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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

___________________________________________________

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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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

___________________________________________________

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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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

___________________________________________________

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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Singer Gordon Chambers Partners with Samaritan’s Feet – In Concert | Feb 16th, 2012

Samaritan’s Feet Partners with Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter
Gordon Chambers


Recording Artist Gordon Chambers
and Music Cares – Charlotte Partner with Barefoot Entertainment to
Provide Shoes of Hope for Children in Need


Charlotte, NC, February 05, 2012 –(PR.com)–
Grammy Award-Winning composer and R&B Singer Gordon Chambers will
be in concert at The Sunset Club in Charlotte on February 16th.
Presented by the Charlotte Division of Music Cares, proceeds from the
live music concert will go to benefit the non-profit Samaritan’s Feet. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The 3rd Annual Grammy in the Schools Live! Concert | Feb 8th, 2012

Third Annual Grammy in the Schools® Live! Concert Will Feature GRAMMY® Nominee Terri Lyne Carrington, GRAMMY Winner Anthony Hamilton, Education Program Students, and Host Pat Prescott From 94.7 the Wave


 
 
GRAMMY Foundation® Event Sponsored by Ford Motor Company Fund and the Starkey Hearing Foundation with Support from Best Buy, Converse, and 94.7 the Wave


LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —

WHO:             Members of the GRAMMY Camp® — Jazz Session, along with student alumni from GRAMMY Camp and GRAMMY® Signature Schools, with special guest performances by current GRAMMY nominee Terri Lyne Carrington and GRAMMY-winning artist Anthony Hamilton. Pat Prescott from 94.7 the Wave will be the evening’s host. For real-time coverage and updates on this event, plus all GRAMMY Foundation events during GRAMMY Week, please like “GRAMMY in the Schools” on Facebook at www.facebook.com/grammyintheschools.

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The 3rd Annual Grammy in the Schools Live! Concert | Feb 8th, 2012

Third Annual Grammy in the Schools® Live! Concert Will Feature GRAMMY® Nominee Terri Lyne Carrington, GRAMMY Winner Anthony Hamilton, Education Program Students, and Host Pat Prescott From 94.7 the Wave


 
 
GRAMMY Foundation® Event Sponsored by Ford Motor Company Fund and the Starkey Hearing Foundation with Support from Best Buy, Converse, and 94.7 the Wave


LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —

WHO:             Members of the GRAMMY Camp® — Jazz Session, along with student alumni from GRAMMY Camp and GRAMMY® Signature Schools, with special guest performances by current GRAMMY nominee Terri Lyne Carrington and GRAMMY-winning artist Anthony Hamilton. Pat Prescott from 94.7 the Wave will be the evening’s host. For real-time coverage and updates on this event, plus all GRAMMY Foundation events during GRAMMY Week, please like “GRAMMY in the Schools” on Facebook at www.facebook.com/grammyintheschools.

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