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5.24.2021 Newsday Article_The Jazz Loft.

Newsday Article

Four stages pop up in Stony Brook Village

this summer for weekly event series

President and founder of the The Jazz Loft in Stony Brook, Thomas J. Manuel spoke to Newsday about what visitors can expect at this year's Summer SWAP, a collaborative celebration of music, history and art held in Stony Brook village. 

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Newsday photographer Thomas Ferrara won first place in the portrait category for the 87th Annual National Headliner Awards for "Jazz Musicians Out Cruisin'" for a photo of Jazz Loft musicians

Newsday photographer Thomas Ferrara won first place in the portrait category for the 87th Annual National Headliner Awards for "Jazz Musicians Out Cruisin'" for a photo of Jazz Loft musicians setting out on their 2020 Pop Up Concerts series. Not a surprise that the flashy convertible and Jazz Musicians caught the eye of the judges.

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Welcome to the ‘Coal Bin’

The Jazz Loft Archiving Project Gets

New Refurbished Space Thanks to Generous Donors

Funding for the project came from a $40,000 grant from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, Inc. and a matching gift from Jazz Loft patron Dan Oliveri.

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The Jazz Loft Acquires Legendary Bandleader’s Archives

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The Village Times Herald article

on "The Jazz Loft" Gardiner Foundation Gift

Tom Manuel, founder of The Jazz Loft in Stony Brook, is always grateful when someone comes along and offers a helping hand, but during the pandemic, his gratitude is overflowing.

Before New York State’s mandatory shutdowns, the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation awarded The Jazz Loft a grant in the amount of $40,000 to match funds coming from local resident and patron Dan Oliveri.

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Stony Brook University Launches First-Ever Official Podcast

Featuring Tom Manuel and The Jazz Loft

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The Jazz Loft Mentioned in The New York Times

The Jazz Loft was mentioned in a New York Times Real Estate article

titled "Stony Brook, NY: A Scenic Hamlet on the North Shore"

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The Jazz Loft Contributes as Healing Force During Challenging Times

Newsday Article "Long Islanders Talk About Staying Creative During Pandemic"