John Pizzarelli Trio – Stage and Screen

September 8, 2023
Ridgefield, Conneticut, United StatesWorld-renowned Guitarist and singer JOHN PIZZARELLI has been hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz.” Don’t miss this world-class, intimate trio performance at the renowned Ridgefield Playhouse theater located in Ridgefield, Connecticut, with a capacity of 500.

All-American City Jazz Festival

OCT 28, 2023
Fayetteville, North Carolina, USAFayetteville’s Largest Gathering of Jazz Fans held in Festival Park! Headlining this year’s festival is inspired keyboardist BRIAN SIMPSON, 2X Billboard Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year LINDSEY WEBSTER, saxist of Smooth Jazz JEANETTE HARRIS, Columbia, SC nationally-acclaimed jazz Guitarist TERENCE YOUNG. Sandhills Jazz Society


AFRO Publisher Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper Makes PBS-TV Appearance, Unveils New Project for the Newspaper

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia In a captivating interview held at the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s studios in Washington, Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper, the Chairwoman of the Board and Publisher of the AFRO American Newspapers, reflected on the remarkable journey of the Murphy family and the 131-year legacy of the


AFRO debuts Digital Billboard Network during Black Business Month

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, In honor of National Black Business Month, the AFRO, the oldest Black business in Maryland, welcomed local African American entrepreneurs to the media company’s headquarters in Downtown Baltimore for an exclusive networking reception on Aug. 24. The business owners spanned industries, including construction, financial services, beauty, wellness, food