The Mission

The Gus Giordano Jazz Legacy Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on continuing Gus' mission of elevating jazz dance by providing scholarships and education to underserved youth, teens and college dancers to enrich their lives and inspire them to keep this true American art form alive.

Keep The Legacy Alive

"Jazz dance has been my life's work and a constant joy." 
- Gus Giordano

All Donations Directly Support

  • Scholarships For Underserved Children & Teens
  • College & Pre-Professional Scholarships
  • Jazz Dance Education & Preservation
  • Outreach Dance Programs For Underserved Communities
  • Performances For Underserved Chicago Public Schools


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Founder Amy P Giordano
Established July 10, 2017 in Honor of Gus on His Birthday