31th Anniversary ALC CBCF – Jazz Concert Presents the Washington Renaissance Orchestra

This event was on September 15, 2016 7:30 pm


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The 2016 Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus will present it’s 31st Annual Jazz Forum and Jazz Concert events, Hosted by Congressman John Conyers – on Thursday, September 15th.  For more info on conference go to: www.cbcfinc.org/cbcf

Jazz Issue Forum:  Thursday, September 15, 2016 @1:00p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center  – Room 146A

Jazz Concert :  Thursday, September 15, 2016 (Doors Open) @7:00p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Ball Room A

WHAT: 31st. Anniversary of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference Jazz Concert

WHO: This year’s event continues the CBCF’s tradition of presenting and honoring modern jazz masters. The evening begins promptly at 7:30pm with a Meet the Artist conversation conducted by jazz radio host Candy Shannon, featuring Nasar Abadey and Allyn Johnson of the Washington Renaissance Orchestra. The concert performances begin @ 8:00pm celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Jazzmobile, a visionary jazz organization serving New York City, with a very special appearance by the Jazzmobile All Stars, featuring trumpeter Jimmy Owens, saxophonist Antonio Hart and drummer Winard Harper. Plus, the evening will also observe the 90th Birthday of John William Coltrane, one of the most consequential musicians of the 20th century, with a spectacular big band performance by the Washington Renaissance Orchestra, featuring guest saxophonist Joe Ford.

WHEN: 7:30 to 10:30pm Thursday, September 15, 2016

WHERE: Ballroom A Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC 20001

NOTE: Concert is FREE and open to the public! INFO: Muriel Cooper via 202.263.2829


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