$1,395 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 20 people in 14 months
The Wilbur Ware Institute is launching a Jazz series through the end of the year at: WILBUR'S WAREHOUSE @ the Bogardus Mansion, 75 Murray Street, New York, NY 10007. Performers include NEA Jazz Master drummer Jimmy Cobb, legendary pianist Harold Mabern, Jazz Master Lou Donaldson's Quartet, and bassist Juini Booth's​ Quartet with Steve Grossman, among others. The weekend (Friday/Saturday) performances will begin October 6/7 and continue until New Year's Eve with the Houston Person Quartet and guest vocalist.

Our mission is to engage life-long professional Jazz musicians whose genius is recognized by their peers and fans worldwide. We want to compensate them fairly for their performances. This has always been challenging, but now it is vital in the present economic climate.

Your support will provide us with the ability to adequately​ pay these musical giants for their performances and enhance our ability to continue to do so in the future. The money you donate will benefit the musicians directly for their services. 

Our efforts are always encouraged by the musicians and those who love Jazz.

We invite you to join us. Your support and your presence at these events will be deeply appreciated. We value you all, and we are sincerely grateful for your generous donations. Please visit our website at http://www.wilburwareinstitute.org and become a member. Thank you.Photo: Arturo O'Farrill Sextet with George Coleman
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We began this campaign last year to assist with our series WILBUR'S WAREHOUSE @ the Bogardus Mansion in October, November, and December. George Aprile has opened a new venue for the music at the 75 Club and dedicated that room for our organization. George is a Board Member, and we are eager to assist in making this a viable place in Tribeca for ongoing musical efforts. Not only is this venue great for performance, but other musical activities may be possible as it prospers. The performance space is inviting! As our Chicago friends exclaimed and admired its ambiance, "we'll be back."

We are grateful to all who continue to support our efforts. This year, we continue. . .in April, back by popular demand is the Reggie Workman Sextet during Jazz Appreciation Month, April 20 & 21, 2018. Join us for this exciting performance and continue to support the 75 Club as it becomes the place to enjoy music downtown! Bogardus Mansion at 75 Murray Street near West Broadway is easily accessible. Take the 1, 2, 3, A, C, E trains to Chambers Street, and walk 2 blocks to Murray.
Reggie Workman & Frank Lacy
Carlos Homs with Workman
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Your donations are truly appreciated. Since we are a nonprofit, all contributions are tax-deductible. We have received checks mailed to us from several folks. Thanks everyone. Please encourage others to support this effort.
Lou Donaldson October 20 & 21
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Folks are also opting to send checks.

Please remember that we are a nonprofit organization, so your gifts are fully tax-deductible. Thanks to those who share with friends, family, colleagues, and acquaintances on social media.
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We have learned that some people prefer to send checks. If you are one of those folks, please do so. Visit our website or email us also. Wilbur Ware Institute, Inc. Thanks.
Tadataka Unno with Jimmy Cobb Quinete
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$1,395 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 20 people in 14 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Wilbur Ware Institute
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New York, NY
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