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Jazz Legend Avoids Home Foreclosure, for Now

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Quincy Jones among those who helped raise $43,000 for Seattle singer

SEATTLE - Jazz vocalist Ernestine Anderson's home has been saved from foreclosure -- for now. Thanks, in part, to music legend Quincy Jones and contemporary jazz artist Diane Schuur.

More than $43,000 poured in -- including donations from Jones and Schuur -- after recent news stories about the Seattle jazz legend's financial woes, said Carmen Gayton, a friend of Anderson's family.

The money to stop the foreclosure was delivered Monday, Gayton added. She declined to say how much Jones and Schuur had donated.

But Gayton said Anderson, 79, needs more money in order to be able to decrease the monthly payments on her principal loan balance of nearly $460,000. Gayton added that a financial manager is working pro-bono to look for ways to restructure Anderson's loan, which has monthly payments of more than $4,400.

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