Jazz Appreciation Month Apr 4 – Sue Rock and Dambrose Boyd at Myrna Bain Scholarship Benefit 2019

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Enjoy All. Tonight we are enjoying Friends of Myrna Bain Scholarship hosted by our buddy Sherry Gibson who puts on a great fundraising benefit every year.

April 3rd in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month – we flash back to Myrna Bain Scholarship Benefit performers Sue Rock and Dambrose Boyd. These cats just knocked it out of the park.

Have to admit I am a big fan of Sue Rock after this performance as she was my favorite performer of the night. Hopefully one day she will come sing out here in 24 Hours of Music.

Sue Rock in 2019 Super Jam at John Jay Myrna Bain Scholarship Fundraiser

Sue Rock in a very beautiful recap of an absolutely wonderful night of live music in NYC.at the Annual Myrna Bain Scholarship Fundraiser., 2019 Superjam – 20190816. Thank you Sherry Gibson and all who came out and supported the cause.

Sue Rock has been a vocalist all her life, singing since childhood – enjoying wonders of popular music and Broadway classics. Sue Rock’s expressive, rich, and authentic singing comes straight from her heart to yours. Freely, she opens up to all influences – from classic jazz to funk-filled R&B. You can always count on Sue Rock for innovative re-working of your favorite songs as well as original tunes – She makes your favorites sound NEW again! This is her second time performing in the Myrna Bain Scholarship Concert Series and has also performed at Bar Thalia’s, Singers Space, and Gammage Auditorium in Arizona and in Naples, Italy. Sue has performed with the late, great Phyllis Hyman, Jazz Bassist Fred Ho, and Jelly Bean Benitez. Sue Rock Originals is her passion project. After losing a friend to domestic violence – she created Sue Rock Originals Everyone – a not-for-profit organization committed to providing textile skills and support to survivors of domestic violence who leave. For more information – http://www.suerock.com/


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You can see more about this annual event here Myrna Bain Scholarship Benefits 

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Myrna Bain Scholarship at John Jay College

The Myrna Bain Scholarship at John Jay College was created in memory of Professor Myrna Dolores Ilari Bain’s life long contribution to academic scholarship and community development.

A scholarship is awarded each semester to study abroad. The award will be presented to the undergraduate whose work best reflects the spirit of the teachings of Myrna Dolores Ilari Bain.

We need your help! If you wish to contribute, please make your checks payable to
John Jay College Foundation, Inc.
C/o Myrna Bain Scholarship.
Attn: Stephen Dercole
524 West 59th Street, 624HH
New Haaren Hall Room 623 York, NY 10019
100% of your contribution is tax deductible.

(under the “Additional Information” “Comments” section, please write: “Myrna Bain Scholarship” and the funds will be earmarked for the scholarship.

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