TALKIN’ JAZZ SERIES—WEEK 1: Young Women in Jazz

Led by Leonieke Sheuble 

In partnership with Jazz Arts Project

Monday, Apr 8 at 7:00 PM | FREE EVENT

To celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month, we are partnering with Jazz Arts Project to host their Talkin’ Jazz Series. Focused on Women in Jazz, this series will feature a weekly talk and Q&A panel moderated by Jazz Arts Artistic Director, Joe Muccioli with guest speakers who are Jazz luminaries and Scholars. This Free community event is a great introduction to jazz for novices or a wonderful extension of knowledge for connoisseurs. Join 1, 2, 3 or all 4 weeks!

Leonieke Scheuble (pronounced “Lay-o-nee-ka”) was just 10 years old when Jazz great Dr. Lonnie Smith gifted her with a Hammond organ. Three years later, she would go on to win “Best Up and Coming Young Artist” at the 2015 Hot House Fan Decision Awards. A recipient of the 2017 Governor’s Award for “Exceptional Promise in Music” as well as two International Women in Jazz awards, Leonieke is also a TEDx speaker. Her first of two CDs “Debut” (2013, was recorded by Rudy van Gelder and features Jimmy Cobb. She can bee seen performing regularly as a featured artist or leading her trio at many of New York and New Jersey’s finest Jazz venues.

Jazz Arts Project is a non-profit, 501(c) 3, professional presenting organization which produces 25 to 30 events each year from intimate Jazz cafe nights through large scale events at concert halls such as the Count Basie Theatre, as well as educational workshops and special programs for youth. As part of a founding philosophy, the “Project” believes that the Jazz arts are a valuable national treasure to be nurtured and preserved.