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Take 6 and other jazz greats at Ontario middle school

October 6, 2010

Just got word that this event has been postponed. -sj

The guys in Take 6, a gospel sextet, have won 10 Grammys. They’ll be alongside other jazz artists like guitarist Ray “Weeper” Fuller, Ellis Hall and others at Vina Danks Middle School on Friday, October 15. Vina Danks students will grab their own instruments and perform with these jazz greats.

It’s a fundraiser through Weeper’s Friends CARES Foundation, which supports children and the arts.

Jazz & Blues Under the Stars begins at 6pm.

Ticket information here or call 909-983-2691. Read more after the jump.

Ontario, CA.
– 10 time Grammy® award-winning artists Take 6 along with other jazz greats will be performing at the “Artists 4 Children 1st

Annual Jazz & Blues on the Lawn” fundraiser event at Vina Danks Middle School in Ontario, CA.Appearing along side Take 6 are influential artists – Guitarist Ray “Weeper” Fuller, the incomparable Ellis Hall and Latin percussion icons Pete & Peter Michael Escovedo. These world famous jazz artists are coming together to raise funds and awareness for the Arts and show their support for the exciting music and theater programs at this influential middle school.
The fundraiser is sponsored by Weeper’s Friends CARES Foundation, a charitable organization founded as a means to liberate children and give them the opportunity to achieve their dreams through the Arts. Weeper’s Friends CARES is committed to providing the youth of today with high-quality cultural arts enrichment and education through rare and exciting experiences. More than a concert, students at Vina Danks will have the opportunity to perform live with Fuller and several other accomplished artists for their peers and members of their community.

“Our students thrive with arts education. As educators, we want to give them every opportunity to learn firsthand the power of the arts in music and theater. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for our students and community to experience these influential artists up close and in-person” said Eufemio Escalante, Music Program Director at Vina Danks Middle School.

Jazz & Blues Under the Stars at Vina Danks Middle School is located at 1020 North Vine Avenue in Ontario. Event begins at 6pm. Tickets for a special 5pm VIP dinner are also available. Ticket and additional information can be found by calling (909) 983-2691 ext. 238 or by visiting here.

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