SAVE THE DATE:  The AJW’s 2017 Silent Auction and Live Music Festival is scheduled for

 

Saturday April 29th

Noon to 5:00 p.m. 

Joe’s Crab Shack, 600 E. Riverside Drive  

 

Four central Texas student jazz bands and two Silent Auctions, with a performance in the middle by the Austin Jazz Workshop!

MUSIC SCHEDULE:

12:00   LBJ High School Jazz Band/Ponder East

1:00   Anderson High School Jazz Band/Will Jurgens

2:00 Austin Jazz Workshop Thelonious Monk Edition

3:00 Lamar Middle School Jazz Factory/James Hairston

4:00 O. Henry Middle School Jazz Band/Jennifer Boltz

 

 

Photos and news from last year’s event:

 Austin Jazz Workshop celebrating Gershwin at our annual fundraiser.

LBJ High School Jazz Band, with Director Ponder East, kicking things off!

LBJ High School Jazz Band, with Director Ponder East, kick things off.

Many thanks to the four Austin ISD ensembles that participated: LBJ High School Jazz Band under the direction of Ponder East, Bass Face Sextet from McCallum High School (Carol Nelson, Director), Perez Elementary School Choir under the direction of Faith Cuminato, and Alison Dragon Choir led by Karen Young.

Bass Face Sextet, from McCallum High School.

Bass Face Sextet, from McCallum High School.

Also a big thanks to the Austin Jazz Workshop musicians who delivered a sizzling one-hour set of George Gershwin material: Larisa Montanaro, Matt Russell, Michael Stevens, Kevin Scott, Jimmy Shortell, and Michael Melinger.

The Perez Elementary School Choir, with Faith Cuminato, delights the audience.

The Perez Elementary School Choir, with Faith Cuminato, delights the audience.

Kudos to the AJW Board of Directors who were at the event: Herb Holland, Pam Zeigler, Henry Rohlfs, Rosita Bradham, and a special shout out to our Silent Auction Coordinator, Jana Kennon!

Karen Young and the Allison Dragon Choir wrap things up at the 2016 AJW Silent Auction and Music Festival!

Karen Young and the Allison Dragon Choir wrap things up at the 2016 AJW Silent Auction and Music Festival.

And speaking of auctions, a big thanks is due to all our donors listed below.  Please express your appreciation to them, and to our host Joe’s Crab Shack, by dining/shopping with them!

It was a great time!  Thanks to all the attendees, and we hope to see you there next year!

Larisa Montanaro and Matt Russell lay down the Gershwin.

Larisa Montanaro and Matt Russell lay down “A Foggy Day”.

 

Attendee Elda Garcia shares a smile with AJW Board Member Pam Zeigler.

AJW Board Member Pam Zeigler shares a smile with attendee Elda Garcia.

2016 Auction Donors:

24 Diner

Adelbert’s Brewery

Alamo Drafthouse

Austin Bouldering Project

Austin Eats Food Tour

Austin Steam Train

Austin Symphony

Austin Wine Merchant

Blanton Museum of Art

Capra and Cavelli Clothing

Carmelo’s Italian Restaurant

Central Market

Chi’Lantro Asian Fusion

Cover Three Restaurant

Dart Bowl

Dogwood at Red Rock Bar/Rest.

Debbie Smith

East Side Cafe

El Sol y La Luna

Esther’s Follies

Eureka American Restaurant

Fairview Austin Bed & Breakfast

Fixe Southern Restaurant

Fonda San Miguel

FoodHeads Cafe

Frank American Restaurant

Guero’s Mexican Restaurant

Gusto Italian Kitchen

Home Slice Pizza

Hut’s Hamburgers

Italic Italian Restaurant

Kome Sushi Restaurant

L’oca d’Oro Pasta Kitchen

Lick Honest Ice Creams

Linda’s Simple Sewing & Crafts

Maudie’s

The Melting Pot

Milto’s Mediterranean Cafe

Moonshine Grill

Morning Star Trading Co.

North Italia Restaurant

P. Terry’s Burger Stand

Peche French Restaurant

PubCrawler of Austin

Savory Spice

Shake Shack Restaurant

Spec’s Wine, Spirits, & Fine Food

Strait Music

Susie Flatau

TacoDeli

Tarrytown Pharmacy

Texas French Bread

Treaty Oak Distilling Company

Uchiko

Via 313 Pizza

Waterloo Ice House Burgers & Beer

Westbank Dry Cleaners

Westin Hotel

Zachary Scott Theater

 

 

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