Jazz Appreciation Month at the American Center

Students jammed with Mr. Bishop and his band

On April 24, Consulate Officer Geoffrey Bishop gave a presentation on Jazz featuring stories, images, and music highlighting various jazz artists to more than 150 jazz lovers.  Numerous students jammed with Mr. Bishop and his band throughout the afternoon. The event was part of an annual observation of the Smithsonian Institution’s Jazz Appreciation Month held each year at the American Center to promote mutual understanding, especially among youth.