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
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.
ANDRA DAY TO PERFORM AT 12TH ANNUAL MUSICARES MAP FUND® BENEFIT CONCERT HONORING SMOKEY ROBINSON ON MAY 19 IN LOS ANGELES
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
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Prolific Songwriter To Receive Award at “Voices On Point” Concert and Dinner, September 13 at Los Angeles’ Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Point Foundation (Point) will present its Leadership Award to songwriter Diane Warren, whose work has been recognized with Grammy® and Golden Globe® awards and multiple Academy Award® nominations. The Point Leadership Award is given to an individual who has achieved prominence in their professional career and unequivocally supported the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community.
at The 2014 ESSENCE Festival To Headline a Special ESSENCE Empowerment Experience Panel With Greater Than AIDS:
“Through Love of Self, Family and Community, Empowering Black Women to End AIDS”
Friday, July 4th at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans
MENLO PARK, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Fifteen time Grammy Award-winning artist and HIV advocate Alicia Keys will join with Greater Than AIDS and ESSENCE to headline a special ESSENCE Empowerment Experience panel on Friday, July 4th (specific time to be announced) in New Orleans on “Through Love of Self, Family and Community, Empowering Black Women to End AIDS.”
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