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in kind supporters

Countless thanks to the following supporters who contributed items and services in kind to DJD and towards our special events  – including the Dance Marathon, Gala and the Black & White Ball.  We encourage you to support those businesses that support us! Should you like to join our community of in kind supporters, please contact Tasha Leibel at 403.228.8185.

#1 Rhythm Club

The first of many jazz appreciation societies founded in 1933

Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts (CRMR)
Heavens Fitness

Big Easies

“The Big Easy” is the nickname for New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz

Orange Frog Productions
Topline Printing Inc.
Yoga Passage

Blue Notes

The flattened notes fundamental to blues – oriented jazz & the name of a famous record label

Ackah Business Immigration Law

Rug Cutters

The term describing a very good swing dancer, the most popular dance style in the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s

Cookbook Co.Cooks Catering
Karen Ewashen
Carol Green
Hello Gorgeous Skin Lab
Donna & Michael Kanovsky
Bill Matheson
Nathalie Boisvert Photography
Purple Orchid

Cake Walkers

The cake walk was a high-strutting competitive dance originated by plantation slaves (the best dancers won a cake!)

Authentic Wine & Spirits
Sue Bayne
Cafe Brasserie Parc
Calgary Flames Hockey Club
Element Integrated Workplace Solutions Ltd.
Fairmont Banff Springs
Glenmore Audi
Jarvis Hall Fine Frames
Latitude Art Gallery
Lloyd Sadd Insurance Brokers Ltd.
LULU B Designs
Branca and Bruce Pachkowski
Purple Orchid
Q-Haute Cuisine
RGO Office Products
Doris Schuh
Cheryl Swan
Teatro Ristorante
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards
Adrianne Williams
Sharon Lynn Williams
Workshop Kitchen + Culture Inc.


lindy hoppers

The couples who improvise the heart-stopping dance that marked the height of the swing era

Jim Brown
Calgary International Film Festival
Callow & Associates Managment
Camber Resources
Colliers International
Contemporary Office Interiors
Rowan Cooney
Craft Beer Market
Fairmont Palliser
Fitrness Table Calgary
Gravity Pope
Jarvis Hall
Margaret Healy
Christine Silvia Hoeppner
Home Tasting Room
Hotel Elan
Jerome Hair Salon
Junction 9 Yoga and Pilates
Mad Science of Southern Alberta
Maria Curcic Milinary
Mary Mckeown
Modern Steak
Pacey’s…real life clothes
Smash Conditioning
St. James Corner
Matt & Delia Stayner
Mandy Stobo
Ella & Dave Stuart
Studio Revolution
Thomas Jeffery Men’s Wear
The Van Ginkel Art Gallery
Christine Wignall
World Health Midnapore
Zen 8 Grill


The affectionate name for the band (or dancers) keeping the dance floor hot

Alberta Ballet
Anejo Restaurant
Anytime Fitness
Arts Commons
Ballet Barre Works
Barceloa Tavern
Bondars Fine Furniture
Brava Bistro
Calgary Folk Festival
Calgary Opera
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
The Calgary Tower
Campari Group
Capture the Flag
CaVaBien Hair Studio & Day Spa
Commonwealth Bar & Stage
Cru Juice
Lora D’Agnillo
E&J Gallo Wines
Jaime Emond/ Sunshine Shimmy
Fleurish Flower Shop
Frank & Oak
Galla Winehouse and Bistro
Hedkandi Salon
Helly Hansen Leisure
Herschel Supply Co.
Dana Hunter
Inliv Inc.
Janet Horbacio Photography
Julie Marwood Interiors
Julie Marwood Photography
The Keg
Kensington Wine Market
Kent of Inglewood
Candice Laws
Omega Spa
One Yellow Rabbit
Primitive Culture
Salon Pure
Scotiabank THeatre Chinook
Shearer Design
Starbucks Coffee Company
Steeling Home
Sublime Mobile Couture
Theatre Calgary
Three Bears Gift Shop
Ticketmaster Canada Ltd.
UNA Pizza
Vertigo Theatre
Village Brewery
Willow Park Wine & Spirits
Evan Wilson
WURST Restaurant & Beer Hall
Yoga Mandala
YYC Comedy Festival
YYC Cycle

Rhythm Section

The musicians who provide the rhythmic foundation of a jazz ensemble

Alberta Theatre Projects
Apex Massage Therapy
Betts Drilling
Bin 905 Wine & Spirits
Butter Beauty Parlour
Calgary Police Service
Classique Dancewear
Fifth Avenue Collection
Glenbow Musem
iviva athletica
Jan A. Wittig Management Consulting
Sidewalk Citizen Bakery
Leigha Stankewich
Telus Spark
Theatre Junction GRANDf

To the best of our knowledge, this list reflects donations received from January 1, 2015 – May 5, 2016.  Please contact Tasha Leibel at 403.228.8185 to make your gift or to advise us of any changes or omissions so we may correct our records. Thank you again!