Jazz for the Soul with Deanna Witkowski
New York-based pianist, composer, vocalist, and Mary Lou Williams scholar, Deanna Witkowski, will perform a special program on Monday evening, February 25th, at the Carolina Music Museum’s grand exhibit space. The performance is part of the Greenville Jazz Collective’s Celebration of Women in Jazz 2019 and will include originals, as well as, selections from the liturgical and small group music of Mary Lou Williams.
Wednesday Night Jazz: Reedy River Jazz Band
Greenville Jazz Collective presents:
Wednesday Night Jazz at Chicora Alley! No Cover!
Wednesday February 27th, 8pm: Reedy River Jazz Band (New Orleans, Early Jazz)
A Forgotten Legacy-The Music of James Reece Europe
A multi-level presentation that celebrates the black leaders who proved their worth as American Heroes. Join us as we explore the lives of James Reese Europe, band leader, and Freddie Stowers, the first African American to be awarded the Medal of Honor in World War I.
WHERE: Israel Metropolitan CME Church 307 N. Calhoun Street WHEN: Thursday, February 28 6:00-7:30pm FEATURING: * A first-person account of the Harlem Hell Fighters role in WWI Henry Johnson, UNCC Professor of History * Special concert of Hell Fighter Band Music The Greenville Collective Early Jazz Combo * Honoring Freddie Stowers, American Hero Ri’Chu ri Sancho, Grand Niece of Freddie Stowers
SPONSORED BY: Israel Metropolitan CME Church Unity Sports Soccer Club
GJC Jazz Jam at Chicora Alley
Greenville Jazz Collective jazz jam on the 1st Wednesday of each month at Chicora Alley in downtown Greenville, SC. Bring your instruments and play! 8pm, no cover!