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Countless thanks to the following supporters who contributed items and services in-kind to DJD and to our recent special events — the Black and White Ball and the Gala. We encourage you to support those businesses that support us! Should you like to join our community of in kind supporters, please contact Heather Close at 403.228.8181.

We encourage you to support those businesses that support us!

#1 RHYTHM CLUB ($10,000+)
The first of many jazz appreciation societies founded in 1933

The Academy

CORUS Entertainment

ExecSuiteGlobal Calgary

Lisa Brawn

MacKay CEO Forums

BIG EASIES ($5,000 – $9,999)
“The Big Easy” is the nickname for New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz

Hotel Arts

James Wyper

Pattison Outdoor Advertising

Topline Printing Inc.

Passage Studios

BLUE NOTES ($2,500 – $4,999)
The flattened notes fundamental to blues – oriented jazz and the name of a famous record label

Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts

Purple Orchid

RGO Office Products

RUG CUTTERS ($1,000 – $2,499)
The term describing a very good swing dancer, the most popular dance style in the 1920’s, 30’s  and 40’s

Albert DeCruyenaere

Cookbook Co. Cooks Catering Ltd.

Donna & Michael Kanovsky

ELEMENT Integrated Workplace

Fresh Kitchen

Fork + Farm

Hello Gorgeous Skin Lab

Holt Renfrew

My Flat Planet

Orange Frog Productions

Process Color Print Ltd.

Sharon Lynn Williams

Shoppers Drug Mart

Tank Design Studio

Wildhorse Saloon

CAKE WALKERS ($500 – $999)
The cake walk was a high-strutting competitive dance originated by Plantation slaves (the best dancers won a cake)

Andrea Whyte

Authentic Wine & Spirits

Bonterra Trattoria

Branca & Bruce Pachkowski

Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts

Carte Blanche Purchasing Corp.

Grumans Catering and Delicatessen

Jan A Wittig

Jerome Hair Salon

Michelle Screpnechuk

Peak Health & Performance

Porsche Centre Calgary

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

LINDY HOPPERS ($250 – $499)
The couples who improvise the heart-stopping dance that marked the height of the swing era

Alberta Ballet

Calgary Folk Music Festival

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Calgary Underground Film Festival

Celeste Christie Artworks

Deane House

Fairmont Palliser Hotel

The Fitness Table Calgary

Fleur de Sel


Herschel Supply Co.

Jo-Ann Godenir

Kolor Twist Hair Co

Lava Hair

Mad Science of Southern Alberta

Maria Curcic Millinery

Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Office of the Mayor, The City of Calgary


Miko Photography

Momentum Health


Sled Island Music & Arts Festival

Sweet Relief Pastries

Van Ginkel Art Gallery

Viva Hair

Willow Park Wines & Spirits

FEETWARMERS ($100 – $249)
The affectionate name for the band (or dancers) keeping the dance floor hot

10 Foot Henry

Alberta Theatre Projects

Arts Commons

Bridgette Bar

Calgary International Burlesque Festival

Calgary International Film Festival

The Calgary Opera

Capture the Flag

City Dancewear

Courtesy Chrysler Dodge Jeep & Ram

Glenmore Audi

Hedkandi Salon

Hotel Arts

INLIV – full circle health

Kit and Ace


One Yellow Rabbit

The Park Kitchen & Bar

The Quickdraw Animation Society

River Park Beauty Salon


Sidewalk Citizen

Steeling Home

The Sweat Lab

Theatre Calgary

Trolley 5 Brewpub

Vertigo Theatre

Vine Arts

The Wednesday Room


The musicians who provide the rhythmic foundation of a jazz ensemble

Tall Tree Studio

Apex Massage Therapy

Barker’s Beadery

DISTILLED Beauty Bar & Social House

Empire Provisions

Telus Spark

To the best of our knowledge, this list reflects donations received from April 1, 2017 – November 1, 2018. Please call Heather Close at 403-228-8181 to make your gift or to advise us of any changes or omissions so we may correct our records.

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