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This song was written for Princess Diana by our member Colleen Chanel
March is Women’s Herstory Month!
This year we celebrate 8 years of musical service! Watch video newsletter and scroll through announcements below. Thanks for your support of our mission to promote women musicians, globally! WIJSF Dues are due on March 1st.
More gigs for Catherine Russell
Fri March 20: Orlando, FL – UCF Jazz Festival
Wed March 25: New York, NY – Carnegie Hall – Standard Time with Michael Feinstein, Y.A. “Yip” Harburg program PAY DUES at www.wijsf.com/join.htm
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Wed Feb 4: New York, NY – Carnegie Hall / Zankel Hall (Standard Time with Michael Feinstein) Gershwin program~!!!
Sat Feb 14: Wayne, NJ – William Patterson University-Shea Center for Performing Arts ***Celebrate Valentine’s Day***
Thu Feb 19: New York, NY – Tribeca Performing Arts Center
***Highlights In Jazz 42nd Anniversary Gala***
Sun Feb 22: Newark, NJ – NJPAC Dorthaan’s Place Jazz Brunch (11am & 1pm)
Mon Feb 23: New York, NY – Rainbow Room
***featured vocalist with Andy Farber’s After Midnight Orchestra***
SUN. FEB 8, 2015 @ 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM MUSIC MINISTRY AT UNITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE
FRI. FEB 13, 2015 @ 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM AN EVENING AT THE COPACABANA WITH MARK FERNICOLA AND THE LATIN AMERICAN ORCHESTRA AT NYY LOUNGE – SEMINOLE COCONUT CREEK CASINO
SAT. FEB. 14, 2015 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM VALENTINE’S CONCERT AT SONOMA RESTAURANT, DORAL, FL RSVP 786-615-7821. LIMITED CAPACITY.
SUN. FEB. 15, 2015 @ 9 AM &11:00 AM MUSIC MINISTRY AT UNITY ON THE BAY, MIAMI, FL
SAT FEB 21, 2015 @ 10:00 AM-1:00 PM NO MORE BROKEN HEARTS WORKSHOP ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PRESENTED BY THE HONORABLE DOROTHY BENDROSS MINDINGALL AT CHARLES R. DREW MIDDLE SCHOOL.
SUN. FEB 22, 2015 @ 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM MUSIC MINISTRY AT UNITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE
Monday 16 February 2015 @ 7 pm
Nicki Mathis appears with Dr. Robert Hemphill, Jeanie Miller
in Black History Month 2015
A Century of Black Life, History and Culture
Performing Arts Night, A Renaissance of African Culture
Highlighting the Contributions of African Americans through Artistic
Expression Directed by Cathy Garner
El Paso College ASC Auditorium, Bldg A
9050 Viscount, El Paso, TX FREE Open to the public
Info Olga Chavez 915.831-3324, firstname.lastname@example.org
photo by RPinder, PhD
Feb 5 @ 4 p.m. EST – Carol Garrett
Feb 12 @ 4 p.m. EST – JodylynnTalevi
As of July 1, 2014, we have 274 members, 146 musicians! Join us, today!
New members: Ariane Cap (CA) and Sharon Rae North (VA)
Featured in this issue: Bertha Hope, Peggy Duquesnel Malbron, Teja Lanise, Dr. Donna Singer, Sharon Marie Cline, Mimi Johnson, Lucretia Daniel, Catherine Russell, Julie Holtzman, and Gail Jhonson
Ladies and gentlemen, FYI, WIJSF dues come due every March 1. I’m sure you know how difficult it is for most of us in this downturned economy. I want to thank Lydia Harris and Peggy Duquesnel Malbron for paying their dues, last month. I encourage you to pay your dues in support of the work we do through this organization. Just go to www.wijsf.org or www.wijsf.com/join.htm and pay online. If you prefer to mail a check payable to Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc., just let me know and I’ll email you our address. Also, we now have 273 members. With your help, we can get to 300 by the year’s end, so please invite ONE friend to join us. Remember, they do not need to be a musicians to join us in our mission to promote women musicians, globally!
We’re almost at 350. Let’s pump it up over the weekend! Share this petition with all your contacts, please. Thanks, Joan – http://www.change.org/petitions/women-in-jazz-south-florida-inc-hold-a-symposium-on-women-in-arts
More BWIJ Award Winners
Cellist Shana Tucker Bassist Teja Lanise Filmmaker Janice Roshalle Littlejohn
On June 22, Téja Lanise (bass) performed with Jonelle Monae at the Hollywood Bowl and STEVIE WONDER walked onstage for a surprise performance! He SANG and PLAYED! Téja declared, “It was AMAZING! I’m still in shock! It was all I could do to contain myself onstage! Of course, I cried after the show was over. I’m just SO grateful for all these amazing, unexpected blessings in the past 6 months! I could have never dreamt this!”
Prior to being on stage with Brandy and Prince, while performing with mega-star Janelle Monae, whose group Jamanati was featured on The David Letteman Show on June 11, Téja toured with Musique Soulchild, and was a part of Amazing Musicwomen with Joan Cartwright, in 2012.
Congratulations to Dr. Donna Singer.
Auditions are over for me with NBC The Voice.
I am very happy to say that I made it to the 4th round out of 6.
It’s been a fun, crazy, wouldn’t change it for the world ‘ride’. Thanks everyone for the love and support. Next stop, international jazz festival in Nebraska with The Doug Richards Trio, not a bad gig.
Also, Donna got hired for gig in Pompano, FL, and Jazziz Jazz Club/Restaurant in Boca Raton, FL, Entertainment Manager asked me for my press kit.
Both are great establishments in South Florida, Hooray!
Lucretia Daniel just completed a tour in California and Nevada
Sharon Marie Cline’s CD THIS IS WHERE I WANNA BE is taking a trip around the world. In the past two weeks, the album has played in Jakarta, Japan, Barcelona, Italy, London, Poland, Brazil, Venezuela, Australia, France, and in the U.S. from coast to coast, with heavy airplay in the Midwest, FL, Upstate NY, Northern CA, and on Honolulu radio in Hawaii! Sharon said, “I wish I could travel with the CD and see all of these amazing places! Putting it in my manifesting pot! I’m quite proud and grateful for the positive response the CD is receiving. In Love & Music, Sharon.” Get your copy at iTunes.com, Amazon.com, CDbaby.com or your favorite music retailer.
The 57th Grammy Online Entry opens from July 1-23, 2014 (First Round) for recordings released between October 1, 2013 to July 23, 2014. We will be submitting our fourth compilation CD of 10 fabulous female composers in several categories. If you are a voting member of The Recording Academy, we strongly suggest you vote for our CD!
Solo Piano Performance:
Friday, July 18 & Saturday, July 26
Sir Winston’s – Queen Mary
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
1125 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
This is a cozy listening environment and a great chance to visit and request your favorite standards!
Peggy Duquesnel Contemporary Band
Sunday, August 3 @ 7 pm – 9 pm
Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club
3005 Old Ranch Parkway
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Advance tickets encouraged and available at: Spaghettini.tix.com
Monday, July 21 @ 8:30 pm – JULIE’S “Ageless BDAY BASH for IFAW”BIRTHDAY BASH for JULIE HOLTZMAN – pianist / singer / arranger
Featuring BOOTS MALESON, my fave bassist in the Universe!
Wondrously diverse program will include rare & familiar gems :
|7/2/2014 1:00 PM||Karen Briggs Violinist|
|7/3/2014 4:00 PM||Kim Scott Flautist|
|7/10/2014 4:00 PM||Camille Thurman Sax|
|7/17/2014 4:00 PM||Mimi Jones Bass|
|7/24/2014 4:00 PM||Shirazette Tinnin Drummer|
|7/31/2014 4:00 PM||Melissa Moonchild Stokes|
SPECIAL SHOW WITH KAREN BRIGGS ON JULY 2 @ 1 P.M.
Bertha Hope talks with musicians about her husband pianist and composer Elmo Hope