[JPL] Can Jazz Matter? The NEA and the Jazz Masters Awards

Larry Appelbaum jumpmonk at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 17 18:05:51 EST 2011


Just this year, Sweden, in addition to most other northern European countries, has experienced serious cuts in its arts subsidies. The only country that seems safe is Norway, because they have oil money.

Larry

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> Subject: Re: [JPL] Can Jazz Matter? The NEA and the Jazz Masters Awards
> Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 17:51:41 -0500
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> I just received a CD from a Swedish trumpeter named Nils Janson and as I was reading the liner notes I ran across this entry...
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> "Financial Support: The Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs."  
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> Imagine that...a country that gives is tax money to support the arts and even artists directly!  What a concept!
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> Russ Davis
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> On Feb 17, 2011, at 5:38 PM, Larry Appelbaum wrote:
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> > The Kennedy Center derives a significant percentage of its budget from corporate and foreign sponsorship. That's one reason they have a Corporate Fund Board: http://www.kennedy-center.org/support/corporate/corpboard.html
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> > Larry
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> >> I believe you are right on Russ on this item.  I guess the Kennedy 
> >> Center Honors will be next.  ALOHA  Tom
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