I watched this video – it’s Powerful when your Presence Changes Lives.
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After listening, it made me glad I am Celebrating, Acknowledging and Honoring Women’s History Month
Women in Newark Annual Women’s History Month Celebration – Playwright Vocalist Joy Topping-Mann of Ife Basim Masterpieces who held her 6th Annual Women’s History Night Celebration.
Jazz in a Newark Rutgers University Building at 15 Washington Street, there is a performance space called Clements Place Jazz – It’s run by Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies, Executive. Director. Wayne Winborne, it’s the home to the country’s most extensive jazz archive and library.
Pretty much Women’s History Month events in March are every Wednesday and most Fridays. Read more on the schedule here and about Clements place here:
Clements Place Jazz Events – An Awesome Truly Cool Newark Venue to Enjoy Some Serious Jazz
And a Wednesday Jazz973 Series curated, promoted by me, Gregory Burrus. A Monthly Live Music Concert at the premier Jazz listening environment produced by The Institute of Jazz Studies: Clement’s Place. This is a new monthly Wednesday evening series called “Jazz973”, which focuses on local and emerging musicians and is curated by Gregory Burrus local promoter and producer.
And the Women-Led Bandleaders this month n Jazz973 are: :
- Vocalist – Nadine LaFond,
- Organist – Akiko Tsuruga,
- Saxophonist – Lee Odom,
- Vocalist – Whitney Marchelle,
Here around South Orange at the SOPAC South Orange Performing Arts Center this Fri 3/15/2019 we have Jazz Vocalist Alexis Morrast who is a 17-year-old musical phenomenon. She’s a two-time winner of Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY and has already performed with top-flight musicians on stages around the world. Says the Coltrane Jazz Festival, “The voice, the song list, the stage presence are all astonishing.” Clearly a young woman on the rise and someone to celebrate. You can read more right here. https://www.sopacnow.org/events/alexis-morrast/
Also here in South Orange, we have 2 awesome women running for South Orange Mayor – Trustee Debra Davis Ford and President Sheena Collum. Strong and powerful and definitely wishing them the best.
Dec 29, 2018 – At Fundraiser Ringside For A Cause: Stevenson Moses Boxing For Life (Recap)
Of course, I have to shout out to my Community Buddies of Stevenson Moses Boxing for Life CEO Robyn Ware-Moses and President Cecelia CC Minton, and I can’t forget the Marketing Expert & Jersey Indie CEO, Sonia Schnee.
Can’t forget my recent College Graduate Chelsea G Burrus and the rock who is going to be an Elmwood Church Elder Roxanne Hinton Burrus who has the coolest Pastor I’ve ever seen Rev Maria Crompton
And yes I may have left some other powerful women out and I could go on but this post came about from watching this video.
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