New York City Jazz Community Comes Together to Assist Gulf Region Victims of Hurricane Katrina
New York, NY (September 1, 2005) – In the wake of the worst natural disaster in United States history, New York City’s jazz and blues community is mobilizing to assist the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The list of participants grows by the hour, and other establishments are encouraged to sign on.
WHAT: “WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN:” is a weeklong relief effort beginning September 11, 2005. During this week, participating bars and clubs have agreed to donate portions of their sales to the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund. Information for participating bars/clubs, events and schedules will be continually updated at AllAboutJazz.com.
WHEN: September 11-18, 2005
WHY: Four years ago, the nation united to help New York City in its time of need. Now it is time for us to respond in kind.
Read more on the All About Jazz web site here.