The Friends of Colorado Springs Jazz wish to thank all of our benefactors for their help in supporting this truly American Art Form. Donations are tax deductible. Our 501(c)(3) is in the name of Colorado Springs Jazz Society. If you would like to discuss becoming a benefactor to the Friends of Colorado Springs Jazz, please contact Jean Feist at 719-471-3124 or email

Musicians Sponsorship

Dr. Karen Anthony
Drs. Carol and Allan Bach
Anthony and Berit Dobriski
David and Maureen Frediani
Morris Gray
Kathy Loo and Jim Raughton
Larry and Jill Madsen
Karen Maddock
Jan and Dan Ostrom
Marvin Strait
John Tarabino
Russ and Mary Wells
Mike Wilson

Corporate Sponsors

93.5 FM Jazz
Always Travel
Cole’s Gourmet Popcorn and Treats
Denver Percussion
Herman’s Plumbing Service
HEX Audio & Visual
Mama Pearl’s Cajun Kitchen
Piano Warehouse
Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society
The Antlers Hotel
The Warehouse Restaurant
Tieman’s Foundation
Tiffany Cox Graphic Design
The Syncopated Times
The Warehouse Restaurant & Gallery
Wells Fargo Advisory Group

Master Class Sponsors

1st Bank of Colorado
Barbara Dorsey
Tom Fowler
Marge Kakara
Fran Roberts and John Koury
Red and Eloise Noland
Darryl and Terry Thatcher
Frank Wright
Wayne and Betz Smisek
The Lawrence Dryhurst Gallery

Special Thanks to

Gerry Gerdes
Pam and Charlie Burns
Jeanne Long
Bobby McGuffin
Jim Raughton
Mayor John Sut
Jerry Murphy
Helayne and Thomas Tabrah
Evergreen Jazz
Denver Jazz
Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing


Dick Alderson, LouAnn Baker
Cheryl Andrews, Pete Robinson
Herb and Judy Allan
Carol and Allan Bach
Hod and Marie Blaney
Bruce and Joan Buell
Charlie and Pam Burns
Ed Danielson
Laura Davis
Pam Davis
Thomas Deats
Alex Donatich
Barbara Dorsey
Don and Donna Fry
Morris Gray and Betty Urhman
Lewis Gould and Jeanne Robeson
Kathryne Hughes
Katharine Jackson
Marcia Jory
DeAnn McCann and Paul Konecny
Jody Leonard
Robert and Jean Lohse
Jeanne Long
Kathy Loo and Jim Raughton
Karen Maddock
Larry and Jill Madsen
Jeanne Mann
Larry and Sally Martin
Roger and Darlene Meyer
Jerry and Kathy Murphy
Red and Eloise Noland
Dan and Jan Ostrom
Don and Echo Owen
Judy Peck
Larry Percy
Ann Petrocelli
Peggy Porter
Anne Quinn
Dan Reid
Janice and Thomas Redfield
Jeanette Roberts
Peggy Shivers
Mitch Sever
Susan Silva
Sydney Stephens
Marvin Strait
Albert and Mary Temme
Darryl and Terry Thatcher
Joyce Turner
Jacqueline Walker
Tom Webb
Russ and Mary Wells
Michael Wilson
Eric and Sally Young

“When they study our civilization two thousand years from now, there will only be three things that Americans will be known for:

The Constitution, Baseball, and Jazz Music.

They are the three most beautiful things Americans have ever created.”

By essayist Gerald Early as told to Ken Burns