“A thaw ... and March begins. / This time afresh, and anew, weather-worth rended feet / sloughed over the coldness / of melted snow / while images of the past crept up: / mirages / over land and snow.” ~ Henry Grimes, from “Signs Along the Road”
10th ANNUAL CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL
"A Decade of Keeping Our Music Alive"Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC) presents its 10th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival from April 1 thru 30, 2009. This month long celebration of an American original art form Jazz, will be held in venues throughout Brooklyn, New York. Some of the musicians and events scheduled include: legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes, Randy Weston, Dave Valentin, Houston Person, Melba Moore, Ronnie Mathews/Freddie Hubba
(Belzoni, Mississippi) - The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF), National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council (NJCLC), and Juneteenth America, Inc. (JAI) announces the 2009 National Juneteenth Events Schedule. The establishment of Juneteenth as a National Holiday Observance, the preservation of our African-American jazz legacy and providing opportunities for reconciliation and healing from the legacy of slavery are among the goals of the annual events.
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