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


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JUNETEENTH TRAVEL
www.JuneteenthTravel.com



Welcome to
www.JazzIndiana.net



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JAZZ INDIANAPOLIS!
"Celebrating the historic contributions of African Americans to the legacy of jazz in Indianapolis"

JAZZ INDIANA!
"Honoring the historic contributions of African Americans to the legacy of jazz in Indiana"



MISSION STATEMENT

"The Indiana Juneteenth Jazz Legacy Holiday Celebration is dedicated to the
preservation of the historic contributions of African Americans to the legacy of
jazz in Indianapolis, the state of Indiana, the nation and the world."




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Dr. Larry Ridley
Dr. Larry Ridley


Click below to read one fantastic article and historic interview:
The Roots that Have Produced the Fruits



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MAGAZINE



Ron Myers
Dr. Ronald Myers


Click below to read an informative article by
Dr. Larry Ridley

AAJC Executive Director & Bassist Extraordinaire
Focus on Reverend Dr. Ronald Myers



London Branch & Ron Myers
London Branch & Ron Myers

The Jackson Advocate
Juneteenth jazz concert series to honor famous Mississippi musicians
By Vern Walker     June 9, 2011



Celebrating Juneteenth Jazz




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2012 Second Annual
AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ CAUCUS
"LET FREEDOM RING: FROM JUSTICE TO JAZZ"



Doors Open at 6:00pm     Program Starts at 7:00pm

Friday, June 29, 2012

Indiana Landmarks Center
1201 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN

800-450-4534 | 317-639-4534 | Fax 317-639-6734


www.JazzIndiana.net




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Celebrating Juneteenth Jazz



Juneteenth Jazz Archives


2010 First Annual
National Association of Juneteenth Jazz Presenters (NAJJP)

JUNETEENTH JAZZ LEGACY AWARDS



Madame C.J. Walker Theatre Center
Madam C.J. Walker Theatre Center
Indianapolis, IN


Historic First
Juneteenth Jazz Masters Award presented to

Dr. Larry Ridley
Dr. Larry Ridley




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Juneteenth Jazz Archives


2011 Second Annual
AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ CAUCUS/
JUNETEENTH JAZZ LEGACY AWARDS


Introducing the 2011 First Annual
"LET FREEDOM RING: FROM JUSTICE TO JAZZ"


Indiana Landmarks
Indiana Landmarks
Indianapolis, IN


African American Jazz Caucus/Juneteenth Jazz Masters Award presented to

trombonist/cellist/educator Dr. David Baker; drummer/educator Dr. Willis Kirk; trombonist Locksley (Slide) Hampton;
bassist Mingo Jones; drummer Albert Coleman; trumpeter Virgil Jones; alto saxophonist, jazz educator and
publisher Jamey Aebersold and pianist Marvin Chandler

Posthumous awards presented to trombonist J.J. Johnson; guitarist Wes Montgomery; bassist William (Monk) Montgomery;
pianist/vibraphonist Charles (Buddy) Montgomery; trumpeter Freddie Hubbard; band leader/vocalist Noble Sissle;
saxophonist/guitarist Ben Holliman; the Hampton Sisters and pianist Erroll Grandy.

A special Historian/Photographer Award presented to Duncan Schiedt



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In Honor of Indiana Jazz Legend and Executive Director of the

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African American Jazz Caucus, Inc. (AAJC)
www.aajc.us        www.najri.com


Larry Ridley
Larry Ridley







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William Crawford
State Representative William Crawford sponsored legislation
to recognize Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Indiana






Obama
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Myers urges President Obama to support Juneteenth Jazz
during Black Music Month in June through the performance of
the AAJC/HBCU Student All-star Big Band at the annual WASHINGTON
JUNETEENTH National Holiday Observance

(Letter to President Obama)




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Ron Myers
Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Founder & Chairman
National Juneteenth Holiday Campaign
National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF)
National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council (NJCLC)
National Association of Juneteenth Jazz Presenters (NAJJP)

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Minister, Physician & Jazz Musician
Artistic Director of the Mississippi Jazz & Heritage Festival
National Juneteenth Jazz Artist


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



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


Larry Ridley, Bass      J.J. Johnson, Trombone

Freddie Hubbard, Trumpet      Wes Montgomery, Guitar

Monk Montgomery, Bass      Buddy Montgomery, Piano & Vibes

Noble Sissle, Band Leader, Vocals & Composer      Wilbur De Paris, Trombone

Sidney De Paris, Trumpet      Dave Baker, Trombone & Cello

Slide Hampton, Trombone      Sarah McLawler, Piano & Vocals

Willis Kirk, Drums      Ray Appleton, Drums      Virgil Jones, Trumpet

Melvin Rhyne, Piano & Organ      Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson, Saxes

David Hardiman, Trumpet      Johnny Shacklett, Guitar

Andy Simpkins, Bass      Harold Jones, Drums

Anderson White, Bass & Legendary Jazz Educator

Jimmy Coe, Band Leader, Composer & Alto Sax

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Historic Indiana African American Jazz Spots
(Any information on these jazz spots, photos, articles, etc. will be greatly apprciated!)


Sunset Terrace, Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis

George's Bar, Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis

Henri's, Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis


(This is a work in progress! Many more listings to come!)



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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 site: www.NationalJuneteenth.com




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