The American Jazz Museum Partners With Local Food Organizations For Musician's Appreciation Day

For Immediate Release 

December 17, 2020

Lisa Heishman, Director of External Affairs & Communications


On December 17, 2020, the American Jazz Museum partnered with local food organizations to give out free food for Musician's Appreciation Day. Truman Medical Center provided bags of fresh produce, and Smaxx provided boxes of hot meals. To maintain the city's COVID-19 policies and procedures, museum staff and volunteers from Smaxx helped deliver the produce and hot meals directly to musician's cars.


AJM staff member, left, and Truman Medical Center representatives, center and right, help deliver produce bags to The Blue Room. the museum's jazz club.


AJM staff members and volunteers from Smaxx help deliver hot meals to The Blue Room. the museum's jazz club.


AJM staff member delivers produce bag and hot meal to Kansas City musician.

About the American Jazz Museum
The mission of the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City is to celebrate and exhibit the experience of jazz as an original American art form through performance, exhibition, education, and research at one of the country’s jazz crossroads – 18th & Vine. As the only museum in the world solely focused on the preservation, exhibition and advancement of jazz music, the American Jazz Museum is dedicated to public service and collaborative efforts to expand the influence, awareness and appreciation of jazz among the widest demographic of people across the Kansas City region, as well as among those based in various locations worldwide. For a complete list of upcoming programs and performances, visit