artists

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tammi brown

Tammi Brown is the fresh and new voice of our award-winning Lost American JazzBook.  Brown has performed with some of the most notable Music Industry Icons known to the world including renowned Music Producer, Quincy Jones, Stanley Jordan, Dr. Maya Angelou, Joan Baez, Spyro Gyra, and Eric Bibb to name a few. She is currently a vocalist in the two-time Grammy Award nominated Vocal Ensemble, The Cultural Heritage Choir led by the Legendary, Musicologist, Linda Tillery.  Tammi’s music journey has placed her on several stages in more than ten countries worldwide including the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, The Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals, and various prestigious venues throughout Europe and abroad.

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dan zemelman

Dan is the co-writer, musical director, and pianist of the Jazzbook. Dan contributed to blues legend John Lee Hooker’s studio album Face to Face and toured with daughter and blues vocalist, Zakiya Hooker. 

Dan has also recorded and toured with alto sax jazz legend Lee Konitz (from Miles Davis Kind of Blue) along with acclaimed bassist Jeff Denson and his quartet.

He has performed at Angra Jazz Festival, San Francisco Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival, Fillmore Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz, and venues across North America, South America and Europe.

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albert greenberg

Albert Greenberg is the creator and co-writer of THE LOST AMERICAN JAZZBOOK. He is a founder and co-artistic director of Black Swan Arts & Media, a performing arts nonprofit that creates and produces original performance and multimedia works that travel beyond borders of race, religion, culture and politics. Black Swan is located in Oakland, California.  

 Mr. Greenberg has been creating original works the stage for over 30 years.  His plays and music have been performed worldwide from the Los Angeles Theatre Festival to the Kampnagel Hamburg Sommer Festival to the Fool's Festival in Copenhagen, traveling the globe from Toronto to Oslo, and from Prague to Appalachia.