A Virtual Concert And Arts And Jazzfest NYC 17th Anniversary Celebration.
Saturday, August 22nd, 8 PMVia Facebook Live, a Pre-Home Spun Sunday Conversation with Broadway Composer, Pianist, and Singer Emme Kemp and Arts and Jazzfest NYCTM Founder and Producer Gwendolyn Black. Ms. Kemp will discuss her long standing musical career and her celebrating 75 Years of Dancing on the KeysTM.
Sunday, August 23rd, 8 PMStreaming on The On Channel, Home Spun SundaysTM with an evening of piano, singing, and conversation with Broadway Composer and Pianist Emme Kemp featuring Bassist Lonnie Plaxico, Saxophonist Patience Higgins and Saxophonist Bill Saxon with other surprise guests.
Saturday, September 12th, 3 PMStreaming on The On Channel, Producer Gwendolyn Black is introducing Jazz By The WaterTM series. In lieu of the planned debut in Nolan Park on Governor’s Island, the series will launch as a virtual concert and Arts and Jazzfest NYCTM 17 Anniversary celebration. Celebrating Jazz Yesterday and TodayTM The concert will feature Percussionist Joe Chambers, Trumpeter Eddie Allen & Friends, Broadway Composer/Pianist Emme Kemp & Friends, Pianist Chuck Fowler, Percussionist Joaquin Pozo, Saxophonist Bill Saxon, Rap Artist Finess (presenting an uplifting song/rap dedicated to Black Matters), Vocalists Rochelle Thompson, Cindy Lou Robinson and other special guests.
About Emme KempSpanning over 75 years, Ms. Kemp has appeared on Broadway, numerous theatrical productions, and appeared in several TV series including the CBS Children’s program “Captain Kangaroo” with original materials she composed among others. Ms. Kemp has played with who’s who of jazz including the late great Eubie Blake and others.
About Arts and Jazzfest NYCFounded in 1999 by Artist/Curator and Producer Gwendolyn Black to celebrate the visual side of jazz, Arts and Jazzfest NYCTM and Visual Arts and Jazzfest NYCTM has been at the forefront of presenting visual artists and jazz music. Now in its 17th year, the festival features emerging, established, and master visual artists and jazz musicians, live music, spoken word, other special events. To support the arts through social distancing, the virtual online events enable audiences to have access to the arts while quarantined.
About The ON ChannelThe ON! Channel Streams the best in award-winning, award nominated, and celebrated content which are created by some of the most talented, respected and diverse creators in the business today. Founded in 2018 by African American entrepreneur Mr. Maurice Woodson, The On Channel features films, TV series, reality shows, documentaries, kids programming, original content as well as listen to audio books and more.
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