2019 Women's Jazz Festival WEEK 3: Lekecia Benjamin
The Schomburg Center’s Annual Women's Jazz Festival, in honor of Women’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 – March 4, 11, 18 and 25.
Join us for a special evening with saxophonist and bandleader Lakecia Benjamin presenting "A Woman’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.
Women's Jazz Festival Schedule:
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 BebopCurated by musican and composer Diedre L. Murray, Oo-Bla-Dee
Week 3: March 18 - A Woman’s Perspective, We March On With Lakecia Benjamin, saxophonist/bandleader
Week 4: March 25 - Closing Night!
General Admission $35Schomburg Society Member* $25 *Enter promotional code to reveal membership ticket
Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.
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