Awards were handed out to 4 Syracuse High School students who have made important steps toward peace, equality and understanding. The Peace Action C-N-Y Youth Award winners, and the difference they’ve made, were honored Wednesday night during a ceremony at Art Rage Gallery.
Just last month, bassist and composer Mimi Jones was the featured performer at the Community Folk Art Center in Syracuse as WAER in collaboration with National Grid and University College of Syracuse University presented An Evening Of Jazz And Wine to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month. Earlier in the day, Mimi dropped by the WAER studios and among other things took part in the latest installment of Take Ten.
It's slogan is "The Finest In Jazz Since 1939." The historic Blue Note record label celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2014. Grant Green, Jimmy Smith, John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon...the list goes on and on. A label with a rich history and so much tradition that has provided jazz lovers some of the most memorable recordings ever made.