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The Nashville Jazz Festival

The Nashville Jazz Festival will provide the best & most distinctive excellence of jazz entertainment that the music industry has to offer.

Company Summary

The 1st Nashville Jazz Festival is an event featuring nationally and internationally renowned artists along with Nashville’s regional talent. Including spectacular main stage shows, intimate concerts, participatory workshops & jam sessions. The Festival will be donating ten (10%) percent of its Gross Ticket Sales from our Friday – Sunday events divided equally between The Nashville Food Bank, Rescue Mission, Cancer Center & Saint Thomas Heart.


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    Westley JF Kershaw

    the creative force behind the growth and development of the Festival. Mr. Kershaw oversees marketing plans, advertising campaigns, public relations, promotion concepts, development of merchandise ideas, identifying new markets as well as maintaining the vision of the company.

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    Earl R Johnson Jr

    Composer/ Producer/ Pianist, winner of the Los Angeles Music Awards’ “2009 Jazz Artist of the Year.” He also won the South Bay Music Awards’ “2009 Jazz Artist of the Year” as well.

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    Les Baxter

    Grammy nominated jazz artist, promoter of jazz events and advisor. 2008 - Selected by BRUCE LOWE of CINEMA SHOW MUSIC ( to head new record label as SR. VP once their expansion project take effect

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    Paul Hsu
    Legal Advisor