Congress has permanently extended a popular tax-advantaged giving opportunity. The new law allows individuals who are age 70½ or older to make gifts of up to $100,000 directly from their IRA account to one or more qualified charities, WITHOUT PAYING FEDERAL INCOME TAX on the withdrawal. The extension was made retroactive to January 1, 2015. More»
Thursday is a day for being thankful. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are days for buying stuff.
NOW there is a day for giving back -- #GivingTuesday!
Join #LitchfieldJazz and the #GivingTuesday movement. Give online next Tuesday, December 1. More»
Following on the heels of her well-received Baritone Monk CD, this fabulous baritone sax player and long-time Camp faculty member is celebrating with a pre-release party for her new album 2648 West Grand Boulevard:Jazz Interpretations of Classic Motown 45s, at NYC’s Club Bonafide. The official release is scheduled for January on Glass Beach.More»
Former LJC camper, current LJC faculty member, and one of the busiest NYC sidemen we know - Caroline Davis will be releasing her new CD on November 6. Caroline is a stunning, Singapore-born soprano saxophone player. On her recording, called Doors: Chicago Storylines, she shares the story of Chicago jazz. The record release party is Thursday Nov. 5th at the Jazz Gallery in NYC.More»
The Northwest Connecticut Arts Council will present its 2nd Annual CultureMax Awards, November 17 at the Morrison Gallery in Kent. The awards aim to recognize individuals and businesses who exemplify excellence in the cultural field or serve the cultural community within the Council’s 25-town service area.
We are proud to report that Vita West Muir, founder and executive/artistic director of Litchfield Jazz Festival and Litchfield Jazz Camp and their parent organization, Litchfield Performing Arts, is being honored. More»
Litchfield Jazz Camp's own Nicole Zuraitis has been chosen as one of 5 finalists in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. Click through to vote for her and help her WIN! You can vote once a day!More»