July 3, 2018

The Great Henry Butler, New Orleans Pianist Dies...

The Jazz Foundation is mourning the loss of one of our dear friends and musicians, Henry Butler. Henry hailed from New Orleans, sightless since infancy.  Self-taught, he had been playing piano professionally since the age of 12.  He continued to tour and play regularly, most recently at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and …

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May 10, 2018

Bobby Sanabria reworks West Side Story to benefit...

Drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, educator and multi-Grammy nominated bandleader Bobby Sanabria forms KickStarter campaign to benefit musicians of Puerto Rico. Contributions, as well as a percentage from the purchase of this commemorative double CD set will go to the relief efforts in Puerto Rico through the Jazz Foundation of America. Click “K” in the upper …

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May 9, 2018

A musicians serenades his dying wife

We were so moved by this article that we wanted to share it with you.  Click the link below to read more… In Puerto Rico, a musician serenades his dying wife – with songs she may not hear

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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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