National Jazz Museum in Harlem Benefit Concert - June 9 Featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jonathan Batiste & Special Surprise Guests
Concert at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem
invites you to the June 9th, 2014 Gala Benefit Concert & Awards Ceremony held at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
. The event features renowned Tony Award winner and 3-time Grammy Award winner Dee Dee Bridgewater
, plus performances by Jon Batiste
, the Museum's Artistic Director at Large, and special surprise guests.
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem will present their first Jazz and Community Leadership Award to Lisa Staiano-Coico, President, City College of New York, and their first Legends of Jazz Award to NEA Jazz Master McCoy Tyner
. For reservations, call The National Jazz Museum in Harlem at 212-348-8300. 2014 GALA BENEFIT CONCERT & AWARDS CEREMONY
THE KAYE PLAYHOUSE AT HUNTER COLLEGE
East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues
Monday, June 9, 2014
6:00 PM - Pre-Concert VIP Reception
7:30 PM - Awards Presentation and Concert
9:00 PM - Post-Concert VIP Reception
National jazz Museum in Harlem
104 E. 126th St.
New York, NY 10035
The mission of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem is to preserve, promote, and present jazz by inspiring knowledge, appreciation and celebration of jazz locally, nationally, and internationally. The National Jazz Museum in Harlem is committed to keeping jazz relevant and exciting in the lives of a diverse range of audiences: young and old, novice and scholar, artist and patron, enthusiast and curious listener. We engage our audiences through live performances, exhibitions, educational workshops, and our news-worthy archival collection of jazz artifacts.
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