will play in the City Council Chambers and proceed to a press conference on the steps of City Hall.


What Musicians, Council Members and other supporters of Justice for Jazz Artists will gather after the City Council vote Resolution 207-A, supporting the Justice for Jazz Artists Campaign, which seeks through collective bargaining to improve the lives of musicians working in New York City's jazz clubs by addressing workplace issues, including providing retirement security
WhoMusicians will play in the City Council chambers after the vote. Musicians Jimmy Owens, Bob Cranshaw, Bertha Hope, Bernard Purdie, Charles Tolliver, Scott Robinson, Junior Mance, David Berger, Dick Griffin among others will continue to the City Hall steps, where they will participate in a press conference after the vote.
When/WhereTuesday, October 7
Vote - City Council Chambers, City Hall - 3:00pm
Press Conference – City Hall Steps - 4:00pm

The whole event is open to the public. We expect the J4JA Resolution to pass, but we need you there to ensure a strong and supportive turnout, especially for the PRESS CONFERENCE at 4:00pm.

The initial committee debate on the resolution garnered great press in the New York Times and The Nation.

This is an important moment for jazz musicians in NYC and beyond. Come out and show your support! If you can join us, please RSVP by emailing jazzjustice@local802afm.org.