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International Dove Aid receives Grant from Jazz for Peace™!
Concert featuring Rick DellaRatta, Jazz in Pink & Sir George to be held Feb. 10, 2017 in Pacoima, California.
By: Jazz for Peace™
International Dove Aid is a non-profit organization whose goals include long-term solutions for hunger, battered women and children, homelessness, affordable housing, cancer awareness, assisted living for senior citizens and the disabled, and a soup kitchen on site.
Jazz for Peace founder 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. His recent Africa/ India tour won the Hark Award for outstanding Documentary Project and was included 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 quoted in numerous publications ranging from USA's LasVegas.com to Africa's The New Ghanian as "One of the most significant cultural events of our time!" Outstanding local acts Jazz in Pink and Sir George will round out this wonderful program.
GRANTS FOR OUTSTANDNG CAUSES, ARTISTS AND PROJECTS: After awarding over 850 Grants to the worlds most outstanding causes, Jazz for Peace Foundation has added a new series of Grants to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of their Landmark Concert at the United Nations which united Israeli, Palestinian and American Jazz Musicians.
FOR COMPLETE FUNDING DETAILS WATCH THIS AMAZING VIDEO:
"By bringing Israeli, Palestinian and American Jazz musicians together Rick DellaRatta and Jazz for Peace have used the transcendent quality of music to promote a message of peace and unity. I want to congratulate Rick and Jazz for Peace on everything they have accomplished to this point, and all the good they are sure to bring about as they continue this concert series…." ~ United States President Barack Obama
"The sound of peace is the one that Rick DellaRatta has been offering to the world in his hundreds of presentations. The reflections of this wonderful effort have been echoing everywhere, and will last for decades ahead." ~ Marcos Cintra - Labor Secretary for São Paulo, Brazil
FOR MORE INFORMATION READ OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER: http://jazzforpeace.org/
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