Boeing to donate $150,000 for creation of Chicago jazz website

The Chicago Tribune reported earlier today that a new partnership between The Boeing Company and The Elastic Arts Foundation will create a website dedicated to promoting Chicago jazz, and will eventually branch out to the promotion of other genres. The initial contribution from Boeing amounted to $150,000, with plans to continue funding for an additional two years.

The article reports that the website will be designed to highlight and promote live concerts and shows, while making an effort to allow the Chicago music community to network and come together.

According to the article, since the Boeing Company moved its headquarters to Chicago in 2001, the aerospace giant has been a heavy supported of jazz, including the creation of the Chicago Jazz Partnership.

Read the full Chicago Tribune article.

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