THE JAZZ FOUNDATION OF AMERICA CELEBRATES
CHARLIE PARKER ON DECEMBER 10 WITH ALL-STAR STREAMING FUNDRAISER “BIRD CALLS”
Proceeds Will Support the JFA’s COVID-19 Musicians’ Emergency Fund
The Jazz Foundation of America will continue its fundraising efforts on behalf of musicians affected by the pandemic with “BIRD CALLS,” on Thursday, December 10th, a livestream celebrating the centennial of saxophonist, composer, and legendary musical innovator Charlie “Yardbird” Parker.
JAZZ FOR AMERICA
A Virtual Jazz Concert
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Special Appearance by Doug Emhoff
Christian McBride | Joe Lovano
Ravi Coltrane | John Scofield
Jazzmeia Horn | Jeff “Tain” Watts
Fred Hersch | Brandee Younger
Miguel Zenon | John Patitucci
Aaron Goldberg | Sean Jones
Jazz At Drew is an all-day outdoor fundraising and community concert produced and hosted by Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) featuring some of the most prolific names in Jazz and R&B. Jazz At Drew’s emphasis on premier talent in South LA with international appeal has been the distinguishing factor that separates the event from larger Jazz festivals in Southern California.
Trombone Shorty Foundation’s 6th Annual Shorty Fest Presented By Acura — Tickets On Sale Now
Shorty Fest 2018 Presented by Acura celebrates the New Orleans sound and musical tradition for generations to come
NEW ORLEANS (PRWEB) March 12, 2018 – The Sixth Annual Shorty Fest presented by Acura, a benefit concert for the Trombone Shorty Foundation, will fill two stages at the House of Blues New Orleans with an incredible lineup of leading jazz, blues, funk, rock and soul artists on Thursday, May 3, 2018 – in between the two weekends of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Tickets are on sale today:
Nonprofit Hosting Jazz & Gumbo Festival to Benefit Homeless Veterans & Families
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Volunteers of America of Florida is hosting its first ever benefit concert, 2017 Jazz & Gumbo Festival, in which proceeds will benefit homeless Veterans, Veteran families and related services.
SHAWN & SHARHONDA STOCKMAN AND MICAH’S VOICE TO HOST
“BACK IN THE DAY”
THE 2ND ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT
PROVIDING HOPE TO FAMILIES WITH AUTISM
James Corden to Host Evening
Featuring Performances by Boyz II Men and Tank
Los Angeles, CA (February 18, 2016) – On Sunday, April 10, 2016, multi-GRAMMY® Award winner and Boyz II Men singer Shawn Stockman and Sharhonda Stockman will host, Micah’s Voice Presents Back In The Day, its 2nd annual fundraiser to benefit families affected by autism. Being held at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, CA, the evening will be guest hosted by actor, comedian and The Late Late Show host James Corden and feature performances by the most successful R&B group of all time, Boyz II Men and R&B artist extraordinaire, Tank.
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.
Presenting the 1st Annual Shuck & Jive Oyster Music Festival in Columbia, South Carolina – Nov. 21st & 22nd, 2015
Join us for the 1st Annual Shuck and Jive Oyster Festival. This is the first annual Oyster festival catering to the NE Columbia and it’s only going to get bigger every year. Join us for fried oysters, oyster stew, and of course BrickTown’s famous Oyster shooters. It’s a day full of Live Music, wine tasting; Drink and Food Specials, Vendors, and the occasional raffle give away. Oh and we got some really cool surprises too. This Event is FREE, but a donation to the National Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated. A portion of proceeds from the festival, will be donated to the National Kidney Foundation Team SC.
HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Former Miss Black Texas, Tomeka Holyfield in conjunction with NBA Entertainment, brings the Gospel to All Star Weekend with a star studded celebration of Faith and Inspiration. The 8th Annual All Star Gospel Celebration will honor Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas, NBA All Star Tracy McGrady and wife CleRenda McGrady, Journalist and Political Analyst Roland Martin, and several local pastors.
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