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Annual George Wein Jazz Ambassador Scholarship Awarded to Students

Named after Newport Jazz Festival founder

George Wein at CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival

Natixis Global Asset Management has announced that William Evans of Rehoboth, Mass., and Samuel Atallah of Needham, Mass., are this year’s winners of the George Wein Jazz Ambassador Scholarship.

The $5,000 scholarships, named after the founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, were created by Natixis six years ago to aid students in the pursuit of both their musical and academic goals. The purpose of the scholarship is to help foster the next generation of jazz musicians and fans.

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