Garifuna American Jazz Vocalist LUCY BLANCO and her AFRI-GARIFUNA JAZZ ENSEMBLE to Perform at Tribute to Brooklyn Educator and Activist JITU WEUSI on MONDAY October 21st 2013 in Brooklyn

Garifuna American Jazz Vocalist Lucy Blanco and her Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble in Harlem in 2011.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

Garifuna American Jazz Vocalist Lucy Blanco and her Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble in Harlem in 2011. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

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Brooklyn, New York:  Garifuna American Jazz Vocalist LUCY BLANCO and her Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble will join Jazz Vocalist REVALYN GOLD and her progressive jazz ensemble, Washington DC based Gold Standard Jazz; for a special tribute to Brooklyn Educator, Activist and Jazz Promoter JITU WEUSI, who passed away on May 22nd 2013 from kidney cancer.  They will also pay tribute to West Coast Jazz Musicians who also passed away recently and have guided and mentored both vocalists musical development.   This  tribute will take place on MONDAY, October 21st 2013 at 7pm as part of the For My Sweet Jazzy Mondays Series at Brooklyn’s For My Sweet Event and Garden Space. Continue reading