CLIFFORD BROWN JAZZ FOUNDATION

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Clifford Brown

 

The Clifford Brown Jazz Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that continues the work started by the late jazz trumpeter, Clifford Brown. Its purpose is to promote jazz as an art form; to encourage and foster a greater awareness of jazz by teaching and performing; to provide assistance to students by sponsoring an instrument loan program, workshops,clinics, private lessons, mentor programs and scholarships. Included in the educational programs are: JAZZ 'N YOU;    JAZZ for KIDS;   THE BUSINESS OF MUSIC; and  SCHOLARSHIP.

In the pages of the Clifford Brown Jazz Foundation site you will find information on the foundation's programs, a list of recordings by Clifford Brown that are available on Compact Disc, and "I Remember Clifford" featuring written memories of Brownie by his friends, loved ones, and historians.

 

Purchase music by Clifford Brown online. When you buy your  CD's using this link (buy Clifford Brown music) a portion of your purchase price is donated to the Clifford Brown Jazz Foundation.

2006 CLIFFORD BROWN / STAN GETZ FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

The fellowships are made possible in part by the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) through the Herb Alpert Endowment Fund's Clifford Brown/Stan Getz Fellowship Program as  the ARTS jazz component of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts program.  Students interested in applying for the 2006 ARTS program may request more information from IAJE at info@iaje.

 

CLIFFORD BROWN:  THE LIFE AND ART OF THE LEGENDARY JAZZ TRUMPETER

Dr. Nick Catalano has written the first major and the only biography about Clifford Brown that was authorized and approved by Brown's widow, CBJF's founder, LaRue.   Dr. Catalano is a board member of CBJF and Performing Arts Director and Professor of Music and Literature at Pace University.  For more information go to Clifford Brown:  The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter.  Oxford University Press.

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