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The 25th Annual DIVAS Simply Singing! in Philadelphia, PA | Aug. 22nd, 2015

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Sheryl Lee Ralph announces Star-Studded lineup for Philadelphia Divas Simply Singing! Concert at the Dell Music Center
 
Join the Divinely Inspired Victoriously Aware DIVA, actor/activist Sheryl Lee Ralph on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7PM as she brings her renowned DIVAS Simply Singing! Benefit concert to the Dell Music Center. DIVAS Simply Singing! is the longest consecutive running musical HIV/AIDS benefit in the country, hitting its 25th anniversary milestone this year. The show will feature soul-stirring performances by some of the most talented women in entertainment, including Faith Evans, A’ngela Winbush, Meli’sa Morgan, Monifah, Candace Benson, Philly’s Carol Riddick and more.

The 13th Annual A GREAT NIGHT IN HARLEM Honoring Herbie Hancock | Oct. 24th, 2014

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Jazz Foundation of America
13th Annual
A GREAT NIGHT IN HARLEM
Gala Concert
Honoring Herbie Hancock
 
Friday, October 24, 8:30 PM
The Apollo Theater
253 West 125th Street, NYC
 
FEATURING A RARE COMBINATION
OF ALL-TIME LEGENDS AND UNKNOWN GEMS
FROM THE WORLDS OF JAZZ, BLUES, R&B AND ROCK
 
We will be witnessing history as Herbie Hancock receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from Quincy Jones with special guest Bruce Willis. Herbie himself will lead an all-star tribute
to our beloved trumpeter Clark Terry featuring Jimmy Heath (who’s turning 88 that night!).

Benefit Concert “YARNELL 19” in Arizona | Aug. 2nd, 2013

Jazz Rescue: All-star concert set for August 2nd to benefit the Yarnell 19


 
Phoenix, Arizona (29 July 2013) – Jazz relief is on the way for victims of the recent Yarnell fire. The M.U.S.I.C. Foundation of Arizona and Arizona Jazz Festival producer Brad Laughlin have teamed with Phoenix City Council Member of District 8 Michael Johnson and Alan “AP” Powell to assemble a galaxy of contemporary jazz stars to perform a benefit concert for the families affected by the tragic fire, including the 19 families of the fallen firefighters and those who lost homes. The show featuring a bevy of hitmakers will be held this Friday, August 2nd at 7 PM at the Orpheum Theatre. Tickets are on sale now at www.arizonajazzfestival.com or by calling 602-244-8444. The minimum donation per ticket is $50.00 although digging deeper is encouraged.

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WBGO JAZZ 88.3 Presents The 5th Annual Coat Drive | Dec. 18th, 2012 – Jan 18th, 2013

WBGO JAZZ 88.3 FM Holds Fifth Annual Coat Drive
December 18, 2012 – January 18, 2013



WBGO Acts As Collection Point for Five Coat Distribution Centers


NEWARK, NJ, December 18, 2012- Everyone deserves to be safe and warm; but due to tough economic times and the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, many of our neighbors can use a helping hand. To bring warmth into the lives of infants, children and adults throughout the area, WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM is hosting its Fifth Annual Coat Drive December 18, 2012- January 18, 2013.

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The 22nd Annual Divas Simply Singing! | Dec. 1st, 2012

SHERYL LEE RALPH ANNOUNCES ALL-STAR WORLD AIDS EVENT LINEUP
22nd ANNUAL DIVAS SIMPLY SINGING!


LOS ANGELES — One Diva! One Song! One Night to touch a million lives!  Actress/Activist Sheryl Lee Ralph’s DIVA Foundation kicks off its 22nd Annual HIV/AIDS benefit concert and 2012 World AIDS Day Event – DIVAS Simply Singing!

The all-star lineup will include Oleta Adams, Faith Evans, A’ngela Winbush, Tramaine Hawkins, Lalah Hathaway, Jenifer Lewis, Kristinia DeBarge, and DIVA Discovery artists – The Hill Sisters.  R&B veteran and favorite, El DeBarge will pay tribute to the ladies as the resident Divo for the evening.

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The 22nd Annual Divas Simply Singing! | Dec. 1st, 2012

SHERYL LEE RALPH ANNOUNCES ALL-STAR WORLD AIDS EVENT LINEUP
22nd ANNUAL DIVAS SIMPLY SINGING!


LOS ANGELES — One Diva! One Song! One Night to touch a million lives!  Actress/Activist Sheryl Lee Ralph’s DIVA Foundation kicks off its 22nd Annual HIV/AIDS benefit concert and 2012 World AIDS Day Event – DIVAS Simply Singing!

The all-star lineup will include Oleta Adams, Faith Evans, A’ngela Winbush, Tramaine Hawkins, Lalah Hathaway, Jenifer Lewis, Kristinia DeBarge, and DIVA Discovery artists – The Hill Sisters.  R&B veteran and favorite, El DeBarge will pay tribute to the ladies as the resident Divo for the evening.

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Jazz For Obama | Oct. 9th, 2012

The Jazz Concert for America’s Future

JAZZ FOR OBAMA 2012



TUESDAY OCTOBER 9th
featuring
RON CARTER
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER
JIM HALL
ROY HAYNES
KENNY BARRON
JOE LOVANO
KENNY GARRETT
CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE
JIMMY HEATH
JEFF “TAIN” WATTS
CLAUDIA ACUÑA
RAVI COLTRANE
GRETCHEN PARLATO

AND VERY SPECIAL GUESTS….

OCTOBER 9 @ 7:30pm
Symphony Space
Broadway at 95th Street
(Doors open 6:45 pm)

ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE OBAMA FOR AMERICA PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

TICKETS AND ALL INFORMATION AVAILABLE ONLY AT:
www.jazzforobama2012.com


September 21, 2012- A roster of superlative American jazz artists will unite for one night only to present Jazz For Obama 2012, a concert event to benefit the reelection campaign of President Barack Obama.

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The 11th Annual “A Great Night In Harlem” | May 17th, 2012

Join Quincy Jones and 40 other legends
for an unforgettable night that will help save the music…

Jazz Foundation of America presents its 11th Annual
“A GREAT NIGHT IN HARLEM”



APOLLO THEATER
MAY 17th

7PM

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PERFORMANCES BY*

Over 40 legends of jazz, R&B, blues, and Rock ‘n’ Roll including

Macy Gray, Dr. John, Paquito D’Rivera,
The Randy Weston African Rhythms Trio,  
Rebirth Brass Band, Treme Brass Band,
David Johansen, Stanley Jordan, Essie Mae Brooks,
Kansas City Band featuring Steven Bernstein,
Geri Allen, James Carter, Christian McBride, Don Byron,
Curtis Fowlkes, Craig Handy, Victor Lewis,
Mark Whitfield, Art Baron, and Jerry Dodgien…

with incredible last minute surprises to come…

Special Guest – Quincy Jones.

This year’s concert is produced by Hal Willner of Saturday Night Live.

*Schedules subject to change.

2012 DR. BILLY TAYLOR HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Claude Nobs
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