2019 Women's Jazz Festival WEEK 3: Lakecia Benjamin
The Schomburg Centerâ€™s Annual Women's Jazz Festival, in honor of Womenâ€™s History Month, features some of the best-known and unsung female performers in jazz today. The 2019 festival is slated for each Monday in March â€“ March 4, 11, 18 and 25.
Join us for a special evening with saxophonist and bandleader Lakecia Benjamin presenting "A Womanâ€™s Perspective, We March On" as a part of her A Women's Perspective series, paying special tribute to Aretha Franklin, Nancy Wilson and Nina Simone.
Week 1: March 4 - Dear Nina, a sonic love letter to Nina Simone
With Drea d'Nur & Strings by Rootstock Republic.
Week 2: March 11 - A Salute to Women in Bebop
Curated by musican and composer Diedre L. Murray, Oo-Bla-Dee
Week 3: March 18 - A Womanâ€™s Perspective, We March On
With Lakecia Benjamin, saxophonist/bandleader
Week 4: March 25 - A Great Day In Harlem, Closing Night!
General Admission $35
Schomburg Society Member* $25
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