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Chanel Landreaux

Chanel Landreaux is a veteran music Industry executive with over 10+ years of experience working with some of the biggest names in music including : Anita Baker, Chaka Khan, Janet Jackson, Pharrell Williams, Snoop Dogg, Terrence Blanchard, Al Green, Robert Glasper and Amos Lee, among others. As the global marketing manager for Blue Note, Capitol …

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Cherine Anderson

Cherine Anderson has been involved with the entertainment industry for over 20 years holding positions with MTV Networks/Nickelodeon, DC Comics and various Broadway productions. Her extensive marketing experience includes building brand awareness and creating and implementing promotions. Her successful campaigns includes partnerships with companies such as American Airlines, Fox5/M9, Amtrak, radio stations, on line marketing …

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Valerie Turner

Valerie Turner is a native New Yorker with southern roots and is the co-founder of the “Piedmont Bluz Acoustic Duo.” She plays finger style Country Blues guitar and her eclectic repertoire has been greatly influenced by her studies with both John Cephas and Woody Mann. Valerie’s earliest influences were Mississippi John Hurt and Elizabeth Cotten, …

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Kim Weston-Moran

Mistress of Ceremony (Friday, Oct. 9th – “Women in Blues – Brooklyn” event) Kim Weston-Moran (Mistress of Ceremonies/MC), is a producer, teacher,  director and veteran actress known for her character work. She is the producing artistic director of POTPOURRI! World Women Works Series, readings of new works in development by global women playwrights and screenwriters; …

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Angela Scott

Mistress of Ceremony (Saturday, Oct. 10th – Main Event) Ms. Scott has appeared on NBC’s daytime drama “Days of Our Lives”, and the HBO series “Sex and The City”.  She performs regularly in comedy clubs and venues around the country.

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B.B. Queen

America’s B.B. Queen CAN play the blues! There are others who lay claim to this name, but no one else but OUR B.B. Queen can deliver the goods. BB is a Detroit native now in Nashville. She started her music career at the young age of five years old; playing her clarinet and entertaining at …

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Yasmin Bowe-Woods

Associate Producer Yasmin was born and raised in NYC, where she began a lifelong passion for the arts as a child, performing in her grandmother’s church. She performed with community and regional theaters as well as The National Black Theater and The Hadley Players, and then attended The Institute of New Cinema Arts. This led …

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Bill Sims, Jr.

Born into and raised by a sharecropping family in rural Georgia, vocalist and multi- instrumentalist Bill Sims Jr. is an internationally respected master of the blues. He began playing piano at age four and by fourteen he was playing professionally in a rhythm and blues group. A Warner Bros. recording artist, Mr. Sims is also …

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Arnie Goodman

Arnie Goodman, a rabid music lover, started out in the industry owning a few record stores and then progressed into heading his own record labels, most currently Blue Storm Music, which he founded in 2000. The label releases include Dick Heckstall-Smith, Asia, Rab McCullough, and a John Lee Hooker tribute titled “From Clarksdale To Heaven–Remembering …

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