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Jazz Master Class at Evans High School

Jazz Master Class at Evans High School

In for the day from Indiana for a jazz master class at Evans High School – thank you, Dr. Todd Williams for an energy-packed, fun and informative afternoon! Director of Bands Mario Ford welcomed in Dr. Williams for this HAPCO master class. He said, “The kids loved Dr. Williams!” We […]

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HAPCO at the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s Best Fest

HAPCO at the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s Best Fest

What a BLAST at the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s Best Fest yesterday! Thanks to everyone who stopped by to see what we are up to. Chef Sage and his team shared some very tasty treats. And we so enjoyed all the great conversations! Thanks also to Presenting Sponsor Foundation […]

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FAMU Day at the Capitol

FAMU Day at the Capitol

HAPCO’s Chairman Joseph Patrick McMullen and Senator Geraldine Thompson, Florida State Senate, 15th District, last Wednesday, Feb 21 – the 2024 FAMU Day at the Capitol. Senator Thompson’s guidance, inspiration and support have been crucial in our development of programs that help our community’s young people improve their lives with […]

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Thank you, The Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation

Thank you, The Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation

Thank you, The Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation, for an amazing weekend of incredible music at the Daytona Jazz Weekend! And thank you for your support of our work to help young people improve their lives through their musical and artistic talents! The support of our community partners allows HAPCO to […]

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Harriet Tubman: Icon of Freedom

Harriet Tubman: Icon of Freedom

What an amazing look into Black History we had! Thank you, everyone who joined us at the Town of Oakland’s Black History Month Exhibit Opening Reception at the Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center on February 15, 2024. The exhibit celebrates the hope of freedom, showcased in art, documentary […]

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International Jazz Day 2023 – Thank You!

International Jazz Day 2023 – Thank You!

December 7, 2023 Joseph McMullen HAPCO Music Foundation Inc Apopka, FL United States Dear Joseph: As this year draws to a close, on behalf of UNESCO and the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz I would like to extend my sincere gratitude and appreciation for your participation in the International Jazz […]

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Aaron Iannitelli Trio performance at the Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend

Aaron Iannitelli Trio performance at the Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend

The Aaron Iannitelli Trio will entertain guests during the pre-celebration with lively jazz music. Aaron’s on guitar, with bassist Adam Cole and drummer Max Terechenok. Aaron Iannitelli is a professional freelance musician and teacher based in Central Florida. He is pursuing a degree in Jazz Studies at UCF in order […]

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Miami Football Weekend Kickoff 2023 featuring LeNard Rutledge & Friends at City Cigar Lounge

Miami Football Weekend Kickoff 2023 featuring LeNard Rutledge & Friends at City Cigar Lounge

Thanks to everyone who joined us for Miami Football Weekend Kickoff 2023! It was a great night of friendship – and jazz from LeNard Rutledge & Friends – at City Cigar Lounge. We enjoyed a night of lively jazz from LeNard Rutledge, drummer Mike Harvey, bassist Mikailo Kasha and pianist […]

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Thanks to Empire Finish Systems for supporting our Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Thanks to Empire Finish Systems for supporting our Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Thank you, Salvador Ramos and the entire team at Empire Finish Systems for supporting our Hispanic Heritage Celebration live music this year! Madrid pianist Guillermo Hernandez Barrocal will debut in the US this Friday, Sep 15 from 5-7 pm at The Town of Oakland’s “La Florida: Celebrating Florida’s Hispanic Heritage” […]

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