May 14, 2020
BUCKY PIZZARELLI Signed EXL-1 Guitar for Auction
Proceeds to benefit Jazz Foundation of America Covid19 Musicians’ Emergency Fund. Founded in 1932 by master-luthier John D’Angelico, D’Angelico Guitars is a New York City-based guitar brand built on the history of one of the most revered luthiers of all time. Revered for making some of the finest archtop and semi-hollow guitars in the world, …Read More
April 16, 2020
MR. JOHN WESLEY DAVIS, ESQ.
NOVEMBER 1, 1943 – FEBRUARY 15, 2020 Mr. John Wesley Davis, 76, a longtime resident of Alexandria, VA peacefully transitioned from his life on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the University of Maryland Prince George’s County Hospital in Cheverly, MD., while surrounded by his loving family. A noted Civil Rights attorney with an expertise in …Read More
March 25, 2020
COVID-19 Musicians’ Emergency Fund
Dear JFA Family, The bottom has fallen out of the live music industry. Concerts, tours, and festivals have been canceled. Clubs, bars, and restaurants have closed. Our jazz and blues community is one of the earliest to be hit and one of the least equipped to endure such a disruption. The need is unprecedented but …Read More
December 3, 2019
Joni Mitchell, Wayne Shorter Saluted by Chaka Khan,...
September 5, 2019
Love Letters to Sonny
Sonny Rollins has touched our souls and made an indelible mark on the world of jazz and the universal language of music. Using his birthday on September 7 as a perfect excuse, we are inviting the world to tell Sonny how much we love him. Whether it’s a few sentences or even a story, we …Read More