During the twenty-five year concert series, the GAM Foundation, has produced over 200 concerts featuring over 500 of the world’s finest jazz artists. The GAM Foundation has made it our mission to advocate for jazz education. We work with music departments of Middle Schools, High Schools, and Universities participating in GAM’s jazz education outreach program, offering discounted tickets to all students wishing to attend our concerts. The GAM Foundation has also sponsored a benefit concert raising funds for scholarships for the University of Utah Music Department’s Jazz Studies Program. Produced concerts featuring some of Salt Lake City’s own fine jazz artists. Presented the Governor’s “Awards of Appreciation” to Dave & Iola Brubeck and to George Shearing. Thanks to the gracious support of concertgoers, the GAM Foundation will continue to bring great live jazz to the Salt Lake area and further its endeavors in enriching the artistic tapestry of the community.
The GAM Foundation has presented special concerts for the community, including:
- 2017, SLC Mass Choir All Praise Concert, Rose Wagner Hall
- 2018, Jim Crow Tears, Rose Wagner Hall
- 2019, Martin Luther King Celebration – We Shall Overcome, Kingsbury Hally