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2019 Women's Jazz Festival WEEK 4: Closing Night!

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

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The Schomburg Center’s Annual Women's Jazz Festival, in honor of Women’s History Month, features some of the best-known and unsung female performers in jazz today. The 2019 festival is slated for each Monday in March – March 4, 11, 18 and 25.

Closing night will be a celebration of the iconic "Great Day in Harlem" photo captured by Art Kane in 1958. The image featured jazz icons from Count Bassie to Sonny Rollins. Of the many women in the field, only three are present in the photo, band leader Mary Lou Williams, vocalist Maxine Sullivan and pianist Marian McPartland. Join us for the culmination of the 2019 Women's Jazz Festival in celebration of women musicians and vocalists.

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Women's Jazz Festival Schedule:

Week 1: March 4 - Dear Nina
With Drea d'Nur & Strings by Rootstock Republic.

Week 2: March 11 - A Salute to Women in Bebop
Curated by musican and composer Diedre L. Murray, Oo-Bla-Dee

Week 3: March 18 - A Woman’s Perspective, We March On
With Lakecia Benjamin, saxophonist/bandleader

Week 4: March 25 - Closing Night!


Tickets:

General Admission $35
Schomburg Society Member* $25
*Enter promotional code to reveal membership ticket

Photo Credit: Portrait of Maxine Sullivan, Village Vanguard, New York, N.Y., ca. Mar. 1947. William P. Gottlieb Collection (DLC) 99-401005. The Library of Congress.


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Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDING

Programs are photographed and recorded by the Schomburg Center. Attending this event indicates your consent to being filmed/photographed and your consent to the use of your recorded image for any all purposes of the New York Public Library.

PRESS
Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Ayofemi Kirby at ayofemikirby@nypl.org.

Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent.


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