Kansas City Jazz Orchestra appreciates your financial support to carry
on its mission, build its programs and achieve its goals. Ticket
revenues alone are insufficient to cover the costs of performances. The
KCJO relies on the generous support of individuals and organizations
who share our dream of preserving and promoting jazz. Whether you are a
dedicated jazz aficionado, concerned with dwindling American traditions
or simply wish to support big band concert opportunities, please
consider supporting The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.
The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra has received the very generous support from the following individuals, businesses and foundations. Your support is very important to our mission and truly appreciated. “Thanks” to all for keeping a swing in our step!
Major Benefactor ($25,000 and above) Donald J. Hall, Sr.
Underwriters ($10,000 and above) Helen S. Boylan Foundation Stanley H. Durwood Foundation Deanna & Greg Graves Kauffman Foundation, Muriel McBrien Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund
Guest Artists ($5,000 and above) Anonymous Sally & Bob Bibb DST Systems, Inc. Kammeyer-Kuehn Foundation Sue Ann & Richard Fagerberg Linda & Gene Hall Laura & David Hall HOK Linda & John Nobles Mary & John Sherman Karen & Tom Thompson Jody Tillotson
Presenters ($2,500 and above) Anonymous Bank of the West Wealth Management Commerce Bank DeBruce Companies Feist Charitable Foundation Beth & Dave Fowler Jill & Don Hall, Jr. Graham Hunt Bebe Kemper Nancy & Charley Jensen Edith & Benny Lee Penny & Paul McDermott Miller Nichols Charitable Foundation Debra & Allen Parmet Margi & Keith Pence Roswitha & Ken Schaffer Union Station Kansas City
Promoters ($1,000 and above) Susan & Ho Anthony Ahn Avlex Corporation Karla & Ivan Batlle Jeannine & Perry Beal Melinda & Tom E. Beal Dot & Earl Benner, Jr. Sheila & Denslow Bolte Jennifer Botteron & Scott Smith In memory of Jack Botteron Jazz Camp Scholarship William C. Buckner Judy & Gerry Buckowski Dorene Shipley & Gerhard Cibis Bunni & Paul Copaken Nancy & John Dillingham Tony DiPardo Music Foundation Roshann Parris & Jeff Dobbs Dunn Family Foundation Ecco Select - Jeanette Prenger Mary & Bradley Footh Patty & Charles Garney Jill Adams & Jon Goodman Carlene & Bill Hall Elise & Allan Hall Hallmark Cards, Inc. Caryn & Robert Hastings Marlys & Michael Haverty Family Foundation Fund Jo Hayes Karen & Mike Herman Joan Horan Jon Irish Linda & Topper Johntz Kao Family Foundation Carol & John Kornitzer Lockton Co. Jan Shafer & Robert Long Peggy & Bill Lyons Susan & Alex Masson Sally Nelson Jan Newman-McAninch Timothy O'Leary Payne & Jones, Chtd. - Michael Fischer Laura & Rick Powell Kathryn & James Prevost J. B. Reynolds Foundation Charlotte & Bob Ronan Mary Ventura & Randell Sedlacek Susan & Joe Sims Charitable Fund Stinson Leonard Street Barbara & Greg Storm John J. Sullivan, Jr. Charitable Trust Jennifer & Joshua Trusty Joyce Weiblen Alice & Mike White Joyce & Richard Whitehead
Directors ($500 and above) Jan Armstrong Joanne & John Bluford Debi & John George In Memory of Allene Noland Bernice & John Hamra Foundation Shirley & Barnett Helzberg Jon Irish Maggie Jacobs Jonathan Nye In Memory of Verda Nye Jean O'Brien James Pendleton Sally Quinn Joan & Steve Sherman Gailyn Strayer In memory of Kerry Strayer Judie Thomas In Memory of Hardy Thomas Mary Lou Turner
Members ($250 and above) Terry Christenberry Susan & Ed Conner Ronald F. Jones Sara & Dave O'Connell Richard R. Rees In Memory of Janet Lee Rees Constance & David Ross Dr. & Mrs. Michael Wurm
Friends ($100 and above) Marilyn Breidenthal Cathy & Doug Cade Rose Marie & Jeffrey Christian Judi Danziger In memory of Jackie Gershon Fareda & Jim Eddy Jane & Brad Kleindle Caryn & Robert Hastings Nicole Longmire Phyllis Sargeon Charlotte Simmonds
Fans ($25 and above) Dolores Hyde Jon Koeller Harry Mendenhall Barbara Young Carol & Howard Williams