JAZZ AT THE MANSION

Sunday, October 15, 2017- 4-8pm

Please join us at Jazz At the Mansion,  the 3rd Annual Living Jazz Fundraising Spectacular

An exclusive benefit for Jam Camp West

Enjoy an intimate concert with soulful jazz vocalist Nicolas Bearde, and songstress Mara Hruby, plus special guests at an exclusive private estate in Piedmont, CA. Indulge in tantalizing culinary delights provided by Oakland's own Chef Lamont Perriman, and outstanding wine from our sponsor, La Crema. Take part in our exciting live auction featuring 6 amazing prizes!


Live Auction Prizes


A Romantic Week In Paris!

Your romantic vacation includes a full week’s stay at a beautiful 5-star apartment entitled “The Yellow Flat”. (Apartment use is for 7 nights and is limited to 2 people.) The “The Yellow Flat” is sunny and bright with floor to ceiling windows in the bedroom and living room that looks out at the gorgeous Parisian skyline and is within easy walking distance to the Eiffel Tower. Of course your exclusive getaway comes complete with airport pick up and drop off directly to the “Yellow Flat”.

 

You will enjoy a day's excursion with Black Paris Tours exploring the rich legacy of African, Caribbean and African American history in the City of Light!

You will also have the chance to watch a private video prepared just for you by jazz musician and Paris resident Josiah Woodson, showing you the 3 top jazz clubs and how to easily get there! And, of course you will want to remember everything you can about the delicious French food you have eaten.

Please Note: The “Yellow Flat” may only be used during January, February, March, August, November or first half of December.)


Blue Note at Sea Cruise

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This incredible journey takes you and your companion aboard the Blue Note at Sea. The jazz event of the season takes place January 27- February 3rd, 2018 leaving from Fort Lauderdale. The 2018 line-up includes an outstanding array of artists such as Chick Corea, Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lalah Hathaway, Leslie Odom, Jr., David Sanborn, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Charles Lloyd and the Marvels, Don Was, Alonzo Bodden, Ambrose Akinmusire, Bill Frisell, Eric Harland, Wycliff Gordon, Geoffrey Keezer and many others!

Since 2001, Entertainment Cruise Productions has been the world leader in live jazz entertainment at sea, having produced 50 or more full ship charter jazz cruises all over the world. Blue Note at Sea has always designed cruises that address the tastes of those who enjoy jazz that is neither “smooth” nor “straight ahead”. There is a huge world of jazz that occupies that sector, and they have continued to capture the hippest, most exciting and current performers in that world for a cruise.

Music on Blue Note at Sea is presented “show style”, meaning that each night there will be two main shows in the largest venue on the ship.  Around 10:30 pm or so each night, after all guests have had dinner and have seen the incredible main show, this signals the commencement of Cruising After Dark, where various forms of entertainment are presented in multiple venues.

* Your Sea Veranda Cabin covers your cabin, all meals, shows and onboard events.

Please Note: This trip does not include airfare to and from Fort Lauderdale.



An incredible week in the Big Apple

Have you ever wished you could have a full week's glamorous vacation in New York City? How about staying in your very own private apartment on luxurious Park Ave. So. combined with an array of exciting entertainment all coordinated just for you?

Now you can!

You will have a 5 night Accommodation in your own apartment in Gramercy Park on Park Ave. South. This beautiful completely furnished apartment with full kitchen has 1 bedroom with a queen size bed plus a pull out queen size sofa in living room. (Therefore, can sleep up to 4!)

Your week is filled with amazing events and delicious meals including:

2 Tickets to Jazz at Lincoln Center (during season performance Feb./March)

One of the true gems of New York’s jazz scene, Jazz at Lincoln Center is a venue comprising part of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts with a mission to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz through performance, education, and advocacy.

2 Tickets to Feinstein's at 54 Below including Dinner

Located on West 54th St., this beautiful supper club combines an American menu & classic cocktails with 3 outstanding cabaret shows per night.

2 VIP tickets to the Daily Show with Trevor Noah

One of the most popular Comedy Central shows located on W. 54th St.

2 Tickets to Chicago, The Musical

Now in its 20th year and a true New York City institution, CHICAGO The Musical has everything that makes Broadway great. Did you know that "Chicago" is the second-longest-running Broadway show of all time? Music by Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb. Located at Ambassador theatre, West 49th St.

Plus Sunday Brunch for 2 at the fabulous Tribeca Grill

Located on Greenwich St., this outstanding restaurant is a Buzzy Robert De Niro-owned mainstay for innovative New American cuisine with a stellar wine list.


Private Jazz Concert with Kate McGarry and Art Lande with 5-course Moroccan/Algerian Dinner! Saturday May 12, 2018

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Have you ever wished you could be a part of an exclusive private event where you have the chance to meet and spend a memorable evening with like-minded jazz enthusiasts and outstanding jazz artists in a gorgeous craftsman home?

This package allows you the chance to secure your reservation at an incredible evening you won’t forget. First you will enjoy an intimate, private jazz concert by world renowned artists vocalists Kate McGarry and pianist Art Lande.

With 6 critically acclaimed CDs and a Grammy nomination for Best Jazz Vocal CD Kate McGarry has become recognized as a jazz artist who brings authenticity and vitality to every song regardless of genre. She currently performs in jazz clubs, performing arts centers and festivals throughout the US and abroad. Downbeat Magazine cited McGarry as 'Rising Star' vocalist for the past 9 years. In July of 2016  's 64th Critics Poll named McGarry the #1 Rising Star Female Vocalist. 

Grammy-nominated Art Lande is an internationally known pianist, composer, improviser, drummer and educator who has performed with a long list of the Who's Who in jazz, including Joe Henderson, Woody Shaw, Bobby Hutcherson, Steve Swallow, Charlie Haden, Kenny Wheeler, Sheila Jordan, Mark Isham, Paul McCandless, Jan Garbarek and many others.

After their outstanding performance, you will be joined by Kate and Art and several other lucky guests at the private dining table of Jim Callahan and Gemmie Jones in their beautiful Julia Morgan craftsman home in Oakland where you will partake in a delicious Moroccan/Algerian 5-course dinner prepared by Chef Nasser Addi.  And who will be serving you? None other than Stacey Hoffman, Executive Director of Living Jazz!

Please Note: You are free to bid on just one or more seats at the table. 8 seats maximum will be auctioned off. You will be joined by Jim, Gemmie, Art and Kate totaling 12 at the table!

 

An Exciting "Staycation" in San Francisco to remember!

You need not go any further than our very own city to enjoy an exciting and memorable vacation.

You will enjoy 2 nights accommodation at the fabulous Sir Francis Drake Hotel, the Grand Dame of San Francisco Boutique hotels. From the moment the red-suited Beefeater doorman whisks you into the ornate lobby, it’s clear: you’ve arrived at a San Francisco icon. The grand staircases, gilded ceilings, sleek marble walls, and crystal chandeliers evoke an old-world charm you won’t find anywhere else.

While you are luxuriating at Kimpton’s iconic Union Square Hotel, you can venture out to some of San Francisco's most unique music venues.

2 Tickets to the Chapel
Located on Valencia St., this nightclub is a converted ex-chapel featuring a 40-ft. arched ceiling, bar & a wide variety of live-music acts

2 Tickets to Feinstein's
Located in the Hotel Nikko, this swanky nightclub offers cabaret & American songbook performances, plus upscale Asian-fusion bites.

2 Tickets to Beach Blanket Babylon
This award-winning, iconic musical review is a San Francisco institution.

2 Tickets to the Independent
Located on Divisadero, this Intimate music venue offers a full bar and features indie & emerging acts.

Of course this amazing "staycation" also includes 2 fabulous dining experiences

Dinner for two at the beautiful Anzu Restaurant
The Anzu is a Sleek eatery inside Hotel Nikko with Asian-inflected California cuisine, sushi & sake martinis.

Dinner for two at Lolinda
Located on Mission St., Lolinda is a Modern Argentinean spot serving steaks, small plates, cocktails & wine in a vibrant atmosphere.

 


Monterey Jazz Festival

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You and a friend will enjoy an unforgettable weekend of music at the “World's Best Jazz Festival” next September!

The 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival will take place at the Monterey County Fairgrounds, located at 2000 Fairground Road in Monterey, California, in September 2018. Over 500 artists will be performing nonstop on 8 stages for 3 nights and 2 days of the world's best jazz.

Voted “World's Best Jazz Festival” by the readers of JazzTimes Magazine in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013, and 2014, the Monterey Jazz Festival offers 20 acres of magnificent oak-studded grounds for fans to enjoy, featuring films, conversations with the Festival's stars, exhibitions, food and beverages, an international shopping bazaar, and 8 stages of live jazz entertainment spread throughout the grounds.

You will enjoy a 2-Night stay at the Candle Light Inn in beautiful Carmel.

This package also includes a gift basket of outstanding REN boutique beauty & cosmetic products valued at $250.

 

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Your support will directly help send a child in need to JAM Camp West 2018 and help keep tuition accessible for all families!

Tickets are limited and this event does sell out. Buy your tickets today, you don't want to miss this unique and exclusive event!

 

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