Cave Canem 20th Anniversary And Black Power 50 Present “Freedom Now!” At The Schomburg (Video)

oct-19-woman-1Cave Canem’s 20th anniversary and the Schomburg Center, for our year-long exploration of the Black Power Movement, will present  an intergenerational, interdisciplinary performance based on the musical composition of jazz composer and drummer Max Roach’s 1961 Freedom Now Suite. Continue Reading →

Women’s Jazz Festival: Bernice Johnson Reagon Compositions In Harlem

Composer, songleader, scholar and producer Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 in Washington. (Sharon Farmer/sfphotoworks)

Bernice Johnson Reagon, a scholar, singer, song leader, composer, activist for over half a century, has been a profound contributor to African-American and American culture. Continue Reading →


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