Celebrate the Great Women of Jazz and Blues!
The Schomburg Women In Jazz festival has been happening for twenty years. This year we celebrate some of our musical mothers. Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn and others. Curated by Toshi Reagon, Please Join Band Leader Allison Miller, and vocalists Tamar-kali, Karma Mayet Johnson, Josette Newsam Marchak, M. Nahadr, Imani Uzuri, and Christelle Durandy. Special guest Dancer Michelle Dorrance, Poet, Author, Performer Liza Jesie Petterson. and our amazing band:
Mimi Jones-bass, Shamie Royston-piano, Alex Nolan-guitar
Tanya Darby-trumpet, Mayra Casales-guest percussionist.
Tickets available NOW!!
other events at festival curated by Toshi Reagon
3/26 …From The Songbook of Bernice Johnson Reagon