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tammi brown

Tammi Brown is the voice of the JazzBook. She’s sung with everyone from Quincy Jones to Stanley Jordan to Spyro Gyra to Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir. Her roots are in gospel and jazz. Tammi’s musical journey has taken her to many stages in over 10 countries including solo performances at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, The Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals, and various venues in Europe.

Tammi opened for Joan Baez at Esalen’s 50th Celebration concert in Big Sur, California. In addition, she provided vocals for Blues great, Eric Bibb’s “Jericho Road” record.


dan zemelman

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

Dan recorded an album with acclaimed bassist Jeff Denson and his quartet featuring alto sax jazz legend Lee Konitz.  

He has performed at Yoshi’s Jazz Club, the Angra Jazz Festival, the Fillmore Jazz Festival, the San Francisco Jazz Festival, and the San Jose Jazz Festival. 


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.