PRLog - Sep. 17, 2012 - NEW YORK -- New York, NY – On Thursday, October 25, 2012, Jazz for Peace featuring Singer / Pianist / Composer Rick DellaRatta considered by many to be one of the finest jazz artists performing today, and his band Jazz for Peace, will perform a Special Benefit Concert for Global Alliance for Community Development at Lura Restaurant Lounge located on 949 Columbus Avenue in New York, NY. The 7:00 and 8:30 PM shows are Sold Out and a 10.00 PM show has been added. Please go to www.jazzforpeace.org or call 212-202-0515 for tickets.
Global Alliance for Community Development (GACD) works to break the poverty cycle in developing communities. GACD’s approach focuses on the strengths of a community to implement health and education initiatives. Access to health and education is vital to creating an environment where opportunities are endless and poverty is not an inevitability. For more information please visit their website at: http://www.thegacd.org or follow them @thegacd.
Rick DellaRatta is now considered by many to be one of the finest Singer/Pianists performing today, and one of only a handful of Jazz Artists who can make a successful musical presentation to a large audience without having to abandon the true art form of Jazz.
Aside from being noted in the book "Jazz Singers" as one of the top jazz vocalists of all time and on The Foundation Center's list of top musician philanthropists with Bono, Elton John, Peter Gabriel, and Sting, Rick and his group JAZZ FOR PEACE™ have been on an incredible journey to become what is now known as one of the significant cultural events of our time. Over the past decade Jazz for Peace has raised funds with this time honored event and has used unprecedented achievements in the Arts and Philanthropy to provide a Helpful Step Forward to over 800 of the worlds most outstanding causes while uniting more World Leaders than Woodstock and Live Aid combined.
Jazz for Peace provides Empowerment Grants and sustainable funding for non-profits and all outstanding causes worldwide for over a decade. We would like to assist all outstanding causes in need of funding to go to our website at http://www.jazzforpeace.org and click for details and win grant form. Below please view our Five Unprecedented Achievements, to learn all about these achievements visit http://www.ljjm.biz
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