[Dixielandjazz] Down & Out Jazz Musicians

LARRY'S Signs and Large Format Printing sign.guy at charter.net
Mon Jun 27 18:52:49 PDT 2005

Send your money to me. Some think I'm down and out or was it flat and can't
Larry - St. Louis
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve barbone" <barbonestreet at earthlink.net>
To: "DJML" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Monday, June 27, 2005 3:04 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Down & Out Jazz Musicians

> Sorry about not changing the subject header. Here it is again with the
> correct subject.
> Cheers,
> Steve Barbone
> Joe Hopkins, acjspres at aol.com asked
> > Does anyone on this list have information regarding care/assistance for
> > elderly/disabled musicians. I seem to remember that there was an effort
in New
> > York to provide such assistance.
> >
> > Joe  Hopkins
> Yes, Joe. I posted it a while ago. See below website for JFA's programs of
> assistance to down and out Jazz Musicians. It is a worthy cause.
> http://www.jazzfoundation.org/
> JFA operates the Jazz Musicians' Emergency Fund (JMEF). This fund assists
> struggling jazz artists, many of whom are getting older or sick, with
> medical, financial, and career development needs. They are masters in
> fields, but without help, many would be homeless or unable to work. And
> is a tragedy indeed. After all, they are the magicians who make the magic
> call jazz.
> Cheers,
> Steve Barbone
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