[JPL] Can Jazz Matter? The NEA and the Jazz Masters Awards
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Thu Feb 17 20:39:06 EST 2011
Maurice,God bless you sir! Bob Harrigan (2011 JAZZ FESTIVALS/FLORIDA)
From: Maurice Hogue
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Subject: Re: [JPL] Can Jazz Matter? The NEA and the Jazz Masters Awards
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just north of the border....
I've been working with artists for years.
Some of the financial support that I've accessed
recording projects (cancelled by the government last year which caused
a major flap up here)
touring - domestic -
touring - international
study grants for artists (knock on every second door in Brooklyn
and a Canadian jazz musician may be lurking)
management grants - for artists to pay managers, do web pages
composition commissioning grants
special presentation projects
travelling to showcases
and a parallel program for Aboriginal artists
The CC also has supported festivals with support, although that
program has been suspended by the government. There is a pattern
I did a flamenco tour a few years ago, and that was assisted
by the dance component of the Canada Council
FACTOR (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Record)
recording project assistance
touring - national and international
emerging artists programs
showcase travel support
(and a parallel program for Quebec (French) artists)
there are a number of provincial programs that operate in
conjuction with FACTOR
SOCAN - our performing rights organization helps with
showcase travel support and other things.
Most of these are "juried" by peers.
The Netherlands is a country that works hard supporting
their artists. I worked with them on a tour that had both
Dutch and Canadian artists.
Germany through the Goethe institute. Australia supports
through the Australian council. Worked on some of those too.
My only concern is that a lot of great projects don't get done
because they may not get support for their applications. There
is a certain amount of overdependence on financial support that
At 05:51 PM 2/17/2011 -0500, you wrote:
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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...
>"Financial Support: The Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs."
>Imagine that...a country that gives is tax money to support the arts and
>even artists directly! What a concept!
>MOJA & VOA
>russ at mojaradio.com
>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
> > Larry
> >> 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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