Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC) presents New York City’s longest continuously running grassroots festival dedicated to jazz, beginning April 11 through May 12, 2019. More than 500 artists are performing in over 50 events at intimate venues throughout Brooklyn during this month-long celebration of the music. All performances and programs are financially accessible and open to all. Visit www.cbjcjazz.org or call 718.773.2252 ext. 103 for information.
The backbone of festival 2019 is the faith-based institutions, cultural and music venues hostig performances by Ahmed Abdullah, Stanley Banks, Marion Cowings, Winard Harper, Craig Harris, Frank Lacy, Dr. Mambo, Carol Sudhalter, and other notables throughout Brooklyn.
Brooklyn’s jazz legacy dates back over a half-century—Freddie Hubbard’s fiery session with Lee Morgan at Club La Marchal, Horace Silver’s gigs at the Club Continental, and boss bass man, Reggie Workman, at the East attracted intrepid audiences into clubs located in central Brooklyn. “The renaissance of the jazz scene in Brooklyn is due, partly, to the efforts of the Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium. We reclaimed our “jazz destination” status, based on the proliferation of venues with music policies throughout central Brooklyn,” states, CBJC’s chairperson, Clarence Mosley, Jr.
See the full 2019 Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival Schedule
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If you would like more information about the Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival, please contact Bob Myers at 718.773.2252 ext. 103 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorship opportunities are available for all or some events.