Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life has appointed Gregory Burrus to the Board of Directors

STEVENSON & MOSES BOXING FOR LIFE

“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE”

NEWARK, NJ, October 1, 2019 — Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life (SMBFL) has appointed Gregory Burrus to the Board of Directors.  In his new role as Vice President of Communications, he is responsible for communication outreach, community engagement through special events, and internet properties.  Mr. Burrus joined the organization’s Advisory Board in 2019 and co-hosted Ringside for a Cause in 2018.

Gregory Burrus SMBFL Board Member
Stevenson and Moses boxing for life appoints Gregory Burrus board member

“Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life has a tremendous opportunity to use boxing as a tool to build character, camaraderie, and responsibility for the communities in which we live,” stated Gregory Burrus.  “I’m excited to be a part of the Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life organization which has the potential to transform individuals locally and around the world.”

Wali and Robyn Moses, along with their grandson, Pro Boxer and 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist in Boxing Shakur Stevenson founded the organization with the vision of teaching Olympic-style boxing.  A viable force in the community, Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life offers boxing as a deterrent to bullying and gun violence.

Mr. Burrus is a local live music producer, promoter, manager, photographer, social media manager, and community engagement supporter. Currently producing live music events across the Greater New Jersey, New York City area for a number of the local area live music venues.  A former Information Technology Director and Business Process Consultant with a strong telecommunications management, business process, information technology background, Gregory led major corporate-wide systems, customer service teams and operational support systems service order delivery teams in AT&T and Verizon.  Gregory traveled extensively as a business systems consultant across, the US, Canada, and Europe analyzing business requirements, developing service delivery systems all focused on improving the customer experience.

“I am excited that Gregory will be joining the Board of Directors. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise in various areas to our team,” said CC Minton President.   Gregory has been a supporter along the way and we welcome him,”  said Robyn Moses CEO of the organization.

Mr. Burrus brings his extensive IT, business, community relations, and documentation experience to drive community improvements. Gregory Burrus is considered the community’s Live Music Ambassador. Gregory is the creator of the Annual South Orange 24 Hours of Live Music event with musicians performing 24 hours of live music across multiple locations throughout South Orange NJ. For Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies, Gregory Burrus produces documents and showcases some of the best local emerging jazz musicians for the weekly Jazz973 program at Newark’s Clements Place Jazz venue.

About Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life

Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization committed to using boxing as a tool to teach camaraderie among peers in the community.  Our signature program teaches Olympic style boxing that provides participants with the skills necessary to become a contender in the Olympics for Boxing if they choose to do so.  We provide training for athletes to build endurance and perseverance for the sport of their choice and believe that the work and experience in and of itself is an asset to one’s life.  Our goal is to offer boxing as a deterrent to bullying and gun violence by building character and responsibility for the community in which participants live.  Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life, a viable force in the community, is the vision of Willie and Robyn Moses, along with their grandson Pro Boxer & 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist in Boxing Shakur Stevenson.

For more information, contact CC Minton, President SMBFL

Email: stevensonmosesboxingforlife@gmail.com   Website: www.stevensonmosesboxingforlife.org

https://www.facebook.com/smboxingforlife

24 Hours Of Music Jamboree Sept 7 and Sept 8 2019

 

We have booked 24 Hours of Music Jamboree Around South Orange starting Noon Sept 7th into Noon Sept 8th . Its going to be a great day of music. As we will be playing in multiple locations Around South Orange from parks to gazebos to storefronts, we are still looking for folks who want to perform. Please tell those you know to get in touch with me, if they play, perform to live music and we will find a place.

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More folks are coming on board and a schedule of performance times and locations coming out tomorrow. Everyone on the list has been contacted so lets do this. Thank you to all the performers, truly appreciate your support. Vendors, sponsors, supporters are welcome to join us.

 

Coming Up at Clements Place Jazz 15 Washington, Newark NJ

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Clements Place Jazz 15 Washington Street, Newark, NJ


 

Ronnie Burrage Drummer at Clements Place Jazz

Sunday May 26 @3 pm – Tribute to Hamiett Bluett w/Ronnie Burrage and Friends

Alexis Morrast aand Family

Friday May 31 @7:30 pm – Alexis Morrast and her Quartet

Wednesday June 5 @7 pm

Thursday June 6 @7:30 p – TBD

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Friday June 7 @7:30 pm – Nat Adderley, Jr.

 

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Thursday June 13 @7:30 pm – Tim Armacost Quartet

Friday June 14 @7:30 pm – TBD

carlos Frias and Circulo Social Image South Orange DAS

Wednesday June 19 @7:30 pm – Jazz973 (Latin Jazz Night w/Carlos Frias)

njpac jazz jam with Eyesha Marable with peter Lin

Thursday June 20, 2019 – NJPAC Jazz Jam session (teens start at 6 pm)

Friday June 21 @7:30 pm – TBD

Wednesday June 27 @&:30 pm – TBD

 

Willie Williams Sax at Clements Place

Thursday June 27 @ 7:30 pm – Willie Williams Quintet

 

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Friday June 28 @7:30 pm – Nasheet Waits Group

Terrel Stafford Tim Warfield at Clement Place Jazz

Saturday June 29 @ 8pm –END OF SEASON Closeout Concert with The Family (Terrell Stafford, Tim Warfield, Bruce Barth, Dick Oatts, David Wong, and Byron Landhum

 


Come on out and join us. 

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Gregory Burrus Producer, Promoter, Photographer, Jazz973 

 

 

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Dorthaan Kirk NEA Jazz Master in the Class of 2020

Absolutely ecstatic that Dorthaan Kirk will be receiving the A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy. “Washington, DC—Today the National Endowment for the Arts announced the four newest recipients of the nation’s highest honor in jazz. Innovative jazz musicians Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and Reggie Workman, as well as Dorthaan Kirk—who is receiving the A.B”

Congratulations to All.

Solidifying the fact that Dorthaan Kirk Is Newark’s First Lady of Jazz

 

Kirk has been active as a curator and producer of jazz events primarily in and around Newark, New Jersey, and is an avid supporter of musicians and jazz education for children.

 

Dorthaan Kirk announced as NEA Jazz Master 2020 WBGO AB

Acting Chairman of the Arts Endowment Mary Anne Carter said, “The 2020 NEA Jazz Masters have made an incredible impact on jazz, whether it’s through their artistic work to expand the musical boundaries of the genre, their educational contributions, or their efforts to reach new audiences for jazz. Read all about it  … https://www.arts.gov/news/2019/national-endowment-arts-announces-2020-nea-jazz-masters

 

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