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The WJZZ Detroit Legacy Jazz Series was established in August 2021 to provide a platform to showcase globally recognized and emerging jazz artists. After a two year residency at the Hotel St. Regis Detroit, in August 2023, the Legacy Jazz Series moved to Aretha's Jazz Cafe inside the historic Music Hall in Detroit.

The WJZZ Detroit Legacy Jazz Series has been home to many of our hometown favorites including Duane Parham, Alex Harding and The Organ Nation, Marcus Elliott, Alan Denard, Vincent Chandler, Mike Malis, Marion Hayden, Tarek Gardiner, Olivia Van Goor, Faye Bradford, Charles Prophet Jr, James Russell, Matt LoRuss, Will Hill Trio, Jacob Hart Trio and Taylor Simms.

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Past Featured Artists

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Agenda for the Event?

General Admission Seating begins at 6:00 pm. The concert begins at 7:00 pm and concludes at 8:45 pm followed by Mix & Mingle until 9 pm

What is the Proper attire?

Dressy Cocktail Chic

Will Food and Drink Be Available?

Yes. Food and beverages are available for purchase during the event. This is an adult only event.

What are the parking options?

Aretha's Jazz Cafe is located inside the Music Hall. There is parking available in adjacent, secure lots. The Gem Theatre lot across the street is a popular option among our guests.

What payment options are offered?

Tickets may be purchased by clicking the "Purchase" button on this page. In addition, we will accept CashApp, Zelle and Venmo.

Are Vendor Opportunities Available?

Yes. We are always open to supporting vendors whose products or services are highly likely to be of interest to our community. You may present your request for consideration by sending an email to connect@wjzzdetroitradio.com.

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