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INDIVIDUAL GIFTS

The California Jazz Conservatory wishes to thank the following individuals for their generous support, enabling us to offer comprehensive, high quality educational programs. (Gifts received from October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017)

SUSTAINING BENEFACTORS ($50,000 and above)

Anonymous

Jerry Fiddler & Melissa Alden

Jennifer Maxwell

Amy & Eddie Orton

Michael & Ann Parker

 

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($25,000 – $49,999)

Lois De Domenico

J. Tyler & Melanie Johnston

Bertram Lubin & Vivian Scharlach

Jerry Povse

John & Mary Raitt

Neil Rudolph & Susan Cluff

David & Beth Sawi

 

BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $24,999)

Jamey Aebersold

Susan & Jeffrey Brand

Charles & Margaret Charnas

Rita Hargrave

Bannus & Cecily Hudson

Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment

Jim & Ruth Reynolds

Judy Walters

Michael Yovino-Young & Alison Teeman

 

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)

Steven & Denise Baker

Jacquelin & Sheafe Ewing

Jeffrey Goodby

Eric & Simone Lang

Helen Marcus/D. Williamson

Richard S. McKinley

John & Barbara Papini

 

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)

Anonymous (2)

Bayard & Nancy Allmond

Leslie Crary, Andrew & Matt Stoloff

Thomas & Julie Echaniz

Sherie Friedlander

Phil Gainsborough

Mike & Marilyn Harryman

Barbara Ivins & John Hughes

James Keefe & Lorna Lee

Hoil Lee

Stephanie Lee

Richard & Christine Lyons

Tienne Lee & Steven Nierlich

Merideth & Tom Marschak

Bob & Sue Mertens

Ivan, Maris & Harry Meyerson

Ernie Mieger

David & Mary Ramos

Jon & Evelyn Rantzman

Carl Resnikoff

Jorge Rivera

Sara Sanderson & Eric Weaver

Lisa Scimens & John Moss

Carol Shen & Larry Dodge

Jeff Weinmann

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($500 – $999)

Anonymous

Demetrios Agretelis

Manuela Albuquerque & Chris McKenzie

Kathy Blackburn & Dan Sidbury

Nancy Boas – in memory of Roger Boas

Mike Charlasch & Hélène Côté

June Cheit

Seldy Cramer

Eva & Martin Ewing

Steven Friedland

George & Ann Gaebler

The Goldman/Sutton Family Giving Fund

Michael & Ilene Gordon

Juliet Green

Rex Hesner & Susan Torrence

Steven Katz – in honor of Matt Betton

Jim Kent

Josh Novic

Chris & Lori Potter

Monica Scott & Dominique Pelletey

Eric Siegel

Theresa Walker-Mullings

Katherine Westine & George Davis II

Gary Zellerbach

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($250 – $499)

Anonymous (2)

Bill & Rosie Aron

Margie Baker

Debra & Arthur Bakal

Nancy Bertelsen

The Berman Family – in memory of Sy Grossman

Alexander Brown

Thomas & Marcie Charlesworth

Lawrence E. Crooks

John Degele

Paula Forney

James Goodlin & Ann Ortmeyer

Elizabeth & Philip Green

Catherine Hartshorn & Richard Buxbaum

Joe Hellerstein & Adene Sacks

Vincent & Sunita Ho

Christopher Johnson

Denise Kidder

Mark & Sherralyn Klein

Bob Kridle

Masako & Francisco Leon

Dean & Joanne Muench – in memory of Loren Linnard

Mary Palafox

Stephen Pope

Debbie Poryes

Ahni & Kit Robinson

Jonathan Schiele & Christina Nypaver

Sheron Family

Jack & Char Stephenson

Leslie Tchaikovsky

Deborah & Bob Van Nest

Robin Washington

Daniel & Ji Winkler

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($100 – $249)

Anonymous (9)

Paul & Judy Allrich

Richard & Nancy Anderson

Dave Backenstoe

Ted Bakowsky

Gretchen Brosius

Michael Brown

Cherilyn Brunetti & Daniel Levine

Dan Callaway & Karen Laws

Dr. & Mrs. Royce Chrys

Jean Marie Circiello

Karen Dabrusin

Francis Dinha

Jim Dunbar

Priscilla & William Essert

Susan Fadley

Ann Farrell

Wayne Fettig

Mary & Steve Filson

Paul Fogel

Vicki Friedberg

Marjorie Gelb & Mark Aaronson

Elaine Gerstler & Booker Holton – in memory of Loren Linnard

Deborah Gordon

John Gordon

Debra Hanavan

Brad Haywood

Chris Heller

Adrienne Hirt & Jeffrey Rodman

Steve & Angelita Holland

Kathy Hopkins

John Houghton

  1. A. & Jacqueline James

Jazz in the Neighborhood

Pat & Vaughan Johnson

Angharad Jones

Teresa Kaneko – in memory of Loren Linnard

Joel Karp

Jeffrey Kaszubinski

Patricia Kates & Henry Brady

Emily Klion & George Brooks

Mary Ann Koory & Christopher Meehan

  1. & L. Korsan

Susan Kovacevic

Marjorie Lasky

Philip Lieb

Monica V. Loncola

Michael Lucey

Daryl Lura & Susan Sasaki

Tim Lynch

Gautam Makani

Susan Marinoff & Thomas Schrag

Christopher Martinez

Peter May

Toni Mayer & Alan Lazere

Greg McCall

Bill & Suzanne McLean

Michael Meehan

Linda Meldman

George Miller

Joanne Montesano

Bob Murphy

Jeffrey Neighbor

Huy Nguyen

James Paxson

Ray G. Perman

Jim Pickrel & Caroline Woolley

Greg Rhoten

Jacqueline Richmond – in honor of Margaret Fabyan

Jonathan Ring & Maya Rath

Barry Robertson

Valerie Schwimmer

John Schott

Bryan Seet – in honor of Hilda Bryan-Seet

Linda Shapiro

Rae Ann Stahl

Terri Steinkirchner-Anderson

Jill Suttie & Don Arbitblit

Elise Thomas

Marta Tobey – in memory of Loren Linnard

Cindy & Adrian Vogt

Jeanne Walpole

Barry Warren

Kristine Watson & Robert Lattimore

Elizabeth Weisz

Jane Williams & Bob Walker

Gary Wohl

  1. Lee & M. Wong

Anne & Barry Woods

Yehudit

Jamie Zimmerman

Mark & Jessica Zitter

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($50 – $99)

Anonymous (8)

Miriam Agrell

Randy Barnett

Brian Byrnes

Helen Cagampang

Celestialsister

Gary Crangle – in honor of Sunni Shabez

David Farrar

Linda Farrell – in honor of Jenelle Roccaforte

Jon & Ellen Florey

Lyra Ghose

Steven & Cathy Goldsmith

Elizabeth Gould

Leslie Heyden

John Higham

Maureen Hogan

Jarrell Irvin

Katrina Irving & Desiree Beck

Robert Jones

Michael Katz

Jenny Kobold – in memory of Loren Linnard

Charlene Kunitz – in memory of Loren Linnard

Robert Lanz

Gary Larson

Scott & Diane Morgan

Thomas V. Nicastro

Lambros Paraschos

Jan Pinkerton Spieth

Latha Raman

Robert Reist

Barb Reynolds

Jonathan Ring & Maya Rath – in honor of Dave Eshelman

David Rosen

Marc Roth

Lawrence Saidman

Mike & Kim Schulist

Morris Shriftman

Julie Shubert

Shilpa Singhal

Sanford Statner

Karen Stoneham – in honor of Dwight Cannon

Sandra Stumbaugh

Andrew Sullivan

Bonnie Taub – in memory of Ernest Taub

Joan Warren & Dan May

Fred Weed

Andrea White

Emery Wilkerson

Whitney Wilson

Yumi Yasuda

Marie Jean Zerrudo & Stephen Turgeon

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($1 – $49)

Anonymous (18)

Catherine Adachi

Kevin Baird

Cynthia Berrol – in memory of Loren Linnard

Joshua Bleier

Wei & Dave Boehme

Kristie Boering

Denise Bostrom – in honor of Martin Louie Diller

Paula Buck

Lisa Cadwalader

Dan Calder

Anne Caploe-Warren

Cynthia Carmichael

Peter & Carne Clarke

Ellington Davis

George Day

Patricia Diller

Michael Echaniz

Bill Evans

Benjamin Frager

Alison Garvin

Steven Goldsmith

David Gordon

Sharon Gross

Taylor Harwin

Michael Hauser

Jane & David Holland

Robin Huntington

Evelyn Juteau

Maya Kronfeld

Lily Krutel – in honor of Mr. Evans

Alex Madonik

Melange Matthews

Teddy Milder

Alice Nakanishi

Ponciano Napala

June Ouelette

William Ovid

Terry Owen

Andy Packard

Richard Pipkin

Mary Rees

Roberto Salinas

Ray Schnitzler

Susan Sharfman

Bob Sharman

Randy Sherren

Cynthia Silva

Tina Smelser

Brian Sternberger

Ivan Tapia

Benny Watson

George & Sandy Wieland

James Wilkins

Mel Wong

Nancy Zackler

Marilyn Zoller Koral

Cheryl Zurr

 

INSTITUTIONAL GIFTS

The California Jazz Conservatory wishes to thank the following foundations, corporations and government agencies for their generous support, enabling us to offer comprehensive, high quality educational programs. (Funds received from October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017)

 

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($50,000 – $99,999)

Anonymous

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

 

BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $49,999)

The Bernard Osher Foundation

The Whitman Family Foundation

The William Ellis Robinson Foundation

 

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)

City of Berkeley

Wells Fargo Foundation

Zalec Familian & Lilian Levinson Foundation

 

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)

Bill Graham Supporting Foundation

Emery Howard

Forrests Music – in memory of Loren Linnard

Two Brooks Fund – in memory of Eddie Marshall

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($100 – $999)

Marshall Kirk McKusick & Eric P. Allman Foundation

The Schwab Family Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation

 

GIFTS IN-KIND: October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

Anonymous

Barco

David Belove

Jesse Boggs

Mike Charlasch & Hélène Côté

Alton Chinn

Ben Davis

Brent Donaldson

Jazzcaffè

Larry & Corinne Marcus

Pandora Media

Stacey Pang

Poulson Gluck Design

Linda Schmidt

Ben Shemuel

Murray & Helen Sibley

Bud & Diana Spangler

Semifreddi’s Bakery

Marlina Teich

 

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS: Received July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017

THE ANGELO J. MONTESANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund has been established in memory of beloved Bay Area jazz aficionado Angelo J. Montesano.

Fritz Burden

Joanne Montesano

 

BLACK YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund has been established by Kim Nalley, San Francisco Bay Area jazz and blues performing and recording artist, to forward the music education of deserving Black youth.

Sherry Keith

 

BOB PARLOCHA SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was created in honor of Bob Parlocha, former KJAZ and WFMT radio announcer, jazz historian and tenor saxophonist. Funds support the Young Musicians Program.

Daniel Radzinski

 

BUD SPANGLER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was created to pay tribute to our dear friend Bud Spangler – revered Bay Area jazz drummer, recording/concert producer and radio announcer.

John Dale

 

BUDDY MONTGOMERY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund honors legendary vibraphonist Buddy Montgomery and his efforts in promoting the jazz art form.

Nancy M. White – in memory of Joseph C. White

 

DICK CONTE JAZZ PIANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established in honor of noted Bay Area jazz pianist and radio luminary Dick Conte.

Suzanne Keebler

Kathleen Lawton & Dick Conte

Stephen Massey

 

EDDIE MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Named in honor of legendary Bay Area drummer Eddie Marshall, this scholarship is awarded to deserving drummers of all ages and levels based on a combination of merit and need.

Anonymous

 

GIRLS’ AND WOMEN’S CAMPS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was established in memory of cherished guitarist and longtime Jazzschool student Barbara Fitzpatrick to offset the cost of tuition for Girls’ and Women’s Jazz and Blues Camps.

Anonymous

Leslie Beam

Alex Esparza

Jean Fineberg & Ellen Seeling

Judy & James Gillivan

Karen Gray

Sherry Keith

Helen Leung

Jennifer McCormick

Marilyn O’Toole

Students Rock Foundation

 

JCMS GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This is a general fund created to help students in need attend classes in the Jazzschool Community Music School.

Norris Clement & Diane Bessell

Quintero Family

Peter Siegel

Evie & Gordon Wozniak

Greg & Kiyomi Yim

 

THE SY GROSSMAN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

A scholarship fund for deserving CJC students created in loving memory of CJC board member, jazz pianist and dear friend Sy Grossman.

The Grossman Family

 

 

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