Provides excellence in live jazz performance and explores the jazz aesthetic of improvisation as a metaphor for leadership and community development. By creating space and resources to amplify the appeal of jazz across generations, tying music to social change through artful engagement

Through the increasing intergenerational engagement of live music venues, community members are inspired to creatively respond through improvisation, innovation and interaction.

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MBAA hosts this live jazz event with a local professional band in outside facilities, featuring local known jazz artists and open mic opportunities for community artist to join house band on stage every 4th Sunday at 4 PM at Memphis Sounds.

By featuring a variety of local artists, this will not only acquaint them and their following with MBAA, but will also introduce them to new, forward-thinking artistry for potential future collaborations and creative developments.

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The Prime Cut Trio Band

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