Final Jay Bennett Album Due in July
Friends and family will mark the one-year anniversary of Jay Bennett’s passing with the creation of The Jay Bennett Foundation. The foundation is spearheaded by Jay’s brother, Jeff Bennett, and Jay’s mother, Jan. The former Wilco member passed away on May 24, 2009.
The Jay Bennett Foundation will launch on May 24 on http://www.jaybennett.org/. On July 10, the Foundation will also help distribute the album Bennett was completing at the time of his death, Kicking at the Perfumed Air. The album will be available for purchase as a CD and as a free download to benefit the foundation or one of its partner charities.