Music 4 Nothin' ● P. O. Box 305 ● Doylestown, PA 18901
© Copyright 2012-
The organization was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in April 2011.
The success of its group Jazz 4 Nothin’, which was founded by Jonathon Tangye and
Alison Graham in the winter of 2010, inspired the group to seek non-
Stephen Doneson, President
Steve has performed with Jazz 4 Nothin’ since its inception. He has played the trumpet since 5th grade, performing in concert, pit and jazz bands, and was lead trumpet as a junior and senior at Central Bucks South. Since high school, he was been very active in local concert and jazz bands and brass quintets. In addition to Jazz 4 Nothin’, he regularly performs with the Southampton Community Band and the Doylestown Heat Big Band (sponsored by the Doylestown Lions’ Club). Steve graduated summa cum laude from Temple University’s Fox School of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a concentration in Accounting in 2011.
During college, he was very involved in campus accounting societies and activities, most notably coordinating the university’s annual IRS Sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for which he received various awards and distinctions for his accomplishments. He is currently an auditor at EisnerAmper, LLP in Jenkintown.
Alison Graham, Secretary
Alison Graham is one of the co-
and Universities in her senior year, and being inducted into two honors societies),
Alison was heavily involved in the music program at the school, earning a Minor in
Music. At the University she studied piano privately under Dr. Robert Bedford and
participated in various instrumental ensembles, studied academic music theory to
the same extent of any graduating music major, and acted (part-
Andrew MacNamee, Treasurer
Andrew has been playing with Jazz 4 Nothin’ from day one. A native of Dublin, he
is primarily a euphonium player but picked up the trombone at age 13 to broaden his
musical opportunities. In high school, he was honored with the John Philip Sousa
Award and performed with the PMEA District XI Band. While completing his bachelor’s
degree in mathematics and math education at Boston University, Andrew performed with
the university’s concert and athletic bands. During his collegiate career, he was
recognized with the BU Pep Band’s Esprit de Corps Award, the Kappa Kappa Psi-
After graduation, Andrew made a triumphant return to Bucks County. He is currently active in the community band scene as a regular member of the Central Bucks Community Band, Delaware Valley College Concert Band, and Southampton Community Band, as well as substituting in other groups. When he is not playing music, Andrew works as a climbing instructor and math teacher and enjoys spending as much time outdoors as possible.
Lisa Rodgers, VP of Membership
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Vacant, VP of Special Events
This position is currently vacant.