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To encourage the performance, preservation and perpetuation of LIVE Classic Jazz – Big Band, Dixieland and Swing, and nurture this type of music as an American art form.

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Interviews with GDJS Members by George Sinnott

Detroit Public TV Visits Jazz at Shield’s

"Back Before 1910"
Composed by Brian Pelton | Performed by Brian & Mary Seelhorst

The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant recently held a fundraising event at the museum. Brian Pelton and Mary Seelhorst were invited to sing a song that Brian wrote about a worker at Piquette. Everyone loved the song. Enjoy!