The Mission

The Gus Giordano Jazz Legacy Foundation is a non-profit organization that sets forth to continue Gus' mission of elevating jazz dance and music - a universal language free of bias and constraints, telling the ever-evolving story of America - by creating new opportunities to inspire and enrich the lives of all individuals through this true American art form.

Keep The Legacy Alive

The Goal

The Gus Giordano Jazz Legacy Foundation is dedicated to preserving and continuing Gus Giordano’s legacy by enriching the lives of others through Jazz Dance. The Gus Giordano Jazz Legacy Foundation aims to create the same culture, uplifting spirit, and dedication to spreading the joy of Jazz that Gus gave to thousands of people.

Your Gift Will Support

  • Children & Teen Scholarships
  • College & Pre-Professional Scholarships
  • Performances
  • Outreach Dance Programs
  • Master Classes Chicago Public Schools