Join the Schomburg every Monday in March for this annual tradition during Women’s History Month featuring some of the best known and unsung performers in jazz today. Throughout the month, we will explore sounds from Haiti to a celebration of jazz pianist Hazel Scott’s centennial birthday. @SchomburgCenter #WJF2020

Pauline Jean, is a captivating songstress whose distinctive voice and rousing melodies have caught the attention of audiences both young and old. Jean, a Haitian-American performing artist, brings a refreshing sound to today’s music, creating an erudite blend of jazz that draws from her Creole roots, integrating modern worldly grooves and traditional inflections. She has received considerable press globally from leading media publications such as DownBeat, Jazzwise, All About Jazz, World Music Report and Jazz Times.

General Admission $35
Schomburg Society Member* $25
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Purchase tickets via https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-womens-jazz-festival-week-2-pauline-jean-tickets-92387217655?aff=fbevent&fbclid=IwAR3spUKrzaiCgB1jW5h9J2zrRqrixvr272B859gBGNzNUQfZ4Ug7X09fABg

Open Seating
Mondays in March at 7 PM

Week 1: March 2 – A Ballad for Hazel Scott
An evening dedicated to the work and life of jazz and classical pianist and actor Hazel Scott.

Week 2: March 9 – Pauline Jean
Haitian American songstress and acclaimed performing artist Pauline Jean bring a refreshing and erudite blend of jazz that draws from her Creole roots.

Week 3: March 16 – Renée Neufville
The recording artist, formerly of the 90s hip-hop/R&B/Soul duo Zhané, and touring member of Roy Hargrove’s RH Factor, takes the stage.

Week 4: March 23 – Laurin Talese
Vocal recording artist and songwriter with a flair for jazz vocals. Winner of the 2018 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, Laurin is a captivating performer.

Week 5: March 30 – Firey String Sistas!
with Dyane Harvey (Forces of Nature) & Women of The Calabash
Firey String Sistas! is an energetic ensemble that provides a refreshing alternative to the standard Jazz band. They will be joined by Dyane Harvey of Forces of Nature & Women Of The Calabash, the Afro-Cuban vocal percussion trio.

Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

Programs are photographed and recorded by the Schomburg Center. Attending this event indicates your consent to being filmed/photographed and your consent to the use of your recorded image for any all purposes of the New York Public Library.

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