To George, One of my adopted sons ~~ John Malachi

1978 (NEA) National Endowment of the Arts Letter of recommendation written by John Malachi for George V Johnson Jr to receive a grant to write the first jazz opera featuring the music of Charlie Parker.

In 1975 John Malachi surprisingly Introduces him as Your Majesty George V. Johnson Jr," Opening Night during his debut and first professional concert at the Jazz Club "Pigfoot," owned by guitarist Bill Harris and wife Fanny located on Rhode Island Ave, Washington DC. Note: John Malachi gave Sarah the stage name "Sassy" Sarah Vaughn Filmed by The Carol Hall TV Show (Channel 7) Photo by Carlos