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Schomburg Center Audio/Video Resources: Women's Jazz Festival: Spelman Jazz Ensemble

March 15, 2010

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Spelman Jazz Ensemble

From the women's college in Atlanta, Georgia, this unique combination of vocalists, wind instrumentalists, and rhythm section has thrilled and excited audiences across the country with their innovative and soulful sound. Organized in 1983, under the leadership of its founder/director, Joe Jennings, this talented, nationally-renowned, all female jazz ensemble has toured throughout the United States, and has shared the stage with many jazz greats. Lush vocals and spirited instrumentation characterize Feelin’ Good, the fourth and newest release by the Spelman Jazz Ensemble.

The Schomburg Center celebrates Women’s History Month with another series of extraordinary concerts with extremely talented female artists on March 1, March 8, March 15, and March 22.