A Tribute to the Life of Nancy Wilson, Harlem, New York, March 25, 2019. Backstage Photography by Lisa Pacino.
A Tribute to the Life of Nancy Wilson (February 20, 1937 – December 13, 2018), City College Center for the Arts, Harlem, New York, Afternoon of March 25, 2019; followed by a private invitation only reception. The celebration in honor of the incomparable Ms. Wilson featured speakers, performers, and guests: Cicely Tyson, Melba Moore, Danny Glover, Leslie Uggams, Grahame Pratt, Yolanda Adams, Kenny Lattimore, Clifton Davis, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Alyson Williams, Suzzanne Douglas, Nat Adderley, Jr., Vanessa Rubin, Laurin Talese, saxist Art Sherrod, Jr., Honorable Charles Rangel, Ms. Wilson's sisters Karen Davis and Brenda Van, Ms. Wilson's neice Pietra Craig, B. Michael, Johnnie Mae, Khephra Burns, Sheila Anderson of WBGO Jazz 88.3- Newark, Rev. Elder Kevin E. Taylor, Maurice E. Jenkins, Jr., Andrew James, Audrey Smaltz, Debbie McIntyre, DIVA Jazz Trio, and many more; all produced by Edward Roebuck. Backstage Photography by Lisa Pacino. ***Please note the photos in this gallery vary and have not been color corrected, cleaned or edited; they are "as is", but some have been cropped.Read More