Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame inducts Randy Weston by incorporating “Black Music” genres: Afro-Caribbean, gospel, speaking-drum, and jazz to honor this international jazz icon. The bill includes presentations by theJazzteenth Freedom Ensemble, Emmanuel Baptist Church Worship Team, and Shanto’s Drum Procession. Rising star, flutist Gabrielle Garo will receive the Deacon Leroy Applin Young Lioness Award in recognition of her achievements in the jazz community. At the VIP post-reception, guests enjoy drinks, appetizers with musicians while listening to Doug Guthrie & the Caribbean Jazzy Combo.
Founded in 1999, Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC) recognizes the contributions of musicians and their role in advancing culture. CBJC develops programs for intergenerational audiences that provide a forum for diverse patrons and builds coalitions to establish connections between artists and their communities.
For information visit www.cbjcjazz.org / 718.773.2253 ext. 103