AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Dear Friends and Members: I have just been informed of some very good news from Tamm E. Hunt, Founder/host of our sister network The Global Jazz Network (TGJN) as follows: FYI! as some of you remember the TGJN JAZZBLAST! to help Hard Bop piano legend, 81 years young Freddie Redd has circulated the Globe and come back home to settle a need. Wendy Oxenhorn of The Jazz Foundation of America for stepping up to the plate and making a commitment to our TGJN Family Member Freddie Redd. Those you who still want to and can help Mr. Redd you can now send your tax deductible contributions to The Jazz Foundation of America,Inc. (501C3) specifically for Freddie Redd by making your contribution payable to:
Freddie has three jobs waiting for him in New York and two in Washington DC in less than three weeks. Birdland, February, 9th, Dizzy's Coca Cola, March 1st, Smalls in NYC, April 9th and 10th and Twins Jazz in Washington DC March 26th. Watch this network "Events" page for details or go to the club website for detailed listing.
You can Google those clubs and see him on the schedule. Read about him - Freddie Redd - Google Search There are 70 Google pages referencing Freddie and his work. Muhammad Ali only has 8 more than Freddie. He is unable at this time to purchase travel tickets for him, his wife and their belongings to leave LA and begin a New life in Virginia where they have a home waiting for them. His being a National Treasure and us all being willing to help we ask that you consider being a part of this movement and contribute what you can to getting this man on a plane soon as possible and getting him back to work due to his historic popularity in the East. Every little bit means a lot. Many thanks from all of us and especially Freddie and his family. Consider yourself now a "Patron of the Arts" with more information and further developments to follow. Feel free to pass this letter along to others you may think would want to know about this man and his plight.