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For Immediate Release: Mon., June 19
Contact: Joe Reed | Senior Director of Communications
412-622-6915, ext. 3801 | jreed@phipps.conservatory.org 

Phipps’ Jazz in the Garden Returns with Brand New Band of Pittsburgh Talents
Guests are Invited to Enjoy Live Music Amongst the Beauty of the Outdoor Garden

Pittsburgh, PA — On Wed., July 19, from 6 – 8 p.m, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens  brings Jazz in the Garden back to the Outdoor Garden to provide an evening of live music. This year, Phipps is partnering with the Center of Life (COL), based in Hazelwood, which strives to support their community members with rich academic out-of-school programs and outstanding experiences in music and arts. The COL provides programs for kids to a youth-led hip hop production company through the KRUNK movement, giving families life skills, education, training and resources necessary to strengthen their communities.

 
The ProBrand from COL is proficient in many styles of music, from soul jazz to Latin jazz, bossa nova to jazz funk and bebop to rhythm & blues. Listeners can expect to hear standards that everybody knows as well as lively tunes that you can dance to. Phipps is honored to host this amazing organization and to showcase their talented musicians in the lush Outdoor Garden.
 
General Admission tickets cost $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. V.I.P. tickets cost $40 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Picnic meal boxes can be added for $27 and sparkling juice, wine and beer, will be available at a cash bar.
 
For more information and to reserve your spot, visit phipps.conservatory.org/Jazz or by calling 412-622-6915, ext. 6688.

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About Phipps: Founded in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA is a globally recognized green leader with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse. Encompassing 15 acres including a historic 14-room glasshouse, 23 distinct indoor and outdoor gardens and industry-leading sustainable architecture and operations, Phipps attracts more than half a million visitors annually from around the world. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.

Watch TEDx: What We Can Learn From an Old Glasshouse: A look at the evolving way we connect people to nature at Phipps, demonstrate how human and environmental health are inextricably connected, and show that to age gracefully, we must continually reinvent ourselves to evolve with the rest of the world.