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What instrument do you play?
a little piano
Who influenced you to listen to jazz
My stepfather a
How did you find out about the WDCJN?
www.anotherhitrecord.com
My Website
http://www.jantasticproductions.com
Where are you located?
Louisville, Kentucky
Tell us about yourself
Former member Newbirth, former back-up singer Billy Paul,
Lola Falana. Opening act Najee, Kirk Whalum, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Howard Hewitt. Producer of musical Girlfriends The Feminine Side of Jazz, French Kiss.
Producer of CD "Special Requests". 25+ Respectable years in the business. Toured Asia and Europe, lived in France; based now between Las Vegas and Louisville KY.

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At 10:49am on January 30, 2011, WASHINGTON DC JAZZ NETWORK said…

 

Dear Janis

 

Welcome to our family...


The Washington DC Jazz Network


We encourage all members to participate in discussions, make comments on blogs, join special groups for networking, upload videos, music and a profile photo etc. To invite more friends click the share/invite button. Our goal is to reach thousands.. The more we network the more we grow as a close knit family and the more power we have to preserve America's Classical music "JAZZ".

 

Remember to follow your dreams. Your dreams are your destiny!
Looking forward to networking with you ....

 

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KEMET NU "KNOW THYSELF" EDUCATIONAL TOUR - A 15 Day African-centered "Trip of a Lifetime." EGYPT : FROM CAIRO TO NUBIA, Conducted by Ashra and Merira Kwesi, international lecturers on the African origin of civilization, religion and culture. Tour is based on 33 years of consistent field research and annual tour experience in Egypt .

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W.D.C.J.N. is one of the first American Jazz Networks to embrace the remaining truly great Jazz legends of our times and upcoming Jazz greats through today’s social media. 

The W.D.C.J.N. is now internationally reaching Jazz musician, enthusiasts and aficionados, promoters, festivals of Jazz around the world. A real eye opener for people researching the history and present day development an evolution of America’s only original art form and historical legacy.
I fully endorse this institution  "The Washington DC Jazz Network" and encourage anyone that is fond of Jazz to visit the Washington D.C. Jazz Network; today and become a member or make a donation to a worthy cause.

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Hello George, I am proud to be a member of the Washington DC Jazz Network (WDJN).
I am able to find out what's going on in town and on the east coast
and to network with other musicians. I get a lot of my news from the emails I receive from WJN.
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Howard University Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

The Howard University Jazz Ensemble will present it's Fall Concert @ Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel.


The guest soloist will be saxophonist Javon Jackson. Mr. Jackson is a veteran of the bands of Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Elvin Jones and Les McCann. There will also be a performance by AFRO BLUE, the award winning vocal jazz ensemble.
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W.D.C.J.N. is one of the first American Jazz Networks to embrace the remaining truly great Jazz legends of our times and upcoming Jazz great through today’s social media.
 
The W.D.C.J.N. is now internationally reaching Jazz musician, enthusiasts and aficionados, promoters, festivals of Jazz around the world. A real eye opener for people researching the history and present day development an evolution of America’s only original art form and historical legacy.

I fully endorse this institution and encourage anyone that is fond of Jazz to visit the Washington D.C. Jazz Network; today and become a member or make a donation to a worthy cause.

Sincerely!!!

Maxwell Price
Belgium

 

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