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Maggie Scott Tribute at Berklee on December 8 Features Esperanza Spalding, Nadia Washington and Others

SOURCE: Published: 2011-12-08
Maggie Scott, jazz vocal professor at Berklee College of Music for 30 years, is being honored by the college and many of her former students at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston's Back Bay.

Tickets to the event are $20 for reserved seating and $15 for general admission and can be ordered online.

Among the performers and special guests: Antonia Bennett
Antonia Bennett
Antonia Bennett

vocalist
, Lalah Hathaway
Lalah Hathaway
Lalah Hathaway

vocalist
, Robin McKelle
Robin McKelle
Robin McKelle

vocalist
Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Spalding
b.1984
bass, acoustic
, and Nadia Washington
Nadia Washington
Nadia Washington
b.1988
vocalist
.

Scott is considered a trailblazer for female musicians, being one of the first women instructors at Berklee, and the first woman named president of the Boston Musicians Association, Local 9-535.


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