Tuesday, July 10, 2012

2012 N'Digo Scholarship Gala Featuring Aretha Franklin

N'Digo Foundation held their annual Scholarship Gala with musical performances by the legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin with performances from singing sensation group,The Impressions. The Gala was held to award graduating high school students with college scholarships as well as to honor iconic music. Publisher/Editor In Chief of N'Digo Hermene D. Hartman and News Anchor Art Norman hosted the show. Here are some pictures that captured this amazing event. D. Williams PR group managed this great event.
Hermene Hartman and Art Norman hosted

2012 N'Digo Scholarship recipients 
Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church performed 'Awesome'
Comedian John Slocomb impersonating Rev. Jesse Jackson  

The Impressions performed

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performed

Check out the live performance of 'Skylark' in the video below. 

Michelle Boone with Dept. of Cultural Affairs presents Proclamation to Aretha  
The show was absolutely amazing! We had to celebrate the eventful evening with music and dancing!

Musical Arts Institute Presents First Annual Benefit Concert Gala

Al Jarreau performs
The Musical Arts Institute hosted its First Annual Benefit Concert Gala. This amazing event highlighted the work of the Musical Arts Institute where they provide students access to a culturally rich training environment to pursue individual musical interest. The benefit brought the smooth sounds with a live performance from legendary performer Al Jarreau, Jazz saxophonist Gerald Albright and respected jazz bassists Michael Manson. Be sure to visit their website www.musicalartsgala.org for more information about the event. Take a look at some of the pictures from the evening.

Jazz Bassist Michael Manson

Jazz Saxophonist Gerald Albright