Salon on Buffalo FUND

I am seeking support of my Salon on Buffalo Series.

I now find that to produce this growing and popular Jazz series properly and responsibly requires underwriting. So, I am creating a Salon Fund.

Listening venues in which to play one’s music are in short supply. These salons offer a rare intimate concert environment for musicians to play what they may and with whom they may! It gives the fully-engaged audience a stimulating concert experience – And, of course, there is the stimulating hang apres!

It is a balm of a gathering! There is a ripple effect, I believe, with the salon’s good vibrations going out and about into the world.

> In 2023 for the first time, the Salon will be Streaming – on FaceBook to begin. One good camera with good aux mic, aiming to share the good music and good vibes in the “parlor” with more folks. Young streaming wizard is now working to get us most beneficially set up.

> I’m aiming for the streaming audience who want to support the salon, to donate to LA Food Bank via link on salon’s FB event page.

> All musician participants will have DropBox access to/download of a good Video document of the concert.

Your Underwriting will ensure:

> Guaranteed Minimums for Musicians and for my Tech/Assoc Producer.

> Covering my Cost Outlay for each salon.

(Food & Bevs, Paper Goods, Piano Tuning)

> Covering much of my one-time Streaming Set-Up cost. 

Salon Gate is $25 – includes libations and tasty bites.

Average Attendance: 15 – 20.

Sometimes the Gate will meet my guarantees and costs, sometimes with surplus going to the musicians;  sometimes it will not, and that is when I will draw from the Salon Fund.

A suggested $25 DONATION to this fund would be most welcome.

It gives me great pleasure to present these very fine Jazz artists from our community in my little corner of the world. Thank you for your support in allowing me to continue. ~ Suze


A native of Baltimore, longtime citizen of Los Angeles, and an actor and theater improviser for many years (Film: 28 Days; TV: Mad Men; Improv: War Babies), Susan’s passion has always been for the music, performing as a jazz vocalist at venues such as Vitellos, LACMA, Blue Whale, and in living rooms with her jazz salon, Salon on Buffalo, and in concert with her ongoing multimedia project, JAZZ AVIARY ~ A Celebration of Birds & the Universal Music We Share in collaboration with The Soaring Sextet.

Susan has released 8 recordings, including Simple Gifts and SPRING ~ Light Out of Darkness with her Chamber Band, DAYBREAK ~ with Mixed Remotions, and with Trio WoRK, releasing their 2nd album, “Dancing in the Dark”, in early 2023.

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Your gift is 100% tax deductible. Please Donate!

Donation by CHECK (Krebs Salon Fund in Subj Line) made Payable to:  

c3: Center for Conscious Creativity 


c3: Center for Conscious Creativity
ATTN: Kate McCallum
600 Moulton Avenue, Studio 203
Los Angeles, CA 90006

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