Black Friday

By all means, spend your money on Black Friday, just be mindful of where it goes. Head the call of Reverend Billy, consider Small Business Saturday, and especially take a look at these projects, in your name or in that of someone who shares your values:

    • Pulse, a composers group founded by Joe Phillips, is raising money for a collaboration with Take Dance. Go to the Kickstarter page for an excellent video of what they’re working on.
    • Orange Then Blue is trying to raise money to film a documentary on Charles Mingus, to be directed by his grandson Kevin Ellington Mingus. Here’s their Kickstarter page, with a great video teaser.
    • Search and Restore, a group that puts excellent jazz and improvised music right in front of your ears, live, is alsofund-raising, and you can help them keep live music alive: