June 15, 2020

Brad Mehldau’s Suite: April 2020 Available on Nonesuch...

While sheltering at home with his family in the Netherlands during the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, pianist and composer Brad Mehldau wrote twelve new songs about what he was experiencing; together with interpretations of three tunes that mean a great deal to him personally.  The resulting solo album, Suite: April 2020, is available NOW,as a limited-edition deluxe 180-gram …

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May 28, 2020

THE JAZZ FOUNDATION OF AMERICA ASSEMBLES INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM...

  TO SUPPORT ITS COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS Labels, Online Giants, and Charitable Foundations Step Up to Support Musicians in Need During the Health Crisis.  New Initiative Follows the JFA’s Successful Online Benefit Concert “#TheNewGig”. Broadening its efforts to aid musicians following the collapse of the live music business in the wake of the international pandemic, …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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