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Our Music Our Lives

A Joan Belgrave Production

Jazz, Blues, Gospel, and R&B Producer/Vocalist, Joan Belgrave, widow of the late Detroit Jazz Master Laureate, and Motown Funk Brother, Marcus Belgrave, announces a collaboration with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Ms. Belgrave is producing and performing in a program celebrating June, Black Music Month.  The program explores the connection between music and the black experiencein America. It will include African Drums, Gospel, Jazz, Blues, Rhythm and Blues, Spoken Word and Graphic Art.  

The production will include music from slavery through modern days, showing the correlation between the music of the time and the history which created it.  The production brings together esteemed members from the literary, musical, graphic art and dance worlds.  Combining their efforts to show that through all times, the arts have guided, expressed, and in some cases even healed our souls.

With performances or art by:

Vocalist/producer – Joan Belgrave

The Motown Legends Gospel Choir

Mark Scott   - ​(Lead Vocalist for the Miracles Revue Feat. Mark Scott)

The Lisa Mc Call Dancers   - (Choreographer for Aretha Franklin for over 25 years)

Kresge Eminent Artist, Esteemed Author, Bill Harris

Dancer/Producer, Ryan Meyers-Johnson

Poet/Artist – San Francisco State Professor, Landon Smith

And more….

Thursday, June 27th, 2019  7:00pm-8:30pm

Charles H Wright Museum

of African American History

315 E. Warren Ave, Detroit, MI  48201

Tel:   313-494-5800

Ticket Purchase online:

Tickets:​$20 – General Admission, $15 Museum Members, $10 Students

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