OUR SILENT AUCTION IS LIVE!
* A PRIVATE SUITE for the Circus at the Prudential Center
* 4 GRANDSTAND TICKETS to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
* Special GETAWAYS
* An ICE CREAM PARTY for 50 people, sponsored by Ben & Jerry's
* A BOBBI BROWN Masterclass for 10
AND MUCH MORE!
Doug & Hilary Apicella
The Family of Roberta Plutzik Baldwin
Ben & Jerry's
Bobbi Brown Studio and Susana Canario
Susan & Chris Gifford
Jazz House Kids
The Rainbow Room
Rock Center Cafe
Scala del Nonna
Melissa Walker & Christian McBride
Wines Acquired on release from the winery and donated by Jason and Deborah DeSalvo
Susan & Chris Gifford
The DeSalvo Family
Holly English & Fred Smagorinsky
Rhonda & Bob Silver
Nancy Northup & James Johnson
Angela & Nat Adderley
Hilary & Doug Apicella
Renee & Michael Brown
Julie Micou Cerf & Monty Cerf
Mindy Cohen & David Bershad
Wendy & Jack Finn
Deborah & Peter Hirsch
Carrie & Alan Holtz
Elissa & James Hyman
Amy Knapp & Myron Walden
Margarethe & Mark Laurenzi
Cynthia & John LeRoy
Bedar & Bryon Phelps
Roseann & Alan Shaiman
Sidney & Jonathan Simon
Lois & David Stith
Claire Walls & Banks Tarver
Margo & Frank Walter
Rita & Terry Woodard
Another GRAMMY win for
Jazz House Kids Artistic Chair,
You may have heard the NEWS, but in case you haven't, Jazz House Kids Artistic Director and bass virtuoso
won his 5th
last night, this time under the
Best Improvised Jazz Solo category
, for his impeccable execution and soulfulness on "Cherokee," from his 2015 album
Live at the Village Vanguard
THIS IS A BIG DEAL ---> Christian is the first bassist ever to win at this category, joining giants like Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Chick Corea and Ella Fitzgerald. Not only does he continue to make history everyday through his music, but he
provides an invaluable service to jazz education and excellence. Congrats!
TOP ACCOLADES FOR JAZZ HOUSE KIDS
AT THE MINGUS COMPETITION
|Organ Messengers at 8th Annual Charles Mingus High School Competition & Festival
It was a challenging and rewarding weekend at the
Manhattan School of Music in NYC
, as two of our Jazz House ensembles, both directed by
, faced talented competitors at the
8th Annual Charles Mingus High School Competition & Festival
. This is the fifth year in a row that Jazz House Kids made it to the finals.
We're thrilled to announce that the Jazz House
1st place in the Specialized Combo category
, and took home the
! Organist and pianist
were all given
Outstanding Soloist Awards
Meanwhile, the Jazz House Big Band saxophones won the Specialized Outstanding Section Award. Congrats to our amazing students and Julius for their amazing work and hard-earned recognition!!! And props to our fellow participants, including the Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra. Special thanks to Sue Mingus and The Charles Mingus Institute, and Justin DiCioccio from the Manhattan School of Music.
PLUS - JAZZ HOUSE STUDENT NATHAN FARRELL HEADS OUT TO GRAMMY CAMP - JAZZ SESSION IN L.A.
Jazz House Kids is honored to have a student from our organization participate in the
Grammy Camp - Jazz Session
for the fifth consecutive year.
joined a group of 32 of the best young jazz musicians in the country for an intensive recording and performance tour in Los Angeles, including playing at the GRAMMY Awards after-party! Nathan was selected from a pool of top high school
Jazz House Kids has consistently been represented by its top students in this elite Grammy Band, with 17 spots since 2012!
NEW THIS YEAR --->
Join us at our Tented Winter Garden Ballroom on the front lawn, where our award-winning Jazz House Big Band will be joined for the first time by Jazz House Vocal Academy singers Claudia Nketia and Ray Bess, who both attend Montclair High School.
|100% of the proceeds to support Jazz House Kids' mission!