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Visual Arts and Jazz Day™ 2021

We invite everyone to join us for our 5th Annual Visual Arts and Jazz Day™, a three day community event celebrating visual arts and jazz, on Fri. June 11th (all day streaming) on www.artsandjazzfestny.com, www.gwenblackarts.com, and YouTube: Gwen Black Arts. The event features performances by Keith “The Captain” Gamble, Jazz Vocalist Terri Davis, Visual Artist Elton Leonard, musician Atiba Wilson & his Befoquotet Band, Puppeteer Will Abbott & Mrs. Biddie, with Jazzy Storytime™ by Visual Artist and Festival Founder Gwendolyn Black. Additional events will include a senior barbecue presented by HCCI with performances by Charles Butler and the Blues Bandits with Salsa Instruction by Thabbit Iddin and a performance by Puppeteer Will Abbott & Mrs. Biddie.

Other community event dates include Sat. June 12th (Family Day Block Party 12 noon to 5 pm) and Sun. June 13th 3 pm or a Pre-Father’s Day Concert featuring Trumpeter Michael Young & Band, Emme Kemp and Trio, Vocalist/Percussionist Paul Brown and other special guests. This event is supported by LMCC (Lower Manhattan Cultural Council) UMEZ (Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone), and the UMEZ Arts Engagement Grant. For more information call G. Black at 212.665-5313 or email gwenblackarts@gmail.com. Or visit our websites for additional updated information

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Visual Arts and Jazz Day™ Family Day Community Block Party

12 noon - 5:-00
Famil Day Community Block Part
Join us on Saturday, June 12th, 12 noon until 5 pm, for a fun, community day of visual arts and jazz creating art and listening to live music; the event will include guest visual artists and musicians from the Harlem community. This is a free event open to the community for all ages. The event will take place on 141st St and Amsterdam Ave.
12 noon - 5 pm

A Song For My Father: A Visual Arts and Jazz Day™ Pre-Father's Day Concert

3 pm -
Join us for a free pre-Father's Concert celebrating the music of Legendary Pianist Horace Silver with performances by Trumpeter Michael Young and Band, the Emme Kemp Trio, Vocalist and Percussionist Paul Brown and other special guests


Jun 11 - 13 2021


Visual Arts and Jazz Day™ is now a three day event and will be presented on Fri June 11th (all day streaming), Sat. June 12th 12 noon until 5 pm, and Sun. June 13th 3 pm
7:00 am



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Gwen Black Arts™

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