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The Arts Foundation Of Olde Towne is a neighborhood based, Arts & Humanities incubator that serves to host and produce projects that are about, or initiated by residents from the Near East Area of the City Of Columbus, Ohio.

"Listen For The Jazz" Collaborators

Charles Einhorn
Einhorn was born with a Jazz spirit, he is a partner in the public relations firm of Einhorn+Stan, and has served as the president of the Board of The Arts Foundation Of Olde Towne, the parent agency for the "Listen For The Jazz" program.

Arnett Howard:
An accomplished musician, Howard has collected and archived materials about Columbus Jazz history for the past twenty years. His "Musicians Scrapbook" served as the basis for the original "Listen For The Jazz" Archive and his continuing interest helps keep the project fresh. Howard served as co-curator of the JazzOhio! exhibit at the Ohio Historical Society.

Andrew Klein
Klein is a well known Jazz collector and noted early jazz historian and speaker. He has published numerous articles on jazz history and related topics. Klein has an extensive collection of oral history interviews.

Jim Loeffler
Archivist and collector, Loeffler provides valuable resources from his vast accumulation of jazz memorabilia and recordings. Jim is the past-president of the Ohio Hot Jazz Society.

Ted McDaniel Ph. D.
McDaniel is Professor Of African American Music and Director of Jazz Studies at The Ohio State University where he conducts the OSU Jazz Ensemble. McDaniel chaired the Department Of Black Studies at OSU for seven years. He is a noted writer and music arranger and a founder of the National Black Music Caucus. He has served as an evaluator and panelist for Arts Midwest and The National Endowment For The Arts.

Dave Myers
Co-Curator of The Columbus Senior Musicians Hall Of Fame, Myers is the author of the Encyclopedia of Columbus Music

J. Webster Vierow
Vierow provided the skills to clean, scan and digitize the "Listen For The Jazz" archive.

Gene Walker
Walker taught music at The Ohio State University, in The Columbus Public Schools and at the Jamey Abersod Workshops. He has performed with Hank Marr, King Curtis, Jimmy McGriff, Chris Columbo and Johnny Hammond Smith to mention just a few.

Candice Watkins
Watkins has served as the Project Director for "Listen For The Jazz" Project, Organizational Director of The Arts Foundation Of Olde Towne, President of the Board of Friends Of The Homeless, Planning Team Leader for the Hot Times Community Arts & Music Festival, and as a co-curator for the JazzOhio! Exhibit at The Ohio Historical Society.

Russell Satori
"Rustifari" Satori created the website and developed the database.