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CBJC Festival Magazine 2016

Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium produces a Jazz Festival every year. 2016 brings our 17th Annual Festival. The Brooklyn grassRoots festival this year runs from April 15th until May 15. This years event was fantastic. View our magazine for a look inside.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK CHAIR WOMEN’S ISSUES COMMITTEES CULTURAL AFFAIRS FINANCE HIGHER EDUCATION PUBLIC HOUSING YOUTH SERVICES LAURIE A. CUMBO COUNCIL MEMBER 35 TH DISTRICT, BROOKLYN April 15, 2016 Clarence Mosley, Jr. Chairman Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium 1958 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY 11223 Greetings, On behalf of the 35 th Council District, I would like to congratulate the Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium on the occasion of its 17 th Annual Jazz Festival, which celebrates our great borough and deep appreciation for music. As a member of the New York City Council and Committee on Cultural Affairs, it is my distinct honor and privilege to recognize this organization for its steadfast commitment to “preserving, promoting and supporting live music within the underserved communities of Brooklyn.” Through your hard work and dedication, artists have an opportunity to nurture and share their talents with diverse audiences. As a result, Brooklyn has emerged as a hub for arts and culture – attracting thousands of New Yorkers and tourists who contribute to the economic growth of our city and state. I want to thank you for your many years of service to our community. Once again, congratulations to this Consortium and I wish you all the best in your future endeavors. Yours in Partnership, LAURIE A. CUMBO MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT OFFICE: 1 HANSON PLACE, SUITE 201 BROOKLYN, NY 11243 · TEL: (718) 260-9191 · FAX: (718) 398-2808 CITY HALL OFFICE: 250 BROADWAY, SUITE 1792 NEW YORK, NY 10007 · TEL: (212) 788-7081 · FAX: (212) 788-7712 25