Monday, August 15, 2005

East Germantown's Jazz Workshop Announces Fundraiser

From the Directors of the Nashville Jazz Workshop:

The Nashville Jazz Workshop's 5th Annual Fall Fundraiser will take place Sunday, September 18th, at the Vanderbilt University Club, 2402 Garland Ave., Nashville 37212. All proceeds will benefit the Nashville Jazz Workshop, a non-profit educational facility established for the advancement of jazz musicians, the enrichment of jazz enthusiasts and the promotion of jazz in the Nashville Area.

Some of Nashville's most prominent jazz artists are NJW faculty or alumni. The event will kick-off with live jazz and a Wine Tasting sponsored by Nashville Wine & Spirits from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. Hors d'hourves will be served. Silent auction tables will open at 5:00pm. Restaurant and retail gift certificates, massages, orchids, jazz cd's, music lessons, original artwork and musical instruments will be among the items available for bid.

An All-Star Faculty Jam will begin at 6:00pm with performances by: Roy Agee, Rashaan Barber, Chris Brown, Jeff Coffin, Bruce Dudley, Sandra Dudley, Jim Ferguson, Tom Giampietro, Jeff Hall, Liz Johnson, Rod McGaha, Lori Mechem, Denis Solee, Roger Spencer, Chester Thompson, George Tidwell, Kirk Whalum and the JW Charles Mingus Ensemble.

Admission is a minimum donation of $25.00 per person, which includes the Wine Tasting, Hors d'oeuvres, and the All-Star Faculty Concert (advance reservations are necessary for the wine tasting). For more information visit here, and for reservations call 615-242-5299.

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