Monday, March 21, 2016

COMMEMORATIVE FOREVER STAMP TO HONOR NEWARK JAZZ LEGEND

The United States Postal Service (R) Cordially Invites You to Attend

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Sarah Vaughan "Commemorative Forever ® Stamp" US Postal Service First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony

WHEN: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.
WHERE:
Sarah Vaughan Concert Hall   at Newark Symphony Hall, 1020 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102

Participants

  • Master of Ceremonies - Rhonda Hamilton, Host of Midday Jazz on WBGO 88.3 FM
  • Invocation - Dr. Gloria White, Pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church
  • Greeting & Proclamation - Mayor Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark
  • Stamp Dedication - Ronald Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General
  • Remarks- Dianne Reeves, Grammy Award winning Jazz Vocalist
  • Remarks - Mark Ruffin, Program Director, Real Jazz Sirius XM

Performances

  • Mount Zion Baptist Church Choir
  • NJPAC Jazz for Teen Ensemble w/ Jazzmeia Horn - Winner 2013 Sarah Vaughan Jazz Vocalist Competition
  • Carrie Jackson - "A Tribute to Sarah Vaughan, Newark's Own"
  • Melba Moore, Tony Award Winning Actress & Singer, & the Melba Moore Trio

TICKETS: The Ceremony is free and open to the general public.
To obtain your free tickets, please visit the Newark Symphony Hall Box Office located at 1030 Broad Street in Newark, NJ 07102 or reserve by phone at (973) 643-8014.

Box Office hours: Monday - Friday 12 pm to 5 pm, Saturday 11 am to 3 pm.