A Benefit for the Jazz Foundation of America’s Musicians’ Emergency Fund

A consortium of major jazz labels – Blue Note RecordsConcord Music GroupMack Avenue Music GroupNonesuch RecordsUniversal Music Group, Verve Label Group and Warner Music Group – has taken the unprecedented step of joining hands for Relief, an all-star compilation of previously unreleased music to be issued on LP, CD and digitally September 24, continuing the non-profit Jazz Foundation of America’s (JFA) ongoing efforts to aid musicians affected by the international shutdown of venues and other performance opportunities in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

All net proceeds from the package – comprising studio and live tracks by top-flight jazz artists – will benefit the JFA’s Musicians’ Emergency Fund, established in the spring of 2020 after the pandemic ground the music industry to a sudden, catastrophic halt.

Listen to Jazz After Hours for more information and a preview of the new music.