Honor Lew’s memory with a tax-deductible contribution to Manhattan School of Music
For those who would like to honor Lew’s memory with a gift, please send your tax-deductible contribution to Manhattan School of Music. Outside of his family and friends, music was the most important thing in Lew’s life. He was a dedicated and respected musician and educator committed to passing on his love for music to anyone open to the experience. Your generous donation will help underwrite Manhattan School of Music’s Jazz Arts Department Scholarship Fund.
Contributions can also be mailed to the address below with “In honor of Lew Soloff" noted in the memo
Lew Soloff Memorial Event planned for June 2015
Planning is underway for a memorial celebrating Lew’s life. This special evening of words and music will be free to the public and hosted in June 2015 by Manhattan School of Music in their John C. Borden Auditorium. Please join us!
Trumpet Legend Lew Soloff passed away in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 8, 2015 in New York City. The cause of death was a heart attack, according to his daughters Laura Solomon and Lena Soloff. “Dad had more friends than anyone I know. He was so loved by so many. His life overflowed with people who cared about him,” stated Ms. Solomon. A private funeral service is planned for Monday, March 9, 2015. Soloff, whose career spanned more than 50 years was the consummate New York jazz musician. The list of his musical associations which includes; Gil Evans, Blood Sweat and Tears, Frank Sinatra, Carla Bley, Barbra Streisand, Machito, Marianne Faithfull, Paul Shaffer, Manhattan Brass, Jon Faddis and Ornette Coleman exhibits his extraordinary range and talent.
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