Legendary Soprano Jessye Norman’s “Sissieretta Jones: Call Her By Her Name!” Gets Funding

Woke Up Famous, LLC, has been awarded the second of two special grants by the Ford Foundation to develop the late legendary soprano Miss Jessye Norman’s (1945-2019) passion project, “Sissieretta Jones: Call Her By Her Name!” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: National Sawdust Honors Jessye Norman To Benefit Sissieretta Jones

On December 17, 2018, National Sawdust recognizes two great African-American sopranos with “An Evening Honoring Jessye Norman.”

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Women’s Jazz Festival, Alicia Hall Moran & Mal Devisa At The Schomburg

march+21+join+eblastcropOur 2016 Women’s Jazz Festival continues with another show-stopping pair of performers! Alicia Hall Moran presents her latest project, “Black Wall Street,” a staged concert depicting a story about money and the lesser-known tale of Black American finance in New York City and beyond. Continue Reading →