Special Thank You to Producer Verona Ford and to Dr. Marilu Garvan, Director of the Dominican Cultural Center for her continous support for Arts and Jazzfest NYC
2008 NY1 Interview highlighting our festival featuring the great artist Ellsworth Ausby
2008 NY1 Interview highlighting our festival featuring artist Jamilliah Jennings (wife of Ellsworth Ausby)
Special Thank You To Producer Angela Viscido of Eclectrix Video for her continuous support for Jazz By The Water™ and Arts and Jazzfest NYC™
Check Out Our Great Video Promo Featuring Music By The Eddie Allen Group
Thank You for Joining Us!
Thank you to everyone for joining us for our 5th Annual Visual Arts and Jazz Day™, a three day community event celebrating visual arts and jazz starting on Fri. June 11th 2021 (all day streaming) on www.gwenblackarts.com, www.artsandjazzfestny.com, and YouTube: Gwen Black Arts. The event features performances by Keith "The Captain" Gamble, Jazz Vocalist Terri Davis, Visual Artist Elton Leonard, Atiba Wilson & his Befoquotet Band, Puppeteer Will Abbott & Mrs. Biddie, Vocalist/Percussionist Paul Brown, with Jazzy Storytime™ by Visual Artist and Festival Founder Gwendolyn Black.
Additional events will include a senior barbeque on Friday, June 11th presented by HCCI with performances by Charles Butler and the Blues Bandits with Salsa Instruction by Thabbit Iddin with a performance by Puppeteer Will Abbott & Mrs. Biddie. Performances will be live streamed on YouTube and Facebook
Sun. June 13th, 3-5 pm a Pre-Father's Day Concert at Patrick's Place in Harlem (151st Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd) featuring Trumpeter Michael Young & the Soul Band, Broadway Composer/Pianist Emme Kemp and Trio with special guests vocalist LeeOlive Tucker, Rochelle Thompson, and Sophia Loren Coffee.
This event is supported by LMCC (Lower Manhattan Cultural Council) UMEZ (Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone), and the UMEZ Arts Engagement Grant. For more information call G. Black at 212.665-5313 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cool cherished jazz Joe Chambers – SAMBA DE MARACATU: You can look far & wide, but you won’t find a multi-instrumentalist of Joe’s caliber these days… on his upcoming Blue Note release, he plays drums, percussion and vibraphone, alongside stellar bandmates Brad Merritt on piano, synthesizer and Steve Haines doing bass… absolutely the kind of cool & cherished jazz you’re needing to hear . . .
Dick Metcalf, Editor Comtemporary Fusion Reviews
Visual Arts and Jazz Day 2021
Visual Arts and Jazz Day 2021
Welcome to our 18th Anniversary Kick off Celebration for Visual Arts and Jazzfest NYC™. We are excited to celebrate our 5th Year for Visual Arts and Jazz Day™ Our mission has been to include our youth and entire community to participate in our annual festival dedicated to visual artists and jazz musicians. Thank you to LMCC, UMEZ, the UMEZ Arts Engagement Grant, and HCCI for their support! Thank you to all of the performers and to all of the visual artists and muscians who supported us over th