AAJC/HBCU Student All-star Big Band
AAJC/HBCU Student All-star Big Band Concert
Sunday, February 1, 2009, 3:00 PM

Langston Hughes Auditorium
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY



AAJC/HBCU Jazz Band AAJC/HBCU Jazz Band
AAJC/HBCU Student All-star Big Band



AAJC/HBCU Awards
(L-R) Dr. Russell Thomas (Jackson State Univesity); Dr. Larry Ridley (AAJC Executive Director);
Professor James Holden (Virginia State University); Professor James Patterson (Clark Atlanta University)
& Professor Robert Trowers (North Carolina Central University)



Patricia R. Deans
Patricia R. Deans recieves the prestigious Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D.
NATIONAL JUNETEENTH LEADERSHIP AWARD for passage of legislation recognizing
Juneteenth as a state holiday observance in the state of New York in 2004



AAJC/HBCU Jazz Band
(L-R) Professor James Patterson (Clark/Atlanta University); Patricia R. Deans;
Dr. Larry Ridley (AAJC Executive Director);
Professor Robert Trowers (North Carolina Central University) & Professor James Holden (Virginia State University)

Photos by: Seitu Orondie'
718 671-8001



The African American Jazz Caucus, Inc., in partnership with the Schomburg Center, presents their 8th annual year of performances featuring the AAJC/HBCU Student All-star Big Band. The Big Band is made up of the finest young talent from outstanding Jazz Programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Dr. Larry Ridley is the Executive Director of the AAJC.

For more information visit www.aajc.us or call (212) 979-0304.


Celebrating Juneteenth Jazz



OUR MISSION WORKING TOGETHER WORKS!

The African American Jazz Caucus, Inc., is dedicated
to protecting, preserving and perpetuating the rich
cultural heritage of jazz, which is one of our
indigenous musical art forms.

PRESERVING OUR AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ LEGACY!


Celebrating Juneteenth Jazz


Jazz is an art form which has its origins, spiritual, heritage and cultural roots in Africa, African American communities and the African Diaspora. The African American Jazz Caucus, Inc. (AAJC), is proactively working to maintain the aesthetic integrity, heritage, legacy and historical facts germane to the music. We are engaged in creating programs and providing services to further jazz education. The Caucus invites and encourages proactive members to share their expertise in our networking with national and international communities.

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