Jazz Foundation News & Press

See Kennedy Center Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech. Instructions: Drag to 1:17  (one hour and 17 minutes)

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2015 "A Great Night In Harlem" reviews:

Keith Richards' Performance
Associated Press

Other Press stories:

Press - NBC Nightly News


"A Jazzy Life"
Well into their golden years, these musicians are still playing gigs and keeping crowds entertained, thanks to the efforts of the Jazz Foundation of America. Mara Schiavocampo reports.

Press - The New York Times 

"A Long Road Back, but Not a Lonely One"

Press - The Village Voice

"Keeping Jazz Musicians Alive"

Press -  The New York Times 

"A Displaced Jazz Musician Rebuilds in New York"






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Read about the Jazz Foundation in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Village Voice, and The People magazine.

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"I cannot even imagine the world without jazz and the blues, and I cannot imagine turning our backs on the very people who gave their lives, their life experiences, and their music to us all these years, especially now when they need us most. The Jazz Foundation is saving the music."

— Quincy Jones

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