photo credits: Anita Yap

The Jazz for Peace Benefit Concert Series has helped over 500 outstanding organizations since our landmark concert at the United Nations on Sept. 25th, 2002! 

Click here for more info https://jazzforpeace.org/peacehist.html

Saturday, June 20th, 2008

Portland, Oregon

 Rick DellaRatta and Jazz for Peace performed a benefit concert for IRCO Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization at the World Trade Center Concert Hall in Portland, Oregon to raise funds, publicity and awareness for IRCO.

Please visit their website at www.irco.org


Jazz for Peace Founder Rick DellaRatta arrives at Portland's World Trade Center for the show.

VIP Ticket Holders gather for the pre-concert "meet and greet"..

The crowd begins to arrive in anticipation of a great show.

The show starts and the band begins to groove.


Rick donates a Saxophone to David Douglas High School which was accepted by band teacher Cherie Ann May during the intermission as part of our Instrument Donation Program

( click here https://jazzforpeace.org/instdon.htm or www.instrumentdonation.com for more info on this exciting program!)



Rick DellaRatta and Jazz for Peace "JAZZ the HOUSE"!






IRCO displays the impressive new partnerships that have been made from this event which we hope will now become permanent sponsors of their outstanding mission.



Rick and IRCO Executive Director Sokhom Tauch are all smiles after the successful event!