May 8, 2018

The Jazz Foundation Supports Musicians of Puerto Rico

Musicians from Puerto Rico receive help from The Jazz Foundation (El Nuevo Dia, 5/8/18) Directors from the Jazz Foundation of America (JFA), an American non-profit organization that helps legendary musicians of jazz, blues and roots and other musical genres, who cannot work because of illness, accident, old age or natural disaster, visited the island to get …

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April 18, 2018

16th Annual “A Great Night in Harlem” Benefit

Jazz Foundation Taps Brittany Howard, Chevy Chase, Bruce Willis, & More For Annual Gala

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September 7, 2017

Educators, Aid Workers Gauge Harvey’s Impact on Musicians

DOWNBEAT — Judging from the flood-related atrocities in New Orleans (Hurricane Katrina in 2005) and Baton Rouge, Louisiana (an unnamed storm that deluged the city last August), it could be months and possibly even years before officials can assess the full impact of Hurricane Harvey’s toll on Houston. In the city and surrounding regions in …

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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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