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INDIVIDUAL GIFTS
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 January 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021):

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

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($25,000 – $49,999)
Jerry Fiddler & Melissa Alden
J. Tyler & Melanie Johnston
Amy & Eddie Orton
Jerry Povse
Neil Rudolph & Susan Cluff
Anonymous (2)

BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $24,999)
Jamey Aebersold
Susan & Jeffrey Brand
Gordon C. & Emilie Talbot Brooks
Erle & Pinkie Flad
Mary Ford & Rob Lewis
Rita Hargrave
Bannus & Cecily Hudson
Lisa Scimens & John Moss
Jim & Ruth Reynolds
David & Beth Sawi

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)
Denny Abrams
Jacquelin Ewing
James Keefe & Lorna Lee
Ivan, Maris & Harry Meyerson
Donn Logan & Marcy Li Wong
Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment
Judy Walters

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)
Demetrios Agretelis
Manuela Albuquerque & Chris McKenzie
Michael & Bari Howard
Barbara Ivins & John Hughes
Frank Jargstorff
Jeff Kaszubinski
Steve Katz
Art Lazanoff
Letty Ledbetter
Tienne Lee
Richard & Christine Lyons
Mary Palafox
James Paxson
Chris & Lori Potter
David & Mary Ramos
Deborah Robison & Dennis Cohen
Adene Sacks & Joseph Hellerstein
Danny Scher
Carol Shen & Larry Dodge
Karen Shepherd
Eric Siegel
Eric Siegel, Susan Logan & Family
Pamela Stefl Toki & John Toki
– in memory of Larry Stefl
Jan Stevens
Marc Steyer
Owen & Toki Oakley
– in memory of Larry Stefl
Gordon & Evie Wozniak
Anonymous (5)

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($1 – $999)
Samuel Adams
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Lincoln Adler
Jessica Ainsworth
Mike Aizatsky
Billy Allen
George Allen
Peter Allen
Bayard & Nancy Allmond
Paul & Judy Allrich
Hans & June Andersen
Richard & Nancy Anderson
Terri Anderson
Laurie Antonioli
Bill & Rosie Aron
Alexander Aruj
– in honor of Javan Taherkhani
Charles Axthelm
Robert Ayres
Marc Babin
Dave Backenstoe
Margie Baker
Randy Barnett
Ted Bakowsky
Emily Bankhead
– in honor of Sophie & Marianne
Laurie Bankhead
– in honor of Sophia
Randy Barnett
Kathleen Barrows
Penny Barthel
– in honor of Calvin Barthel
Lorin Benedict
Alexey Berlind
Barbara Bernstein
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Melanie Berzon
Vitaly Biryukov
Kathy Blackburn & Dan Sidbury
John Boe
Abby Bogomolny
Dave Bonaccorso
Corwin & Margaret Booth
Deborah Boycesmith
Arlene Boyd
Albert Brooks
Nick Brooks
China Brotsky & Dan Roth
Al Brown
Dr. Anthony Brown
Gary Brown
Don Brownson
– in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Simone Brumis
Cherilyn Brunetti & Daniel Levine
Judith & Burton Calder
Bob Calo
Tim Campbell
Candace Capogrossi
Linda Caputo
Bert & Lois Carelli
Pamela Casey
Candelario Jack Castillo
Adam Cath
Max Chanowitz
Mike Charlasch & Hélène Côté
Thomas & Marcie Charlesworth
Carol Chavez
Pok-yong Chee
June Cheit
Amy Chung
Alisa Clancy
Tiffani Clarke
Norris Clement & Diane Bessell
The Diana Cohen & David Spitulnik Family
Mitch Cohen
Nicholas Colella
Rudy Collins
Silvano Colombano
Nelson Combs
Stephen Combs
Kerry Compton
Valerie Conwright
Chris Cooper
Randall Craig
Carol Curtis
Karen Dabrusin
Gary Dahl
Louis Dangles & Chris Armstrong
Earl Darby
Drs. Michael Darby and Toni Martin
Kyle Davy
Carla Deamant
Sandra DeMars & Kim Karcher
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Benjamin Deovlet
Luke De Valpine
David Devlin
Shaan Dhaliwal
Barbara Dickey
Brent Donaldson
Daniel Drabec
Jim Duber
Madeline Eastman & Vince Lateano
Thomas & Julie Echaniz
Gloria Eive
Robert Eldred
Nina Elkin
Jane Ellis
Katja Elliott
Tom Elliott
– in memory of Ray Brown
Stephan Ellner
Lionel Emde
Steve Erquiaga
Dave Eshelman
Angie Esswein
Samuela Evans
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Eva & Martin Ewing
Rob Ewing
Dashiell Fabela
Susan Nunes Fadley
Merle Fajans – in memory of Erik Rosenquist
David Farrar
Timothy Farrell
Ann Farrell Diemer
Dominique Fedronic
Rick Feldman
Frances Feldon & Priscilla Winslow
Anne Fenton
Mary Fettig
Wayne Fettig
Paul & Quincy Fingerote
Joan Finton
Fred & Sue Fischer
Stu Fishman
Jon & Ellen Florey
Paul Fogel
C L  Ford
Mimi Fox
Daniel Francisco
Thomas Frey
Vicki Friedberg
Steven Friedland
Mary & Stanley Friedman
Robert Friedman
Sasha Friedman
Lisa Fruchtman
Alexander Furber
Maryann Furda
Brad & Lisa Gallien
Raja Gangopadhya
Peter Garabedian & Samuela Evans
Anastasio Garcia Rodriguez
Nancy Geimer & Chris Vance
Michael Gill
Jeb Gist
Cathy Goldsmith
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Phyllis Goldsmith
John Gonder
Deborah Gordon
Rick Gordon
Peter Greenstein
Sharon Haase
Heather Habigq
Gunnar Hagstrom
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Jeramy Hale
Charles Hamilton
Tim Hampton
Sallie Hanna-Rhyne
Gina & Steve Harris
– in honor of Lilian Loran
Marilyn Harryman
– in memory of Faith Winthrop
Catherine Hartshorn & Richard Buxbaum
Taylor Harwin
Steve Heckman
– in memory of Bill Moody
The Heinsen Family
– in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Dianne Heitman
Joseph Hellerstein
Stuart Hellman
Juan Hernandez
Leslie Heyden
Gail Hicks
Dorothy Hill
Adrienne Hirt & Jeffrey Rodman
Ann-Marie Hogan
Jenny Holland
Sue Horn
Monique Hosein
John Houghton
Cathryn Hrudicka/Creative Sage
– in memory of Joel R. Weisberg
Jane Hunter
– in memory of Bill Hunter
Robin Huntington
Peter Ild
Elliot Ingle
Jarrell Irvin
Winthrop Jackman
Lyn Anne Jacob
Mary Jenson
Christopher S. Johnson
Lena Johnson
Angharad Jones
– in honor of Maye Cavallaro
Cole Kahn
Frances Kalfus
Katherine Kaminek
Sonia Kandel
Debbie Karlinsky
– in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Patricia Kates & Henry Brady
Michael Katz
Tony Keaveny
David Kell
Dan Keller
Bob Kenmotsu
Rick Kern
Tommy Kesecker
Breanna Kim
Bella King
Mark Klein
Bill Klevins
Emily Klion & George Brooks
Sara Klotz de Aguilar
Sakiko Kono
Kenneth Korr
Gregory Kossinets
Jane Krensky
Joel Kreisberg & Wendy Buffett
Mark & Sally Lafferty
Landels-McDaniel Family
Carol Langford
Rita Largman
Gary Larson
Todd Larson
Marjorie Lasky
Jane Last
Kate Lauer
Karen Laws & Dan Callaway
Barbara Lawson
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Carolyn Lee
– in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Sheila & Thomas Lewellyn
Michael Lewis
Phillip Lieb
Andrew Lion
David & Jun Lo
– in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Suzanne Longbrake
– in memory of Dr. Peter Garabedian
Todd Lorenz
Michael Lucey
Sally Lum
Mary & Robert Lynch
Louise Lyons
Carol Maga
Albert Maggio
Cynthia Mah & Robert P. Palioca
Laura Mahanes & Steven Weissman
Gautam Makani
Justin Mar
Shirely Marcello
– in memory of Dr. Peter Garabedian
Helen M.Marcus
Helen Marcus
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Larry & Corinne Marcus
Jessica Margolin
Susan Marinoff & Thomas Schrag
Chris Martin
Toni Martin
Christopher Martinez
Corinne Martinez
Melange Matthews
Kevin McAllister
Greg McCall
Holly McKay
Marilyn McKenna
Bertha McKinle
Bill & Suzanne McLean
Jeff McMoyler
Rachel Medanic
Michael Meehan
Tony Miceli
Christopher Michel
Teddy Milder
Ben Miller
George Miller
Robert Milton
Joseph Montoya
Bob Murphy
Clifford & Betty Nakamoto
John & Alice Nakanishi
Barbara Natale
Duane Nelsen
Jill Nelson
Steven Nelson
Brendan Neutra
Julie Newdoll
Josh Novic
Josh Novic
– in memory of Elliott & Cynthia Oxenberg
Alan Oehler
Ellen O’Leary
– in memory of Merrilee Trost
Seidlitz Orenstein Family
Ed Page
Palo Alto Jazz Alliance
John & Barbara Papini
Vicki & Thomas Pappas
Lambros Paraschos
Ted Parker
James & Susan Patrick
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Gerry Pearlman
Tom Pehrson
J.W. Peng
Alex Perry
Lucas Perry
Gregory Peters
Roger Pettey
Ruth Phillips
Sandra Phillips
Jeffrey Piatt
Jim Pickrel & Carolyn Woolley
Julian & Emily Pollack
Lawrence Polon
– in memory of Peter Garabedian
Brent Ponton-Welty
Barbara Poole
Susanna Maria Porte
Poulson Gluck Design
Susan Powning
Quintero Family
Paul Radosevich & Elise Thomas
Steven Raphael
David Rapoport
Adam Renschen
Carl Resnikoff
Lilli Ricardi
Priscilla Rice
Brian Richardson
– in memory of Donald Richardson
Terry Rillera
Walt & Peg Rimler
– in honor of Helen Michaels
Jorge & Elizabeth Rivera
Barry Robertson
Ahni & Kit Robinson
Kit Robinson
– in memory of Gerry Eiselman
Bob Roden
Allen Romano & Linda Shapiro
Cecilia Ronis
Chrissa Rosales
Kristin Rose
Dianne Rush Woods
Jennifer Russell
Nilabh Sanat
Lisa Sanders
– in memory of Arsinoe Ferry
Joanne Sandstrom
– in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Greg Sankovich
Susan Sasaki & Daryl Lura
Stephen Saxon
Jonathan Schiele & Christina Nypaver
Tomas Schoenberg
– in honor of Arabelle Schoenberg
Mike & Kim Schulist
Jeanne Schuman
Valerie Schwimmer
Maggie & Contee Seely
Bryan Seet
John Selawsky & Pam Webster
Eugene Seltzer
– in memory of Jason Davis
Nick Seuser & Jen Wolan
Steve Shaffer
Ethan Shankman
Susan Sharfman
Steven Shatz & Nina Rivkind
Susan Shawl
Sheron Family
Adrian Shih
Marissa Singleton
Richard Sloan
Norma Smith
Ann Smulka
Maggie Sokolik
Robert Soper
Rae Ann Stahl
Daniel Stauffer
Catherine Stern
Dave Sterner
Jason Stewart
Russell Stoneking
James & Donna Storey
Marguerite C. Stricklin
Sandra Stumbaugh
Jill Suttie & Don Arbitblit
Kirk Tamura
Joshua Taylor
Leslie Tchaikovsky
Brian Teal
Mike Tekulsky & Ron Wong
Sheryl Lynn Thomas
– in honor of Wayne Wallace
Hudson Till
Sandra Tillin
Sunny To
Terry Toczynski
Nathan Townsend
Elsa Tranter
Rick Trautner
The Merrilee Trost Trust
Emy Tseng
Michaela Turcerova
Curtis Uejo
Deborah & Bob Van Nest
Bob Vazquez
Janet Visick
Roseanna Vitro
Aimee Waldman
Kim Walesh & Steve Polcyn
Terry Walker-Mullings
Jeanne Walpole
Barry Warren & Tom Brougham
David & Penelope Warren
David Watt
Elizabeth Watt
– in honor of Rachel Medanic
Emily Weak
Michael Webster
Fred Weed
Henry Weinstein
Judith Weisman
William Welch
Greg Welker
Katherine Westine
– in memory of George W. Davis II
Brad Whitaker
Cameron White & Paul Deirup
George & Sandy Wieland
Emery Wilkerson
James Wilkins
Nigel Willacy
Dr. Craig Williams
Carrie Wilson & Wick Pancoast
Carol & Jereld Wing
JoAnne Winter & Adrian Elfenbaum
Susan Wittcoff
Gary Wohl
Andrew Wojnoonski
J. Lee & M. Wong
Brian Wood
Donald Worth
David Wozniak & Rachel Alkire
John & Becky Xepoleas
Yehudit
Paul Yonemura
Denise Young
Tiare Young
Michael Yovino-Young & Alison Teeman
Gary & Linda Zellerbach
Elizabeth Zhou
Mark & Jessica Zitter
Tom Zundel
Anonymous (58)
Anonymous
– in honor of Eddie Marshall

Scholarship Funds
Gifts Received January 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021:

KIM NALLEY BLACK YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by jazz and blues recording artist Kim Nalley to advance jazz education among Black youth enrolled in the Jazzschool.
Letty Ledbetter
Kirk Long
Helen M. Marcus
Jim & Ruth Reynolds
Eric Siegel
Andrew Wolff – in memory of Peter Garabedian

BUDDY MONTGOMERY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established In honor of jazz vibraphonist and pianist Buddy Montgomery.
The Buddy Montgomery Family – in memory of Buddy Montgomery


EDDIE MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Awarded to Jazzschool students in honor of legendary jazz drummer Eddie Marshall
Jim & Ruth Reynolds


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.
Anonymous


THE JCMS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This is a general fund created to help students in need attend classes in the Jazzschool Community Music School.
Phyliss & Mike Loonin – in memory of Erik Rosenquist

 

THE JOHN SANTOS LATIN JAZZ SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in honor of Latin jazz percussionist John Santos to support Latinx students at the California Jazz Conservatory
Jorge & Elizabeth Rivera

 

GIFTS IN-KIND Received January 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021
Bob Camp
Charles & Margaret Charnas
Pamela Eiselman
Laurie Garrey
Kim Hart-Poindexter
Ted Hatsushi
Phylis Kramer – in memory of Lupe Deleon
Larry Letofsky
Andrea Lucas
Richard Lyons
Morgan Maudiere
Ann McClure
Roger Pettey
Poulson Gluck Design
Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP

 


‘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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