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The Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation is proud to announce its 3rd Annual D.C. Jazz Leaders in Service Awards Gala in which we honor six leaders from the Washington, D.C. music industry who have dedicated their lives to presenting, promoting, educating and performing Jazz music. This year we are also very proud to honor Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) as the head of the Congressional Jazz Caucus. This will be a ticketed event and proceeds will directly benefit the Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation.
This year’s honorees include:
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee D-TX, Congressional Jazz Caucus
Harry Schnipper-Blues Alley Jazz and Supper Club owner
Bill Brower-Jazz journalist, broadcaster and Jazz event producer.
John Hasse-Jazz historian, journalist and author
Rhonda Buckley-Founder of Sitar Arts Center
Connaitre Miller-Professor of Vocal Jazz at Howard University
Lori Williams-Jazz vocalist and educator
The Gala will feature live performances, food, drinks and our awards ceremony!
Sponsorships will receive priority seating of 5 and acknowledgments in our program and during the ceremony.
The Gala will take place at the Yard located at 700 Penn. Ave SE and 100-150 guests are expected.
Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite at the cost of $20 per person.