DellaRatta, founder of the Jazz for Peace Foundation, held the first Jazz for Peace Concert in 2002 at the United Nations in New York, bringing together Israeli, Palestinian and American jazz musicians for an international audience. Since then, he has performed concerts for more than 700 organizations worldwide. In addition, Jazz for Peace performs educational programs in schools, and donates musical instruments to underprivileged children (http://www.instrumentdonation.com).
Jazz for Peace concerts have featured Rick DellaRatta along with such notable jazz artists as Paquito D’Rivera, Victor Lewis, Lenny White, Eddie Gomez, Dave Valentin, Ray Mantilla and many others. DellaRatta’s jazz-influenced orchestral composition, “Permutata,”
Celebrate Shamone and Make a Better World Foundation are 501c3 non- profit organizations inspired by the humanitarian efforts of the late Michael Jackson. They are proud to join with Jazz for Peace because they both share the same goals in love for kids, music, bringing people together, and making the world a better place. This concert is in association with A Better Community For All (http://jfp.abc4all.net).
The concert is open to the general public. Monday, Aug 29th, 8:30pm. Iguana Club,249 West 54th Street, New York City, NY. $25 advance purchase; $35 at the door. Limited seating.To insure a seat, purchase tickets in advance at http://www.jazzforpeace.org . For more information:
So grab your fedora & sequined glove as we have a "Thriller" of a night, to raise money and musical instruments for children...SHAMONE!!!
For a complete tour schedule and additional information, please visit http://www.jazzforpeace.org
For more information on Rick DellaRatta: - Audio MP3.s - http://www.powerpresskits.com/
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