Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, National Endowment For The Arts and Chamber Music America helps Rebirth Inc. with COVID19 financial aid.
The funds were used to assist in producing Wendell Harrison's Be Boppers Method Book for online instructions. The video will be the first of several series to introduce the lessons and content. Follow up podcasts for students are planned later in the year. The Be Boppers Method Book lessons will be available to students all over the world.
This is the first part of the Be Boppers Method Book Volume I video featuring some of his students: Pathe Jassi - bass, Andrew Lloyd - bass, William Hill - piano, Trunino Lowe - trumpet. Produced by Wendell Harrison and Rebirth Inc., editing by Evan Armstrong and Matt Martin
Featuring writer Bill Harris, Pamela Wise-piano, Wendell Harrison-saxophone, Trunion Lowe-trumpet Marion Hayden-bass, Louis M. Jones III-drums
Check out this great video by photographer Barbara Barefield featuring several worldly known Detroit Jazz Artists
Filmed at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History August 2020
Wendell Harrison featuring saxophonist Benny Rubin Jr. and bassist Pathe Jassi
Check out the new release from Michigan (Flint, MI) native saxophonist Benny Rubin, Jr.
From Detroit saxophonist Xavier Bonner
Benny Rubin Jr.
Featuring Detroit young jazz giants