I want to thank CEO & Founder at Washington DC Jazz Network, George Victor Johnson, Jr. for recognizing what I do during this month of April. Thank you Very Much!
Renowned jazz vocalist Eve Cornelious will accompany the NCCU Jazz Program faculty in concert with the NCCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble opening the performance at 8 p.m. Friday, April 21, in the B.N. Duke Auditorium. Also, earlier at noon in the B.N. Duke Auditorium, Eve took part in a Music clinic and lecture.
A shot from a concert in Russia.
Selected popular, improvised and original tunes performed in a swinging jazz style! Features Grammy winner Gregory Porter’s Rhythm Section!
Available on iTunes, Amazon and over a 150 digital stores.
This recording captures the stunning voice of Eve Cornelious and the accompaniment skills of Saul Rubin on guitar in a beautifully accessible, captivating and spontaneous moment in time. Popular songs done simple and elegant renditions.
Eve photo by Pavel Korbut
Our website is back in business – www.vajazz.org for advance tickets for Eve Cornelious on Tuesday, June 13th at Capital Ale House. 2 shows 7 PM & 9 PM.
As part of the 22nd Annual Cary African-American Celebration, The Cary Theater will host A Tribute to Cash Michaels: Reflections of a Journalists Life. The first night will focus on the role of journalism in social activism, while the second will deal with the invisible line between journalism and activism.
The Durham UNCF Steering Committee presents “Evening with The Stars Gala” on Friday, February 17 2017. Proceeds benefit UNCF Scholarship Fund.
3 days + 2 outdoor stages + 5 indoor music venues + over 30 world-class performances = 1 EPIC music festival in Durham, NC. The mission of the concert is to “The mission of Art of Cool is to present, promote and preserve jazz-influenced music.”
A non-profit organization that strives to cross artistic, economic and social boundaries to bring together a diverse mix of people, cultures, experiences and creativity.
They want to present high-quality music concerts and events in unique venues throughout the Triangle to share their passion for music; our love of the Triangle’s vibrant arts scene; our desire to build and celebrate community; and our joy in providing each and every audience member with a GREAT NIGHT OUT.
Art of Cool was founded in Durham, NC, and is spearheaded by jazz trumpeter and educator, Albert Strong IV, and Cicely Mitchell, DrPH of Al Strong Music Productions.
For tickets click here.
Singers Eve Cornelious, Ghanniyya Green, and Tulivu-Donna Cumberbatch are undoubtedly some of the finest singers in the world. They have never sung together or in the same show. This is an historic union of beautiful spirits.
It is only fitting that these ladies are joined by an outstanding quintet:
Steve Stephen Hall saxophone
Lafayette Harris Jr piano
Dwayne Clemons trumpet
Mark Johnson drums
Alex Apolo Ayala bass
We’ll see you there.