2017-18 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 20, 2018. 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
The Scott C. Chambers Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Matthew Cushing*
Jeff Ockerman*
Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville
Zander Insurance Agency

QUARTET: TOTAL GIFTS OF $2,500–$4,999

Burton Avenue Music
The Franca Family
Bill & Melissa Holden
Peter & Anne Neff
Greg & Margot Plaunt
Van Heusen Music Corporation
The Washington Foundation

TRIO: TOTAL GIFTS OF $1,000–$2,499

Beegie Adair
Anonymous Donation in Memory of Billy Adair
Wilton J. Aebersold, Jazzbooks.com
Sarah Aylor
Bill & Kim Bundy*
Don Crichton
Gus Duffy
Tom & Maria Fouce*
Pete & Debbie Gage
Graham & Adriana Gerdeman*
Robert & Tricia Hiers
Leonard Kindig
Andrea Lambert
Adam J. Liff
Lori Mechem & Roger Spencer
Bill & April Mullins
Cindy & John Oliva*
William Polk*
Ernie Reynolds*
Ken Roberts, Jr.*
Stephen & Emmie Rick*
Donna Sandstad
Stephanie Spottswood
James & Katherine Stewart*
Kim Strifert & David Sweatt
Dr. Robert & Marie Thuan
Anonymous Donation

DUO: TOTAL GIFTS OF $500–$999

Phillips Adams & Kira Burnett
Marc Adesso
Dr. Alan Bachrach
Dr. John Benitez
Richard & Vernice Bryan
Chuck Chellman
David & Karen Conrad
Thomas Davidson
Susan Edwards
Jaylon & Judy Fincannon
Rafael Hernandez
Rosana Eisenberg & Bob Hoffman
Dr. Frank Fish
JD Forbes
Dr. Veronica & Peter Gunn
Robert Hendry
Ralph Henley
Don O. Henry & Kathy Boudreau-Henry
Anne Marie Kempf & Dave Francis
Patsy Kirby*
Lazzaroli Pasta
Kyle Lehning
Naxos of America/Arkiv Jazz
Matthew Noggle
Sam Nugent*
Charlie Peacock
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Premier Building Maintenance
Doug & Robinson Regen
Scott and Arbadellia Richardson
Ken & Delphine Roberts
The Frist Foundation
Linda Rose
Paul Ross
Susan Ross*
Larry Seeman & Louise Barnes
Micki & Michelle Slingerland
Drs. Gary Smith & Ann Evers
Graham Stewart
Lisa Taylor
Donna & Joe Venardi
Harrison & Noelle Warner
Gerald & Trey Webber
Hedy Weinberg & Dan Cornfield
Anonymous Donation


PATRON SOCIETY

SOLOIST: TOTAL GIFTS OF $250–$499

John V. Abbott
Elyse Adler
Joseph Awad*
Eileen Beehan & Bill Sinclair
John Birdsong
Philip Bolger
Rochelle Broome*
David Cannon
Chuck Chellman
Deborah & Walter Clair*
Charles & Mary Cook
Kay & Greg Elam
Joy Fauntleroy
Rob & Ann Gordon
John & Libbey Hagewood
Robin Haney*
Charlene Harb
Sally & Tony Hoffman
Mary Grey James Liz Johnson
Lauren and Seth Karp
Louise Kelton
Estee Lauder Companies
John & Robin Leal*
Donna McElroy
Gregory & Karen Mueller
Michael Nunan
Griffin Photoglou*
Dave Pomeroy
Sandra Roberts*
Linda Rose
Margaret Rose
Tim Scarvey
Richard Schneider
Luke & Susan Simons
Steven & Susan Smartt
Bob Dudley Smith in honor of Jeff Alfiero
Denis Solee
Lisa Somar in honor of Dorian Woodruff
Elsa & Kurt Swauger*
Greg Weaver & Paula Phelps-Weaver
Gary & Cathy Wilson
John & Alison Wingo*
Craig Womack
Anonymous Donor






ENTHUSIAST: TOTAL GIFTS OF $100–$249

Stephen Abelman
Benjamin Adams*
Joe Allen
Rosalyn Anderson
Monisa Angell*
Susanne Bartruff
Anthony Belfiglio
Richard Bennett
Marilyn & Alan Bergman
Linda Bird*
Teresa Blackburn
Tommy & Carla Bolles
Lattie Brown
Lawrence Burns
Joey and Renee Butler
Anne & David Buttrey
Ellen Cate
Ira & Nancy Chilton
Anne Clayton*
Ernie Collins
Dennis Condra
Victor Cook*
Cheryl & Scott Cornwell
Kevin Dieterich in honor of Dorian Woodruff
Lucilyn Crow & Kenneth Kraft
Monique Cummings*
Larry Cypress
Mel Deal
Darryl Deaton
Delek Fund of the Community
Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Sarah & Albie del Favero
Galen Demus
Sarah Dexheimer*
Don & Gail Dickerson
Wayne Dowell
Sandra Dudley
Dr. John & Bobbie Duke
Sandra Duncan
Karl duPre & Katherine Tange-duPre
Morel Enoch
Eskind Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Mariwyn Evans
Sharon Ferrara
Greg Foresman
Pete Farmer, M.D.
Mark Francisco
Bob & Martha Gerdeman*
Brad Gough*
Charles Golden
Grissim Group Consulting
Jim Grosjean
Jeff & Cheryl Hall
Frank and Liana Harrell
Helen Hemphill
Sue Herman
Elsa & J. Ruben Hernandez
Frank Hosse
Jeff and Anne Landis Jetton
Catherine Kaiser
Thomas Kern
Dr. & Mrs. Howard Kirshner
Chris Klein & Vickie Brown
Scott Knowles
Ginger & Norm Kuk
Gloria Lett-Coleman
Peter Locken
Karen Litterer
Mauro Mastrapasqua
Doug Mayhall
Mary McLennan
Larry & Nancy Mechem*
Norm & Debbie Miede
Brian Milford
Chris & Melanie Moran
Marla Orsagh Murphy*
Camilla Neal
Ron & Bette Jean O'Nan
Terry Occhiogrosso & Bill Velez
Bettye Otey
Allen & Cheryl Patton Advised Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Brian Parker*
Bill Paul*
Traci Pekovich*
Ann Pepo
Rod Pewitt
Jim & Lee Ann Photoglou
Brent Poulton
Terry & Sharon Price
Ellen Pryor
Monica Ramey
David Reuff*
Paul Ross
Rosemary Rutledge
Karen-Lee Ryan & Mark Wood
Kevin Sanders
Rebecca Sayre
Peter Scanlan
Don & Diane Scheffield
Alix Sharp
Jay Slobey
Don & Austelle Smartt
Judi & Paul Smith*
Margaret Smith*
Joyce Sohl
Gary Spicer
Larry Stone
Joyce Sullivan
Lisa Taylor
George Tiller
Traci Todd
Aleta & Byron Trauger
John Trauscht
Sam & Kim Uselton
Lynn Walker
Karen Weeks
Cathy Werthan
William G. Wiggins
Harry Williams
Mary Young
Anonymous Donations


FAN: TOTAL GIFTS OF UP TO $100

Jennifer Abernathy
Misa Acox
Gayle Alley*
Ellen Armour
Marilyn Besasie
Sarah Boyce
LC Bratten
Eugene Brieck
Jared Bryans
Deborah Buchanan
Robert H. Burns
Chris Callaghan
Jamie Citerin in memory of Lloyd Kelley
Gary Cobb
Rob Davis
Michael & Jody Dobrin
Shani Dowell
Jeannie & William Draper*
Ted Drozdowski
Michele Earl
Sprigg & Kathy Ebbert
Margaret Evans
Pete Farmer
Jerry & Doris Fawcett
Joseph Freel
Patti Freeman
Krassimina Garbett
Jay Geller
Bonnie Giffone
Hank & Gloria Gildemeister
Nancy Godleski*
Donald & Melissa Gouthro
Kent Gunderson
Emily Hauber
Janelle Holt
James Houchin
Linda Jordan
Delores Johnson
Joseph Jones
Jilah Kalil
Chrysa Kovach, in memory of Billy Adair
Amy Kurland
Robert Lane
Marla Lepore
Jan Liff
Jonathan Liff
Natalie Liff
Gary Lutz
Kevin Madill
Dean Marold
Mickey & Sarah Martin McConnell*
Kristie McCarthy
Charlie & Pat McCoy
Jonathan McSayles
Carroll Miller
Terry Minnen
Larry & Chris Murov
Meredith Myers*
Robertson Nash
Samone H. Neely
Suzy Newton
Barry Noland*
Volker Oberacker
Rob Ogilvie
Judy & Jay Orr
Keith Palmer
Traci Pekovitch*
Alan Powers
John Pennell
Onetia Pierson
Danny & Cheryl Preston*
Wade Punch
Helen Ragan
Ned Ramage
Kathy Rubbicco
Edward Runge
Aaron Smith
Kathy Sowell
Marvin Stamm
Nicola Stanley
Bob Teague
Harold Thompson
Christine Quinn Trank
Pamela Trent
Drew Tucker*
Colin Turnnidge & Theresa Zink
Ross Uchida
Ray Von Rotz
Bill Warren
Kathryn Webber
Robert Whorton
Stacy Widelitz
Marci Wilson-Boggs
Ken & Shelly Youngstead*
Anonymous Donations

* Donations to Stephen McRedmond Young Artist Program Fund

DONATIONS IN MEMORY OF MARY ELLEN AURELIUS

The Crown Castle Family
Deepest sympathies, your Ravens Glen Family
The Ernst Family
IWCODirect
The Recording Academy
Cindi Woods
Anonymous, in memory of Mary Ellen Aurelius

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 TICE MORRIS

Julie Blagojevich
Chuck Chellman
Allison & Kyle Feldman & Family
Barbara Speyer
The Terhune Family
Mr. & Mrs. John Wingo

TRIBUTES

Sarah Boyce, in honor of Lori Mechem
Berdelle Campbell, Tribute to Ginger Newman
Larry Cypress, In Honor of the 91st Birthday of Randy Weston, Brooklyn, NY
Allen & Martha Fish, in honor of Dr. Frank Fish
Chip Graham, in memory of Helen Graham Fulford
Linda Rose, in memory of R.J. McCormick

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


LINK: 2016 ANNUAL FUND CONTRIBUTORS