2020 Women’s Jazz Festival Week 1: A Ballad for Hazel Scott
March 2, 2020 7:00pm – 9:30pm
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.
A BALLAD FOR HAZEL SCOTT
An evening dedicated to the work and life of jazz and classical pianist, and actress Hazel Scott. Join us as we celebrate her centennial birthday. We kick off the festival with a musical tribute from two piano virtuosos coupled with a conversation with Karen Chilton, author of Hazel Scott:The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist, from Café Society to Hollywood to HUAC.
MARCH 2ND ONLY
General Admission $15
Schomburg Society Member* $15
ALL OTHER DAYS
General Admission $35
Schomburg Society Member* $25
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street
New York NY 10037 US