The Neo Jazz School of Music Presents…… A Tribute to Herbie Hancock Featuring the Yisrael Septet
New Orleans, LA, March 02, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Who: The Neo Jazz School of Music, an organization from Birmingham, AL, has now relocated to New Orleans. The organization is on a mission is to enact a positive change in area youth through an education in music also to educate, train, and develop gifted students into professional musicians. The school was developed by Dr. Lud Yisrael in 2004 as an outreach for Birmingham area youth and taught music, discipline and general life skills. The Neo Jazz Collective, a youth jazz ensemble directed by Dr. Lud, was the catalyst which inspired a music school. The school began its outreach in the New Orleans area in January 2013. More information on programming can be found at www.neojazz.net.
What: A Tribute to Herbie Hancock featuring The Yisrael Septet –The Neo Jazz School of Music presents its second fundraising installment with a Tribute to Herbie Hancock. This tribute comes at no better time than now. This event is the predecessor to the International Jazz Day Celebrations adopted by United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for which Herbie Hancock is the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. Mr. Hancock has made a tremendous impact on and amazing contributions to the jazz world. The Yisrael Septet will present some of Herbie’s great contributions to jazz and funk. For more information on the April 30, 2013 Jazz Day Celebration in New Orleans visit: http://504mag.com/504-magazine-and-unseco-celebrate-international-jazz-day/
The Yisrael Septet will include: Yirmeyahu Yisrael on Saxophone, Amari Ansari on Saxophone/Flute, Mario Abney on Trumpet, Yah’El Yisrael on piano, Sam Albright on electric and upright Bass, Yehosheba Yisrael on Electric Bass and Peter Vanardo on Drums. The proceeds are to benefit the Neo Jazz School of Music and the development of musical growth for area youth.
Estimated Attendees: 100+
When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Where: Café Istanbul NOLA 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 710117 Inside the New Orleans Healing Center
Cost: $5.00 At Door