Project 1619

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JUNETEENTH
JAZZ PRESENTERS
(NAJJP)


"June is Black Music Month!"
CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH JAZZ
"Preserving Our African American Jazz Legacy!"
www.JuneteenthJazz.com



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JUNE IS JUNETEENTH AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ LEGACY MONTH

JUNETEENTH JAZZ LEGACY STATEMENT - By National Juneteenth Jazz Artist, Ron Myers



**** Celebrating Juneteenth Jazz Legacy Program Guidelines ****


Juneteenth Jazz


PRESS RELEASE


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THE WISCONSIN JAZZ & HERITAGE FOUNDATION

presents:


JAZZ MILWAUKEE!
"Celebrating the historic contributions of African-Americans & North Milwaukee to the legacy of jazz in Milwaukee"

JAZZ MADISON!
"Celebrating the historic contributions of African-Americans to the legacy of jazz in Madison"

JAZZ WISCONSIN!
"Honoring the historic contributions of African-Americans to the legacy of jazz in Wisconsin"






MISSION STATEMENT

"The Wisconsin Jazz and Heritage Foundation (WJHF) is dedicated to the preservation of the historic contributions of African-Americans to the legacy of jazz in North Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin."

WJHF Board of Directors

WJHF Board of Advisors



OBJECTIVES

* Sponsor the annual Wisconsin Jazz & Heritage Festival preferably during the Memorial Day holiday weekend in Milwaukee and Madison

* Conduct Wisconsin Jazz Legacy Workshops and Seminars in high schools, jr. high schools and elementary schools throughout the state of Wisconsin

* Construction of the Tony King/Manty Ellis Performing Arts and Education Center in North Milwaukee

* Promote North Milwaukee and Wisconsin Jazz Legacy artists on radio, television and all media outlets

* Keep the historic North Milwaukee and Wisconsin Jazz Legacy alive in Wisconsin and throughout the nation






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Clockwise from upper left: Dr. Ron Meyers, chair of
the National Juneteenth Day Committee (r) addresses the audience while State Senator
Spencer Coggs looks on; National Juneteenth Day Committee board members Mona Adams Winston (l-r),
Dr. Ron Mayers and Edith Adekunle Wilson; Governor James Doyle address the audience;
Governor Doyle signs the bill as Senator Spencer Coggs (l-r), Mac Weddle, Northcott Neighborhood
House executive director, Mona Adams Winston and Dr. Ron Meyers look on.





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WISCONSIN JAZZ & HERITAGE FOUNDATION
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JUNETEENTH JAZZ PRESENTERS
(NAJJP)


Proudly Present:


5th Annual
WISCONSIN JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL


(Date & Time T.B.A.) in 2011
Milwaukee, Wisconsin



PRESS RELEASE



Berkeley Fudge

"A Juneteenth Jazz tribute to master Milwaukee jazz saxopnonist Berkeley Fudge"



Milwaukee Jazz Legacy Concert! All Musicians Welcome!
(Contact Manty Ellis, Artistic Director, WJHF at 414-463-5415)


(Location T.B.A.)
(Date & Time T.B.A.) in 2011
Milwaukee, WI    414-562-8505

No Cover Charge! - Donataions to WJHF Scholarship Fund Appreciated!
(Suggested Donation $20.00)



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WISCONSIN JAZZ & HERITAGE FOUNDATION
AFRICAN-AMERICAN ALUMNI FOUNDATION
(of the University of Wisconsin)
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JUNETEENTH JAZZ PRESENTERS
(NAJJP)


Proudly Present:


5th Annual
Jimmy Cheatham Memorial
Madison Jazz Jam


Jimmy  Cheatham
Jimmy Cheatham (1924-2007)
with wife Jeannie Cheatham. Jimmy was
a professor of music and Afro-American studies at the University of WI-Madison
from 1974-1977, where he founded and conducted the Experimental
Improvisational Black Music Ensemble (EIBME).



PRESS RELEASE


8:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday, October 7, 2011

Best Western Inn on the Park
22 South Carroll Street     Madison, WI
608-257-8811
www.uwaaaa.com     www.JeannieCheatham.com
www.JazzWisconsin.com     www.JuneteenthJazz.com



ALL MUSICIANS WELCOME!

No Cover Charge! DONATIONS Appreciated!

Donations to the Jimmy Cheatham Black Music Education Fund (JCBMEF)
will be greatly appreciated!


with

Ron Myers, Piano & Trumpet
Pat Wick, Piano & Keyboards
Bruce Alford, Bass
Rick Flowers, Drums

Alumni performers at EIBME concerts directed by Jimmy Cheatham:

Rolla Armstead, Tenor Sax & Flute (Invited!)

and many other jazz music alumni of the EIMBE!



How to make a DONATION to the
Jimmy Cheatham Black Music Education Fund (JCBMEF):


Make checks payable to the University of Wisconsin Foundation (UWF),
write "Afro-American Studies Dept. - JCBMEF" in the check memo line,
and send them to:

University of Wisconsin Foundation
US Bank Lockbox
P.O. Box 78807
Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807








Honoring The Late Milwaukee Jazz Legend & Educator:

Dick Griffin
Tony King

1916 - 1990




Featuring:


Manty Ellis
Manty Ellis
, Guitar
Artistic Director of the Wisconsin Jazz & Heritage Festival
www.MantyEllis.com




Honoring the historic, award winning, legendary:

Wisconsin Conserveratory of Music Combo #8

Directed by Manty Ellis and Executive Director Tony King with:



Brian Lynch, Trumpet

Rolla Armstead, Tenor Sax

Charles Small, Guitar

Marcus Robinson, Piano

Jeff Chambers, Bass

Sam Belton, Drums



Celebrating Juneteenth Jazz


Also Featuring:


Milwaukee Native & National Juneteenth Jazz Artist

Horn In The Corn
"Horn in the Corn" Bill Johnson, Photographer, Greenville, MS

Ron Myers, Piano & Trumpet
Minister, Physician & Jazz Musician
Artistic Director of the Mississippi Jazz & Heritage Festival


**** www.RonMyersJazz.com ****


Music Vitae and Press Release
"RON MYERS PROMOTES JUNETEENTH JAZZ DURING BLACK MUSIC MONTH"






Dr. Myers will be performing with the famous "Milwaukee Tenors":


Sayeed Jamal (Andre Smith), Saxes

Rolla Armstead, Saxes & Flute

Rick Jones, Trumpet

Billy Johnson, Bass

Rick Flowers, Drums

Scott Napoli, Drums


and other great Milwaukee Jazz Legacy Musicians!




Sen. Kohl

Sen. Herb Kohl Honors Tony King in the U.S. Senate

WISCONSIN JAZZ AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL
The United States Senate

May 24, 2007









Profiles on Milwaukee Jazz Legacy Musicians
(Click on the name for biographical information, photographs, etc.)


Jabbo Smith, Trumpet      Manty Ellis, Guitar

Tony King, Piano & Legendary Jazz Educator

Berkeley Fudge, Tenor Sax

Melvin Rhyne, Piano & Organ

Jimmy Smith, Organ      Sonny Stitt, Saxes

Buddy Montgomery, Piano & Vibes

Hattush Alexander, Tenor Sax

Frank Morgan, Alto Sax      Perry Moorer, Alto Sax

J.D. King, Tenor Sax      Bill Stokes, Tenor Sax

Jimmy Colvin, Tenor Sax

Kent Ivory, Tenor & Soprano Sax

Artis Stewart, Tenor Sax

Gilmore Daniels, Tenor Sax

Allen Johnson, Trumpet

Charles Davis, Sr., Trumpet

Larry Odom, Trumpet      Elzo Perkins, Trumpet

Jimmy Talbert, Trumpet      Ron Myers, Trumpet & Piano

Haji Ackbar (George Dickerson), Trumpet

Ronnie Reed, Trumpet      Frank Gay, Trumpet

Frank Gordon, Trumpet      Charles Moorer, Trumpet

Allen Bartee, Trumpet      Cal Lewis, Trumpet

Don Lewis, Trumpet      Harold Graham, Trumpet

Charles Randolph, Trumpet

Dennis Smith, Trumpet

Jerry Windom, Trumpet & Trombone

Bill Gibbs, Organ      Beverly Pitts, Piano & Organ

Ron Burton, Piano & Organ

Loretta White, Piano & Organ

Mary Davis, Organ      Lonnie Smith, Organ

Tommy Dean, Organ      John Elam, Organ

"Baby Face" Willette, Organ

Sonya Robinson, Violin

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Saxes

George Braithwaite, Saxes

Charles Davis, Jr., Saxes

Tommy Goodsen, Saxes

Sherman Bell, Alto Sax & Flute

Bunky Green, Alto Sax      Joe Terry, Alto Sax

George Adams, Tenor Sax      Sam Ward, Alto Sax

John High, Alto Sax

George Andrews, Alto Sax

Jules Broussard, Alto Sax

Stanford "Sonny" Greer, Alto Sax

Johnnie Summers, Alto Sax

Chet Christopher, Alto Sax

Bobby Grice, Baritone Sax

James Phelps, Alto & Baritone Sax

Leroy Hawkins, Tenor & Baritone Sax

Kamauh Merriwether, Saxes & Band Leader

Marvin Kabel, Tenor Sax      Danny Reed, Tenor Sax

Greg Tardy, Tenor Sax      Bobby Burdett, Tenor Sax

Dennis Peoples, Tenor Sax

James Lagrone, Trombone

Beau Bailey, Trombone      Frankie Que, Trombone

George "Jo-Jo" Miller, Drums

Robert Hobbs, Drums      Horse Collins, Drums

Carl Allen, Drums      Thomas Crosby, Drums

Tony Calendar, Drums      Willie Smith, Drums

Curtis Sprewer (Sid Cherokee), Drums

Victor Pitts, Drums      Sam Belton, Drums

Lee Foster, Drums      Jimmy Duncan, Drums

Charlie Duncan, Drums      Dick Smith, Drums

Victor Soward, Drums      Victor Campbell, Drums

Mark Johnson, Drums      Dale Morgan, Drums

Ernie Adams, Drums      Terry Spears, Drums

Joe Dukes, Drums      Vincent Davis, Drums

Gerald Pate, Drums      John Armstrong, Drums

Jimmy Story, Drums      A. C. Carrington, Drums

Ron Rhyne, Drums      Jeff "Omar" Phillips, Drums

Tom "Snooky" Harris, Drums

Greg Doby, Sr., Drums      Baltimore Bordeaux, Drums

Jeff Chambers, Bass

Hadley White, Bass      Jimmy Johnson, Bass

Billy Johnson, Bass      Al Vance, Bass

Gerald Lindsey, Bass      Bill Curry, Bass

Jack Rice, Bass      Skip Crumby-Bey, Bass

Gerald Cannon, Bass      John Price, Bass

Mark Cole, Bass      Anderson White, Bass

Al Washington, Bass      Carmen Weathers, Bass

Joe Sanders, Bass      Eddie Martinez, Bass

George Washington, Bass

Everett Clark, Piano

Martha Artis, Piano      Claude Dorsey, Piano

Kathy Porter (Katherine Chinn), Piano

James Austin, Jr., Piano      Ace Hill, Piano

Billy Wallace, Piano      Willie Pickens, Piano

Theo Merriweather, Piano

Cleo Goodwin, Jr., Flute

Jessie Hauck, Vocals      Al Jarreau, Vocals

Penny Goodwin, Vocals      Scat Johnson, Vocals

Adekola Adedapo, Vocals

Dickie Rice, Vocals      Floyd Dorsey, Vocals

Betty Carter, Vocals

Ralph Davis, Guitar      Earl C. Ellis, Guitar

Stanley Morgan, Guitar

Willie Higgins, Guitar      Charlie Small, Guitar

Darryl Thomas, Guitar      Peter Graham, Guitar

Vernon Yancy, Organ      Will Green, Organ

Jimmy Cox, Piano & Organ

Major Hamberlin, Piano & Organ

Marcus Robinson, Piano & Organ

Tina Moore, Vocals

Alvin Junior, Keyboards

Greg "The Professor" Woods, Keyboards

Don Porter, Vocals & Bass

Eli Rice, Big Band Leader

Bernie Young, Big Band Leader

Leonard Gay, Big Band Leader & Tenor Sax

Burt Bailey, Big Band Leader & Saxes

Dumah Saafir, African Drums & Percussion

Teju Ologboni, African Drums & Percussion




Historic North Milwaukee Jazz Spots


Jamie's Club Theatre, 35th & Capitol Drive

The Bamboo Club, Teutonia & North Avenue

Wonderland Ballroom, 12th & North Avenue

2042 Club, 12th & Lloyd

Alfie's, Hopkins & Adkinson

The Ad Lib,

Rancho's, 3rd & Walnut

The Polka Dot, 14th & Lloyd

The Celebrity Club, 12th & Galena

The Main Event, 3rd & Adkinson

Basin Street, 3rd & Wells

The Brother's Lounge - The Jazz Oasis,
Holton & Meinecke


The Jazz Gallery, 7th & Juneau

The Space Lounge, Holton & Wright

The Flame, 9th & Somers

The Super Bar, 12th & Valet

Mr. Leo's, Teutonia & Hopkins

The Brass Rail, 3rd & Wells

The 9th Inning, Teutonia & Walnut

The Equals, Teutonia & Burleigh

The Blue Room - Jon & Lounge, 9th & Walnut

The Congo Club, 8th & Walnut

Thelma's Back Door, 7th & Juneau

Darlene's, Teutonia & Burleigh

Tina's Lounge, 18th & Fon Du Lac

The Pink Pony, Fond Du Lac & 15th

The Moon Glow

ARJ's

Jamie's Club Theatre, 35th & Capitol

Kokomos, Lower Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive




Historic North Milwaukee Music Store

Manty Ellis Music Center, 19th & Hampton





Profiles on Madison Jazz Legacy Musicians
(Click on the name for biographical information, photographs, etc.)


Ted Jackson, Piano      Jan Wheaton, Vocals

Jimmy Cheatham, Trombone

Jeannie Cheatham, Piano & Vocals

Roscoe Mitchell, Saxes

Clyde Stubberfield, Drums

E. Wendell Bond, Drums

Richard Davis, Bass

Herbert Smith, Bass      Bruce Alford, Bass

Johnny Shacklett, Guitar & Baraka

and many others!


For more information contact:

Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Artistic Director
Mississippi Jazz & Heritage Festival
662-247-3364
e-mail: JuneteenthDOC@yahoo.com
web site: www.NationalJuneteenth.com



Web site sponsored by:

Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Founder & Chairman
National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF)
P.O. Box 269
Belzoni, MS 39038
662-247-3364     662-247-1471     662-247-4767 Fax
e-mail: JuneteenthDOC@yahoo.com
web sites: www.Juneteenth.us     www.19thofJune.com     www.njclc.com




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