2017 CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS

The Jazz Workshop relies on support from individuals, companies, foundations, and government. Income from tuition and admission fees covers only the bare essentials. Generous support from our community fills in the gaps and supports the mission of providing world class jazz education and performance in Nashville.

Below is a listing of donors, current through November 21, 2017. Thanks to our many donors for making all this possible!

(For a description of Donor Society membership levels and benefits, click here)


JAZZ LEGEND: TOTAL GIFTS OF $60,000 & ABOVE

Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission
Nelson Andrews Leadership Center


VIRTUOSO SOCIETY

BIG BAND: TOTAL GIFTS OF $10,000 & ABOVE

Tennessee Arts Commission
Anonymous Donor

COMBO: TOTAL GIFTS OF $5,000–$9,999

The Caterpillar Foundation
Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville
Zander Insurance Agency

QUARTET: TOTAL GIFTS OF $2,500–$4,999

Burton Avenue Music
Scott Chambers
Bill & Melissa Holden
Greg & Margot Plaunt
Van Heusen Music Corporation

TRIO: TOTAL GIFTS OF $1,000–$2,499

Matthew Cushing*
Tom & Maria Fouce*
Pete & Debbie Gage
Leonard Kindig
Adam J. Liff
Peter & Anne Neff
William Polk*
Donna Sandstad
Anonymous Donation

DUO: TOTAL GIFTS OF $500–$999

Alan Bachrach
David & Karen Conrad
Susan Edwards
Jaylon & Judy Fincannon
Rosana Eisenberg & Bob Hoffman
Graham & Adriana Gerdeman*
Veronica & Peter Gunn
Don O. Henry & Kathy Boudreau-Henry
Robert & Tricia Hiers
Patsy Kirby*
Kyle Lehning
Lori Mechem & Roger Spencer
Bill & April Mullins
Sam Nugent*
Cindy & John Oliva
Charlie Peacock
Ken & Delphine Roberts
The Frist Foundation
Susan Ross*
Drs. Gary Smith & Ann Evers
Stephanie Spottswood
Graham Stewart
Kim Strifert & David Sweatt
Dr. Robert & Marie Thuan
Anonymous Donation


PATRON SOCIETY

SOLOIST: TOTAL GIFTS OF $250–$499

John V. Abbott
Elyse Adler
Joseph Awad*
Rochelle Broome*
William Bundy*
David Cannon
Chuck Chellman
Deborah & Walter Clair*
Charles & Mary Cook
Frank Fish
Rob & Ann Gordon
John & Libbey Hagewood
Ralph Henley
Mary Grey James
Louise Kelton
Lazarroli Pasta
Jeff Ockerman
Dave Pomeroy
Stephen Rick*
Sandra Roberts*
Linda Rose
Katherine Stewart
Elsa & Kurt Swauger*
Donna & Joe Venardi
Greg Weaver & Paula Phelps-Weaver
Gary & Cathy Wilson
Anonymous Donor

ENTHUSIAST: TOTAL GIFTS OF $100–$249

Stephen Abelman
Benjamin Adams*
Rosalyn Anderson
Monisa Angell*
Susanne Bartruff
Eileen Beehan & Bill Sinclair
Anthony Belfiglio
Richard Bennett
Marilyn & Alan Bergman
Teresa Blackburn
Phil Bolger
Lawrence Burns
Anne & David Buttrey
Ira & Nancy Chilton
Ernie Collins
Dennis Condra
Lucilyn Crow & Kenneth Kraft
Monique Cummings*
Delek Fund of the Community
Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Galen Demus
Sarah Dexheimer*
Don & Gail Dickerson
Wayne Dowell
Sandra Duncan
Karl duPre & Katherine Tange-duPre
Eskind Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Mariwyn Evans
Pete Farmer
Bob & Martha Gerdeman*
Brad Gough*
Charles Golden
Grissim Group Consulting
Jim Grosjean
Charlene Harb
Frank Harrell
Helen Hemphill
Robert Hendry
Elsa & J. Ruben Hernandez
Frank Hosse
Catherine Kaiser
Lauren Karp
Thomas Kern
Chris Klein
Estee Lauder Companies
Gloria Lett-Coleman
Karen Litterer
Mauro Mastrapasqua
Doug Mayhall
Brian Milford
Gregory Mueller
Camilla Neal
Allen & Cheryl Patton Advised Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Rod Pewitt
Jim & Lee Ann Photoglou
Terry & Sharon Price
Ellen Pryor
Monica Ramey
Robinson Regen
Paul Ross
Rosemary Rutledge
Peter Scanlan
Richard Schneider
Larry Seeman
Jay Slobey
Don & Austelle Smartt
Gary Smith
Joyce Sohl
Denis Solee
Larry Stone
Joyce Sullivan
Lisa Taylor
Traci Todd
Aleta & Byron Trauger
John Trauscht
Lynn Walker
Karen Weeks
Cathy Werthan
William G. Wiggins
Harry Williams
Alison Wingo
Anonymous Donations

FAN: TOTAL GIFTS OF UP TO $100

Jennifer Abernathy
Misa Acox
Gayle Alley*
Linda Bird*
Louise Barnes
Marilyn Besasie
Sarah Boyce
Robert H. Burns
Mel Deal
Shani Dowell
Jeannie & William Draper*
Ted Drozdowski
Sprigg & Kathy Ebbert
Margaret Evans
Mark Francisco
Joseph Freel
Patti Freeman
Bonnie Giffone
Hank & Gloria Gildemeister
Nancy Godleski*
Donald & Melissa Gouthro
Janelle Holt
James Houchin
Liz Johnson
Jilah Kalil
Robert Lane
Jan Liff
Mickey & Sarah Martin McConnell*
Charlie & Pat McCoy
Mary McLennan
Carroll Miller
Larry & Chris Murov
Meredith Myers*
Barry Noland*
Judy & Jay Orr
Keith Palmer
Traci Pekovitch*
Alan Powers
John Pennell
Onetia Pierson
Danny & Cheryl Preston*
Wade Punch
Helen Ragan
Kathy Rubbicco
Edward Runge
Aaron Smith
Kathy Sowell
Bob Teague
Christine Quinn Trank
Drew Tucker*
Colin Turnnidge & Theresa Zink
Ross Uchida
Ray Von Rotz
Bill Warren
Kathryn Webber
Robert Whorton
Marci Wilson-Boggs
Ken & Shelly Youngstead*
Anonymous Donations

* Donations to Stephen McRedmond Summer Jazz Camp Fund

DONATIONS IN MEMORY OF JOSEPH NUYENS

John Chadwick
Betty Claymore
Renae Grass
Enid & Martin Katahn
North, Pursell, & Ramos
Tom & Donna Priesmeyer
Dona Tapp
Diane Waller

DONATIONS IN MEMORY OF BOBBE MORRIS

Julie Blagojevich
Chuck Chellman
Allison & Kyle Feldman & Family
Barbara Speyer
The Terhune Family

TRIBUTES

Berdelle Campbell, Tribute to Ginger Newman

Larry Cypress, In Honor of the 91st Birthday of Randy Weston, Brooklyn, NY

In Honor of Emily Davies & Piper Panzeri:
Jennifer & Scoop Duben
Irene Marchenay & Ivan Angell


LINK: 2016 ANNUAL FUND CONTRIBUTORS