Jazz for Peace
Rick DellaRatta and Jazz for Peace Fast Facts:
* Rick DellaRatta and
Jazz for Peace performed at the United Nations in
* This U.N. Concert has led to a benefit concert series that has gone on to raise funds, publicity and awareness for over 700 non-profit organizations, garnered support and praise from distinguished Americans such as President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Congressman Dennis Kucinich, Senator John McCain, activist Noam Chomsky, actor Ed Begley Jr., New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and attended and enjoyed by ambassadors, celebrities, humanitarians, and music lovers worldwide!
* The Jazz for Peace mission is to continue the benefit concert series; to expand its performances to other cities, states and countries; to bring jazz back into the schools and expose Americans to one of its greatest, yet often overlooked art forms; and to donate musical instruments to underprivileged children and schools
* Recently jazz pianist, vocalist and composer Rick DellaRatta was listed in "Jazz Singers" as one of the top jazz vocalists all time and included by The Foundation Center in their list of the top musician philanthropists of our time along with Bono (U2), Elton John, Peter Gabriel and Sting.
How has Jazz for Peace been able to raise funds, publicity and awareness for over 800 outstanding causes?
Click HERE to hear this
MP3 from the upcoming
for Peace - Live in
*For more information on this cause, click on the Jazz for Peace web site at www.jazzforpeace.org or contact Debra R. Cerritelli at 212-947-1104.