North Carolina Jazz Festival at Wilmington already has plans for the 2014 Jazz Ed Program in place! The concert/workshop at Roland Grise Middle School will again be on Friday (Feb. 7, 2014), then later in the afternoon (4 – 6 pm) there will be 4 master classes in the rooms so generously provided by the Wilmington Hilton Riverside. They will include instruction on horns (Bria Skonberg), reed instruments (Adrian Cunningham), guitar (Bucky Pizzarelli), and this year the 4th class will be on trombones (Jim Fryer).
We are pleased to announce that this jazz education program was so well received by our patrons that they have already started our jazz education fund for 2014 with the following having made donations:
Victor & Elaine Chap, John & Mary Whitt, Farren Smith, Greg & Joan Shelton, Dalton West,
Elena Jones, plus musician David Sager
We thank them for their generosity in helping us promote jazz at this level! Contributions to this fund are welcomed, and because the NCJF is a non-profit organization, any contributions to this fund or to the NCJF in general, are TAX DEDUCTABLE. Contributors’ names will be added to our website list, as well as noted in our 2014 program. If you would like to join this generous group, please send your checks (made out to NCJF with a notation Jazz Ed. Fund) to NCJF, 233 Racine Dr. #95, Wilmington, NC28403.