International Women's Day 2010

Women In Jazz Week 8th -13th March 2010

Posted in 2010 03 08, 2010 03 09, 2010 03 10, 2010 03 11, 2010 03 12, 2010 03 13, London by womeninlondon on 1 March 2010

This year Ronnie Scott’s will be recognising International Women’s Day with a special week of shows featuring some of the finest female band leaders from around the world.  Artists lined up to perform include Norma Winstone, Nikki Iles and Annie Whitehead from the UK, Rachel Z and Bobbi Humphrey from the US, Emilia Martensson from Sweden and Norway’s Frøy Aagre.

International Women’s Day is held annually on March 8th to commemorate and celebrate women’s achievements throughout history.  Events are held around the world focusing on themes such as innovation, the portrayal of women in the media, and the importance of education and career opportunities.  As part of this global event, Ronnie Scott’s Club is delighted to present a selection of some of the best female jazz talent from around the world with a week of dedicated programming.

FULL LINEUP:

Printmakers feat. Norma Winstone & Nikki Iles , Froy Aagre Quartet (8th), Janette Mason Trio (9th) Find out more

Trio of Oz with Rachel Z & Omar Hakim , Deidre Cartwright’s Picnic (10th), Emilia Martensson Sextet (11th) Find out more

Bobbi Humphrey Quartet, The Deep MO (12th), Michele Drees Band (13th) Find out more

Check http://www.ronniescotts.co.uk/news/17-women-in-jazz-week-8th-13th-march-2010

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