These concerts would not be possible without the financial support of the following sponsors. We are deeply grateful for your continuing support.

2022-2023 Benefactors ($1000+)

GDJS gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of $5000 from the family of long-time member John Sotir. This generous donation will allow us to further expand our offerings of live jazz in the future.

John Sotir

Doug Davis (in memory of Shoie Austin), Gerald and Marjorie Engel, Vocalist Kate Patterson and James Frederick – JAKA Productions, Richard Moore, Nancy Salden, Vocalist Barbara Ware, and Jim Williams.

2022-2023 Corporate Sponsors & Friends of GDJS ($250+)

Dr. Amer and Cindy Aboukasm, Ankara Industries, Kathy Baker and John Bentley, Ed Black, Sally Bolle, Bob Ervin, Brookside Group, LLC, Carolyn Carr, Jeff and Ellen Dunn (photography), Carol and Burke Fossee, Lawrence Gage, Thomas and Karen Gay, Paul Hunt and M.J. Falls, Tom and Cheryl Liebold, Ann McNulty, Carmen Meyers, Gary Molnar (photography), Richard Moore, George and Ellie Nosky, Gary and Joyce Owen, Danny Patrona, Kerry Price, Rec Bowl, Shield’s of Southfield, George and Sharon Sinnott, Bob Spence, Sam and Peggy Tundo, Mike Whiting (in memory of Mary B).

2022-2023 Patrons ($100+)

Charles Andersen, Douglas and Martha Andridge, Ricki Atkinson, Harriet and Marvin Atlas, Christine Bellino, Nancy Blake, Dick Boelter, Peggy Bogart, Mary and Chuck Bonten, Adrienne “Agee” Bryant, Beth and Albert Cafagna, Joseph C. Coccia, Dr. and Mrs. Chet Coccia, Heidi Coffman and Craig Cesarone, Dennis Coffey, Teresa and Tony DiMaria, Eric Domke, Patricia Elliott, Sharon and Rick Ericksen, Vic Favot, Mick and Sally Fee, John Gryniewicz and Sophie Dobriansky, Bob Guenther, Marla Haller, Wolfgang Spider and Toni Herberger, Laurie Heyniger, Cheryl Huff, John Jesko, Carole Keller, Christal Lewandowski, Judith Locher, Wally and Rosemary Lubzik, Jimmy Maniere, Sr., Linda Masterson, Marilyn Maxwell-Cameron, Jerry McKenzie and Judy Bloom, Anita and Rich Michaels, Michigan Jazz Festival, Dan and Rosetta Mistura, Jeff Myers, Dannis Nabor, Keith Nelson, Vickie and Brian Newsom, Alan Paul, Brian and Lisa Pelton, Bob Pettigrew, Kathy and Stephen Petz, Sally Pinchock, Gary D. Powell, Cynthia Rockwell, Trenna Ruffner, Jane Schneider, Joan Schott and Herman Kasoff, Susan Holly Shanaman, David Sharpe, Joyce Sherrod, Jennifer Smith, John Sotir, Mary Stapleton, Jane Steinger and Robert Goldman, M.D., Gary Stevens and Dr. Melissa Kraut, Craig Strain, Gwen Sutherland, Cathy and Dave Tatrow, Joyce VanOchten, Barbara Virzi, Vocalist Barbara Ware, Christine Whittemore, and Richard Wigginton

Dedicated to the memory of our founders, Emily Laura, Bill Knowles and Chuck Moss.