JOI ADVISORS

Let's Make a Difference!

KENNY RAMPTON

JOI Founder and Artistic Director

Kenny Rampton is an award-winning trumpet player who grew up in Las Vegas and is currently a member of The Jazz  @ Lincoln Center Orchestra.  Kenny Rampton is the founder of JOI.

WYNTON MARSALIS

Artistic Advisor to JOI

Wynton Marsalis is a world famous American trumpeter, composer, teacher, and recording artist.  Wynton Marsalis is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Jazz @ Lincoln Center Orchestra.

JULIUS TOLENTINO

Artistic Advisor to JOI

Julius Tolentino is the Jazz Director at Newark Academy, the Director of Jazz at NJ Youth Symphony, and the Middle School Jazz Academy Director for Jazz @ Lincoln Center.

VICTOR GOINES

Artistic Advisor to JOI

Victor Goines is a member of  the Jazz @ Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Wynton Marsalis Septet. He is also the  director of jazz studies and a professor for the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University.

VINCENT GARDNER

Artistic Advisor to JOI

Vincent Gardner is an American trombonist, composer, and recording artist.  Gardner is the lead trombonist for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.  Gardner has released four albums on SteepleChase Records.

JOI BOARD

Let's Make a Difference!

KENNY RAMPTON

President, Artistic Director

Kenny Rampton is an award-winning trumpet player who grew up in Las Vegas and is currently a member of The Jazz@ Lincoln Center Orchestra.  Kenny Rampton is the founder of JOI.

CURT MILLER

Vice President

Curt Miller has worked as lead trombone chair and music director at hotels including the Desert Inn, The Frontier with Sigfried and Roy, Caesar’s Palace, Mirage, Golden Nugget and Treasure Island. He also started Anexeon, one of the state's largest technology firms.

JULIANA McRAE

Secretary

Juliana McRae has taught vocal music for 32 years at all levels from elementary to college. In Las Vegas, she has served the Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild in capacities including President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Special Advisor.

DANIEL B. PHILIPPUS, CPA

Treasurer

Daniel B. Philippus, CPA is a 30 year veteran of the music business who also has approximately 20 years of financial planning and accounting experience. He has spent the last 20 years as a proud member of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) – Las Vegas Local 369.

JUDGE RICHARD F. BOULWARE II

Board Member

Chair, Community Outreach Cmte.

Judge Richard Boulware is a United States District Judge and maintains his chambers in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Judge Boulware received an AB degree cum laude in 1993 from Harvard College and received his JD in 2002 from Columbia Law School where he was on the Law Review.

DR. NANCY E. BRUNE

Board Member

Chair, Development Cmte.

Dr. Nancy E. Brune is the Executive Director of the Kenny Guinn Center for Policy Priorities at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  Dr. Brune received her Ph.D., Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees from Yale University and her Master of Public Policy and B.A. degrees from Harvard University.

KENNY RAMPTON

President, Artistic Director

Kenny Rampton is an award-winning trumpet player who grew up in Las Vegas and is currently a member of The Jazz@ Lincoln Center Orchestra.  Kenny Rampton is the founder of JOI.

GARY CORDELL

Director of Programming

Gary Cordell is the Vice President of the Las Vegas Musician's Union and a founding member of TAPPS.  Gary is the Music Supervisor for the Music Is Love Concert Series at Opportunity Village in Las Vegas and was the original  Program Director for JAZZ@NSA.

DONNY THOMPSON, M.S., NPA

Executive Director

Donny Thompson is a UNLV graduate and former owner of a successful franchise business in Las Vegas.  Donny has spent the last 18 years in the Banking Industry and is currently the Northwest Regional Payments Market Manager for U.S. Bank’s Commercial Banking Division.

JOI ADVISORS

ED JACKSON

NATHAN TANNENBAUM

PAUL BEUNING

DAVE LOEB

ARIANA BEASLEY

AMY CROSLEY

RENEE RAMPTON

LAUREN CORDELL

DEBBIE LOEB

DEBI RIVKIN

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