Board of Directors
Jacqueline Lennon, President
Sheila Anderson
Yue Rita Jiang
Elizabeth A. Turner
Laine Armstrong, Esq Legal Consultant
Steve Kurtz, Financial Consultant

Advisory Board
Gail Boyd
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Emme Kemp
Dorthaan Kirk
Janet Lawson
Pastor Dale R. Lind
Antoinette Montague
Martin Mueller
Cobi Narita, President Emeritus


Dear Friends of International Women in Jazz:

April 2018 is “Jazz Appreciation Month.” We are happy to announce that International Women in Jazz (IWJ) is presenting its annual all day Women in Jazz Festival for 2018. IWJ will recognize and pay tribute to the achievements of women jazz musician sharing their talents with the community while promoting Jazz awareness to people of all ages.

Our all-day Festival will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, 1 pm – 9:00 pm, Saint Peter’s Church – The Jazz Church – E. 54th Street & Lexington Ave, NYC. We are pleased to announce our headliner this year is the dynamic jazz vocalist Charenee Wade. Our IWJ Honoree will be Dotti Anita Taylor, past president of IWJ and pianist and flutist extraordinaire. In addition to our evening concert, you can attend our daytime jam sessions, seminars, exhibits and other family festivities. Tickets on sale at our website at for $35 each.

An appeal for your support is necessary to further our efforts. If you are a previous donor, we appreciate your continued support.

Please support our IWJ Women in Jazz Festival 2018 in the following ways:

  • Give a donation to our Women in Jazz Festival by mail or PayPal via our website.
  • Record companies, corporations and musicians can sponsor a tax deductible benefit concert.
  • Submit In-kind donations.

Please complete the sponsorship form. All levels of contributions are tax deductible.

We hope you will join us in our efforts to present our traditional Women in Jazz Festival celebration for 2018.

Jacqueline Lennon, President
International Women in Jazz

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New York, NY 10025
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