Jazz Coalition Commission Fund Awardees Announced.
Friday, May 22, 2020
The first round of Jazz Coalition Commission Fund recipients has been announced with a total of fifty one commissions to artists. Press release, including full list of recipients, attached.
We have received the following press release;
Jazz Coalition Commission Fund Awardees Announced;
FIRST ROUND OF JAZZ COALITION COMMISSION FUND GRANTEES ANNOUNCED!
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We are thrilled to announce the first round of Jazz Coalition Commission Fund recipients here. Because of your support we are able to award 51 commissions to the following deserving artists. Our esteemed jury of peers and colleagues voted and with a tie, we ended up at 51 total grantees.
BUT we are not done, and we aim to continue to raise more money to fully fund another round of commissions. Please continue to help us spread the word and increase our impact. Download your Membership assets and also find the group PSA featuring supportive artists below. Please share on your socials far and wide. With your support, together we will spark new creativity!
LIST OF GRANTEES
Ben Lamar Gay
James Brandon Lewis
Linda May Han Oh
Wallace Roney Jr.
Together we can continue to grow the Commission Fund and impact more jazz musicians worldwide – so please help us spread the word by sharing on your channels and social media.
Enjoy this Public Service Announcement video from some of our biggest supporters including John Scofield, Dianne Reeve, Chucho Valdes, Terri Lyne Carrington, Arturo O’Farrill, Luciana Souza and more.