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Continuing the legacy of Cobi Narita, Wendy Oxenhorn and the JazzSpot in support of Women in Jazz
Continuing the legacy of Cobi Narita, Wendy Oxenhorn and the JazzSpot in support of Women in Jazz
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The 10th Annual LADY GOT CHOPS Women's History  Month Music and Arts  Festival is a grassroots effort produced by bassist web designer Kim Clarke.We will  be honoring the achievements of Cobi Narita, New York's Jazz Patroness extraordinaire, founder of the Universal Jazz Coalition and International Women In Jazz at The Dwyer Cultural Center on March 10 .

Please read Cobi's phenomenal bio here:

http://jazztimes.com/articles/28897-cobi-narita-a-special-place-for-jazz

The event will be a networking opportunity and concert event which will end in a jam session.

http://ladygotchops.com/2012calendar.html

The LADY GOT CHOPS Women's History Month Music and Arts Festival:

1.  is  an artist produced celebration of  women's creativity  in the world of Jazz and other performing and visual arts.

2. pays  homage to the great female musicians of the past as well as honors great men and women of jazz who influenced them.

3.is a resource of  performance-oriented networking opportunities to the up-and-coming women artists of all ethnicities.

4.has been a grassroots venture for 9 years existing within the normal budget of the host venue(s) primarily without guarantee.

http://thejazz.8m.com/fest.html   (Brief history ,former calendar links and artists)

http://ladygotchops.com (Festival artists' videos)

 http://ladygotchops.com/promo.html (Fest flyers etc)

The Dwyer Cultural Center is located on 123rd and  St Nicholas Ave. and is a handicapped accessible venue .Please donate  to cover the cost of venue acquisition, advertising media and the musicians fees.

Jazz musicians are currently fighting for pensions and female musicians have to fight the glass ceiling as well.

It is my hope that you will see the importance of this effort and find the need to assist us in our quest to educate, honor and salute to the TDWR Women in Music during Women's History Month in this our 10th Anniversary.

 Honoring Jazz Patroness Cobi Narita, The Jazz Foundation's Wendy Oxenhorn and the former co-producers of the LADY GOT CHOPS  FESTIVAL: Lillithe Meyers and her daughter business partner Tiecha Merritt.

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    Diva or Don: T-Shirt , festival Poster + 2 tickets to the Bash @ the Nash

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