FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Nicholas Regine

South Jersey Jazz Society

609-927-6677

info@southjerseyjazz.org

 

The South Jersey Jazz Society has announced that the recipient of the annual “Bob Simon” Scholarship Award has been awarded to Grant Johnson.  Grant is entering his senior year at Oakcrest High School, l he is a saxophonist and composer.  According to Richard Schwartz, the directors of Bands at Oakcrest Grant is “an amazingly talented tenor player and he is an exceptional instrumentalist who excels at music technology through the creation of his own sound.” 

 

Grant will receive a $1,000 scholarship that will allow him to work one on one with a professional jazz educator.

 

Bob Simon who this grant is named for a longtime supporter of the arts, and specifically jazz, in southern New Jersey

 

 

This program is made possible in part through the New Jersey State Council of the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through the Local Arts Grant administered by Atlantic County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs This program is made possible in part through the New Jersey State Council of the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts through the Local Arts Grant administered by Atlantic County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs

 

Additional funding is provided by Shore Medical Center

 

 

For more information call 609-927-6677 or visit www.southjerseyjazz.org

 

 

 

 

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  • Occurred Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 — all day

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