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JPB Joins with Lifebeat's Hearts and Voices 

Lifebeat’s Hearts & Voices Progam is an on-going live performance series for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Every year Hearts & Voices produces an average of 250 concerts, bringing the gift of live music to thousands of people at numerous facilities throughout New York City and Washington, DC including hospitals, residential facilities and day treatment centers. Every week, talented musicians from all musical genres volunteer their time and talent to entertain the most appreciative of audiences.

Many people living with the HIV/AIDS routinely spend time in facilities that can serve their health needs. Most people in these facilities are not able to go out to enjoy live music and entertainment, so Hearts & Voices brings the beat of the city to them.

Jeffrey Paul Bobrick is honored to be a Heart and Voices Artist. "I've always belived that all human beings have gifts that we can share to improve the lives of others," says Jeffrey. "I've been very fortunate in life and it's important that I pass that on. For me, one of the things I can give is music. I'm so happy and joyful to be working with this great organization to share the gift of song with those who could use it most."

Hearts & Voices continuously seeks to adapt to the changing needs of the HIV/AIDS community by tailoring live performances to meet the desires of patients and residents. The Hearts & Voices artist roster is diverse, and always expanding. Celebrity performers who have participated include Destiny’s Child, LL Cool J, Stanley Jordan, Jewel, Ethan Hawke, Jon Secada and Floetry, among others.

“… some days I can barely get out of bed, but I know that I have to fight this thing… music helps a great deal, we can sing along, and it makes us feel like we are still a part of society.”
- Carol, patient

“Music is a form of contact to another person (expressing) your feelings. But it’s not done verbally, it’s done through the soul.”
- T. J., patient

To learn more, go to

Jeffrey joins "PERFORMANCE FOR AWARENESS: CHILDREN IN CRISIS" in NYC on Saturday, July 14, 2012 

On Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 10am to 4pm, a group of energetic and eclectic performers will convene at the Holley Plaza section of Washington Square Park (located near W 4th St. and Thompson) in New York City.

Poets, singer-songwriters and dancers will convene and showcase their talent as they help raise money for the fundraiser entitled: PERFORMANCE FOR AWARENESS: CHILDREN IN CRISIS. This show is designed to raise both money and awareness regarding the plight of children in Africa whose lives are torn apart by war, poverty and disease.

Surrounding the stage will be tables collecting donations for three different organizations: UNICEF, INVISIBLE CIHLDREN and GROUNDWATER GO. Each table will also have volunteers with flyers distributing information about both the situation overseas and the organizations that are advocating for their cause. Items (such as CDs, books, etc.) will also be offered in exchange for donations.

The website for this event is located at:

The schedule is as follows:
10:30AM Helene Fitzpatrick (performance art)
11:00AM Madly Loved (poetry)
11:30AM Molly Phelps (modern dance)
12:00PM Andrew Saliba (acoustic)
12:30PM Kelsie.Janel (neo soul)
1:00PM Jeffrey Paul Bobrick (acoustic / indie / pop)
1:30PM Inky Glass (blues / folk / poetry)
2:00PM dawn zahra (poetry / indie)
2:30PM LE Sphinx X (electro)
3:00PM Luciar (indie / acoustic)

Health and Hope for Haiti - JPB Vlog 

Well, it's beginning to feel a lot like...Winter here in New York City. And I'm feeling a little under the weather. "Pobrecito," as my high school Spanish teacher used to say. But I'm not too sick to move forward with a holiday song for you. It will be online soon. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions and ideas!
I hope all of my "mishpucha" had a very Happy Chanukah. Around the holidays, I always make sure to be thankful for what I have. This is more true this year than ever. My friend Andy was recently volunteering in Haiti, which, as you may know, was devastated by an earthquake last January and is currently under seige from cholera and disease. After returning from Haiti, Andy told me: "We live in a paradise."
This week's video is a "vlog" (Video Log, like a blog but with video instead of words, for the uninitiated) from the fall, directly related to this thought. I went to Miami as a volunteer to sort clothing, food and medicine for Angel Wings International, a non profit sending medical relief to Haiti. I was asked to perform in front of all the other volunteers, especially since i wrote the jingle for the organization. Part of this performance can be viewed in the video, in which I perform REM's "Everybody Hurts."

If you are so moved, you are more than welcome to contribute to this amazing cause. I know you likely contribute to MANY causes, so no pressure. But their web site is: If you do contribute, please let me know and I'll send you a free mp3 as a thank you!
Love, JPB

Songs for Haiti Angel Wings - JPB Vlog 

Jeffrey Paul Bobrick has written two "jingles" or theme songs for Angel Wings International, a non profit dedicated to building health and hope in Haiti.

In this video, Jeffrey works on demos of the songs with producer Rick Warren and speaks with Myrlande Affriany RN, founder and President of Angel Wings International.

For more information about Angel Wings, go here:
For more information about contributing sponsor Cutco, go here: or here:
Photos Courtesy of Angel Wings International and Lindsay Musser / Encompass Photography (