MI2N
Music Industry News Network
MONDAY, APRIL 27TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Events (more headlines) 04-09-2013

MIGET PERFORMS CONCERT TO SUPPORT VETERANS SUCCESS CENTER

Bookmark and Share
6 April 2013 (San Francisco, CA) -
On Sunday 14 April from 5pm to 9pm on the second floor South wing of the Veterans War Memorial Building 401 Van Ness, will be heard 'An Afternoon (and Evening) of Delights'. Sounds Classical ... NOT! This musical fare will be two versions of aural elegance with the afternoon set, Jazz with North Bay's, Marcia Miget and a Latin set in the evening featuring Wayne Wallace.
Leading the Quartet is multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and educator Marcia Migét. Marcia’s performance pedigree includes appearances with 'Legends' from every idiom, e.g. Freddie Redd, Larry Ridley, Buddy Baker, Kenny Barron, Frank Foster, Pete Escovedo, Donald Byrd, Lenny Williams of Tower Power, Tyrone Hill of Sun Ra’s Arkestra, Carlos Santana, The Voices of Latin Rock, Garth Webber, Anthony Brown and the Asian American Orchestra, Karl Perazzo, Wayne Wallace’s Rhythm and Rhyme, John Santos, Dartanyan Brown, Babatunde Lea, David Hardiman, Larry Vann, Abel Sanchez with Jorge Santana and the SF Kids, and son, Jaimeo Brown. In 2009, Ms. Miget was selected to arrange Coltrane's 'After the Rain' for Dr. Anthony Brown for several Coltrane Tribute performances. She recorded on Song for Cesar: Live in Phoenix with the Voices of Latin Rock, she currently performs with Lester Chambers (of the legendary Chambers Brothers) and the Mud Stompers. Part of a family musical heritage, Marcia along with her parents and sisters toured the Midwest from the age of 10 playing Jazz , Gospel and Blues. Ms. Miget is featured on her son, each coast drummer Jaimeo Brown’s April 15th released CD, 'Transcendence' along with her daughter, Marisha and grand daughter Selah. Artistic Director of Marin's Miraflores Academie the ex-NEA Artist-in-Education has taught and mentored numerous youth who have pursued and currently have music careers.
Bringing his rhythmically buoyant, emotionally uplifting style to the stage bassist Ron Belcher travels the world and throughout the United States performing or recording with such international stars as Branford Marsalis, Regina Carter, Rodney Franklin, John Handy, Pete Escovedo, as well as a literal “Who’s Who” of the San Francisco jazz scene. Ron has garnered a reputation as one of northern California’s first-call Jazz bassists. A passionate teacher and advocate for children’s education, and member of the East Texas All-Stars, Ron has served on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, Young Musicians’ Program, and has contributed to several seasons for the San Francisco Symphony’s Adventures In Music outreach program.
A Bernard Purdie protégé from Harlem, performer/educator Sly Randolph has been playing and teaching drumming for five decades. His percussion facility spans the gamut from drum corps to funk. He's performed with Lavay Smith, Ed Kelly, Robert Stewart, Rhonda Benin, Glen Pearson, Ron Belcher, Warren Gale, Khalil Shaheed, and Joe Warner, among many others.
Calvin Keys has graced the stage with Donald Byrd, Ahmad Jamal, Charles Earland, Lou Donaldson, Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Henderson, Carmen McCrea, Gloria Lynn, Jackie Ivory, Jackie Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Eddie Henderson, Stanley Turrentine, Jimmy Smith, Jimmy McGriff, Jack McDuff, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Papa De Francesco,
George Coleman, Jimmy Witherspoon to name a few.
“It's really wonderful to be able to give something back to our Veterans.”, says Ms.
Miget whose recently deceased Father a World War II Navy Vet, “They put their lives and the sustainability of their families on the line for our Country, it's the least we can do to support them when they return home.”
Established by the American Legion in August 2011 the Veterans Success Center, located in the Veterans War Memorial Building, exists to assist veterans with all the resources needed for their transition back to civilian life. Serving Veterans of all Eras the VSC, the largest job search and placement facility in the the Bay, provides vocational training, placement and transitional housing as well as business and creative opportunities for our Veterans Community. Partially funded by Craigslist and CraigConnects Founder, Craig Newmark, additional funding is needed to defray the costs of maintaining the equipment and other office services Vets need. While the Executive Director and other managers of the VSC are veterans and volunteers, it is veterans who are employed to assist in the daily-to-day management. Fund raising is critical to the ongoing and successful operation of the VSC. This joint project of American Legion District 8, the VFW, and AmVets is in partnership with the San Francisco County Veterans Service Organization, the California State Employment Development Department, and the Veterans Administration Training Center.
This Benefit is one in an ongoing revenue generation process to support the VSC. The end goals are twofold, 1) to raise funds for programs and projects focused on funding the Veterans Success Center in San Francisco, and 2) to attract more Veterans of all Eras, primarily those under 35, to utilize the services provided.
Tickets for the event are $15 with a VetsFriend coupon and $25 at the door. All donations are tax deductible with checks to be made out to: American Legion 8th District Council, a 501C(19) veterans service organizations. To order your tickets scan here or go to: www.veteransresourcecenter.wordpress.com
###
For further information contact:
djinn@imajinnation.net

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Let's Rock This Game! Music Marathon Rocks China

Aminita Satori Releases "Where Language Fails" As Intellectual Stoners Rejoice

"Musicians At Play" Foundation Debuts With First Concert - "The Vintage Masters Of Swing" Headlines The Broad Stage In Santa Monica On June 13th

Chinese Rockers Second Hand Rose To Perform Paleo Festival, One Of Europe's Largest Music Events

ArtistMax To Present Three-Day Artist Development Sessions At LA’s Legendary Village Studios

Piece Of The Rack: Eventide H3000 Factory Plug-In $150 Off

IQzic Music Discovery Platform Now Open To All

Eventide Announces H9 Max Spring Giveaway



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» IFPI Publishes Digital Music Report 2015
» IConnectivity Releases IConnectAUDIO4+
» UMG And Class Action Attorneys Propose Settlement Agreement On Digital Download Royalties
» CMT Announces Plans To Produce Its First-Ever Music Video For An Artist
» Fair Play Fair Play Act Introduced To Address Musician And Label Compensation
» Outline Names Luca Giaroli Business Development Manager
» Overstock.com Rocks Style With Live Bret Michaels
» The 20th Annual USA Songwriting Competition Accepting Entries
» Through Trials And Tribulations, New York Rock Outfit THE ROYAL GUARD Set To Debut Powerful Sophomore Album
» Canadian Singer/Songwriter Billy Grima Signs With MTS Management Group


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» INTRO Electronic Music Festival: Interview With DJ Weng Weng
» VUE Audiotechnik Establishes VUE China
» March 28, 2015: A Black Day For Yaogun (Chinese Rock)
» Inside All That Matters: John Cappo, CEO, AEG China
» Inside All That Matters: Shen LiHui, Founder, Modernsky Entertainment
» Rock In Rio Teams With Fanstang To Stream Festival In Mainland China And Integrate Chinese Music Into Future Shows
» Inside All That Matters: Marc Vincent, President, Sennheiser Greater China
» Inside All That Matters: John Cappo, CEO, AEG China
» Inside All That Matters: Shen LiHui, Founder, Modernsky Entertainment
» Inside All That Matters: Marc Vincent, President, Sennheiser Greater China
» ReverbNation And SESAC To Nurture Emerging Artists
» Veteran Chinese Rocker Wu Tong Presents "Song Of The Sheng"

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.