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Women In Jazz


El Paso Jazz Girls

El Paso Jazz Girls by Amanda Ekery Plan I started planning for El Paso Jazz Girls, a clinic for female identifying high school students, after discovering that in the last decade only seven girls had made Texas All-State Jazz Band – less than 2% of all participants. As a Texas native, that demographic was shocking. […]

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Widening Inclusion & Visibility Of Women In Music

Widening Inclusion & Visibility Of Women In Music by Christina Rusnak During the biting cold of the January 2018 blizzard in New York, I ducked into a restaurant on 37thStreet for dinner with my husband. A trio of was performing some great jazz – a blending of standards and original music. Startlingly, the trio was […]

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Only In the Bronx: The Maxine Sullivan Women in Jazz Series

Only In the Bronx: The Maxine Sullivan Women in Jazz Series by Elena Martínez Along with jazz musician/2018 JEN LeJENds of Latin Jazz Award Honoree Bobby Sanabria, I am the Co-Artistic Director of the Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC). It is located in Morrisania, just a few blocks east of Crotona Park.  What many people don’t […]

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