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16-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner David Foster to be Honored at 2017 Grammy Museum Gala | Sept. 19th, 2017


 
16-TIME GRAMMY® WINNER DAVID FOSTER TO BE HONORED AT 2017 GRAMMY MUSEUM GALA
 
LOS ANGELES (June 22, 2017) – The GRAMMY Museum® is pleased to announce it will honor 16-time GRAMMY® Award winner David Foster at its third annual Gala, taking place Sept. 19 at The Novo in Los Angeles. Foster will receive the Architects of Sound Award in recognition of his unparalleled contributions to music.

Jonathan McReynolds to Unveil New Music “The Life Room” at Live Recording in Chicago on May 5th, 2017


 
GRAMMY® NOMINATED CHART-TOPPER
JONATHAN McREYNOLDS
TO UNVEIL NEW MUSIC AT FIRST LIVE RECORDING
IN CHICAGO ON FRIDAY, MAY 5TH, 2017
 
Tickets Selling Fast for “The Life Room” experience, taking place at Cinespace
 
Join Jonathan McReynolds for “The Life Room” experience, when the GRAMMY® nominated and Dove Award-winning chart-topper hosts his first live recording in his native Chicago on Friday May 5th, 2017.

The Fifth Annual Give the Band a Hand Gala Honors Jazz Icons Gerald Wilson & Kenny Burrell | April 8th, 2017


 
California Jazz Foundation Honors Educators And Jazz Icons Kenny Burrell And Gerald Wilson At Annual Give The Band A Hand Gala On April 8, 2017
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — California Jazz Foundation (CJF) will host its fifth annual Give the Band a Hand benefit dinner, concert and honors presentation on April 8, 2017. CJF founder and President, Edythe Bronston, had previously announced that guitarist Kenny Burrell is the recipient of the 2017 Nica Lifetime Achievement Award and the late Gerald Wilson, trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader, is the recipient of the CJF Heritage Award.

Soul Music Icons Valerie Simpson, Teddy Riley And Freddie Jackson To Be Honored At Hal Awards Dinner on Sept. 25th, 2016

Hal Awards Dinner
 
Soul Music Icons Valerie Simpson, Teddy Riley And Freddie Jackson To Be Honored At Hal Awards Dinner
 
The Heroes and Legends Foundation announced the honorees for the 27h Annual Heroes and Legends Awards, which will be held on Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel. The Foundation awards arts scholarships to talented youth.
 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Aug. 24, 2016 – PRLog — The Heroes and Legends Foundation has announced the honorees for the 27h Annual Heroes and Legends Awards, which will be held on Sunday, September 25th, 2015 at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel.

The 12th Annual MusiCares Map Fund® Benefit Concert Honoring Smokey Robinson | May 19th, 2016

Andra Day
 
ANDRA DAY TO PERFORM AT 12TH ANNUAL MUSICARES MAP FUND® BENEFIT CONCERT HONORING SMOKEY ROBINSON ON MAY 19 IN LOS ANGELES
 
Smokey Robinson - 2015
 
Angela Bassett To Present Award To Smokey Robinson
 
Previously Announced Performers Include Backstreet Boys, Tamar Braxton,
El DeBarge, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Cee Lo Green, And Kem
With Cedric The Entertainer As Host
 
WHO:
Honoree: Smokey Robinson, legendary GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter will be honored at the Novo by Microsoft (formerly Club Nokia) in Los Angeles on May 19. Actress and director Angela Bassett will present Robinson with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition of his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP Fund® as well as his commitment to helping others with the addiction recovery process.

Music Legend Sam Moore Comes to Miami for Benefit Event “Salute the Soul Man” | Nov. 21st, 2015

Sam Moore - Salute The Soul Man 2015
 
Music Legend Sam Moore Celebrates Birthday With Benefit Event
 
GRAMMY Award-winning legendary Soul Man™ comes home to Miami for star-studded bash with Sting, Jon Bon Jovi, Michael McDonald, Randy Jackson, Don Henley and more
 
UPDATE: This event has been postponed. New date to be announced soon…
 
MIAMI BEACH, FL (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 09, 2015 – Sam Moore comes home to Miami to celebrate his 80th birthday with some adoring superstar friends for benefit event “Salute the Soul Man” on Saturday, November 21 at 8:00pm at the Fillmore Jackie Gleason Theatre.

Blue Note Records to Release Compilation Benefit Album “Detroit Jazz City” on Dec. 4th, 2015

Detroit Jazz City
 
BLUE NOTE ANNOUNCES DEC. 4 RELEASE OF BENEFIT ALBUM
DETROIT JAZZ CITY
 
COMPILATION ALBUM SIMULTANEOUSLY PAYS TRIBUTE TO
THE PAST & PRESENT OF ONE OF AMERICA’S GREAT JAZZ CITIES
WHILE BENEFITING THE ORGANIZATION FOCUS: HOPE
 
Blue Note Records has announced the December 4 release of Detroit Jazz City, a compilation album that simultaneously spotlights the past and present of one of America’s great jazz cities while also serving as a benefit album for the organization Focus: HOPE.

The Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition and All Star Gala Concert Honoring Quincy Jones | Nov. 14-15, 2015

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Semifinalists Selected for 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition – Taking Place November 14-15 in Los Angeles
 
Weekend Includes All-Star Gala Concert Honoring Quincy Jones with Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Seth MacFarlane, Andy Garcia, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval, Patti Austin, Al Jarreau & More
 
Washington, D.C.—The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz is pleased to announce that 11 semifinalists have been selected to participate in the Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition, which will be held November 14-15 in Los Angeles.

All Star Concert on Jan 21st to Benefit Jeff Golub’s Family Sells Out

Jeff Golub II
 
New Yorkers come to Golub’s aid one final time
 
January 21 all-star concert planned to memorialize the guitarist and benefit his family sells out.
 
New York City (13 January 2015): When the newly blind guitarist Jeff Golub stumbled and fell onto New York City subway tracks where he was clipped and dragged by a train in 2012, New Yorkers came to his aid. When word spread throughout the New York City music community last month that Golub was on his death bed, New Yorkers bought concert tickets to the January 21 all-star benefit concert put together by Marquee Concerts and Smooth Jazz New York in order to raise money for Golub’s family.

Dionne Warwick to be Honored at the 24th Annual DIVAS Simply Singing! Oct 18th, 2014

Dionne Warwick
 
SHERYL LEE RALPH TO HONOR LEGANDARY SINGER/ACTIVIST DIONNE WARWICK AT
24TH ANNUAL DIVAS SIMPLY SINGING!
 
LOS ANGELES — One Diva! One Song! One Night to touch a million lives! Actress/Activist Sheryl Lee Ralph’s DIVA Foundation kicks off its 24th Annual HIV/AIDS benefit concert DIVAS Simply Singing with a special announcement: Sheryl Lee and friends will honor Dionne Warwick LIVE at the 24th Annual DIVAS Simply Singing! 7:30 pm, Saturday Oct 18th, 2014 at The Richardo Montalban Theatre.