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New York, NY – Jazz Foundation of America (JFA) is thrilled to announce The London NYC, midtown Manhattan’s glamorous all-suite luxury hotel, will participate as Official Hotel Sponsor for JAZZ LOFT PARTY, to be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 in New York City. This event is presented by Parmigiani Fleurier, in partnership with the Montreux Jazz Festival. This year’s event will pay tribute to the Montreux Festival’s founder, the late Claude Nobs.
For 22 years, the Jazz Foundation's annual JAZZ LOFT PARTY has offered an experience like no other in the music world. Five hours of continuous jazz and blues in three spectacular loft spaces with panoramic views of the Hudson River.
Performers for this year’s event include Bettye LaVette, Shuggie Otis, Kenny Barron and Ron Carter.This event benefits the JFA's programs, which have been keeping jazz and blues alive since 1989 by helping the musicians who played with everyone from Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday to Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones, providing housing assistance, health care, gigs and emergency financial assistance in times of crisis.
The London NYC is the perfect blend of glamour and function that is relevant and true to the essence of its gateway city, New York. The London NYC embraces the vibe, energy and cosmopolitan style of the city of London, situated exactly at the intersection of commerce and culture. The David Collins designed hotel features all-suite accommodations, intuitive service and sophisticated ease complimented by the cuisine of the culinary team of Gordon Ramsay.
For more information on Jazz Foundation of America and the JAZZ LOFT PARTY, please contact Joseph Petrucelli,
Associate Director at (212) 245-3999 x10 or email@example.com.
For more information on The London NYC, please contact Amanda Duff, Director of Public Relations, at (917) 575-2964 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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