FORTY YEARS OF JAZZ "FAME"
OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS:
On January 28, 2013, some of the greatest names in jazz will come together for one incredible night of music in a benefit concert for Alumni & Friends of LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in LaGuardia's state-of-the-art, 1,100 seat concert hall.
The event will honor Justin DiCioccio, who created the first fully accredited high school jazz program in the United States at the school in 1971. Mr. DiCioccio is internationally recognized as one of the foremost jazz educators of our time and has been inducted into the Jazz Education Hall of Fame. He is also a world-class conductor and drummer.
This legendary benefit concert will include many of your favorite types of jazz music, including big band, Afro-latin and contemporary. Over 30 notable alumni and parent musicians will perform and include:
Paquito D'Rivera * Arturo O'Farrill * Marcus Miller * Kenny Washington * Jimmy Owens *
John Pizzarelli...and many others
Don't miss this legendary event - it's also an opportunity to ensure that the next generation of gifted jazz musicians gets the same high-quality education as their predecessors!
TICKETS & EVENT DETAILS
Location: The Concert Hall at LaGuardia High School,100 Amsterdam Avenue @ 65th Street
Date/Time: Monday, January 28, 2013. Concert begins at 7:00 pm; VIP dinner begins @ 5:00 pm.
Tickets: $150 (front) $75 (center) $35 (rear)
VIP Tickets: $250 include: best viewing seats, dinner and rehearsal with the musicians at 5 pm
Purchase your tax-deductible tickets here or call 212-595-1301.
Use code: 40JazzFame for a 25% discount in the front and center sections!
SPONSOR AND MEDIA KITS
For corporations, local businesses and individuals who would like to help by sponsoring the event, call 212-595-1301 for our Sponsor Kit.
For TV, radio and print media who would like to interview musicians and cover the event, call 212-595-1301 for our Media Kit.
FEATURED ALUMNI JAZZ MUSICIANS
Ron Asta (M&A '77) trumpet
Alex Brofsky (PA '78) french horn
Bobby Broom (M&A '78) guitar
Abraham Burton (LaG '89) tenor sax
Don Byron (M&A '75) clarinet
Bryan Carrott (M&A '77) vibes
Anthony Coleman (M&A '73) piano
Paquito D'Rivera (Friend) alto sax
Mark Fineberg (M&A '77) tenor sax
Bob Franceschini (M&A '78) tenor sax
Daniel Freedman (M&A ') drums
Marcus Gilmore (LaG '04) drums
Andy Gonzalez (M&A '69) bass
Wayne Goodman (LaG '86) trombone
Charles Gordon (PA '76) trombone
Jon Gordon (PA '84) alto sax
Carlos Henriquez (LaG '97) bass
Steve Jordan (M&A '70) drums
Mike Leonhart (LaG '92) trumpet
Jason Lindner (LaG '91) piano
Jeremy Manasia (LaG '89) piano
Eric McPherson (LaG '89) drums
Marcus Miller (M&A '76) bass
Charnett Moffett (M&A) bass
Pete Nater (M&A '77) trumpet
Arturo O'Farrill (Parent) piano
Jimmy Owens (M&A '61) trumpet
Ben Perowsky (M&A '84) drums
John Pizzarelli (Parent) guitar
Chris Rogers (M&A '79) trumpet
Marcus Rojas (M&A '81) tuba
Jack Schatz (M&A '77) trombone
Mark Sherman (M&A '75) vibes
Bob Stewart (Faculty) tuba
Charenee Wade (LaG '99) vocals
Kenny Washington (M&A '76) drums
|Omar Epps||Charles Osgood|
|Marlon Wayans||Isaac Mizrahi|
|John Pizzarelli||Wynton Marsalis|
|Suzanne Vega||Jessica Molaskey|
Board Member, A&F