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INDIVIDUAL GIFTS TO THE CJC FUND
The California Jazz Conservatory wishes to thank the following individuals for their generous contributions to the annual fund, which supports the institution in the broadest terms. (Gifts received from April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020):

SUSTAINING BENEFACTORS ($50,000 and above)
Jennifer A. Maxwell

DIRECTORS CIRCLE ($25,000 – $49,999)

Jerry Fiddler & Melissa Alden
Drs. Tricia & Richard Gibbs
Tyler & Melanie Johnston
Jerry Povse
Jim & Ruth Reynolds
Neil Rudolph & Susan Cluff
Anonymous

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

Jamey Aebersold
Susan & Jeffrey Brand
Gordon C. & Emilie Talbot Brooks
Charles & Margaret Charnas
Erle Flad
Rita Hargrave
Bannus & Cecily Hudson
Ivan, Maris & Harry Meyerson
Mr. Bernard Osher

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)
Jacquelin & Sheafe Ewing
The Grossman Family
Amy & Eddie Orton
Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment
Lisa Scimens & John Moss
Eric Siegel, Susan Logan & Family
Judy Walters
Anonymous

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)
Denny Abrams
Demetrios Agretelis
Manuela Albuquerque & Chris McKenzie
Steven & Denise Baker
June Cheit
Anthony Clarvoe
Phil Gainsborough
Cindy Hart
Michael & Bari Howard
Barbara Ivins & John Hughes
Steve Katz
Art Lazanoff
Tienne Lee
Richard & Christine Lyons
Larry & Corinne Marcus
Mary Palafox
Susan Powning
David & Mary Ramos
Deborah Robison & Dennis Cohen
David & Beth Sawi
Carol Shen & Larry Dodge
Karen Shepherd
Sheron Family
Jan Stevens
Gordon & Evie Wozniak
Michael Yovino-Young & Alison Teeman
Anonymous (4)

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($1 – $999)
Richard Ackerman
Frank Addiego
Miriam Agrell
Jessica Ainsworth
Mike Aizatsky
Sheldon Alexander
Mark Allen
Peter Allen
Bayard & Nancy Allmond
Paul & Judy Allrich
Hans & June Andersen
John Anderson
Richard & Nancy Anderson
Janan Apaydin
Keira Armstrong
Bill & Rosie Aron
Sheila Ashtiani – in memory of Anthony Lazzara
Charles Axthelm
Robert Ayres
Dave Backenstoe
Margie Baker
Kathleen Barrows – in memory of Jack Elliott
Kathleen Barrows
Randy Barnett
Keith Beard
Melanie Berzon
Vitaly Biryukov
Kyoko Bischof
John Dobby Boe
Stan Boghosian
Abby Bogomolny
Gloria Bowles
Arlene Boyd
Al Brown
Dr. Anthony Brown
Nick Brooks
Richard Brooks
David Brody – in memory of Bobbie Hutcherson & Eddie Marshall
Cherilyn Brunetti & Daniel Levine
Alex Burmester
Mel & Mary Butler
Dan Callaway & Karen Laws
Judith & Burton Calder
Chris Canelake
Armand Caputi
Bert & Lois Carelli
Allen Carroll
Samantha Carlson
Candelario Jack Castillo
Adam Cath
Maye Cavallaro
Michael Chanowitz & Alice Supton
Thomas & Marcie Charlesworth
Michael Chanowitz & Alice Supton
Derek Chin
Peter Clarke
Robert Clark-Riddell
Norris Clement & Diane Bessell
Diana Cohen & David Spitulnik – in honor of Tyler Johnston
Silvano Colombano
Nelson Combs
P. Conde
Russell Connacher
Valerie Conwright
Carol Copperud
Carolyn Cowan
Seldy Cramer Speers
Randall Craig
Seldy Cramer Speers
Sandy & Jeff Cressman
Karen Dabrusin
Gary Dahl
Louis Dangles
Chris Darrow
Kyle Davy & Karen Yencich
Robert Dawson
John Degele
Benjamin Deovlet
Gary Depp
David Devlin
Luke De Valpine
Shaan Dhaliwal
Barbara Dickey
Ann Farrell Diemer
Dinan Family – In memory of Merrilee Trost
Daniel Drabec
Jim Duber
Ian Duffy
Madeline Eastman & Vince Lateano
Thomas & Julie Echaniz
Nina Elkin
Stephan Ellner
Dave Eshelman
Angie Esswein
Eva & Martin Ewing
Dashiell Fabela
Matt Fabela
David Farrar
Diana Feiger
Barrie Feldman
Rick Feldman
Frances Feldon
Don Ferguson
Mary Fettig
Wayne Fettig
Joan Finton
Fred & Sue Fischer
Ellen Florey
Paul Fogel
Mimi Fox
Daniel Francisco
Venus French
Thomas Frey
Vicki Friedberg
Steven Friedland
Sasha Friedman
Lisa Fruchtman
Alexander Furber
Maryann Furda
George & Ann Gaebler
Raja Gangopadhya
Peter Garabedian & Samuela Evans
Anastasio Garcia Rodriguez
Marjorie Gelb & Mark Aaronson
Mary Gerber
Jeb Gist
Jane Gitelman
Grant Gladman
Mukulla Godwin
Jan Goldenberg
Steven & Cathy Goldsmith
John Gonder
Ilene & Michael Gordon
Rick Gordon
Robert Graham
Barbara Grant – in memory of Robert Grant, M.D.
Rick Greer
Linsey Grinder
Heather Habigq
Nicole Haller-Wilson in honor of Haydn Wilson
Elliot Halpern
The Hammer Family
Patty Hammond
Tim Hampton
Hardtke Family
Annachristine Harris- in honor of Isaiah Harwood & his band
Christine Harris
Gina Harris – in honor of Lilian Loran
Catherine Hartshorn & Richard Buxbaum
Eric Hashimoto
Pixie Hayward Schickele
Dianne Heitman
Joseph Hellerstein
Stuart Hellman
Juan Hernandez
Leslie Heyden
Jane Higgins
John Higham
Adrienne Hirt & Jeffrey Rodman
Ann-Marie Hogan
Steve & Angie Holland
Suzanne Johns Holley
Peter Holzer
Monique Hosein
Richard and Judy Houck- in memory of Larry Stefl
John Houghton
Charlie Huizenga
Kathleen Humphrey
Robin Huntington
Peter Ild
Elliot Ingle
Jarrell Irvin
Winthrop Jackman
Angela Jacobson
Michael Jak
Christopher Johnson
Lena Johnson
Malvin Johnson
Pat & Vaughan Johnson
Cole Kahn
Frances Kalfus
Sonia Kandel
Jeff Kaszubinski
Patricia Kates & Henry Brady
Michael Katz
Aaron Kaufmann
Tony Keaveny
Patricia Kenber
Rick Kern
Breanna Kim
Bella King
Ethel Klein & Ed Krugman
Mark Klein
Bill Klevins
Emily Klion & George Brooks
Sakiko Kono
Kenneth Korr
R. & L. Korsan
Gregory Kossinets
Louis Kravitz
Joel Kreisberg & Wendy Buffett
Vladimir & Lilia Kresin
Mark & Sally Lafferty
Reina Lam
Carol Langford
Rita Largman – in memory of Corey Largman
Rita Largman
Gary Larson
Tod Lawson
Kate Lauer
Tyler Layne
Tomas Lee
Joe Leonard
Michael Lewis
Phillip Lieb
Todd Lorenz
Michael Lucey
Sally Lum
Stephen Lyke
Mary & Robert Lynch
Shelley Macapanpan
Cynthia Mah & Robert P. Palioca
Laura Mahanes & Steven Weissman
Frances Mahoney – in memory of Merrilee Trost
Gautam Makani
Richard Malmberg
Justin Mar
Susan Marinoff & Thomas Schrag
Priscilla Marquis
Merideth & Tom Marschak
Chris Martin
Christopher Martinez
Teruyo Matsugami & David Stauffer
Melange Matthews
Toni Mayer & Alan Lazere
Kevin McAllister
Holly McKay
Bertha McKinley
Melody McLaren – in memory of Ian McLaren
Bill & Suzanne McLean
Rachel Medanic
Michael Meehan
Bruce Mielke
Teddy Milder
George Miller
Robert Milton
Joseph Montoya
William Moore
Christine Morgan
Sandra Morris – in honor of Jane Higgins
Bill Mullin
Joseph Mumm
Dina Munsch
Bob Murphy
Clifford & Betty Nakamoto
John & Alice Nakanishi
Jeffrey Neighbor
Duane Nelsen
Steven Nelson
Timothy Nelson
Julie Newdoll
Van Nguyen
Josh Novic
Jean Nudelman
Susan Miho Nunes
Stephen Nutik
Ellen O’Leary – in memory of Merrilee Trost
Kathy Orozco
Asli Ors
Ed Page
Palo Alto Jazz Alliance
John & Barbara Papini
Vicki & Thomas Pappas
Lambros Paraschos
James Paxson
Ardalan Payvar
Tom Pehrson
J.W. Peng
Alex Perry
Lucas Perry
Gregory Peters
Ruth Phillips – in honor of Susan Brand
Sandra Phillips
Jim Pickrel & Carolyn Woolley
Julian Pollack
Lawrence Polon – in memory of Peter Garabedian
Susanna Maria Porte
Chris & Lori Potter
Poulson Gluck Design
Joseph Pratt
Zeena Quinn
Paul Radosevich & Elise Thomas
David Rapoport
Steven Rappaport – in honor of musicians everywhere
Steven Raphael
Robin Ray
Mary Rees
Adam Renschen
Carl Resnikoff
Lilli Ricardi
Priscilla Rice
Brian Richardson – in memory of Donald Richardson
Terry Rillera
Gary Rinehart
Barry Robertson
Ahni & Kit Robinson
Bob Roden
Allen Romano & Linda Shapiro
Cecilia Ronis
Cheryl Rose
Lisa Rose
Pamela Rose
Atlaya Rubin – in memory of Larry Stefl
Kalyani Ryaru
Isabela Saavedra
Hector Salazar
Alina Salganicoff
Nilabh Sanat
Shavonne Saroyan – in honor of Wayne Saroyan
Frank Sarmir
Susan Sasaki & Daryl Lura
The Sasner Family
Suzanne Schrift
Tomas Schoenberg – in honor of Arabelle Schoenberg
Sam Schuchat & Ilana DeBare
Mike & Kim Schulist
Valerie Schwimmer
Seidlitz Orenstein Family
John Selawsky & Pam Webster
Ken Serwin
Michele Seville
Steve Shaffer
Ethan Shankman
Susan Sharfman
Steven Shatz & Nina Rivkind
Carol Shepherd
Adrian Shih
Sara Shnider
Bryan Simmons
Michelle Simon
Richard Sloan
Tina Smelser
Ann Smulka
Rae Ann Stahl & Burhan Sukarma
Jordan Stark
Kimberly Starr-Reid
Daniel Stauffer
Laura Steinman
Diane & Paul Stephenson
Catherine Stern
Jason Stewart
Russell Stoneking
Marguerite Stricklin
Sandra Stumbaugh
Jill Suttie & Don Arbitblit
Mike Sweetland
Kayoko Tachibana
Brian Teal
Mike Tekulsky & Ron Wong
Emmy Tseng
Hudson Till
Sandra Tillin
Ann Renee Tissue
Terry Toczynski
Nathan Townsend
Hai-ho Tran
Rick Trautner
Curtis Uejo
Janet Visick
Harvey Wainapel
Terry Walker-Mullings
Jeanne Walpole
Barry Warren & Tom Brougham
Emily Weak
Michael Webster
Jeffrey Weiss
Michael Wesolowski
Jeff Wessman
Ann Whalley
James Wilkins
Nigel Willacy
Tom Williamson
Carrie Wilson & Wick Pancoast
Mike Winston – In honor of Peter Horvath, Dan Zemelman & Gini Wilson
Barbara Winton
Susan Wittcoff – in honor of Kellye Gray
Gary Wohl
Andrew Wojnoonski
Cookie Wong – in honor of Maye Cavallaro
Donald Worth
Mengchun Yang
Yehudit
Denise Young
Tiare Young
Gary & Linda Zellerbach
Elizabeth Zhou
Jamie Zimmerman
Mark & Jessica Zitter
Tom Zundel
Anonymous (71)

 

Scholarship Funds
Gifts Received April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020

THE ANGELO J.  MONTESANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship fund has been established in memory of beloved Bay Area jazz aficionado Angelo J. Montesano.

Joanne Montesano

THE 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
Established In honor of jazz vibraphonist and pianist Buddy Montgomery.

The Buddy Montgomery Family

DICK CONTE JAZZ PIANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in honor of jazz pianist and radio luminary Dick Conte.

Kathleen Lawton & Dick Conte
Art Lazanoff
Stephen Massey
Gerry Pearlman
Roberta Powell
Anonymous

GIRLS’ AND WOMEN’S CAMPS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in honor of Women’s Camp staff member and vocalist Laurie Silverman as well as guitarist and long-time Jazzschool student Barbara Fitzpatrick.

Reta & Timothy Baughman
Howard Cohen – in memory of Laurie Silverman
Lisa Cohen – in memory of Laurie Silverman
Jean Fineberg & Ellen Seeling
Nancy Geimer & Chris Vance – in memory of Barbara Fitzpatrick
Judy & James Gillivan
Sonya Hunter
Tiffany Means
Marilyn O’Toole
Virginia Padgett
Richard Rosenbloom & Patrice Krant – in honor of Ariane Cap
Brian Shevelenko – in memory of Laurie Silverman
Lynn Shevelenko – in memory of Laurie Silverman
Anonymous – in memory of Laurie Silverman
Anonymous (2)

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

Maggie & Contee Seely

IN-KIND
Received April 1, 2019 – March 31. 2020

Mike Charlasch & Hélène Côté
Madeline Eastman & Vince Lateano
Stu Fishman
Omree Gal-Oz
Gena Bleier
Ted Hatsushi
Andras Holczinger
David James
Star Kelly
Larry Letofsky
Richard Lindsey
Donn Logan & Marcy Li Wong
Richard Lyons
Eric Mills
Poulson-Gluck Design
Robert Riggle
Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP
Anonymous

 


‘Round Midnight Capital Campaign 

The California Jazz Conservatory wishes to thank all who contributed to the capital campaign for campus expansion:

SUSTAINING BENEFACTORS ($50,000 and above)
Challenge To Learning
Jerry Fiddler & Melissa Alden
Hellman Foundation
Jennifer A. Maxwell
Meyer Sound Laboratories Inc.
Amy & Eddie Orton
Michael & Ann Parker
Neil Rudolph & Susan Cluff
David & Beth Sawi
DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($25,000 – $49,999)
Jamey Aebersold
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
J. Tyler & Melanie Johnston
Bertram Lubin & Vivian Scharlach
Bill Mullin
Hilary Perkins
Jerry Povse
Tom & Jerry Povse
John & Mary Raitt
Danny Scher
Anonymous
BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $24,999)
Barco, Inc.
Susan & Jeffrey Brand
Charles & Margaret Charnas
Lois De Domenico
Jacquelin & Sheafe Ewing
Ivan, Maris & Harry Meyerson
Jim & Ruth Reynolds
Ron Scudder
Gene & Leslie Wang
The William Ellis Robinson Foundation
Anonymous (2)
PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)
Steven & Denise Baker
June Cheit
Scott & Valerie Corvin
Mary Ford & Rob Lewis
Jeffrey Goodby
Rita Hargrave
Eric & Simone Lang
Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects
Helen M. Marcus
John & Barbara Papini
Jeanne & Sanford Robertson Fund
Sara Sanderson & Eric Weaver
The Whitman Family Foundation
Michael Yovino-Young & Alison Teeman
SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)
Demetrios Agretelis
Cindy Canup
Thomas & Julie Echaniz
Dave & Robbie Eshelman
Kay Eskenazi
Mimi Fox
Phil Gainsborough
Phyllis Goldsmith
Mike & Marilyn Harryman
Sue Jewell
Frances Kalfus
Jeff Kaszubinski
Steven Katz – in honor of Matt Betton
Stephanie Lee
Tienne Lee & Steven Nierlich
George & Nancy Leitmann
Donn Logan & Marcy Li Wong
Richard & Christine Lyons
Larry & Corinne Marcus
Merideth & Tom Marschak
T.J. & Deni  Marrone
Susanna Maria Porte
David & Mary Ramos
Carl Resnikoff
Mike Rissi
Jorge Rivera
Linda Rostoker
Pamela Rose
Tomas Schoenberg – in honor of Arabelle Schoenberg
Lisa Scimens & John Moss
Ruth Shapiro
Carol Shen & Larry Dodge
Gyula Sziraczky
Gordon C. & Emilie Talbot Brooks
Jennifer & Michael Thyen
FRIENDS CIRCLE ($1 – $999)
Bayard & Nancy Allmond
Hans & June Andersen
Bill & Rosie Aron
The Berman Family – in memory of Sy Grossman
Ralph & Gail Bernstein – in memory of Sy Grossman
John Dobby Boe
Gloria Bowles
Dr. Anthony Brown
Jennifer Burroughs & Michael Rowe – in memory of Sy Grossman
Bert & Lois Carelli
Celestialsister
Mike Charlasch & Hélène Côté
Yanek Chiu – in memory of Sy Grossman
Dr. & Mrs. Royce Chrys
Ken Christinson – in memory of Bill Moody
Patti Cole – in memory of Sy Grossman
Dick Conte – in memory of Bill Moody
Sandy & Jeff Cressman
Mary D’Orazi & Greg German
Michael Echaniz
Priscilla & William Essert
Mary Fettig
Steven Friedland
George & Ann Gaebler
James Goodlin & Ann Ortmeyer
Ilene & Michael Gordon
Ray & Victoria Greenleaf
Beth & Phil Green
Roy Halliday – in memory of Sy Grossman
Debra Hanavan
Eric Hashimoto
Darrell Hawthorne
Steve Heckman – in memory of Bill Moody
($1 – $999) continued
Doreen Hoang
Tyler Hofinga & Four Children
Jane & David Holland
Steven Horowitz
Chris Hudgins & Pam Egan – in memory of Bill Moody
L. A. & Jacqueline James
Frank Jargstorff
Jim Kent
Laura Klein & Tony Corman
Nick Lamb & Family
Todd & Rachel Lorenz
Daryl Lura & Susan Sasaki
Karen & Paul McArdle
Tony Miceli
Montclair Women’s Big Band
Zach Mondlick and Susana Pineda
Joe Mumm
Tristan Norton
Esti Ollerman, Cindy Bandur, Rob & Pat Cook Rosenberg, Eric & Ellen Schnur – in memory of Sy Grossman
Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment
Nick Phillips
Jim Pickrel & Carolyn Woolley
Jesse Rimler

($1 – $999) continued
Jonathan Ring & Maya Rath
Barry Robertson
Ralph Rodriguez
Irwin Ross – in memory of Sy Grossman
John Schott
Monica Scott & Dominique Pelletey
Seidlitz Orenstein Family
Sheron Family
Cynthia Silva
Sanford Statner
John and Yee-wan Stevens – in memory of Sy Grossman
Dillon Vado
Edelle Vartan – in memory of Sy Grossman
Joan Warren & Dan May
Robin Washington
Kristine Watson & Robert Lattimore
Elizabeth Weisz
George & Sandy Wieland
Jane Williams & Bob Walker
Anne & Barry Woods
Jan Woo & Bill Lanphier
Yehudit
Gary & Linda Zellerbach
Marie Jean Zerrudo & Stephen Turgeon
Anonymous (4)

Maxwell Match for Capital Campaign Completion

The California Jazz Conservatory wishes to thank all who contributed to the matching effort to complete the ‘Round Midnight Capital Campaign:

SUSTAINING BENEFACTORS ($50,000 and above)

Jennifer A. Maxwell
David & Beth Sawi
Anonymous

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($25,000 – $49,999)

Jerry Fiddler & Melissa Alden
Erle Flad
J. Tyler & Melanie Johnston
Matt Mullenweg
Amy & Eddie Orton
Michael & Ann Parker

BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $24,999)
Jamey Aebersold
The Grossman Family
Eric & Simone Lang
Helen M. Marcus – in memory of David J. Williamson
Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment
John & Mary Raitt
Neil Rudolph & Susan Cluff
The William Ellis Robinson Foundation
Anonymous

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)
Janet M. and William F. Cronk, III
Pat & Vaughan Johnson
James Keefe & Lorna Lee
Ron Scudder
Anonymous

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)
Demetrios Agretelis
Susan & Jeffrey Brand
June Cheit
Phil Gainsborough
Letty Ledbetter
Larry & Corinne Marcus
Martha & P.J. Nora
David & Mary Ramos
Anonymous

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($1 – $999)
Diana Cohen & David Spitulnik – in honor of Tyler Johnston
Alex Cole
Mike & Sally Fitzhugh
Lee Hanson & Don Scherer
Marilyn Harryman
Sandy Koshkin & Barbara Levin
Florence and Jules Kragen
Stephanie Lee
Susan & Moses Libitzky
J.K. Myers & B.A. Seto
Brad Polvorosa
Jeffrey & Sharon Porter
Stephen & Corlyne Recht
Jorge & Elizabeth Rivera
Eileen & Jay Savel
Judy Walters
Anonymous

 


Jennifer A. Maxwell Endowment for Artistic and Academic Excellence

Jennifer A. Maxwell

Jamey Abersold
Lexine Alpert
Bank of America
John Bendich
Gordon C. & Emilie Talbot Brooks
Matthew Carrere
Jerry Fiddler & Melissa Alden
Mary Ford & Rob Lewis
Stan & Mary Friedman
Sue Jewell
Jeff Kaszubinski
Steve Katz
Jim Keefe
Michael Kelley
Eric & Simone Lang
Helen M. Marcus – in memory of David J. Williamson
Kava & Judy Massih
Alex Osborne
Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment
Dave Ramos
Howard Robinson
Danny Scher
Pamela Stefl Toki & John Toki – in memory of Larry Stefl
Steve Zieff

Legacy

Larry Dodge
Frances Feldon
Claudia Fenelon
Ronald Scudder

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