October 28, 2016

Bruce Willis & John Mayer Sing the Blues...

PAGE SIX — Bruce Willis and John Mayer sang the blues at the Jazz Foundation of America’s annual benefit concert, which honored two legendary pianists, Dr. John and McCoy Tyner. Willis took a break from filming a remake of the Charles Bronson vigilante movie “Death Wish” to appear at Thursday night’s concert at New York’s …

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October 4, 2016

JFA to Raise $1M to Help Musicians Rebuild

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For 27 years, the Jazz Foundation of America has quietly helped to rebuild the lives of musicians snagged by disasters like the unprecedented flooding that swamped Louisiana in August. On Tuesday, the foundation announced a pledge to raise $1 million for musicians in immediate and ongoing need following this flood, which …

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April 6, 2016

Kennedy Center Lifetime Achievement Award

Watch Wendy Oxenhorn’s acceptance speech for her Kennedy Center Lifetime Achievement Award – Starts at 1:17:21 (1 hour, 17 minutes, 21 seconds)  

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October 23, 2015

“A Great Night in Harlem” Reviews

Via Rolling Stone Magazine: Keith Richards has been a tear lately, turning up all over the place in support of his new solo album, Crosseyed Heart. Last night, the guitarist took time out from his packed schedule to appear at the Jazz Foundation of America’s annual A Great Night in Harlem benefit concert at the …

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September 4, 2015

Dr. John Talks New Orleans Music 10 Years...

ROLLINGSTONE — “The whole Lower Ninth Ward hasn’t really recovered, but I feel a good spirit in my heart that something is going on — music is coming back slowly,” Dr. John declares in his trademark growl, reflecting on the state of his hometown, New Orleans, on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The 74-year-old …

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