2013 JAZZ LOFT PARTY Benefits Jazz Foundation of America Tonight

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2013 JAZZ LOFT PARTY Benefits Jazz Foundation of America Tonight

Parmigiani Fleurier presents the 22nd annual JAZZ LOFT PARTY to benefit The Jazz Foundation of America. A Tribute to Claude Nobs, the celebration will include music, food and drink tonight, October 19, 2013, from 7 p.m. to midnight in NYC.

Featuring more than 75 jaw-dropping artists, from soul and gospel to real deal blues and the coolest of jazz legends, including:

Bettye Lavette (soul singer who took our Apollo gala by storm) · Shuggie Otis (psychedelic '70s guitar legend) · Ron Carter · Kenny Barron · Stanley Jordan · James Carter Quartet with D.D. Jackson, Leon Dorsey & Eli Fountain · Davell Crawford (the Prince of New Orleans plays gospel) · Lakecia Benjamin (JFA sax battle winner) · Bastian Baker · Sweet Georgia Brown · RL Boyce · Manu Lanvin & The Devil Blues · Essie Mae Brooks · Manno Charlemagne (political activist & vocalist from Haiti) · Thais Clark (Bourbon Street blues queen) with Thaddeus Richard (from Paul McCartney's Wings) · the up and comers: Leandro Pellegrino (Montreux Electric Guitar Competition winner) · Matthew Whitaker · Marco Lo Russo & Julio Botti · Lizzie & The Makers and surprises to come...

Co-hosted by Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Please help us reach our goal of $350,000:

BUY TICKETS: Click HERE
Ticket price: $300*

VIP ticket price: $400*
(Includes Admission to VIP reception)

BECOME A LOFT PARTY SPONSOR HERE:
Loft Host Package: $10,000

Includes: 30 guests for the evening · VIP reception for you and your guests with special performances and premium food & drink · Your name posted outside your designated loft, welcoming guests

Loft Hero Package $25,000

50 guests for the evening · VIP reception for you and your guests with special performances and premium food & drink · Your name posted outside your designated loft, welcoming guests · Limited edition Jazz Loft Party poster autographed by performers

MAKE A DONATION:
(If you cannot attend the event but wish to make a contribution)

To purchase tickets or make a donation over the phone:
Contact Jazz Foundation at 212-245-3999 Ext 10.

*Location and details provided upon purchase of tickets.

Hosted by: Dick & Laura Parsons, Sukey & Michael Novogratz, Danny Glover, Jarrett & Maritess Lilien,WisdomTree, Judy & Archie Cox, William A. Douglass III, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Abigail Scheuer, Jonathan Steinberg & Maria Bartiromo, Steve & Robin Edwards, Anne & Jacques Nordeman, Lee & Bonnie Richards, Dakota Pippins.

For 24 years the JAZZ FOUNDATION OF AMERICA has been keeping Jazz & Blues alive by helping the musicians
who played with everyone from Duke Ellington & Billie Holiday to Jimi Hendrix & The Rolling Stones, providing housing assistance, health care, gigs and emergency financial support in times of crisis.

We now assist in more than 5,000 cases a year, including hundreds of musicians and their families affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York as well as those still recovering from Katrina in New Orleans. For more information, visit www.jazzfoundation.org.

OUR PROGRAMS INCLUDE:
• Preventing homelessness and eviction by paying rents and mortgages
• Creating dignified work through our Agnes Varis Jazz in the Schools concerts, which reach thousands of inner city public school children across America
• Providing free medical care and operations through our partners at Englewood Hospital
• Keeping the heat turned on and food on the table through our Musicians' Emergency Fund

Photo courtesy of Fondation Festival du Jazz de Montreux.

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