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Black Women in Jazz Performance

FEB 14, 2014 | 6:30 PM TO 8:30 PM



The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue


1201: Elebash Recital Hall


February 14, 2014: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM





Black Women in Jazz Performance
Featuring Debbie Carter with guest Brenda Fair

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Debbie Carter is a tenor who can easily glide down two octaves to bass.  She is a soloist, songwriter and a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).  She has written several gospel and jazz tunes.  She has traveled nationally and internationally with the Total Praise Choir performing all genres of music.  In the spring of 2005, Ms. Carter performed in Japan and taught a gospel workshop with more than seventy native participants.  In February 2012, Ms. Carter was the featured artist at the City College of New York Graduate Center’s IRADAC (Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean) concert of “Black Women in Jazz.” She performs throughout the New York area in night clubs and private affairs.
Most recently, Debbie performs as a member of Thokoza, an acappella vocal ensemble is composed of South African and African American women in the off-Broadway production of “I Sing for Freedom.”