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This Year's Event



The BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award
sponsored by The Bank of New York Mellon

Celebrating 20 Years of Legacy Honorees

And Honoring Joanne Brackeen

On Friday, October 10, 2014, Mid ATlantic Arts Foundation will celebrate the contributions of pianist and composer Joanne Brackeen at the BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. 

Kicking off at 6:00 pm, event guests will enjoy a pre-show gala reception in the Kennedy Center Atrium where the 2014 Living Legacy Award will be presented.  In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Living Legacy Jazz Award, previous Legacy winners will join us as our guests for the evening. Kenny Barron, Jimmy Heath, Rufus Reid, Larry Ridley, Randy Weston, and Reggie Workman have already confirmed.

At 7:30pm, guests will be treated to BNY Mellon Jazz 2012 Living Legacy awardee Muhal Richard Abrams and his group in a rare, Washington, D.C. performance in the Terrace Theater. This NEA Jazz Master and forward-thinking musician has had a grand impact in the development of original approaches to extended forms of composition and improvisation, and is a co-founder of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM).
 
This will be a once-in-a-lifetime event and we want you to be a part of it!  Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation currently has tables and single tickets available – what a great way to entertain your clients and friends! Table sponsorships include:

> Eight tickets to Muhal Richard Abrams in the Terrace Theater
> One reserved table at the Legacy Award event and reception – table includes seating for eight guests plus two additional seats for previous Legacy awardees and special guests
> One quarter page ad in the BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award program to be handed out at the ceremony and reception
> Thank You posts via social media
> And a listing on Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s online donor page

Tables are available for only $2,500 per table and you will receive a tax deduction receipt for $1,200.  Single tickets are also available for $100 per person and include the Muhal Richard Abrams concert and admission to the Award event and reception.

For more information, please contact Karen Newell at karen@midatlanticarts.org or via telephone at 410.539.6656 x104 with your ticket needs. But hurry, these tickets will go fast!

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