Toppling Systemic Exclusion: Women’s Role in a Century of Jazz (WWJF)

March 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Publick Playhouse
5445 Landover Rd
MD 20784

Multi-instrumentalist and composer Amanda Ekery, vocalist Tahira Clayton and interdisciplinary music researcher Hannah Grantham lead a panel discussion on the history of women in jazz, focusing on their exclusion from the mainstream and seeking answers to address this as jazz navigates its second century.

Must buy a ticket to the WWJF Young Artist Showcase & Jam Session to gain entry.

Presented as part of the 2019 Washington Women and Jazz Festival.



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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the JazzTimes. NPR Music,, the Washington City Paper and On Tap Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He previously covered the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Read him at Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.