The Jazzcat

The Nolan Shaheed Quartet, will be performing at Borders Booksellers in Simi Valley

by on Aug.23, 2005, under News

Simi Valley, September 10th 2005- Write 4 Hope, a (501c) non-profit

corporation based in Simi Valley, will be hosting an evening of Jazz on

September 10th 2005 to promote the Write 4 Hope Charity Event taking

place on October 8th 2005.

The Nolan Shaheed Quartet, will be performing at Borders Booksellers in

Simi Valley, from 7:30pm to 8:30 pm. Later that same night, the Nolan

Shaheed Quartet will be performing at Dakota's 2525 Stow St. Simi

Valley, California from 9:30 pm to Midnight. Nolan Shaheed is not a

newcomer to the Jazz scene. Some of his extensive credits include,

being the Musical Director for Marvin Gaye, he was also the lead

trumpet with Count Bassie, and played with such greats as: Natalie

Cole, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Phil Collins and Anita Baker. Nolan

has been one of LA's top studio musicians since 1974 and is in great

demand in the Jazz scene. He currently owns a recording studio and is a

music producer.

Write 4 Hope is very proud to present one of LA’s Finest Jazz bands!

Dakota's has graciously agreed to donate a percentage of their proceeds to Write 4 Hope on September 10th 2005.

During the evening, Write 4 Hope, will be selling tickets to the

Charity Breakfast portion of the October event for $25.00. General

admission tickets will be sold for $10.00 each. The public will also be

given the option of preordering books, which can then be purchased on

the day of the event. For those attending the Charity Breakfast in

October, the Nolan Shaheed Quintet will be performing during the

breakfast and will then be signing cd's during the Book Signing portion

of the event.

The Write 4 Hope Charity Event will be taking place on Saturday October

8th 2005. The event will be held at the Posada Royale Hotel &

Suites in Simi Valley, California. Featuring over 50 authors from all

genres for a Book Signing, a Charity Breakfast with some fantastic jazz

from the Nolan Shaheed, a Poetry Slam, a variety of author

presentations and a live auction, this event should appeal to all ages.

Special guests include, Sci/Fi Grandmaster Larry Niven, The Simi Valley

Historical Society, Aspen Comics, creators of the very popular Fathom

and Soulfire comic books series, the Simi Valley Samaritan Center and

LA Family Housing.

The proceeds of the Write 4 Hope Charity Event will be donated to

two local charities which benefit the disadvantaged. .Both charities

will be present for the October event. The charities are: The Simi

Valley Samaritan Center and LA Family Housing.

Detailed information regarding the October event can be found on the Write 4 Hope website

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