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The Jazz Legends for Disability Pride Jazz Concert | Jan . 14th, 2016

Jazz Legends for Disability Pride
Jazz Legends for Disability Pride is a fund raiser Jazz concert on Jan 14, 2016 in partnership with the 2016 NYC Winter Jazzfest. Jazz greats Wynton Marsalis, Benny Golson, Christian McBride, Jimmy Cobb, Harold Mabern, George Coleman, Buster Williams, Louis Hayes, Bill Charlap, Monty Alexanderand many others will be featured. Because of this fund raiser last year Disability Pride NYC was able to realize the first annual Disability Pride Parade in New York City held on July 12, 2015.

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

Divas Simply Singing - 2015
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 4th Annual “In Concert For Cancer” | Sept. 18th, 2015

In Concert for Cancer Poster
John L. Scott Foundation Proudly Presents
The fourth annual ICFC event!
We are very proud to present 9-time Grammy nominee saxophonist Dave Koz and trumpeter Rick Braun with special guest R&B vocalist Kenny Lattimore.
Now in its fourth year, ICFC is an annual concert event that raises awareness and funding for ground breaking, life saving cancer treatment and cures.

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

Jazz Foundation of America
13th Annual
Gala Concert
Honoring Herbie Hancock
Friday, October 24, 8:30 PM
The Apollo Theater
253 West 125th Street, NYC
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!).

NewUrbanJazz Radio to Offer Fundraising Concert for Latin Jazz Legend Dave Valentin | Nov. 7th, 2013

NewUrbanJazz Radio Forges Nationwide Strategic Musical Alliances to Offer Fundraising Solution for Grammy Winner Dave Valentin

Radio Producer Bob Baldwin has forged alliances with fellow musicians
and artists to raise funds for Latin Jazz Legend Dave Valentin by
producing a concert at the Tarrytown Music Hall in New York on November 7, 2013.

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The 3rd Annual TRIBUTE TO TEENA MARIE “A Funkadelic Holiday Show”, Featuring CARMEN JONES and DejaVu Band | Dec. 14th, 2013

Holiday Teena Marie Tribute Concert Raises Funds for Epilepsy Research

Alameda, California (PRWEB) November 04, 2013

On December 14, 2013, at Rhythmix Cultural Works Theater in Alameda, California, international singer-songwriter, Carmen Jones (pictured), known world-wide for her soulful impromptu YouTube duet with Jamie Foxx, will be presenting the third annual fundraiser and musical tribute to the late legendary soul singer, Teena Marie. A portion of proceeds for tickets purchased online at: is being donated to the Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California in honor of Marie who died in December 2010 after an epileptic seizure.

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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 or by calling 602-244-8444. The minimum donation per ticket is $50.00 although digging deeper is encouraged.

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