4th Annual “JAZZ On The Grass” Benefit Concert Hosted By Jackie Robinson Foundation
Jackie Robinson Foundation hosts the 4th Annual JAZZ on the Grass Benefit Concert starring multi-Grammy award winner & Oscar nominee James Ingram, Grammy Nominee Patrice Rushen, and Grammy & Tony Nominee Singer/Songwriter Brenda Russell.
The event will take place on Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the private Sherman Oaks estate of noted director and producer Oz and Lynne Scott
The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF), a premier scholarship organization that supports deserving college students with financial need, will host the 4th Annual JAZZ on the Grass benefit concert (JAZZ) on Saturday, October 3, 2009 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Held at the private Sherman Oaks estate of noted director and producer Oz and Lynne Scott, JAZZ features three-time Grammy Award winner James Ingram and a list of nationally and internationally-renowned artists including multi-Grammy nominated recording artist Patrice Rushen, Grammy and Tony nominated singer/songwriter Brenda Russell, and world-class drummer and percussionist Ndugu.
Rooted in the Robinson legacy of promoting social causes through art, JAZZ on the Grass boasts four hours of live musical performances, wonderful cuisine, and a silent auction. Hosted again this year by Mistress of Ceremonies, Pat Prescott of 94.7 The WAVE, JAZZ raises funds for JRF to continue its all-encompassing commitment to young people, including the provision of financial support, mentoring, professional development, internship and job placement, and the imparting of practical life skills. With nearly a 100 percent graduation rate, JRF has earned the distinction as one of the nation’s most effective scholarship organizations.
JAZZ on the Grass represents the foundation’s diverse fundraising strategy and continues to broaden its fan base. Tickets to this exclusive event are on sale until September 6th for the “Early Bird” price of $250. For additional information or to purchase tickets to this limited-seating engagement, please contact ELMS Entertainment at 323-936-5052. For artist updates or to purchase tickets online, please visit www.jackierobinson.org/events/lajazz.php