Jazz Roots Club
Make a special contribution to help support the vibrant spirit and artistic excellence of one of the world’s few concert jazz dance companies. Become a member of our Jazz Roots Club with a donation of $500 or more. Members have direct relationships with the Decidedly Jazz Danceworks professional dancers, enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences, and are vital contributors to bringing original jazz works to life and to the lives of others.
To join online visit www.CanadaHelps.org, by mail or fax submit a pledge form. Or please contact Whitney Mercer - wmercer[at]decidedlyjazz[dot]com, Development Manager by phone at 403-228-8183 or email.
Contribution levels and benefits:
Check out our current Jazz Roots Club calendar of events.
Cake Walkers ($500-$999)
The cake walk was a high-strutting competitive dance originated by plantation slaves (the best dancers won a cake)
- Opportunities to attend In Studio Company Rehearsals & View DJD’s Educational Programs
- Tickets to attend DJD dress rehearsals (upon request)
- Invitation for 2 to the Annual Jazz Roots Club Reception at Divino Wine & Cheese Bistro
- Charitable tax receipt
Rug Cutters ($1,000-2,499)
The term describing a great swing dancer, the most popular dance style in the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s All of the above plus:
- London Bar Service at DJD performances
- Invitation to DJD Opening Night Post-Show Receptions
Blue Notes ($2,500-4,999)
The flattened notes fundamental to blues-orientated jazz & the name of a famous record label All of the above plus:
- Invitations to join DJD at select jazz happenings throughout the season
- Opportunity to bring 2 additional guests to a Jazz Roots Club event
- Charitable tax receipt (less benefits of $150)
Big Easies ($5,000-9,999)
“The Big Easy” is the nickname for New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz All of the above plus:
- Invitation to an Exclusive Special Evening with DJD leaders and select artists
- Charitable tax receipt (less benefits of $250)
#1 Rhythm Club ($10,000+)
The first of many jazz appreciation societies founded in 1933 All of the above plus:
- Opportunity to enjoy a personalized DJD experience such as in-home performance.
Decidedly Jazz is a registered charity (#118883545RR0001).