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The Art of Cool Project

  • 400 W Main St, Ste 203, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Primary: (919) 672-0060
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The Art of Cool (AOC) is a 501(c)(3) jazz presenting non-profit organization that strives to cross artistic, economic and social boundaries to bring together a diverse mix of people, cultures, experiences and creativity.The mission of AOC is to present, promote and preserve jazz-influenced music in ways that build and uplift community. AOC’s two major programs are Art of Cool Festival and stArt of Cool. AOC was founded in Durham, NC in 2010 and is spearheaded by jazz trumpeter and educator, Albert Strong IV, and Cicely Mitchell, DrPH of Al Strong Music Productions.

Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604