Haven, Inc. held a special event to kickoff the 2014 New
Haven Jazz Festival and to honor Mr. Jeff Fuller, this year's
recipient of the Unsung Heroes Award on Thursday, July 31,
in 2012, Jazz Haven, Inc. has honored, through it's "Unsung
Heroes" award, one or more persons for their commitment,
dedication, and contributions to the jazz scene in the greater
New Haven community.
Fuller has not only led a remarkable career as an outstanding
jazz musician but has nurtured our youth as their teacher,
mentor and band leader,” said Craig O’Connell,
President of Jazz Haven. “His contributions to the
New Haven community are renowned,” continued O’Connell.
2012 Jazz Haven honored the Monk Family with its Unsung
Heroes Award and in 2013 the Award was bestowed upon Kim
Futrell in the Office of Arts, Culture & Tourism for
the City of New Haven.
event was held on Thursday July 31, 2014 on the rooftop
Terrace at Briq,
266 College Street, New Haven. Music was provided by jazz
guitarist Glenn Roth.