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5/25/04 On the occasion of Phil Ranelin’s 65th Birthday, the City of Los Angeles and the entire 20 member City Council along with Mayor James Hahn hear by resolve that “May 25th 2004 declared Phil Ranelin Day throughout the City of Los Angeles and designate Phil Ranelin and his music as Los Angeles Jazz Treasure”

 

5/25/04 On the occasion of Phil Ranelin’s 65th birthday the County of Los Angeles,

 The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke and the Board of Supervisors present

Phil a special birthday wish accommodation that read “In Honor of your leadership in Jazz appreciation education for the underserved youth of our community happy 65th birthday”

 

7/9/03   On the occasion of the opening of the San Francisco Hotel featuring five days of performances by Phil Ranelin with Freddie Hubbard and Abdul Rahim Ibrahim (aka: Doug Carne), United States Congresswoman Barbara Lee presented Phil Ranelin with a Certificate of Recognition as an outstanding musician serving the people of California and the United States;

 

2/19/03 On the occasion of the Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble’s “Tribute to Duke Ellington” concert at Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School’s celebration of African American History Month, Los Angeles City Councilman, Jack Weiss, presented Phil Ranelin with a Certificate of Commendation “In honor of your extraordinary commitment and unwavering service to the world of music and to the people of Los Angeles.  As an Artist-In-Resident, your creative contributions with “Straight-Ahead Jazz” have helped to culturally enrich the young people of our great city.” 

 

12/27/02  On the occasion of Phil Ranelin & Tribe Renaissance’s “Kujichagulia Jazz Jamm” performance and workshops in celebration of the second day of Kwanzaa (Self-Determination) at the Boys and Girls Club of  San Fernando Valley, The Honorable Alex Padilla sponsored another Los Angeles City Council resolution designating Phil Ranelin & Tribe Renaissance as "rare and valuable cultural City Treasures" and as "Jazz  Ambassadors for the City of Los Angeles to the nation and to the world audience”;

 

2002 Nominated: The People’s Choice, Best Jazz Artist of the Year in the LA Weekly Music Awards (one of five critics’ choices);

 

1/11/02  Official Award for Outstanding Contributions to Jazz by the International Association for Jazz Education at the 2002 IAJE Convention, Long Beach Convention Center on the occasion of the performance of “One For Johnson” – Phil Ranelin Trombone Choir Tribute to J.J. Johnson;

 

2001 Phil Ranelin’s “The Time Is Now” CD reissue listed as JazzTimes’ #4 on the Top Ten Reissues of the Year (2 CDs or less category);

    

11/30/01 On the occasion of Phil Ranelin’s John Coltrane 75th Birthday Year Tribute performance at the Watts Labor Community Action Committee, United States Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Juanita Millender McDonald presented a “Certificate of Appreciation to Phillip Ranelin in recognition of his commitment, dedication and love for the National Treasure of Jazz and his mastery as a Jazz trombonist, composer, arranger and producer; 

 

6/16/01 United States Senator Barbara Boxer presented a Certificate of Appreciation to "Phil Ranelin and The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble in recognition of your outstanding accomplishments";

 

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12/1/00 California State Senator Richard Polanco sponsored Member Resolution #851 designating Phil Ranelin and The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble as rare and valuable "California Cultural Treasures and as California Cultural Ambassadors throughout the Nation and to the world audience";

 

11/16/00 California State Assemblyman Gilbert Cedillo sponsored Member Resolution #3362 designating "The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble as rare and valuable California Cultural Treasures and that Phil Ranelin and The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble are designated as California Cultural Ambassadors throughout the Nation and to the world audience";

 

5/25/00 Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed Ranelin's birthday, May 25, 2000, as "Phil Ranelin Day throughout Los Angeles County and that Phil Ranelin and The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble as are hereby designated as rare and valuable Cultural County Treasures and that Phil Ranelin and The Phil Ranelin Ensemble are officially designated as Cultural Ambassadors for the County of Los Angeles;

 

5/25/00  California State Senator Teresa P. Hughes presented Phil Ranelin with a Senate Certificate “in recognition of your excellence as a Master Musician and your outstanding contributions as a Cultural Ambassador to the Greater Los Angeles Area, the Nation and the World;

 

11/24/99 Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan and all 15 members of the Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution sponsored by Councilmember Alex Padilla, designating Phil Ranelin and The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble as "rare and valuable cultural City Treasures" and as "Cultural Ambassadors for the City of Los Angeles throughout the nation and to the world audience”;

 

2/5/78 Indianapolis Mayor William H. Hudnut, III and the Mayor's Black History Committee honored Phil Ranelin with a letter of appreciation for his participation in the City of Indianapolis' First Annual Wes Montgomery Memorial Concert;

 

1974 Detroit Mayor Coleman Young presented the Keys to the City of Detroit to Phil

Ranelin, Donald Byrd, Marcus Belgrave, Harold McKinney and Wendell Harrison at the

Ford Auditorium for their cultural contributions to the people of Detroit;

 

1958 Indianapolis, First Place in the citywide City Parks talent contest;

 

1951 Indianapolis, Trombonist, All City Elementary School Band (along with childhood friend, trumpeter, Freddie Hubbard). 

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