Tag: Jorma Kaukonen

07/08/14

Jorma Kaukonen, Fur Peace Ranch

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As the recipient of the Rex Foundation’s 2009 Ralph J. Gleason Award, Jorma plans to use the grant to teach Appalachian kids about their musical heritage. Already a number of projects are under way. Vanessa Kaukonen tells us that one of the Ranch’s instructors, Spencer Bohren, will be taking his hour-long documentary concert “Down the […]

10/11/12

December 1 at the Beacon in NYC: Pre-Hot Tuna Reception for Rex

Join Us To Enjoy Hot Tuna at the Beacon Theater and Benefit the Rex Foundation Saturday, December 1, 2012 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Pre-Concert Reception with Beverages & Hearty Finger Foods With Special Guest Jorma Kaukonen Broadway-Amsterdam Room of the Hotel Beacon 2130 Broadway at 75th Street New York, NY 10023 8:00 p.m. Great seats […]

12/28/11

Acknowledgments and Appreciation: Pre-Concert Reception With Jorma Kaukonen

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TO ALL WHOSE GENEROUS EFFORTS MADE POSSIBLE THE PRE-CONCERT RECEPTION WITH JORMA KAUKONEN SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2011 – THE HOTEL BEACON,  NEW YORK Presenting the December 10th fundraising event in connection with the Hot Tuna concert at the Beacon Theatre contributes greatly to Rex Foundation endeavors.  It is through events like these that we […]

12/28/11

A Holiday Message

Dear Friends, Over these last few weeks I have personally experienced an extra charge of positive energy emanating from the spirit of community propelling Rex Foundation endeavors. At our December 3rd Run for the Roses Benefit, the musicians had everyone smiling and swaying throughout the night. The Fillmore glittered with beauty thanks to the remarkable […]

10/27/11

Hot Tuna: Pre-Concert Reception Benefiting Rex

Join Us To Enjoy Hot Tuna at the Beacon Theater and Benefit the Rex Foundation Saturday, December 10, 2011 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Pre-Concert Reception with Beverages & Hearty Finger Foods We will honor Jorma Kaukonen for receiving the Rex Foundation Ralph Gleason Award Broadway-Amsterdam Room of the Hotel Beacon 2130 Broadway at 75th Street […]

08/17/10

Nurturing Musical Roots

jormaRalph J. Gleason Award winner Jorma Kaukonen: “I think it behooves all of us who are blessed like me and my musical buddies, who actually get paid to do this, to be able to plug back in and help out when we can. Like what you guys are doing.”