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I Give You Give - Using Music To Fundraise For A Charity

I Give You Give - Using Music To Fundraise For A Charity

I Give You Give is a new website designed by musicians for musicians. It has been developed by drum and bass artist Foreign Concept to make it as easy as possible for artists to gift a track to a charity or a cause and ask fans to donate to download. I Give You Give do not ...

Support Jazz in Philadelphia... Win a Tablet!

Support Jazz in Philadelphia... Win a Tablet!

Since the Fall of 2014, Philadelphia Jazz Project and our partner, Jazz Near You / All About Jazz have been engaged in a campaign to remind Jazz fans of the vibrancy of the music, as well as introduce new audience members to the wonders of Jazz & Grown Folks Music. Our goal is to develop a ...

Composer And Jazz Supporter Andrea Clearfield Actively Involved In Campaigns For Nepal Earthquake Relief

Composer And Jazz Supporter Andrea Clearfield Actively Involved In Campaigns For Nepal Earthquake Relief

Celebrated composer Andrea Clearfield has written important musical compositions based on the long and vital tradition of music in Nepal, where she has traveled, transcribed and documented indigenous folk music and made many friends. (In the photograph on the right, on a recent trip there, she is recording Nepalese composer, Tashi Tsering.) A long-time resident of ...

Jazz Bridge Opens "Kwame Hall Fund" For Saxophonist With Brain Tumor

Jazz Bridge Opens "Kwame Hall Fund" For Saxophonist With Brain Tumor

Starting today, Jazz Bridge opens the tax-deductible “Kwame Hall Fund" for Kwame Hall, an alto saxophonist and composer born and raised in jny: Philadelphia who was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. Tomorrow is a big day for Hall. He'll undergo a 12-hour surgical intervention at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania for a condition only ...

24 Jazz Heroes in 22 cities Announced by Jazz Journalists Association

24 Jazz Heroes in 22 cities Announced by Jazz Journalists Association

Educators, Presenters, Philanthropists, Fans, Players, Poet and Dentist Hailed as Activists, Advocates, Altruists, Aiders and Abettors of Jazz Honored New York, NY: Two dozen “JazzHeroes"—activists of positive influence on their musical communities—have been announced today by the Jazz Journalists Association, a non-profit organization of media professionals, in collaborations with grassroots organizations andsupporters in 22 U.S. cities, ...

Jazz Standard Starts Donating Ticket Proceeds To Jazz Foundation Of America

Jazz Standard Starts Donating Ticket Proceeds To Jazz Foundation Of America

JAZZ STANDARD Starts Donating Ticket Proceeds to Jazz Foundation of America New York, NY: JAZZ STANDARD, one of the world’s premier jazz clubs, today announced its charitable giving plan to contribute proceeds from online ticket sales beginning October 1st to the Jazz Foundation of America (JFA). The selected non- profit organization benefits from the club’s ticket ...

Jazz Town: Kansas City jazz community looks for ways to improve the scene

They come into jazz with impressive skills and big dreams. But what happens to young musicians when reality catches up to them? There are so many good young players and singers who want to perform jazz, with more coming in all the time. And the veteran performers still need their hard-earned pieces of the pie. As ...

Kansas City’s jazz community works to hook the next generation

A steady thump of bass quiets the wiggling toddlers and preschoolers gathered in the atrium of the American Jazz Museum. Two-year-old Isaac Newcomer, who’s here from Overland Park with his mom, settles his little legs, too. From up front, close to the upright bass and drums, jazz singer and storyteller Lisa Henry scans the crowd. “Raise ...

Pathways To Jazz Awarding Recording Grants To Jazz Musicians in Colorado

Boulder, CO: Newly formed Pathways To Jazz is awarding grants to jazz musicians to support costs associated with producing recorded works. Pathways to Jazz knows the value that recorded work plays in furthering artistry and wants to support artists who are unable to make provisions for themselves to take this essential step. The program’s objectives are ...

Bill Clinton to receive award for jazz advocacy

Former President Bill Clinton will get a chance to play his saxophone when the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz honors him with its Founder’s Award. The Monk Institute announced Monday that Clinton will receive the award at a Nov. 9 concert at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theater featuring Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dianne Reeves, Dee Dee Bridgewater ...


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